Lenovo recently showcased its first Windows 8 based tablet. Called the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2, this new gadget will have multiple uses ranging from a provisional digitizer to 3G data connection over Lenovo Mobile Access and other 4G models. It’s also got advanced security features like a fingerprint recognition and add-on services for business and enterprise use.
The tablet has been designed keeping in mind the versatile functions and the different usage of different customers for both home and workplace. Lenovo is also seeing this as an opportunity to make a close association with the IT giant, Microsoft. The ThinkPad tablet 2 is the outcome of combined effort between Lenovo, Microsoft and Intel.
The new device from Lenovo runs on Intel Atom Processor and operates on Windows 8 Pro, the ARM version of Windows 8. It sports an ultra-slim design with 9.8 mm in thickness and weighs below 600 grams. The 10.1 inch screen gives users ample viewing capabilities along with support for multiple input methods. Lenovo has retained its age old tradition of backing the ThinkPad tablet 2 with a stylus that makes it very convenient for jotting down quick notes. You can equip the tablet with a keyboard and dock if your usage requires you to key in data frequently. What’s more, you get a USB 2.0 port for added benefits of plugging in USB data cards and flash drives.
For the ThinkPad tablet 2, general users would like the multiple functionalities while business users would definitely find the enhanced security and IT manageability to be useful. The sophisticated design and powerful processor would be enjoyed by all. Support for both 3G and 4G connectivity on this tablet is best suited for people who need to travel frequently.