The ThinkPad Tablet is similar to their IdeaPad but is aimed more at business users, and brings with it a number of enterprise features.
While a quick glance at the ThinkPad’s specifications makes it look a lot like most other Honeycomb tablets on the market, it does have a number of features that sets it apart from the crowd. Such as support for a pressure sensitives input via an optional $30 ThinkPad Tablet Pen. An option keyboard folio case which adds both a keyboard and optical TrackPoint for $100. Also, interestingly the Lenovo ThinkPad has physical buttons, for home, back, browser and to lock the screen orientation.
The 10.1-inch screen makes use of an IPS display with a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass which makes it very hard to scratch or break. It also features 1GB of memory, and is powered by the NVIDA Tegra 2 dual core processor.
The 16GB Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet is available for $499, the 32GB for $569, and the 64GB model for $669. The 16GB model is WiFi only, while the 32GB and 64GB models will be available with 3G options from October.
The ThinkPad also has a USB 2.0 port, micro USB port, HDMI port, and a dock connector. It weighs just 1.65 lbs, and has an 8 hour battery life with WiFi enabled.
Lenovo have done a great job making this tablet very business orientated and seem to have covered all the areas very well.
Pre-order now directly from Lenovo from $499.