Jun 13, 2013

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2, a lightweight business-class Windows 8 tablet

There are still only a few enterprise-grade Windows 8 tablet in the market today but we can count on Lenovo to release a modern business-class tablet for the professional on the go. That’s the ThinkPad Tablet 2, a lightweight 10-inch tablet with a stylus that runs on Windows 8.

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The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is surprisingly light at just 1.3 pounds despite its thickness. Unlike the Full HD ThinkPad Helix though, the 10.6-inch IPS display on the Tablet 2 has your average 1366 x 768 resolution. It has that soft matte finish that you often associate with Lenovo’s ThinkPad line of laptops.

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Powering the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a 1.8GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2760 processor with 2GB RAM and 32GB built-in storage. There’s also an 8-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front-facing one, both capable of 720p HD video recording.

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Ports and connectivity is aplenty on the Tablet 2. There’s a covered full-sized USB port, a microUSB port which is also used to charge the device, a headphone/mic combo jack, a miniHDMI port, and a microSD card slot which you definitely need considering the limited built-in storage it has. A 3G SIM slot can be optionally outfitted on this device if needed. Aside from WiFi and Bluetooth, NFC is also supported on this device.

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For productivity, you can get the compact ThinkPad Bluetooth keyboard dock (sold separately) for the Tablet 2 which features that comfortable ThinkPad keys and a trackpoint instead of a touchpad. It’s not really a dock but a keyboard with a slot where you can rest the tablet so it will stand steadily.

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The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 retails for Php37,990 and already comes with Microsoft Office.

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Specs:
10.1” (16:9) 1366 x 768 IPS display
10-point multi-touchscreen
Intel Atom Z2760 1.8GHz dual-core CPU
PowerVR SGX545 integrated graphics
2GBRAM
32GB internal storage
802.11 abgn WiFi
Integrated mobile broadband (optional)
Bluetooth 4.0, NFC
Windows 8 + MS Office
Digitizer Pen
8-megapixel HD rear camera
2-megapixel HD front camera
2-cell Lithium Polymer battery
SRP: Php37,990


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