Lenovo Thinkpad Helix

  • Lenovo Thinkpad Helix
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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.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Engadget on 76

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...

By itproportal.com on 90

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...

By Cadalyst on -

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 70

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 laptop form, the...

By bit.com.au on 67

As a premium brand laptop-and-tablet convertible, the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix was unlike many other laptops we'd seen when it first arrived - click here to see our impressions . Also below is a review which was published earlier by PC & Tech Authority...

By AsiaOne on 60

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...

By Expert Reviews on 60

A highly capable tablet that runs the full version of Windows 8, but it's far too...

By InfoWorld on 82

"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...

By Wired on 30

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 aim at the...

By PCWorld on 80

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).

By APC Magazine on 60

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 resolution....

By PC World on 80

Able to serve as a laptop or a Windows 8 touchscreen tablet, the ThinkPad Helix is pleasingly versatile—but it's also very...

By mashable.com on -

The future of computing is in question. Smartphones and tablets are taking over. They're thinner, lighter, cheaper, have longer battery life, and most importantly they're simple . Bill Gates may have been a decade early with the tablet computer, but now...

By businessspectator.com.au on -

Lenovo has managed to build a name for itself when it comes to rock solid enterprise grade laptops ever since it acquired the ThinkPad name from IBM back in 2005. An acquisition that has propelled the Chinese tech company to become the no.1 PC brand in...

By PC Pro on 67

Lenovo asserts its mastery of the Windows 8 hybrid with the ThinkPad Helix, but it comes at a...

By HotHardware on -

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 tablet...

By Computer Shopper on 60

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....

By IT PRO on 80

One of the best Windows 8 hybrids on the market, but it comes at a high price. The ThinkPad Helix performs provides good performance with the x86 architecture without sacrificing battery life. Coupled with the excellent keyboard from the trusted...

By itreviews.com on 80

One of the better detachable hybrid tablets on the market, the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix gives the corporate IT buyer a great option for their highly mobile...

By booredatwork.com on -

The First time we saw the Helix was over 6 months ago at CES 2013. Finally this interesting Lenovo product has hit the market. The ThinkPad Helix is a Hybrid Tablet / laptop device that comes with Lenovo 's new glass ClickPad keyboard, 10-point...