Lenovo announced two new additions to its family of convertible laptop-tablet devices: the ThinkPad Helix, featuring a “rip and flip” design and a more powerful and productive IdeaPad Yoga 11S, the first multimode mini Ultrabook.
The ThinkPad Helix - convertible Ultrabook can be used in several different positions uses a unique “rip and flip” design that lets user to remove the display and then re-attach it in the opposite orientation. It comes equipped with intel Core i3 processor ( upgradable to Core i7 processor), features an 11.6-inch 1080p IPS multi-touch display, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 2-MP front-facing shooter, NFC and optional 3G/4G connectivity.
On the other hand, flip and fold, 360° hinge IdeaPad Yoga convertibles - IdeaPad Yoga 11S comes equipped with 3rd generation Intel Core i5 processor, running Windows 8, features 11.6-inch HD IPS display that supports 10 finger multi-touch, can accommodate up to 8GB of RAM and is just 0.68-inch thick.
The ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S convertibles will be available starting in late-February and June, respectively. Model start at approximately $1,499 and $799, respectively.