Lenovo has expanded its ThinkPad series with another new convertible device called 'ThinkPad Twist'.
The ThinkPad Twist is a hybrid between a tablet and the laptop and runs on Windows 8. Priced at ₹71,000, the device is targeted at the small and medium business segment in India.
Regarding its specifications, ThinkPad Twist sports a 12.5-inch Full HD IPS multi-touch display with 1366×768 pixel resolution and is powered by third generation Intel Core i7 processor. It is available in two storage options - 500GB and 128GB SSD. Other features include a 2-megapixel web camera, Dolby Home Theatre 4 audio, mini-HDMI or DisplayPort jack, USB 3.0, 4GB RAM and a full sized keyboard.
The ThinkPad Twist also comes with preinstalled applications such as Fruit Ninja, Evernote, AccuWeather, Skype, Amazon Kindle and many more. The device measures 20mm in thickness and weighs 1.60kg.
Lenovo's unusually designed laptop computer that doubles up as a tablet has created a buzz ever since its introduction. Such devices have stolen the spotlight for its unique hardware offering - laptop and tablet in a single device.
The company had introduced similar kind of devices - Ideapad Yoga 13 and Ideapad Yoga 11 - last year. Ideapad Yoga 13 ships with a 13.3-inch, 1600x900 pixel IPS display and is powered by an Ivy Bridge (3rd generation Core family) processor. It supports a USB 3.0 port, USB 2.0 port, HDMI output, SD card slot, 802.11n WIFI and Bluetooth 4.0.
On the other hand, Ideapad Yoga 11 features 1.6-inch screen with a resolution of 1,366x768 pixels and is powered by a quad-core Tegra 3 processor. It packs 2GB of DDR3 RAM, storage capacity of up to 64GB and has 720p video recording capability.
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