Lenovo Thinkpad Twist S230u Tablet

  • Lenovo Thinkpad Twist S230u Tablet
70
Based on 31 scores, 45 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    9
  • Average:
    15
  • Bad:
    6

Pros:

  • Affordable.
  • Excellent keyboard.
  • IPS display.

Cons:

  • Battery life soso with HDD option (SSD is better).
  • Poor battery life.

Expert reviews and ratings

By InfoWorld on 77

One notebook, multiple modes: That's the idea behind Lenovo's ThinkPad Twist, a three-way combination of tablet, notebook, and presentation device. The basic idea is a good one, but many little annoyances -- both in the software and the hardware -- make...

By Ubergizmo on -

an overall good, adaptable Ultrabook) The more Ultrabooks adopt something like the Lenovo ThinkPad Twist’s ability to adapt to nearly any situation, the better the market will be as we enjoyed being able to use it in one of its four modes. Its...

By Wired UK on 80

The ThinkPad Twist ditches the usual ultrabook style in favour of robust practicality. The screen resolution may be so-so but there are no complaints about its sensitivity and the responsive keyboard feels great too. The twist option is a tried and...

By Gadling on -

The advances in touch screen technology over the past few years have had an undeniable impact on how we interact with our gadgets. Touch screens have made our smartphones more responsive and have allowed tablets to become a part of our daily lives. It...

By PC Pro on 67

There are hints of the usual ThinkPad excellence, but poor build quality and occasionally iffy ergonomics fail to...

By uk.hardware.info on -

The Lenovo ThinkPad Twist is nice and solid laptop. It has a number of business-oriented features and sports a very reasonable price tag. There is also room for improvement in certain areas, such as a higher resolution screen. We would also have...

By Good Gear Guide on 60

The Lenovo Twist has a conventional design that can allow it to be used easily as a notebook or as a tablet. It has a decent configuration and a useful set of built-in features, but it's not without its problems. Our review unit had poorly performing...

By IT PRO on 67

Lenovo has joined the Windows 8 party with the Twist, a ThinkPad that uses the traditional hinged method to switch between its laptop and tablet modes, and it's a good piece of design - but, while the usual ThinkPad visuals are in place, build quality...

By Expert Reviews on 60

Poor battery life, mediocre performance and display problems make this an average business convertible...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

We’re seeing a whole load of different convertibles that straddle the line between laptop and tablet since the launch of Windows 8. There are detachable slates with keyboard docks, like the . There are sliding models such as the . There are even...

By MobileTechReview on 60

The Lenovo ThinkPad Twist has relatively little competition in the convertible Windows 8 touchscreen camp. In fact, Lenovo's own IdeaPad Yoga 13 may be its biggest competitor. Even in a more populated field, we can see why the Twist has sold so well...

By PCPer on -

Before continuing on, we would like to take this opportunity to give our friends at Lenovo a hearty “Thank You” for giving us the pleasure of reviewing the Thinkpad Twist system. After hearing about the Yoga a few months back, I was intrigued by the...

By itproportal.com on 70

The Lenovo ThinkPad Twist excels at some things (its keyboard, familiar layout, screen quality), yet is middling at others (battery life, weight, five-point touch). It lacks the ThinkPad X230t's included stylus, so it's certainly not as capable as that...

By Computer Shopper on 70

The Lenovo ThinkPad Twist sports an old-school design that fits the new-school Windows 8 like a glove. It shines as the first Win 8 hybrid with a firm business focus, but the ultrabook's scanty battery life could turn off frequent travelers....

By ultrabooknews.com on -

Business and pleasure mixed into a fun and inspirational package. The touch-swivel Windows 8 Lenovo Thinkpad Twist is a solid performer with an excellent working fascia for many scenarios. It's not a consumer tablet though and there are one or two...

By Notebook Review on 67

The Lenovo ThinkPad Twist is a solid notebook that offers the performance and utility needed from a business notebook. The ability to easily switch between different modes in conjunction with the display's wide viewing angles makes the ThinkPad perfect...

By PC Mag on 70

The Lenovo ThinkPad Twist (3347-4HU) ultrabook convertible is really a clamshell laptop convertible tablet like the ones that Lenovo has been making for the past half-dozen years. It's the natural evolution of the Tablet PC concept of the mid-2000s,...

By NotebookCheck on 80

In spite of the somewhat confusing misnomer, the ThinkPad Twist is actually a member of the Edge family. This is Lenovo’s attempt at producing an affordable, business-minded convertible that compromises in a few key areas in hopes that its adopters...

By PC Advisor on 80

Although the Lenovo ThinkPad Twist has its flaws, it does what it's designed to do very well. That is, it's a fantastic business-oriented tablet-Ultrabook hybrid, and it's a great choice for a business user. The Twist's performance is a little on the...

By ultrabooknews.com on -

It's been a busy, but enjoyable weekend with the Lenovo Thinkpad Twist . It fits right into the way I use laptops, the way I like to interact with laptops and the quality I like to see. Is it what YOU want from an laptop though. This Ultrabook...