Lenovo Intros “Rip and Flip” ThinkPad Helix- Windows 8 Ultrabook and Tablet Hands-on

Thinkpad prince with keyboard_tour_06 The ThinkPad Helix Ultrabook is the ultimate Windows 8 convertible, providing users with the ability to transform between an Ultrabook laptop into a powerful Windows 8 Tablet with both consumption and creation capabilities in one device. With Lenovo’s new glass ClickPad keyboard, 10-point multi-touch and digitizer pen functions, and near field communications (NFC) “tap to do” for fast and easy data sharing, Helix provides multiple ways for users to interact, create and consume. Powerful performance features including the latest 3rd Gen Intel Core processors up to i7, Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro OS, up to 8GB DDR3 1600MHz memory and up to 256GB SSD storage, make the Helix the premiere business convertible device. Plus, when the Windows 8 Tablet is combined with its base (5 hour battery life), Helix provides over 10 hours of battery life for great mobile productivity.

DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS Processor Latest 3rd Gen Intel Core processors up to i7
Operating System Windows 8 Standard or Windows 8 Pro; Windows 8 multi touch enabled
Display/Resolution 11.6” FHD 1080p; IPS 400nit; Gorilla glass touch screen
Video Graphics Intel® Integrated Graphics
Memory Up to 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz
Storage Up to 256GB SSD
Sound Dolby® Home Theater® v4
Integrated Comms 2 USB 3.0 ports; RJ45 connector; mini-DisplayPort; mini-HDMI
Inputs 10-point multi-touch; digitizer pen
Connectivity NFC “Tap to do” / 4G LTE; HDMI; mini-DP; USB 2.0 (2 x USB3.0 on base)
Camera Dual high definition 1080p webcams
Battery 10 hour all day battery life (5 hours in base, 5 hours tablet-only)
Weight System: 3.68 lbs/1.67 kg; Tablet: 1.84 lbs/0.835 kg; Base: 1.84 lbs/0.835 kg
Thickness 0.80 inches thin (20.4 mm thin)
Software Lenovo Solutions for Small Business powered by Intel Small Business Advantage; TPM, BIOS, Kensington, Computrace; Intel vPro™ for professional grade, hardware-based security and manageability