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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix expected to go on sale in the US next month

The 11.6-inch portable device with reversible screen will come with up to a Core i7 CPU, AT&T LTE and NFC connectivity and a $1,499 price-tag.

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.


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Ivan Zhekov, 2013-03-27 (Update: 2021-05-18)