Lenovo ThinkPad tablet Ralf Jurrien : September 7th 2012 - 08:31 CET
Lenovo ThinkPad tablet 2 for Windows 8 : Lenovo introduced its first tablet specifically designed for Windows 8. The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a multi-use Windows 8 tablet boasts differentiators that matter, including an optional digitizer and pen for precision input, 3G wireless with Lenovo Mobile Access pay-as-you-go plans and 4G models, along with security features like a Fingerprint Reader, IT manageability technologies, and corporate-level service and support. The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is scheduled to be available when Windows 8 launches in October 2012. Technology like the multi-use Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 with Windows 8 helps manage the increasing overlap between personal and work life today.
Lenovo ThinkPad tablet 2
“Customers want a versatile device that fits their lifestyle and the many ways they use technology,” said Dilip Bhatia, vice president and general manager, Lenovo ThinkPad Business Unit. “Our new Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet marries incredible hardware and software to give consumers a great device for office, home or travel while also offering companies and IT managers the oversight they need to help secure and manage their company’s networks and data. “For the next generation of Lenovo PCs, designed to be great with Windows 8, we’re working closer than ever with Microsoft Corp. and our silicon partners. We are excited to reveal the fruit of this collaborative co-engineering, the Lenovo ThinkPad tablet 2, a joint effort between Lenovo, Microsoft Windows 8 and Intel.”
Windows 8 Pro
Based on the upcoming Intel Atom Processor-based mobile platform and Windows 8 Pro, the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 works the way users do across their varied environments. The Windows 8 Pro tablet has an exceptionally thin and light design measuring 9.8 mm thin and weighing less than 600 grams (1.3 pounds), all in a 10.1-inch screen. The versatile Windows tablet supports multiple input methods: multi-finger touch and an optional digitizer and pen, especially good for note taking, capturing signatures and completing forms. The optional Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 keyboard and dock can be paired with the tablet for more PC-like computing in the office. With an array of ports including a full-size USB port, workers easily can attach existing devices like monitors and printers.
Lenovo ThinkPad tablet for Windows 8
While users will like the Lenovo ThinkPad tablet for its aesthetics and powerful features, IT managers will particularly enjoy its security-enhanced and manageability technologies. With the optional Fingerprint Reader, passwords are biometrically stored. The encrypted internal and external storage meet the highest levels of security requirements. Using Windows 8 Pro and the Intel x86 architecture, IT managers can provide for VPN access, utilize existing Windows management tools, manage application deployment and block users from installing certain apps. In addition, Lenovo ThinkPad Services offer a complete suite of packages, including sealed battery warranties, accidental damage protection and custom imaging.