Lenovo introduces new ThinkPad 10




Lenovo announced a revamped version of its ThinkPad 10-tablet, which uses an Intel Cherry Trail Atom SOC, like the Microsoft Surface 3. The device is intended for business users and features the introduction of Windows 10.

Lenovo announced the Lenovo tablet to its Tech World event, which took place Thursday in Beijing. The completely black inserted device is primarily intended for business users. The tablet can optionally be equipped with a TPM chip, a smart card reader and a fingerprint reader.

Like the current 10 ThinkPad Tablet has a 10 “-ips screen with a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels. New is the processor. Where the predecessor still had an Intel Atom SOC of the Bay Trail generation, now a Cherry Trail Atom heart of the tablet. This is also used in the Microsoft Surface 3 . Depending on the configuration, the device has an Atom-Z8500- x5 or x7-Atom Z8700-quad-soc. The x7-Z8700 differs from the lower model by a somewhat higher clock speed and additional graphics processing units.

The amount of memory and storage is unchanged. Depending on the configuration there is 2 or 4GB of ram in the ThinkPad 10; 64 or 128GB of storage is available. Lenovo still promises a maximum battery life of 10 hours. The tablet supports unlike its predecessor wifi ac and USB 3.0. There is also an embodiment with 4g. The two cameras have received a downgrade. The rear camera with flash now has 5 instead of 8 megapixel front camera of 2 to 1.2 megapixels.

Where the weight of the tablet with 19g has grown to 617g, the dimensions are substantially equal to those of the previous embodiment. Only the thickness was reduced by 0.2mm to 8,9mm. The device remains compatible with accessories from Lenovo marketed as a keyboard dock, a protective case and a privacy film, which limits the viewing angles of the screen to prevent observe. Also available separately is the ThinkPad Pen Pro, an active pen that uses the built-in digitizer.

The new ThinkPad 10 comes with Windows 10 Pro and should be available in September; the Dutch retail price for the cheapest model is 688 euros. Later there will be a version with Windows 10 Home, which will cost at least 604 euros.


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