The Samsung ATIV smartPC is a Tablet/Laptop hybrid starting to ship with the rollout of Windows 8. There is also a PRO version announced which should come with an Intel Core-i5 instead of the Atom Clovertrail. However Samsung claims that the tablet optimized hardware in combination with their battery should last for up to 13.5hrs. Connectivity is great on this tablet as it comes with Bluetooth 4.0 and 3G/4G/LTE.
Lenovo Thinkpad 10 ( 2015), 10.1 inch, 617 grams (1.36 lbs) Announced near the end of May, the headline for the Lenovo Thinkpad 10 is it's the first identified with Windows 10. Promoted as a business ready 10.1" tablet with full PC experience with the latest Atom Cherry Trail CPU it's very light at 617 grams and also versatile in that it adapts for work, home, or mobile use, by having usage modes such as laptop, desktop, tablet, or in a stand mode. Notable optional extras are a digitizer pen and a 4G LTE module. The inference from the TechRadar.com hands-on is that it is not fanless - in comparing with a competitor the Dell 11 Pro 7000 series (7140 I guess)
Fujitsu Arrows Tab Q665, 11.6 inch, 795 grams (1.75 lbs) Fujitsu's first Core M device is the Arrows Tab Q665 Windows tablet targeted at the enterprise market - solid in construction (also waterproof and dustproof to IP58 standard) and security. You can get it with a choice of Core M-5Y10C or M-5Y31 CPUs, 128 or 256GB SSD and 4 or 8GB RAM. As usual with enterprise divices from Fujitsu it will be expensive if it comes to Europe - upwards of 1200 euros but it does have top notch components.
Cube i7 Windows, 11.6 inch, 840 grams (1.85 lbs) It's the first Core M tablet from China - Cube's i7 is a large 11.6 inch IPS screen full HD tablet. Nicely made and solid in its metallic blue shell as you might it expect it ressembles other windows tablets in looks. It has the latest gen8 HD 5300 graphics and comes in 3G or 4G options and an optional keyboard.
Acer Aspire Switch 10 E, 10.1 inch, 630 grams (1.39 lbs) The 2015 Acer Aspire Switch 10 is the colourful, light and low priced Aspire Switch 10 E with a freshly designed Snap Hinge 2.
We're waiting for the full specifications to be confirmed but this is what we have so far. Let us know what you think in the comments below.
Dell Venue 10 Pro (5000 series), 10.1 inch, 656 grams (1.45 lbs) Now a 10.1 inch Windows 8.1 tablet from Dell using an Atom processor this one is light, has 2 screen options as well as an optional mobile keyboard with battery.
Odys Winpad V10, 10.1 inch, 680 grams (1.5 lbs) 10.1" Windows 8.1 (32 bit) tablet PC with attachable keyboard, Intel Atom Z3735 processor 4 core, Li-Polymer 6000 mAh battery. Office 365 for one year, includes 1TB Drive One cloud storage. Weight with dock 1.35kg.
HP Elite x2 1011 G1, 11.6 inch, 780 grams (1.72 lbs) The HP Elite x2 1011 is a dockable Windows 8 (64 bit) tablet based on the Intel Core-M processors with optional vPro. Manufacturer claims 10.5 hours of battery life. Keyboard options include the Power Keyboard a full sized backlit island keyboard with battery - this has Forcepad with image sensor and multi-touch gestures enabled. Power keyboard is 780g. Travel keyboard option.
WiGIG is included. WiGIG dock and 4g are options.
Lenovo Thinkpad Helix 2, 11.6 inch, 794 grams (1.75 lbs) The 2nd-generation Lenovo Helix 2 is much lighter thanks to the Intel Core M CPU. The docking keyboard includes a 26Wh battery (total over 60Wh in under 1.4KG of convertible tablet is impressive) and includes a digitizer. The 11.6-inch screen comes in a useful Full HD resolution and the pricing isn't as high as you might expect for such a flexible 2-in-1.
Dell Venue 11 Pro 7000 Series (7140), 10.8 inch, 733 grams (1.62 lbs) The Dell Venue 11 Pro 7000 is a dockable tablet designed around Intels latest Core-M platform. It features a whole range of connection options such as WiFi ac, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, an LTE option as well as Miracast and Intel WiDi support. As usual with Dell machines there are parts you can pick and choose from the store such as more RAM (8GB max) more SSD Storage (128 or 256GB options available) as well as the aforementioned LTE module. The 10.8" Full HD screen has a 10 point multi touch sensor as well as support for the optional Dell Active Stylus. Having an IPS display the device comes with a wide viewing angle. There is also an optional keyboard dock available.
ASUS Transformer Book T300Fa, 12.5 inch, 800 grams (1.76 lbs) The latest Core M processor, based on 5th-gen Core, enables a lightweight and yet relatively powerful Transformer Book. The T300Fa will sit between Atom-based and Core Haswell based products. Optional hard drive in the keyboard. Key feature: Fanless tablet with a total weight of 1600 grams.