Lenovo ThinkPad Helix expected to go on sale in the US next month
Lenovo first unveiled the flexible ThinkPad Helix back in January as part of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and according to a report from Engadget, the Chinese firm is now getting ready to release this high-performance mobile system in the United States next month (April).
Just to jog your memory, the Helix is a Windows 8 tablet-slash-Ultrabook that can be equipped with up to an Intel Core-i7 processor, 8GB of DDR3L RAM and a 256GB solid-state drive. In addition, it sports an 11.6-inch Full HD IPS panel, which features 10-point multi-touch capabilities and a sturdy Gorilla Glass coating.
Other specs of the light and powerful device include LTE and NFC antennas, a Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n adapter, one USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 ports, mini-HDMI interface, dual Full HD cameras and a mini-DisplayPort and.
Measuring 20.4mm at its thickest point, the ThinkPad Helix weighs 1.67kg (base + tablet) with the integrated battery that lasts for up to 10 hours on a single charge (5 hours in tablet mode) and will have a starting price of $1,499.