Lenovo has launched its convertible Hybrid Tablet dubbed “Thinkpad Helix 2” with their word to launch convertible gadgets and make it available for purchase before the holiday seasons.
This tablet will run on Windows OS and will be powered by Broadwell based Intel Core M chips. Entry level Hybrid will sport 11.6-inches FHD IPS Display with a pixel resolution of 1920 * 1080. It will be embedded with Intel core M 5Y10 processor. The RAM will be of 4 GB and in-built support of 128 GB will come with the device. Primary camera will sport 5 MP and front facing camera is of 2 MP. For customer who demand their convertible should be more fast, Lenovo has also launched Advanced version, with Intel core M 5Y70 processor, 8 GB RAM and 256 GB of ROM.
Both the model is equipped with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, active digitizer and Digital pen of Wacom variety. It connects microSD card, USB port, micro HDMI output and stereo speakers. Additional speaker has been embedded with keyboard. Keyboard has been built as magnetic accessory which can be connected to Hybrid through small pins located at the bottom. In Laptop mode , Tablet-cum-computer will last to hours while in tablet mode it will end in 8 hours.
The official price against the product are for Base model $ 979 and for Advanced version $ 1399.
Differences between Base and Advanced Model.
|Base Model||Advanced Model|
|Processor||Intel Core 5Y10||Intel Core 5Y70|
|OS||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Pro|
|RAM||4 GB||8 GB|
|ROM||128 GB||256 GB|
|Warranty||1 Years||3 Years|
|Price||$ 979||$ 1,399|
|Brand||Intel Core M|
|Type||5Y10 and 5Y70|
|RAM||4 GB and 8 GB|
|Internal Memory||128 GB and 256 GB|
|Screen Size||11.6 inch|
|Display Type||FHD IPS LED Touchscreen|
|Resolution||1920 * 1080 pixels|
|Primary ( Rear)||5 MP|
|Secondary ( Front)||2 MP|
|Video Capture||Full HD|
|Laptop Mode||12 hrs|
|Tablet Mode||8 hrs|
|Wi-Fi Version||IEEE 802.11 b/g/n|
|MEDIA FILES SUPPORTED|
|Hard Drive (upto)||NA|
|Price||$ 979 and $ 1,399|