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Two new Lenovo Honeycomb Tablets: Thinkpad and IdeaPad K1

Lenovo has announced its intention to market two new models of tablets, a call ThinkPad Tablet and the other will be known asIdeaPad K1.The 2 models have almost identical characteristics, share the Tegra 2 dual-core processor, have the same screen size (10.1), 1 GB of RAM and connection ports. Despite being very similar models, the IdeaPad K1, will have a lower price and will be aimed at an audience with lower needs.

About the ThinkPad Tablet

The first model that has been confirmed by Lenovo is the ThinkPad Tablet, a tablet with a serious design and dimensions similar to those of iPad. It is a bit thicker than the Apple tablet (14 mm more), and is heavier (About 725 gr.), Remembering that the iPad weighs about 600 gr. Its specifications are very good:

  • Dual core processor NVIDIA Tegra 2 at 1Ghz.
  • 1GB of Memory RAM.
  • Screen 'Gorilla Glass' from 10?1 inchesresolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.
  • Camera lead from 2 megapixels, rear from 5 megapixels.
  • Connections: Mini HDMI, USB 2.0, Mini USB.
  • 8.7 hours of battery life.

Lenovo has confirmed that the ThinkPad Tablet will include 25 free applications. The price will be 499 dollars, about 350 euros, for the 16 GB versionwhile the 32 Gb version will be priced at $ 529, more or less 375 euros. In addition, the Chinese brand has confirmed that there will be many accessories to implement this tablet, such as different docks or keyboards for ease of use.

IdeaPad K1

The design of the IdeaPad K1 is different from the Thinkpad, since its edges are more rounded and the back is formed by two colors. It is 13 mm thicker than the iPad 2 and its weight is much higher than other tablets (750 gr.). It is expected to go on sale with Honeycomb 3.1 and have your own Lenovo app store. Its specifications are very similar to those of the ThinkPad Tablet, although there are some changes:

  • Dual core processor NVIDIA Tegra 2 at 1Ghz.
  • 1GB of Memory RAM.
  • Screen of 10?1 inches and a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Connections: Mini HDMI and Mini USB.

Its price starts from $ 429, about 300 euros. This price not the officerIt is only an indicative one since it is said that its price will be low to attract all the public that wants to have a tablet and does not want to pay so much money.

Together with these two Android tablets, Lenovo will launch a third with Windows 7 just in case. Is called IdeaPad P1 and can only be found in USA by the end of the year. Save few surprises: Intel processor, Windows operating system, 10.1-inch screen and optional digital pen.


Two fantastic tablets for professional users who want to find a cheap one in these times of crisis. If you have to choose between the 2, you would not know which to choose, since the 2 are good. Thinkpad It is very good for its battery and its Tegra 2 processor, and Ideapad It is good for the design it has. These 2 tablets stand out as we have said before for their good price, their characteristics (Very good) and their design. I would not know right now which one to choose, since both are very good. As in all articles, we await your opinions on this review.