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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. Comments about the screen and usability are generally positive. The design and battery are also appreciated, but there are mixed comments on the apps and size. The reliability and features get critical opinions.

portability, battery, design, usability, screen

price, features, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablets on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the screen and usability are overall positive. The touch screen and portability also get good views.

portability, touch screen, usability, screen

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet 2 Intel ® 1800 MHz 64 GB 2048 MB Flash Hard Drive SGX545

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Review

 

Lenovo unveiled its Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 in August 2012, which would obviously be the latest version of their previously released ThinkPad Tablet. The company's first attempt at offering a tablet to its customers resulted in an Android-powered...

If you aren’t completely married to the idea of purchasing a Windows 8 tablet, you can even get a much better experience on a number of Android tablets as well as the iPad. If you absolutely need a lightweight Windows 8 tablet with long-battery life,...

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Review Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Wi-Fi Tablet

 

Lost in the crowd? Tablets with Windows 8 and Intel Atom Z2760 chips are trickling into the market at the moment. The specialty of the ThinkPad Tablet 2is the suite of security features for business customers. Is the ThinkPad Tablet also an alternative...

Precise touchscreen, Good main camera, GPS, Weight, Good speakers, Memory extension via SD, The surprisingly good main camera and the good performance using the touch interface

Battery is soldered in place, Bad illumination level of the LED-Flash, Digitize pen not retrofittable, Low power supply through the UBS port

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review

 

Although it's expensive for a moderate-performing Atom-based Windows 8 tablet, the ThinkPad Tablet 2's design and build quality are excellent, while pen support is a real bonus.

Excellent design and build quality ; Digitizer pen ; IPS touchscreen with good viewing angles ; Full-size USB 2.0 port

Keyboard is an optional extra ; Wired Ethernet on optional dock only ; Moderate performer ; Expensive

Conclusion As with any slate tablet, you're really going to need the optional (£103/$120) keyboard dock (left) to get laptop-like functionality out of the ThinkPad Tablet 2. Although that makes it an expensive option, the ThinkPad Tablet 2's physical...

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Review

 

Is the Tablet 2's great aesthetic and long battery life enough to make up for its middling performance? Keep reading to find out.

Beautiful Design ; Clear Display with Wide Viewing Angles ; Long Battery Life ; Extremely Portable

Keyboard is not built-in ; Limited Performance ; No TouchPad

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is fantastic device when used as a casual tablet or business PC for a mobile sales force. The machine looks great, it's light and easy to hold, and the battery lasts all day. Users who simply want to browse the web or run...

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Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright

 

Atom-based Windows 8 slates continue to flood the market from every corner, but who would have thought the biggest budget option would be a ThinkPad? At a base price of $729, the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is the cheapest 10-inch, Atom-based slate I've reviewed...

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

 

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 combines touch, all-day battery life, and ThinkPad styling to the Windows 8 Slate tablet market. It's not a bad first effort, but rivals currently have the upper hand.

Very compact and light. Integrated stylus storage. Uses micro USB for charging. Very good battery life

Slow multimedia benchmark scores. Intel GMA graphics. Only 2GB of memory. A 32-bit OS. USB port is low-powered. No erase button on stylus. No latch on keyboard accessory

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 combines touch, all-day battery life, and ThinkPad styling to the Windows 8 Slate tablet market. It's not a bad first effort, but rivals currently have the upper hand. It can be your all-day companion running from meeting...

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review

 

In a weird way, my excitement about Windows 8 tablets started with the Motorola Atrix, which is neither a tablet nor runs Windows 8. Basically, the Atrix promised to turn your gadgets into Legos. You have one device — in the Atrix's case a smartphone —...

Solid build quality ; Good battery life ; One of the best Bluetooth keyboards I've used

Gets expensive quickly ; You'll want an external mouse at all times ; Atom processor can't handle powerful apps

Squeezing both tablet and ultrabook into a 10-inch, 2-pound package

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

 

Lenovo, maker of the fabled ThinkPad brand, has had a long and storied history with touch-screen laptop/tablet hybrids. At a time years ago when most other PC makers wouldn't go near the tiny convertible tablet market, there was always a ThinkPad model...

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is the best-looking Atom Windows 8 tablet yet, and the optional keyboard dock is excellent. All-day battery life makes it great for travel.

The Tablet 2 is expensive, especially considering the small 64GB SSD, lack of USB 3.0, and generally slow Atom performance.

This Windows 8 tablet from Lenovo scores with great industrial design and battery life, but adding practically required accessories makes the ThinkPad Tablet 2 very expensive for what you get.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Review

 

Few companies have experienced much success trying to directly compete with the iPad. Lenovo's first ThinkPad tablet introduced a stylus to the mix, but because it ran a buggy, early version of Google's Android operating system, it got lost in a sea of...

Stylus included ; Runs Windows 7 and Vista applications ; Full USB port ; Good 8.5-hour battery life

Tiny Windows 8 menus ; Underpowered Atom processor ; Cameras unimpressive ; No decent keyboard attachment ; Microsoft Office not included

Lenovo’s ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a huge step up from its Android-based predecessor, and the stylus works great, but its use is hampered by a weak processor and Windows 8’s inability to scale to a tablet-sized screen.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review

 

The first Lenovo ThinkPad tablet ran Android and wasn't quite as popular as the company was expecting, but that didn't stop them from delivering a quality product with round two. Today we have the new Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Windows 8 Pro hybrid on...

For those comfortable with Windows 8 who needs the full PC experience without compromise, yet still in a sleek and lightweight portable option the Tablet 2 should be near the top of the list. Add the usual ThinkPad elegance and this is aimed to please....

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible:No / Yes
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G:3G / No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader:No / Yes
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader / Single Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen:2-Point Touch / 5-Point Touch / Multi Touch
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro
RAM Type:DDR2 SDRAM / DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Tablet

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / PowerVR
GPU Model (Graphic Card):HD GPU / Intel ® HD Graphics 3000 / SGX545

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:QM67 / Unknown
Processor:ATOM / Atom™ / Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel ® / Intel®
Processor Number:I5-2520M / Z2760
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