Lenovo expands tablet range on Microsoft Windows 8/RT

Telecom Lead Asia: Lenovo has launched four convertible devices designed for Windows 8/RT.

Lenovo expands tablet range on Microsoft Windows 8/RT

IdeaPad Yoga 13 will be available at Best Buy and lenovo.com for $1,099.

IdeaPad Yoga 11 will be available starting in December for $799.

IdeaTab Lynx and options keyboard will be available in December for $599 for the tablet and $149 for the options keyboard.

Priced at $849, ThinkPad Twist will be available starting on Oct. 26 via Staples and other retailers, business partners and lenovo.com.

Priced at $649, ThinkPad Tablet 2 will be available starting in November through business partners and lenovo.com.

“Our family of Ultrabook convertibles addresses the needs of consumers, businesses and everyone in between by creating high performance laptop-tablet combinations in new designs and different sizes,” said Peter Hortensius, senior vice president, Lenovo, and president, Product Group, Lenovo.

“Lenovo was one of the first to embrace convertible design coupled with touch interaction in a big way and the Yoga 13 and ThinkPad Twist are both remarkable devices that are sure to wow consumers,” said Kirk Skaugen, corporate vice president and general manager, PC Client Group, Intel.

Lenovo has tapped both Intel and Microsoft.

“The Yoga convertibles are a great example of the commitment Lenovo has made to continued innovation with Windows,” said John Case, vice president, Worldwide OEM Marketing, Microsoft Corp. “The commitment is evident in the beautiful hardware designs that exhibit flexibility, mobility and extended battery life; combining that with the new capabilities of Windows 8 these PCs provide an experience that is sure to delight customers.”

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