The Lenovo ThinkPad comes with a detachable screen which turns into a tablet device once its detached from the key board. The ThinkPad X201 is essentially for business users who need an inherent key broad to work on spreadsheets and other documents.
MOVE OVER Apple Tablet, the latest to join the bandwagon of tablet PCs is Lenovo the Chinese software giant which launched ThinkPad X201 Tablet—its brand new range ofultraportable laptops.
Lenovo which slammed Apple iPad saying that “businesses don’t need a slate” promises ThinkPad X201 is a much capable device than Apple tablet.
The 12.1-inch screen laptop has an Intel Core i7 processor and a convertible tablet design with a keyboard and a touch screen. Thus, the ThinkPad X201 fulfills both users, those who want a contemporary laptop with keyboard and also those who just want a touch screen for gaming and reading e-book experience.
The Lenovo ThinkPad comes with a detachable screen which turns into a tablet device once its detached from the key board. If you are working on things like spreadsheet, which requires a keyboard, you can of course turn it into a regular laptop device.
The Lenovo tablet has a Windows 7 or Windows XP operating system and it comes packed with 500GB or SSD storage of up to 128GB. It is equipped with Wi-Fi, WiMax and Bluetooth options. Weighing 3.57 pounds, laptop is priced for $1,549.
The ThinkPad X201 is essentially for business users who need an inherent key broad to work on spreadsheets and other documents. A touch screen tablet pc sans key board certainly restricts essential operations that come under business use.
But for customers other than the business users’ category, Lenovo has IdeaPad U1 Hybrid which is a laptop that includes a detachable touch screen. Costing $1000, the IdeaPad has a screen that turns into a tablet on which users can surf the Web, play games or read e-books.
If the U1 Hybrid takes off with consumers, similar designs for tablet PCs with detachable screens could make their way into the enterprise.