Lenovo Intros ThinkPad 8 Tablet with1920x1200 display: Starting $399 in late Jan
The Lenovo ThinkPad 8 the first professional ThinkPad Windows 8.1 tablet from Lenovo at an 8-inch screen size. One that offers a crisp, full HD and touchscreen display, pre-loaded with both Windows 8.1 and Microsoft Office. The ThinkPad 8 is equipped with USB3.0 and HDMI slots to enable a seamless sync to at-home desktops, and boasts an enhanced 8-hour battery life to help you do more, no matter where you go.
A premium 8 inch tablet constructed of machine-cut aluminum, the compact ThinkPad 8 comes equipped with the technologies professionals need to be successful. It caters to those who want a more portable device without sacrificing the ability to connect to a keyboard and display for a full PC experience. Use it in Tablet Mode on the go. Connect it to the optional keyboard base, dock or monitor for Desktop Mode. Or flip its optional Quickshot Cover over the tablet to convert into Tent Mode.
In addition, it allows users to capture photos and videos intuitively and easily with the Quickshot cover. Users just peel back the tablet’s cover to expose the 8 MP high definition camera, triggering the camera app to open.
Once captured, users can view and edit their photos and videos on the super bright 8.3 inch 1920×1200 display and transfer them wirelessly using Miracast technology or view them via a cable using its microHDMI port. Supporting a full PC experience, ThinkPad 8 is armed with the latest Intel Bay Trail Quad Core processor, up to 128GB of storage, a microUSB 3.0 port, LTE2 connectivity and a full Windows8 Pro experience for professional needs.
Businesses can also opt for a variety of service and support solutions to fit their needs. Lenovo’s new Advanced Exchange warranty upgrade option in the U.S. and Canada raises the bar on the tablet support experience. This upgrade provides a replacement tablet the next business day after determining that a customer’s tablet has failed. The customer simply ships back the original tablet in a pre-paid shipping box and keeps the replacement. With the same serial number as the original tablet, the replacement makes it easy for businesses to track and manage leased products.
ThinkPad 8 convertible tablet configure to order models start at $399 and Topseller models start at $429 and will be available late January
•Intel Z3770 Quad-core 2.4GHz Bay Trail
•8.3” Full HD (1920×1080), 10-point touch
•HD 1080p video recording
•Up to 8GB DDR3L (on board)
•Option of 32/64/128GB memory
•Speakers with Dolby Home Theater
•1 x MicroUSB 3.0, MicroHDMI, MicroSD
•Option 4G LTE/3G or WiFi
•Front Camera: 2MP, Rear Camera: 8MP
•Up to 8 hour battery life
•Weighing 0.92lbs, 8.8mm (0.34”) thin
•Windows 8.1 with Microsoft Office
•Unique Quickshot cover triggers ThinkPad 8’s camera with a flick of the finger