Lenovo launches ThinkPad X1 Tablet at the CES 2016; Other devices also announced
Jan 08, 2016 07:33 AM EST
Lenovo, one of the largest computer manufacturers, has launched its new modular device which fit in to the famous ThinkPad X1 product line-up. Typically, ThinkPad series are high-quality business laptops, now it is not just about notebooks, but about tablets as well.
According to Inquirer, Lenovo is reimaging its ThinkPad X line-up by bringing a convertible, bendable and now modular 2-in-1 with the release of the ThinkPad X1 Tablet. The tech giant stated during the CES event that the firm has been through an in-depth customer research for the first time in 10 years to find out exactly what IT professionals want from a device.
The fruit of this intensive research is the ThinkPad X1 Tablet, a hybrid tablet/laptop that lets three different modules to be attached: a battery boosting performance module, a 3D imaging Intel RealSense module and an add-on that turns the ThinkPad into a makeshift projector.
Modular Phones Forum cited the features and specifications that the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 carries. This device is powered by Intel's latest-generation Core M7 processor. The 12-inch ThinkPad X1 Tablet transforms into a laptop, projector, or 3D camera. This is achieved with help of Productivity Module that increases use up to 15 hours.
The Projector Module with pico projector and HDMI port, and 3D Imaging Module that is based on Intel RealSense 3D camera. The full size ThinkPad keyboard can be attached as well.
Targeting the business users, the device will have up to 16GB of LPDDR3 RAM, up to 1TB of SSD storage and a nano-SIM slot for LTE-Advanced cellular connectivity. It is also equipped with a USB Type-C port alongside a USB 3.0 port and lastly, its operating system is Windows 10.
Meanwhile, NDTV Gadgets stated on its report that aside from launching several devices under the ThinkPad X1 series, Lenovo unveiled new laptops, gaming monitors and other devices as well. The Chinese tech company also launched Yoga 900S, Ideapad Y900, Ideacentre Y900 RE, Lenovo Y27g and Y27g RE curved gaming monitors, Ideacentre 610S desktop, Ideapad 710S, and Ideapad 700.
The Lenovo Yoga 900S convertible laptop will be available in the market shelves starting March this year with a base price of $1,099 (roughly Rs. 73,300). The Lenovo Ideapad Y900 laptop, Ideacentre Y900 RE and Ideacentre 610S desktops, Y27g and Y27g RE curved gaming monitors will be obtainable from June and will be priced at $1,999 (roughly Rs. 1,33,500), $2,299 (roughly Rs. 1,53,500), $849 (roughly Rs. 56,700), $549.99 (roughly Rs. 36,700) and $599.99 (roughly Rs. 40,000) respectively. While the Ideapad 700 15-inch and 17-inch laptops will be available in June, the Lenovo Ideapad 710S laptop will come by July. Both will arrive with base price of $799 (roughly Rs. 53,300).
As for the the ThinkPad X1 Tablet, it will be available on February from $899. The extended battery module will cost $149, the projector module tagged at $279 and the module with 3D-camera will cost $149.