Lenovo announces Lenovo ThinkPad- the first Android tablet with multi-carrier capabilities



Lenovo and Qualcomm
Incorporated   announced the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet now
integrated Qualcomm’s Gobi 3000 technology, making it the first Android tablet
that gives enterprise customers a single mobile platform for use throughout the


“More and more business users rely upon
mobile broadband connectivity to enhance their productivity. Qualcomm’s Gobi
3000 option on our ThinkPad Tablet lets users easily connect to mobile networks
regardless of their location or underlying wireless technology, making their
wireless experience truly flexible,” said Tom Butler, director, ThinkPad
Marketing, Lenovo.


The new offering eliminates the need
to change hardware to support different carriers or mobile connectivity
standards from region to region.  Gobi 3000 technology enables ThinkPad
Tablet users to easily connect to any major US carrier and stay connected with
global roaming support when business brings them overseas.


Qualcomm’s Gobi 3000 technology is the only
multiband embedded connectivity solution to provide connectivity on all major
U.S. carriers and support global roaming on EVDO and HSPA networks.


“Our Gobi 3000 solution was designed
to simplify 3G connectivity for mobile computing devices, like Lenovo’s
ThinkPad Tablet. With Gobi, Enterprise IT departments have the flexibility
to purchase 3G-enabled tablets, deploy to offices around the world, then allow
each region to provision on an as-needed basis to their preferred
carrier,” said Fram Akiki, senior director of product management for


Recently, Lenovo India introduced ThinkPad
X220, engineered for mobile professionals. The ultraportable ThinkPad X220
comes equipped with the second generation Intel Core i7 processors that are 20
percent faster than the previous generations with 2x the graphics performance.


By Telecomlead.com Team

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