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The Thinkpad Tablet by Lenovo brings professional styling, sturdy construction and special features to the tablet. These features are unique to the genre and make the tablet suitable for boardrooms and living rooms as well.
With a typical black styling, the Thinkpad Tablet comes with a relatively strong construction. This is also evident by the buttons beneath the screen covered with Corning Gorilla Glass. Thus, the tablet satisfies the major professional needs of reliability and durability. Apart from the stand out feature of an N-trig dual digitizer which allows optional pen input on the screen along with the multitouch input, other hardware specifications are important to review here,
• Operating System: Android 3.1 Honeycomb • CPU: NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core mobile processor (1.0GHZ) • Display: 10.1” Multi-touch Capacitive-touch IPS Display, 1280 x 800 resolution, 16:10 aspect ratio • Memory: 1GB system RAM, 32GB storage (expandable through SD slot) • Cameras: 5MP rear-facing; 2MP front-facing camera • Connectivity: 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, SIM slot for 3G (not tested) • Ports: Full USB 2.0, Microusb 2.0, MINIHDMI, 3.5mm combo jack, Dc-in jack for AC adapter, dock port • Battery: 3250 mah Li-polymer • Measurements: 10.3 x 7.2 x 0.56 inches • Weight: 1.6 pounds
As far as the software of Thinkpad Tablet is concerned, Lenovo aims the tablet at the enterprise worker. The loaded enterprise applications include LANDESK, Computrace, Citrix Receiver, and Mcafee Mobile Security. A full version of ‘Documents to Go’ is standard allowing viewing/editing of MS Office documents.
Being a typical Android, the web browser has some special features. In the Settings screen there is a Labs function that makes web pages display in a full screen mode. Swiping in from either the left or right side of the screen causes a wheel menu to appear with common browser functions, such as Next and Previous.
The onscreen keyboard on Thinkpad is the flext9 keyboard by Nuance. The keyboard carries a good predictive text and auto correction that starts comprehending the user’s typing as soon as the text is entered, while the digital pen allows coarse editing of the text. Handwriting can be automatically converted to digital text if desired, or ink notes can be left as written