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CES 2014: Lenovo launches the ThinkPad 8 Windows tablet

Lenovo is kicking things off at CES by launching an eight-inch ThinkPad tablet that is aimed at the business user.

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Lenovo’s 2014 refresh sees a host of new machines running Windows, the most notable of which is the ThinkPad 8 tablet. This is the second Windows tablet that Lenovo has launched, and the ThinkPad branding means that this tablet is intended for a business audience.

The tablet features a full-HD screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080, and comes with a 2.3 GHz Intel Z3700 Bay Trail quad-core processor. The tablet can be configured to run 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal memory, with the base model featuring 2 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory. In addition to an 8 MP camera at the back, there is a 2 MP shooter at the front.

ThinkPad 8

In terms of connectivity, there is a Micro-HDMI, Micro-SD and a Micro-USB port. The tablet comes in two variants, one with Wi-Fi only and the other featuring LTE connectivity. The ThinkPad 8 runs Windows 8.1 Pro, and Lenovo is throwing in a free version of Microsoft Office 2013 with the tablet. Lenovo is also releasing a Quickshot Cover accessory along with the tablet.

The ThinkPad 8 will be available from end of January, with prices for the base configuration at $399.

Source: Lenovo

Harish Jonnalagadda
Harish Jonnalagadda is an avid reader of science-fiction novels. A long-time Arsenal fan, his other interests include gaming, basketball and making music. He also likes tinkering with hardware in his free time.

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