Lenovo Expands ThinkPad Offerings

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Kuala Lumpur (May 23, 2014) – PC computing leader Lenovo yesterday unleashed the New ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch – the world’s lightest 14-inch Ultrabook together with the ThinkPad Tablet 8, a premium 8-inch tablet offering a full PC experience on the go. The New ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is perfect for users who want a laptop with high performance technology, mobility and durability while the ThinkPad Tablet 8 possess essential technologies that professionals require to be successful.

“Lenovo continues to push the boundaries of design and technology as we aspire to create the best products in the market. Our obsession in the pursuit of perfection is evident with the introduction of smarter devices designed to enhance the way people interact at home and at work,” said Khoo Hung Chuan, Country General Manager, Lenovo Malaysia. “The New ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch and ThinkPad Tablet 8 deliver a stunning user experience with the best professional display and new interactive methods and represents another step in our PC plus journey.”

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Professional Redefined

The New ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is a beautiful contradiction. Uncompromisingly light, weighing only 2.8 pounds, it is virtually indestructible. The lightest 14” Ultrabook in the world has all the power and durability that the modern professional requires. Born from the same stock as aircrafts and racing cars, the X1 Carbon Touch is forged from Carbon Fiber, which weighs less than magnesium and aluminum but is stronger than both.

The X1 products have a reputation for pushing boundaries, both in design and usability, and the new X1 Carbon Touch is no exception. It actually adapts to the way users work thanks to technology which is a whole generation ahead. The New X1 Carbon Touch features the Adaptive Keyboard, which dynamically adjusts based on the software or application being used to highlight the most relevant keys. The new Ultrabook is also equipped with gesture control, allowing users to interact with their PC in modern and familiar ways.

The New X1 Carbon Touch also improves the viewing and touch experiences for users. The new ColorBurst Display provides sharper, brighter images at higher resolutions with better viewing angles for a superior visual experience, whether users watch a movie or create presentations. And for customers who are on the move, the new X1 Carbon Touch utilizes Rapid Charge technology, providing an 80% charge in under an hour. Coupled with an up to 9-hour battery life (over 70% improvement from the last generation) and optional built-in 4G capability, the new X1 Carbon Touch has all the mobility and connectivity customers need wherever they go.

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ThinkPad Tablet 8 – Professional-Ready Tablet with Three Modes

A premium 8-inch tablet constructed of machine-cut aluminum, the compact ThinkPad Tablet 8 comes equipped with the technologies professionals need to be successful. It caters to those who want a more portable device without sacrificing the ability to connect to a keyboard and display for a full PC experience. Use it in Tablet Mode on the go. Connect it to the optional keyboard base, dock or monitor for Desktop Mode. Or flip its optional Quickshot Cover over the tablet to convert into Tent Mode.

In addition, it allows users to capture photos and videos intuitively and easily with the Quickshot cover. Users just peel back the tablet’s cover to expose the 8MP high-definition camera, triggering the camera app to open. Once captured, users can view and edit their photos and videos on the super bright 8.30-inch 1920×1200 display and transfer them wirelessly using Miracast technology or view them via a cable using its microHDMI port. Supporting a full PC experience, ThinkPad Tablet 8 is armed with the latest Intel® Atom™ Processor Z3770, up to 64GB eMMC Integrated Storage, WIFI connectivity and a Windows 8.1 32 w MS Office Home & Student 2013.

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Pricing and Availability1

  • The ThinkPad X1 Carbon starts from RM6,189.00 (RM7,229 for MultiTouch Premium HD+)
  • ThinkPad Tablet 8 starts from RM1,669.00