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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix M-5Y71 1.2GHz 256GB 11.6" 4G 3G Tablet

M-5Y71 1.2GHz Windows 8.1 Pro 256GB Jan 2015
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Lenovo Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

Tablets produced by Lenovo are some of the better tablets according to average expert and user reviews.

3G Compatible

The ThinkPad Helix is 3G compatible, unlike most of the other tablet computers that were released more than a year ago which are not 3G compatible.

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4G Compatible

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers of this type and age are not 4G compatible.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet computer has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Short

Tablets of this spec and age have heights of between 9.4mm and 210mm, and the average height is 110mm. With a height of only 9.4 millimeters, the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is one of the shorter tablets of this spec and age amongst tablet computers of this age.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Low Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of only 5 megapixels, the ThinkPad Helix has a quite low rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than a year ago. The lowest rear camera resolution of M-5Y71 processor tablets that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad Helix is 5MP, the highest is 8MP, and the average rear camera resolution is 6.5MP.

If you want a tablet computer with a higher rear camera resolution then you might also want to look at the Venue 11 Pro (8MP), or the Latitude 12 7202 (£1,651.92) (8MP) both from DELL.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

Tablets of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad Helix have maximum battery life of between 8h and 10h. The ThinkPad Helix has one of the shorter maximum battery life (only 8 hours) amongst M-5Y71 processor tablets of this age.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst similar spec tablets of this age. Tablets of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad Helix have memory clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 1,600MHz.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix

Released Over a Year Ago

Lenovo released the ThinkPad Helix over a year ago.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the ThinkPad Helix has a fairly standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that came out more than a year ago.

Alternative 256GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available which you might want to look at include the DELL 11 Pro (£454.00) which has better reviews.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 11.6 inches, the ThinkPad Helix has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad Helix.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.2 gigahertz, the ThinkPad Helix has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other M-5Y71 processor tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad Helix.

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Two Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the ThinkPad Helix is two. That's average compared to the other 14 tablets of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Recording Mode
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
2G Compatible
2G Standard
3G Standard
4G Standard
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Ethernet LAN Connection
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Dual SIM Support
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Micro HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
RoHS Compliant
Fingerprint Reader
Colour
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel Insider
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Battery
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
Energy Star Certified
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Keyboard Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Visual Technology
Kids Tablet
64-Bit Computing Architecture
Intel Virtualization Technology
Processor Manufacturer
Internal RAM

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 5y71, intel m5y71, lenovo 2in1, lenovo m5y71, generic 5y10, intel 20cg005, lenovo i53427, lenovo 20cg005, intel 20cg005g, lenovo i53427u, intel 20cg005gu, generic 20cg000, lenovo 20cg005g, generic 20cg000m, lenovo 20cg005gu, intel 20cg005gus, lenovo 1920x1080, generic 20cg000mu, lenovo 20cg005gus, generic 20cg000mus, lenovo americas 5y71, lenovo americas 20cg005, lenovo americas 20cg005e, lenovo americas 20cg005eu, lenovo americas 20cg005eus, computer upgrade king 2in1, computer upgrade king m5y10, computer upgrade king 20cg000, computer upgrade king 20cg000s, computer upgrade king 20cg000su
Barcodes 00750251385851, 00758524790166, 00787468103848, 00887619336481, 00889233521137, 00889233521144, 00889233521168, 00889233521182, 00889800329340, 08876193364814

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M-5Y71 1.2GHz 256GB 11.6" 4G 3G
£ 1,651.92
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