Quick review: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix

2013-05-17

WP_000492If you think the MacBook Air is the pinnacle of ultrabook design and that the iPad is likewise for tablets, then my friend, you surely have been sucked into the Steve Jobs Reality Distortion Field.

At the end of April I wrote a brief review of the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2, which is a good Windows 8 based tablet, and something any buyer should look at before buying any other tablet they intend for serious work purposes. Now I get to take a look at the ThinkPad Helix.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2: First Impressions (updated 3-May)

2013-04-25

WP_000472Although it had been rumoured for some time beforehand, the first real details about the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 came last August when detailed specs were leaked. Having the device in hand, I can say that for what it is, it doesn’t disappoint (on the whole). That said, there are some minor disappointments with the unit that I’ve been supplied. Firstly let me say that the unit has been supplied to me as a loan from a supplier for evaluation within a corporate environment, not a review unit directly from Lenovo. Although I requested all the extras, the unit I’ve been loaned is the base model: no stylus/digitiser, no docking station, no Bluetooth keyboard.

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