ThinkPad is one of the most recognizable lines of electronic devices made by Lenovo today. The line consists mainly of laptops, but not only. The latest addition to the series is the ThinkPad 10 – a Windows tablet dedicated for business and boost productivity, which complements the ThinkPad 8 released earlier this year in January. The ThinkPad 10 was officially introduced by Lenovo today along with a bunch of useful accessories to enhance work. The ThinkPad 10 is scheduled to go on sale in June at price of $599.
Lenovo ThinkPad 10 Business Tablet
The Lenovo ThinkPad 10 with its wide selection of accessories is Lenovo’s latest proposition aimed at users who look for solutions to facilitate work on the go. The tablet’s dimensions are 10.09 x 6.96 x 0.35 inches and it tips the scale at 1.3 pounds which makes it a pretty lightweight offering. Its back is made of high quality aluminum while the front panel is protected from damage by Gorilla Glass 3. The slate has a large 10-inch IPS display with 1920 x 1200 resolution and support for 10 touch points.
The ThinkPad 10 is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom processor with the latest Bay Trail technology and will be available in several RAM / storage configurations. You will be able to choose between 2 GB or 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB or 128 GB of storage. There is also a microSD slot if you need more space for your content. Other features include an 8-megapixel main camera, a 2-megapixel secondary shooter, MicroHDMI, USB 2.0, Wi-fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, optional HSPA+ connectivity and a battery that should be good for up to 10 hours of usage, according to Lenovo. The tablet will be launched with the 64-bit versions of Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Pro.
The ThinkPad 10 has support for stylus input, however, you will have to purchase the pen separately for a price of $50. To make your work easier you can snap on keyboard case with chiclet keys or a thinner touch keyboard case, which will costs you additional $129 and $119, respectively. Other accessories include a ruggedized case for $69, a $50 Quickshot case that automatically launches the camera and snaps a photo, and a dock with three USB 3.0 ports, HDMI port and an Ethernet jack that costs $119.
By the way, did you know that for a very long time Lenovo was the only company whose laptops were used on the International Space Station? How cool is that?