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Old 04-26-2011, 12:30 PM
Craig Horlacher
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Default Lenovo Has a Honeycomb ThinkPad Tablet on the Way!

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://thisismynext.com/2011/04/24/lenovo-thinkpad-tablet-honeycomb-optional-stylus-hit-summer/' target='_blank'>http://thisismynext.com/2011/04/24/...lus-hit-summer/</a><br /><br /></div><p>"...<em>we just got a hold of a juicy PowerPoint that reveals a new ThinkPad tablet for &ldquo;on-the-go professionals.&rdquo; No, this isn&rsquo;t a Windows 7 convertible like you&rsquo;d expect &mdash; this is a full-fledged Android 3.0 slate complete with an optional pen and an accompanying &ldquo;keyboard portfolio case.&rdquo;</em>"</p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/adt/auto/1303781130.usr309.jpg" style="border: 0;" /></p><p>Those of you who have read my posts know that I'm not a fan of Apple's mobile devices.&nbsp; One thing that I do think Apple has done right is use IPS LCD's.&nbsp; OLED's, I don't care what kind, just take too much juice too much of the time and while a 40,000/1 contrast ratio is all kinds of hotness I'm not convinced that 1000/1 isn't good enough for my phone.&nbsp; IPS LCD's are just as bright as possible without using too much power.&nbsp; I'm glad there is finally an Android tablet coming that will use this display technology and, unlike Apple, it will not have a screen resolution and aspect ratio from 1995&nbsp; Besides that, I'm a big ThinkPad fan.&nbsp; I had one for about 8-10 years, yeah it was IBM but still made by Lenovo and took a real beating.&nbsp; It was definitely a high quality and well built machine so I'm glad to see Lenovo releasing a Honeycomb tablet.&nbsp; One other thing I like about this is the full size SD port and full size USB port.&nbsp; A full size HDMI port on there would be great while they're at it but MicroHDMI isn't too bad since they're becoming fairly common anyway.&nbsp; I should make sure to mention this information is an unconfirmed leak so please check out the source for yourself from the "Read" link below.&nbsp; Let us know if anything about this tablet gets your attention.&nbsp; What do you think of the optional keyboard and pen input?</p>
 
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