Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Lenovo unveils three tablets, two running Android

Chinese hardware maker Lenovo has expanded its tablet portfolio with the addition of three new tablets: IdeaPad K1, ThinkPad Tablet and IdeaPad Tablet P1.

While IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad run on Google Android OS, IdeaPad Tablet P1 is a Windows-based tablet. Windows-based tablet runs on Windows 7, the other two tablets use Honeycomb version of Android.

IdeaPad K1 has a 10.1-inch, 1,280x800-pixel resolution touch screen, Nvidia Tegra 2 processor and 1GB of system RAM, with front and rear cameras of 2 megapixels and 5 megapixels respectively.

With same size screen, ThinkPad Tablet offers a battery life of 8.7 hours, along with USB ports, an SD card slot and Mini-HDMI. The processor is same as IdeaPad, Nvidia Tegra 2.

Windows-based P1 will run on Intel 1.5GHz chip and has the same screen size as the other two. P1 reportedly has the shortest battery life, with up to six hours.