Gadgets, Laptops

CES 2013: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix combines qualities of ultrabook and tablet

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Lenovo has officially unveiled at CES 2013 additions to its series of ThinkPad laptops in the form of a new model of Helix for Windows 8 , which combines some quality compact ultrabook and a tablet. Indeed, the device has a 11.6-inch touch screen, which if necessary can be separated from the base of the keyboard and turn into independent gadget (tablet). New cost in the price of $ 1499 and will go on sale in late February.

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In addition to the ThinkPad Helix, a Chinese manufacturer reported sales starting date and the price of one more interesting gadget-transformer IdeaPad Yoga 11S , which will be in stores until June at a starting price of $ 799. Returning to the first of these products Lenovo, we could also like to note the bundled digital pen, along with Full HD display with IPS-panel and the protective Gorilla Glass Trackpad plus new construction.

The most fancy configuration of Lenovo ThinkPad Helix includes a processor Intel Core i7 third generation, the battery life is around 10 hours. There is a camera on the back plus a 5 megapixel front 2-megapixel camera, and support for NFC and LTE. Tablet weight component is around 0.82 kg and a total gadget along with the display unit will draw about 1.8 kg.