Lenovo Thinkpad 8 Gets Official with Windows 8.1 And Intel Bay Trail Processor


With the Consumers Electronics Show 2014 kicking off in Las Vegas, Lenovo has unveiled a bunch of new products recently, including a Windows 8.1 powered contablet dubbed as Lenovo ThinkPad 8.

The device can be used in the Tablet mode which lets users use the device on the go, while it can be connected to a dock or an external keyboard to use it as a desktop.

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Lenovo ThinkPad 8 comes with a 8.3-inch FHD display sporting a resolution of 1900 x 1200 pixels with multi-touch screen with a full blown Windows 8.1 running on top of it. The tablet also comes with Microsoft Office pre-installed out of the box.

Under the hood, it’s powered by a quad-core Intel Bay Trail processor clocked at 2.4GHz, coupled with 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM and Intel HD graphics. On the rear, the tablet boasts an 8MP camera for photos and videos with a 2MP front-facing camera for Skype and other applications.

The tablet will come in both WiFi and 3G/4G models, and will come with up to 128GB of storage on board, microUSB 3.0, Miracast technology and a battery that can provide up to 8 hours of up-time and a microHDMI slot as well.

The tablets will start shipping late January and will come with a $399 price and will be configurable, with the top-selling models starting at $429.

Source: Lenovo