Lenovo Thinkpad Helix


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The Lenovo Thinkpad Helix offers an advanced tablet/laptop configuration with battery capacity up to an impressive 70Wh with the clamshell dock. The weight, however, is high at 1.7KG, much more than other 11.6" ultrabooks that go down to 1KG. SSD options, CPU options (including VPro support) and memory up to 8GB give the business user and consumer a wide choice of configurations. We think the Lenovo Helix is going to be very popular here on Ultrabooknews but pricing will be high. Starting price: around $1500.

In database since:23-10-2012
Lenovo Thinkpad Helix Specifications (base)
Manufacturer (Click for list) Lenovo
Model name Thinkpad Helix
CPU type (Click for list) Intel Core i5-3317U
CPU speed 1700 Mhz
Graphics Intel HD 4000
OS Microsoft Windows 8.1
Display Size
11.6" 1920 X 1080
Screen Type
LED-Backlit LCD
Touchscreen type
Touch with Digitizer
RAM 4096 MB
SSD 128 GB
Battery capacity 42 Wh
Weight (Minimum operating) 785gm / 1.73 pounds
Size 296/187/12.0 mm
Size 11.7/7.4/0.5 inches
Physical Interfaces
Displayport (Mini)
Mobile sim-card slot
USB 2.0
SDHC slot (Micro)
Wireless Interfaces
802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Info N/A
BT 4.0
3G option
Cellular Options
Additional Specs and Accessories (can vary)
Stereo speakers
Camera 5.0mp
Dolby Advanced Audio
Wireless Display (WiDi, Miracast or similar)
IPS / Wide-View Display
Microphone
WebCam 2.0Mp
Digital pen
Optional Specs and Accessories (can vary)
Intel VPro Management and Security
Near-Field Comms (NFC)
Product Notes
Total weight with dock - 1.7KG / 3.75lbs. Total thickness with dock - 20.4mm. Also available with Core i7 / VPro options and Windows 8 Pro (can vary by country.) Quoted battery life: Tablet Up to 6hrs. Tablet+Dock: Up to 10 hours. Ethernet is via USB dongle. WiFi is Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 which includes WiDI support. Display quoted as 400 nits brightness. Memory options up to 8GB. OPtions on SSD: 180GB (could be Intel SSD) and 256GB. Dock contains additional 24Wh battery and USB3.0 port. (USB3.0 not available on tablet.) Lenovo quote a tablet+ mode. " 40% increased performance in "tablet+" mode over stand-alone core i tablet" which could mean that the tablet is down-clocked when not in the i+ mode. (down to 1Ghz - TDP-down mode, unconfirmed.)
Lenovo Thinkpad Helix price guide (spot-check pricing.)
USA:$149907 Feb 13
Germany:€170023 Apr 13
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PC World - Lenovo Thinkpad Helix Review14/05/13
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Lenovo's Official Specifications PDF07/02/13
Early information on the Lenovo Thinkpad Helix23/10/12
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