As the dates of Windows Phone 8 OS version release are set to Q3 this year, and coincidentally IFA 2012 fair is been held at Berlin, Germany from August 30 till September 5, 2012, we see a number of device been announced by Samsung, Asus and Sony. Lenovo too on Day 2 announced a Windows 8 Pro based tablet dubbed as ThinkPad 2. So that makes cut to Microsoft’s Surface which was only Windows tablet until now, but not from now.
Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2
Lenovo ThinkPad 2 is the upgraded version of the Lenovo ThinkPad tablet as we have seen available with Android operating system. This is not just a tablet but a powerful device you should be proud to have it. From security features to use as phone for calls and data connectivity ThinkPad 2 tablet has it all.
Like all other tablets which comes with optional keyboard dock station extending the capabilities of tablet PC to be used as the laptop. ThinkPad 2 runs on the full Windows 8 Professional OS.
Going through the features included in this tablet is the 10.1 inches IPS touchscreen display providing a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and provides 16:9 aspect ratio. It introduces the Intel ATOM processor with unspecified frequency and this should ideal power to the tablet. The tablet will include an optional digitizer, stylus and pen which provide enough support to provide precision input. Stylus slide out from the tablet and it’s working is just like the other Windows tablet released earlier.
The tablet includes optional 3G mobile connectivity for making calls and data connectivity with Lenovo Mobile Access pay as you go plans. ThinkPad 2 is powerhouse and you can expect 4G models variants also been released by carriers worldwide. It also includes the security features like Fingerprint Reader, TPM, encrypted data storage which are must for the corporates individuals.
The tablet measures a thickness of 9.8 mm and weighs 1.3 pounds. Its equipped with a micro SD card slot to provide additional storage capacity, docking connector for keyboard and other accessories and various connectivity options like mini HDMI, mini USB port. The Near Field Communication chip on this device allows users to easily tap and share content like pictures, photos, images, songs and videos with other users using the tap and share technology.
Lenovo ThinkPad 2 has the following features –
- 10.1 inches touchscreen display
- 1366 x 768 pixel resolution
- Dual Camera 8 mega pixel on rear and 2 mega pixel front
- Finger print reader
- Mini HDMI, micro SD slot, USB 2.0
- docking connector, stereo sound, dual-array microphone
- Optional digitizer and pen
- NFC support
Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Availability & Price
Complete details about this tablet will be launched on the 20th Anniversary of the Lenovo to be held in the New York city. ThinkPad 2 will be available for the users for purchase once the Windows 8 platform is official and we can guess its available in the first week of Quarter 4 this year.