Guys, Lenovo has announced its first Windows 8 tablet, the ThinkPad Tablet 2. The 10.1-inch tablet measures 9.8mm thick with a weight of less than 600 grams (1.3 pounds).
This tablet features a High Definition display with IPS technology and HD WXGA technology, AT&T 4G LTE support, an optional finger print reader, USB 2.0, micro SD card support, a 2 megapixel camera in the front, and a 8 megapixel camera in the rear that shoots 720p HD video. The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 will run on Windows 8 Pro, which is powered by an Intel Atom processor.
Additional features include a 10-hour battery, micro-HDMI output and Ethernet jack and an optional digitizer/pen for precision input.
According to Lenovo, the device is for office and home use and depending on the country, aside from Wi-Fi the tablet will come with optional 3G and 4G connectivity options. An optional keyboard and dock can be attached to turn the tablet into a PC.
Lenovo announced Wednesday we can expect to see the Windows 8 tablet in October, though no word on an exact release date and price.
“Today we are excited to reveal the fruit of this collaborative co-engineering, the ThinkPad Tablet 2, a joint effort between Lenovo, Microsoft and Intel,”
Dilip Bhatia, vice president and general manager, ThinkPad Business Unit, said in a press release.
Stay tuned for price and availability date. =)