Lenovo is one of the most famous laptop makers in the world and it seems that it will prove to hold the same when it comes to tablets in the near future. Lenovo has announce the Thinkpad 8.1 Tablet powered by Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system which is expected to compete with the iOS and Android rivals like the iPad mini, LG Gpad 8.3 Etc. in the compact tablet range. The ThinkPad 8.1 is well equipped and shall come as a good alternative to all the potential customers seeking a compact tablet on Windows platform.
Major specifications and pricing of Lenovo ThinkPad 8.1
The ThinkPad 8 has an 8-inch, 1920×1200 resolution display, Lenovo does not include a stylus with this device. The tablet uses an aluminum for its construction and supports a flip cover similar to the iPad’s Smart Cover that magnetically snaps on to the side but Lenovo has added a cool feature of the ThinkPad cover, when it’s folded on to the back one can fold the top left corner to reveal the camera which also automatically starts the 8 megapixel camera. The tablet has microUSB 3.0 port for connecting to PC/Laptops and to other accessories, an HDMI out is also present. The ThinkPad 8 runs on a quad-core 2.4Ghz Intel Atom processor and will be available in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities with optional 3G/LTE connectivity. The Lenovo ThinkPad 8 will go on sale later this month starting at $399.