Lenovo ThinkPad 8 Tablet: Windows 8.1 And A Gorgeous Display

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Lenovo is targeting its ThinkPad 8 at business users, which makes sense. Everyone values portability and power, but it’s the business user who’s most likely to say “I need my tablet to be capable of doing everything that my main PC can do.” With a full 32-bit version of Windows 8.1 and a 1920 x 1200 display, the Lenovo ThinkPad 8 very nearly can...

Intel’s Bay Trail Atom CPU powers the Lenovo ThinkPad 8. The Intel Z3770 quad-core Atom chip in the ThinkPad 8 runs at up to 2.39GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost. That’s a bit faster than the chip running Dell's Venue 8 Pro (a rival 8-inch, Windows 8.1 tablet) we recently reviewed, but it’s not the processor that’s going to get the attention of customers comparing the ThinkPad 8 to a Dell tablet: it’s the extremely sharp 1920x1200 full HD display, which we'll discuss on the following pages, that will turn heads...

Lenovo ThinkPad 8 Tablet: Windows 8.1 And A Gorgeous Display

Lenovo ThinkPad 8 Tablet: Windows 8.1 And A Gorgeous Display
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I would have bought one if they were available the day they announced it but now I could care less. This announcing months ahead of launching thing is a little ridiculous and not suitable for all companies. Went ahead and bought an iPad instead. Your loss Lenovo!

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MCaddick replied on Wed, Apr 16 2014 3:32 PM

Atom. Enough said. I'm not buying one.

Why can't we get affordable tablets NOT crippled by these god awful atom chips.

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That's a pretty looking tablet, and it's about ipad mini size!

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RYF replied on Thu, Apr 17 2014 12:45 AM

Nice tablet, i would love to buy one :)

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ScottLail replied on Thu, Apr 17 2014 7:30 AM

I'll stick to my surface 2 pro thanks i5 and 8gigs of memory with 64bit 8.1 windows is my laptop killer

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