Lenovo Thinkpad Helix
The Lenovo Thinkpad Helix is a detachable tablet / laptop hybrid with two batteries. It is powered by an 1.8GHz Core i5 Ivy Bridge processor, along with 4GB of RAM and between 128GB and 256GB of solid-state storage. The ThinkPad Helix packs a 11.6-inch 1920 x 1080p IPS display and ships with Windows 8.
Multiple text input functions.
Large screen for optimal multimedia viewing.
Bright and vibrant screen.
Excellent keyboard dock.
Design is a little cumbersome.
Gets very hot under heavy processing load.
Tablet less portable than other tablet-only devices.
Tablet heats up considerably.
Price tag fall in premium category.
By AsiaOne on September 15, 2013
The ThinkPad Helix has a hybrid design with four different usage modes – laptop, tablet, stand and tablet+. To enable these modes, the Helix employs what Lenovo calls a “rip and flip” design. Starting with the Helix as a clamshell laptop, you can...60
By PCAdvisor on September 02, 2013
The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is a good effort at a hybrid Windows tablet and laptop. However, it's extremely high price tag means that if wanted such a device we’d have to recommend the Surface Pro as a better value alternative – it's less than half the price.60
By Expert Reviews on August 21, 2013
A highly capable tablet that runs the full version of Windows 8, but it's far too...60
By InfoWorld on August 19, 2013
"Convertible" Ultrabooks -- full-fledged laptops that can also function as touch-driven tablets -- have become something of a commodity these days, so my attention goes to the manufacturers who can do something flashy and new with the idea. Enter...82
By PCWorld on August 08, 2013
If a high-performance tablet is all you need, note that Microsoft recently slashed the price of its 128GB Surface Pro to $899. But that tablet’s screen is an inch smaller, and you’ll need to add $130 to get the Type Cover keyboard (which, in addition to being inferior to the Helix’s, lacks a trackpad).80
By APC Magazine on August 08, 2013
And don't despair, it has the specs you crave: a Core i7-3667U processor that can run up to 3.1GHz, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. With an 11.6-inch screen it's aimed at those who are always on the go, yet it still sports a Full HD 1,920 x 1,080...60
By pcworld.com_techhive.com on August 08, 2013
Able to serve as a laptop or a Windows 8 touchscreen tablet, the ThinkPad Helix is pleasingly versatile—but it's also very...80
By PC Pro on July 25, 2013
Lenovo asserts its mastery of the Windows 8 hybrid with the ThinkPad Helix, but it comes at a...67
By HotHardware on July 22, 2013
The idea of combining a Windows 8 tablet with a keyboard dock to create an ultrabook isn’t completely new, but we feel Lenovo did a good job at implementing this concept with the ThinkPad Helix. We also appreciate the fact that you can turn the...-
By Computer Shopper on July 16, 2013
As one of the few 11.6-inch, detachable ultrabook/tablets on the market, it's too bad the Helix lacks a 4th Gen Intel CPU and an SD slot. But it's saved by a fantastic keyboard and a touch pad and stylus good for Windows 8....60