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 Engadget on January 17, 2014
The Helix is the most innovative Windows 8 tablet hybrid yet, with dual batteries, a bright display and a comfy keyboard to match. Still, it's expensive, especially considering it ships with last-gen...76
By itproportal.com on January 07, 2014
The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is almost the perfect hybrid. It is equally at home as an Ultrabook as it is as a tablet, with just a few niggles to mar the perfection, in particular the lack of an SD card slot, and the location of both USB 3.0 ports on the...90
By Cadalyst on December 20, 2013
If you pay even a small bit of attention to the tech world, you've probably heard a lot of talk about tablets lately. Research organizations trumpet the death of the PC, while other market experts counter that nothing could be further from the...-
By Maximum PC on December 12, 2013
What do you call a device that can be either a laptop or a tablet, or even a few additional novel form factors in between? A Lenovo ThinkPad Helix , that's what—which, as the name implies, is a hybrid with a twist.Here's how it works: In...70
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 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 Wired on August 12, 2013
Like it or not, tablets are the future. Lenovo's latest, the ThinkPad Helix , is not likely to be a part of it. Here's why.Following on a string of successes with convertible PC designs — including the swell IdeaPad Yoga — Lenovo has now taken...30
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