Costing $1,679, Lenovo Is Now Out With Thinkpad Helix

The tech world is continually offering tabs and innovative devices, making us thirsty for more and more. The latest to join the league is Lenovo with its 11.6-inch Thinkpad Helix that’s now out with a price tag starting $1,679. Versatile and solid, the Thinkpad Helix is a convertible ultrabook, rolled out as Windows 8 tablet. Interestingly, for use as a laptop, this machine can be easily clipped into a custom dock. Packed with Ivy Bridge chip, the device boasts a good battery life. With matte black finish and red highlights, the Thinkpad Helix looks classy. Weighing 1.73 lbs, the device is portable and easy to hold. With 1920 x 1080p screen, the tab offers wide display to watch movies and videos. The machine’s keyboard has no backlight but all keys are little bit curvy and evenly placed. However, keys such as caps lock when engaged do not glow. Instead Lenovo has provided on screen indications to signal an active caps lock. The multi-touch feature of the Thinkpad Helix makes the device clickable. On being tapped twice indicates right click and sliding with two fingers specifies a scroll. Lenovo also offers a stylus with the device for easy use as a tab.… Read the rest

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