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Topic # 138480 6-Jan-2014 15:28 Send private message

announced today

8.3” tablet.  1920x1080 display. Up to 128 GB of storage.  LTE option.  Micro HDMI.  Prices start at US$399.  Available later this month in US>   http://blog.laptopmag.com/thinkpad-8   http://www.theverge.com/2014/1/5/5277418/lenovo-thinkpad-8-specifications-release-date-price   http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/05/lenovo-thinkpad-8/  

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  Reply # 961963 6-Jan-2014 15:39 Send private message

Looks good. I just got the new Kindle 8.9 HDX which runs Android, which is 8.9" 2560x1440 res, with 2GB memory and weighs 340g, most impressive tablet I've seen to date.

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  Reply # 963679 9-Jan-2014 08:48 Send private message

The Lenovo website says it won't be coming to NZ... :(

It's a shame they didn't chuck in a stylus, that would have firmly cemented it as the best Windows tablet available. Maybe it's just slightly too much to ask for at this stage. I'm surprised how nice a job they have done though!

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  Reply # 963680 9-Jan-2014 08:54 Send private message

thelimoman: The Lenovo website says it won't be coming to NZ... :(

It's a shame they didn't chuck in a stylus, that would have firmly cemented it as the best Windows tablet available. Maybe it's just slightly too much to ask for at this stage. I'm surprised how nice a job they have done though!


Good lord you can buy a stylus for $3

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  Reply # 963685 9-Jan-2014 09:05 Send private message

networkn:
thelimoman: The Lenovo website says it won't be coming to NZ... :(

It's a shame they didn't chuck in a stylus, that would have firmly cemented it as the best Windows tablet available. Maybe it's just slightly too much to ask for at this stage. I'm surprised how nice a job they have done though!


Good lord you can buy a stylus for $3


A proper active digitiser job though ;) ? Even with the limited power of the Atom it has the potential to be a pretty awesome creative tool. 



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  Reply # 963688 9-Jan-2014 09:09 Send private message

the new Asus 8" has a proper Wacom digitiser. It will be awesome with a Stylus

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  Reply # 963729 9-Jan-2014 10:45 Send private message

nathan: the new Asus 8" has a proper Wacom digitiser. It will be awesome with a Stylus


$299 is the price which really good. Display is 1280x720 but its an IPS display.




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