Windows 8 works as nectar of flowers to attract tech bees towards it. The recent Windows 8 device making headlines is Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 that was leaked earlier this month and is now made official. Not to forget that the new lad to Windows 8 arena has to compete with some famous monsters including Microsoft’s very own Surface tablet.
Surface is the first tablet computer designed by Microsoft and it is able to compete with high end tablets and laptops. ThinkPad tablet 2 is another fully fledged device that features optional keyboard and dock to guarantee more PC-like computing at your workplace, it fulfills business tasks with its package of communications and offers entertainment features at the same time. But the question is, will Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 be able to stand firmly against the Surface Pro? Check out the answer in brief comparison listed below.
Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is extremely light when compared to Microsoft Surface Pro. Lenovo’s flagship weighs less than 600 grams (1.3 pounds) whereas the Surface is 903 grams in weight.
Microsoft Surface boasts a bigger screen with 10.6 Full HD display and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, while ThinkPad Tablet 2 is designed with 10.1-inch HD display and 1366×768 pixels resolution.
ThinkPad Tablet 2 is reported to use Intel Atom processor whereas the Surface is powered by Intel Core i5 processor.
Both tablets are powered by Intel processors so they will be running Windows 8 Pro. Rumor has it that Lenovo is also working on another variant that will launch with NVIDIA quad-core Tegra 3 processor and Windows RT.
Both Windows 8 flagships will sport dual cameras. ThinkPad tablet 2 is expected to come with 8 MP main camera and 2 MP front camera for video conferencing and uploading photos.
The Surface Pro has a 42Wh battery while ThinkPad Tablet 2 has a battery that lives up to 10 hours once charged.
There is no information about their prices, but Microsoft Surface Pro and ThinkPad Tablet 2 will be available when Windows 8 launches in October this year.
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