At CES yesterday, Lenovo introduced the ThinkPad X1 tablet that does a little more than the usual. This is a perfect tablet with more customizability options. By attaching three modules to the bottom, you can transform it into a laptop, projector, or a 3D camera.
- Sixth-generation Intel Skylake core m7 vPro CPU
- Up to 16GB RAM, up to 1TB NVMe SSD storage
- Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)
- 12-inch (2160×1440 resolution) 3:2 IPS display, supports an active stylus
- HD Front-facing camera
- Rear camera with LED flash
- USB-C port (fully spec’d for video and charging)
- USB 3.0
- Mini DisplayPort
- microSD and a 3.5mm headset jack
- Built in kickstand
- 4 mm thin, 1.75-pound tablet and 13 mm, 2.4 pounds (when you attach the included keyboard)
- 4G LTE-A support (Optional)
- up to 10 hours of battery life (15 hours with productivity module)
Productivity Module adds 5 hours extra of battery life, full-size HDMI port, OneLink+ docking connector.
Presenter module adds a pico projector capable of projecting a 60-inch display from 2 meters, and will come with HDMI ports.
3D imager module adds Intel RealSense R200 3D camera for 3D scanning and photography. It allows users to capture and edit objects for graphics design.
The Tablet also offers a keyboard, including TrackPoint, which can snap onto the tablet. It has three adjustable typing angles and the tablet. There is a removable rear panel for serviceability and upgrades in the tablet.
ThinkPad X1 Tablet – $899 (available starting February)
Productivity Module – an extra $149 (available starting February)
Projector Module – an extra $279 (available starting May)
3D Imaging Module – an extra $149 (available starting May)