Excerpt: The Good Palm rejection allows for easy writing/drawing Multiple ways to dock the tablet to the keyboard Wonderfully-designed keyboard makes extended use easy The Bad Intel M processor limits what programs can be used Heavy for a convertable, which means that extended use in tablet/tablet+ mode...
Pros: Palm rejection allows for easy writing/drawing, Multiple ways to dock the tablet to the keyboard, Wonderfully-designed keyboard makes extended use easy
Cons: Intel M processor limits what programs can be used, Heavy for a convertable, which means that extended use in tablet/tablet+ mode becomes tiresome, Trackpad could be far better designed on the Ultrabook Pro keyboard, and the trackpoint isn't needed
Summary: Lenovo ThinkPad helix 2 Tablet improves the basic idea of its first generation tablet and business notebook. The CPU does not only impress with its low cooling requirements, but also its solid performance, which is more than enough for all office and multimedia applications.
Summary: I like the concept behind the ThinkPad Helix: a powerful, portable, business-oriented tablet with a reasonably large display that can be easily converted into a laptop on the go. With features like a fingerprint scanner and stylus, it’s meant to present a good alternative to other convertibles like...
Summary: The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is a radical new device that Lenovo hopes will be appealing to people looking for the portability and simplicity of a tablet, combined with the productive power and specs of an Ultrabook.
Pros: Versatility and Portability:, Quality and Quantity of Control Options:, Long Battery Life:, Fast Start-Up:
Cons: Small Screen, High Resolution:, Unusually High Temperatures:, Limited I/O Ports:, Several Design Flaws:
Excerpt: What do you call a device that can be either a laptop or a tablet, or even a few additional novel form factors in between? A Lenovo ThinkPad Helix , that’s what—which, as the name implies, is a hybrid with a twist.
Pros: Versatile; nice IPS screen; good battery life for a laptop.
Cons: Laptop makes too many compromises; tablet battery is limited.
Conclusion: It is easy to recommend the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix, a business-class device that offers the mobility of a tablet, the software support of a full-fledged Windows 8 computer, the battery and size benefits of an Ultrabook, and the style and reliability of the Lenovo brand. Highly Recommended.
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10 December 2013
Excerpt: The latest member of the ThinkPad family isn’t just a tablet dragging along a keyboard for faster emailing and double the battery power — though its companion QWERTY is certainly good for both of those things. The real kicker?
Summary: - Lenovo's hybrid tablet and laptop design of the ThinkPad Helix will certainly appeal to those that want the mobility of the tablet but a better keyboard and running time that its docked mode can provide.
Excerpt: "Convertible" Ultrabooks -- full-fledged laptops that can also function as touch-driven tablets -- have become something of a commodity these days, so my attention goes to the manufacturers who can do something flashy and new with the idea.