Lenovo on Thursday launched its new range of computing devices including the ThinkPad Helix, Horizon 2s and 2e, ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One 23 and Edge 15. All these power packed products will be showcased at the ongoing IFA trade show in Berlin.
The new ThinkPad Helix, which is a 2-in-1 Ultrabook, runs on Windows 8.1 and is powered by Intel Core M processor. The device provides the five modes users - Tablet, Stand, Tent, Laptop, and Desktop, to stay productive. Talking about its specs, the ThinkPad Helix offers an 11.6 inch 16:9 FHD (1920 x 1080); Intel Core M/ Core M vPro processor; 4GB/8GB of RAM; 128GB/256GB of e-drive; microHDMI ;USB3.0 ; microSD ; microSIM ; 802.11 ac/ agn; Bluetooth 4.0; WWAN Optional. The ThinkPad Helix will go on sale in October with models starting at $999 or Rs. 60,000.
The new Horizon tabletop PCs are thinner and lighter. The Horizon 2e tabletop PC is designed for both productivity and leisure with a 21.5 inch wide adjustable FHD display. The highlighted specs are as follows: Up to 4th Generation Intel Core processors; Windows 8.1; Up to 8GB DDR3 RAM; Up to 1TB HDD or SSHD hybrid storage; 3x USB 3.0; HDMI-in; 6-in-1 card reader; 2MP (1080p) Webcam with mic array; NFC; up to 802.11 a/c or b/c Wi-Fi; Bluetooth 4.0. Lenovo says the device will go on sale sometime in October and is priced starting at $749 or about Rs. 44,940.
The Horizon 2S, on the other hand, is an all-in-one tabletop PC weighs in at just 2.5kg. It comes packed with premium features. It specs include a 19.5 inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS display; Up to 4th Generation Intel Core processors; Windows 8.1 ; Up to 8GB DDR3 RAM; Up to 500GB SSHD Storage; 2MP (1080p) Webcam; Up to 2.5hr battery streaming HD movie through Wi-Fi; Wi-Fi 802.11 a/c or b/g/n; Bluetooth 4.0; NFC. It will be made available in October at a price of $949 or Rs. 62,400.
The ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One (TIO) 23 modular AIO machine is designed for IT managers. Unlike traditional AIOs, the device has a separate CPU and monitor. There's a 23-inch wide LED LCD display with 1920x1080 resolutions. Other specs have not been shared with media just yet. The ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One 23 starts at $279 or Rs. 16,790 and will go on sale in October.
Lenovo also launched the Edge 15 - a dual-mode laptop. It has a unique 300 degree hinge for seamless transition between laptop and stand modes. Its specifications are as follows: a 15.6 inch IPS FHD Display (1920x1080); Up to Intel 4th Generation Core i7 processors; Windows 8.1; Up to 16GB DDR3L RAM; Up to 1TB HHD OR up to 1TB HYBRID SSHD with integrated 8 GB NAND flash, or up to 256 SSD; 1.0 MP camera; up to 8 hours battery; 1x USB 3.0; 2x USB 2.0; Audio Combo Jack; HDMI-out; 4-in-1 (SD / SDHC / SDXC / MMC) card reader; RJ45; Optional BT4.0; 802.11BGN or AC Wi-Fi; 10/100/1000M LAN. The notebook is priced at $899 or Rs. 53,940 and will go on sale in October.