As yet, there’s no news of the Windows-touting IdeaPad P1 coming to the UK, but the K1 wil go onsale here in September, along with a business model known as the ThinkPad Tablet.
ThinkPad Tablet will be offered with an optional digitiser pen, a full-size USB port, full-size SD card slot, and mini-HDMI for connecting to external projectors and displays. Business-specific features will include email encryption from Good Technology, 2GB of cloud storage, Citrix virtual desktop support and Computrace remote wiping and laptop tracing in the event of theft. DocsToGo software will come preinstalled.
The tablets will take nVidia Tegra 2 dual-core processors and have a 1280x800-pixel screen. The ThinkPad version’s will be made of Gorilla Glass and be an IPS model for better viewing angles.
The IdeaPad K1 will cost £369; the ThinkPad Tablet £399.