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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 8

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 8
Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 8 (ThinkPad Tablet Series)
Processor
Intel Atom Z3770 1.46 GHz
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
8.0 inch 16:10, 1920x1200 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
430 g ( = 15.17 oz / 0.95 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Average Score: 83.75% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 95%, features: 86%, display: 88% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 85%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 8

70% Lenovo ThinkPad 8
Source: Laptop Mag English
Those looking for an 8-inch Windows 8 tablet for business and pleasure will find the ThinkPad 8 to be a solid choice. The full-HD display and USB 3.0 connectivity -- not to mention the sturdy aluminum backside -- help this slate stand out versus cheaper consumer-oriented options. You also get a fairly sharp 8-MP camera for capturing images in the field.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/03/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% ThinkPad Tablet 8: Small, great, and all business
Source: Zdnet.com English
The ThinkPad Tablet 8 is a good Windows tablet that is aimed more at the enterprise than the consumer. From the conservative black casing to the Lenovo utility apps included, the Tablet 8 will be right at home in the enterprise.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/18/2014
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

Business-Tablet mit PC-Funktionalität?
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/28/2014
84% Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet 8
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/10/2014
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 89% features: 86% display: 85% mobility: 76%
91% Der Praxis-Check mit Windows 8.1 im Tablet-Format
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/18/2014
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 85%
Обзор Lenovo Thinkpad 8: Самый Тонкий Windows-Планшет
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Aluminum case; high-quality screen; compact and stylish design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/12/2014

Comment

Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail):

Integrated GPU for tablet and notebook Bay Trail SoCs. Based on the Ivy Bridge GPU with four Execution Units and support for DirectX 11.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


Z3770: Soc with an integrated quad core Atom processor clocked at 1.46 - 2.4 GHz, an Intel HD Graphics GPU and a dual channel LPDDR3-1067 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


8.0":

This display size is a threshold between tablets and smartphones. Most tablets have larger screen diagonals but a lot of smartphones offer such a big screen.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.43 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer, owned the majority of the company. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

 

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


83.75%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Lenovo ThinkPad 8
HD Graphics (Bay Trail)

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-02-22 (Update: 2014-02-22)