Lenovo Announces ThinkPad Tablet 2 Powered By Windows 8 Pro,October Launch Imminent

It’s been quite a buzzing week as far as the Windows 8 goes,last week we saw the Windows 8 hit RTM along with the ARM version i.e Windows RT being released for the OEM’s.

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As we inch closer to the public release of Windows 8 scheduled for October 26th launch,the hardware partners are also revealing their Windows 8 offerings for the launch.The latest one comes from Lenovo,who recently announced their first Windows 8 based tablet named ThinkPad Tablet 2.

The ThinkPad Tablet 2 features a new generation Intel Atom based processor,sports a 10.1″ display (IPS Panel) with the resolution of 1,366 x 768.The tablet said to have 10 hours of battery life ,it also  sport the connectivity features like optional 3G / 4G, while the standard model would feature WiFi connectivity ,a mini HDMI port,NFC,Finger print reader and digital pen  and a pair of 2MP / 8MP cameras to go with it.The tablet weighs in at a little over 1 pound(1.3 pounds to be precise) and with a thickness of 9.8mm.

The add on optional accessories which will be sold along with the tablet includes a keyboard and a dock with three USB ports, HDMI-out and an Ethernet jack.

The pricing details are not known at this moment,but Lenovo has hinted the launch dates for the ThinkPad Tablet 2 to be on the similar time frame of the Windows 8 general availability in October.