Oct 092012

As Windows8 will be released soon, Tablet PCs equipped with Windows 8 operating system began to stir, among which Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 gets a lot of attention. According to TechRadar reported that the ThinkPad the Tablet’s starting price will be set at $629, and this price does not include the keyboard and other accessories. According to the previous reports we has known that the ThinkPad Tablet 2 will be officially on sale at the same time with Windows 8 system on October 26, the first sale countries include the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan.

Sep 272012

Recent news that the U.S. operator AT&T will train the employees in the stores how sell Windows 8 tablets and WP8 smart phones from September 30 to October 16, and it’s said one of the Windows 8 tablets is Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2, which supports for AT&T’s 4G LTE network.

According to the latest report that the ThinkPad Tablet 2 price is $799, but the two years contract price should still be quite cost-effective if cooperating with AT&T. And according to the sources products sold at the same time include Samsung and Acer Windows 8 products, but so far AT&T competitors, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile did not disclose any related details.

Aug 152012

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a 10.1-inch Tablet PC same with the previous ThinkPad Tablet, the resolution is 1366×768 pixels, with Intel Clover Trail dual-core processor, 2GB RAM, 64GB storage, equipped with Windows 8 system. It has front 2 million pixel and back 8 million dual cameras. Supporting for WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, LTE/HSPA + network. It also supports stylus input and fingerprint recognition, with a docking station with keyboard. The interface consists of the Mini HDMI, USB 2.0, microSD slot etc. Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is very thin, the thickness is only 9.9mm, and it weighs only 589g, which is also excellent than many 10.1-inch Android Tablet PCs.

Seen from the configuration, this product is indeed very strong enough to compete with Microsoft Surface tablet, expanding the dock combination with the keyboard, it just like a ultrabook, of course, compared to the ultrabook, 10.1 inches screen is small. In addition, the ThinkPad Tablet 2 uses the x86 architecture, but the official claimed that the life time can reach up to 10 hours. However, it seems to be difficult to achieve. From different reports, the Intel Clover Trail platform is close to the performance of the ARM, from a data perspective, the power consumption difference is 10-15%. In addition, the design of the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is very thin, so it can not fit with a bigger battery. Therefore, the insiders believe that its battery life should be less than seven hours.