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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 ZMS-08 64GB 10.1" Tablet

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ZMS-08 Windows 8.1 Pro 64GB 10.1" Feb 2014
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17 Reasons For

Good Size

Several Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 reviewers who bought the product reckoned that it was thin. Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review of this tablet on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet 2 is one of the thinnest and lightest Windows 8 devices on the market”. Expert website Phonearena.com said “It was pretty much slim pickings when it came to Windows 8 tablets.”.

A number of Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was lightweight. V3.co.uk wrote in their review “Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet 2 breaks the mould of Windows tablets somewhat by delivering a compact and lightweight design that combines great battery life with enough performance for everyday applications”. Expert website Gottabemobile.com mentioned in their Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review “The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a lightweight, business-ready Windows 8 tablet that supports pen input”.

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 was compact. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “The tablet measures a svelte 10mm thick and weighs 585g, making it much lighter” in their review of this tablet. Three years ago Techlife.net wrote in their review “It does basically do exactly what its moniker suggests, carrying the ThinkPad line's plain-Jane matte black styling into a compact and 3G-equippe”.

Several customers said in their reviews that the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 was tight. Expert review site Windowscentral.com said in their review “It's minimal styling and thin design present a tight and durable tablet computer that really shines”. Windowscentral.com also wrote “Thin design present a tight and durable package that deserves the ThinkPad branding”.

One Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was a good weight. Three years ago expert review site Computershopper.com wrote “With its light weight, superb battery life, excellent keyboard” in their review of the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2.

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Good Battery Life

A few customers who reviewed this tablet considered that it had a good battery life. Techworld.com mentioned “The inclusion of a stylus makes Windows easier to manage and the battery life is better than faster Windows tablets.” in their review. Expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote three years ago “Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 If you are looking for a light Windows tablet, then the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 provides a loyal companion with good battery life”. Expert website Mobiletechreview.com said “Battery life is super and standby times are among the best we've seen on a Windows” in their review of this tablet.

Nice Design

Several people who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was good looking. Expert review site Hothardware.com wrote in their review of the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 “The form factor itself is sort of an awkward compromise that is pretty good at most things.”. Expert review site Stuff.tv mentioned in their review of the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 “Like squeezing a proper PC into a sexy 10in rectangle” and rated it 4 stars.

Several people who purchased this tablet wrote that it was a good design. Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com “This Windows 8 tablet from Lenovo scores with great industrial design and battery life.”. One person wrote in their reviews that it was luxurious. Uk.hardware.info mentioned in their review “We tested a more deluxe version with Windows 8 Pro, 3G”.

One Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 owner wrote in their reviews that the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 was well designed.

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Robust

A few customers who purchased this tablet reckoned that it was strong and durable. Stuff.tv mentioned “It’s sturdy, with a rectangular shape that has a hint of the” in their review of the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2. Three years ago expert website Mobiletechreview.com said in their review of this tablet “Lightest, yet it's sturdy and ready for the road”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Techradar.com mentioned on Techradar four years ago “It won us over with its good looks, solid keyboard and excellent battery life” in their Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review.

One Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 reviewer said that the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 was reliable. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote “Lenovo says it is a 'productive, mobile and reliable device”.

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Easy to Use

Four Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 reviewers concluded that it was easy to use. Giovanni said “The whole point for me to buy this tablet was the possibility to use the active stylus” . Two years ago K.d. said “He loves it! Very good screen, easy to use if accustomed to W8”. Expert review site Channelpronetwork.com mentioned “Lenovo's $99 ThinkPad Tablet Dock is a cradle that makes it convenient to use the Tablet 2 as a more traditional PC, offering multiple USB ports, Ethernet, HDMI.”.

Several people who reviewed the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Three years ago expert review site Laptopmag.com said “With its all-day battery life, light weight, accurate stylus and optional comfy keyboard” in their review of this tablet. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “Weighs 585g, making it much lighter and easier to hold for long periods of time than Dell's model” yet they rated it 3 stars.

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Good Technical Features

A number of Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 owners mentioned in their reviews that this tablet had good features. Engadget.com mentioned “It was an okay device, when push came to shove, with useful features lik” in their review of the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2. Expert website Itproportal.com gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote “It's big on features that businesses will love”. Uk.hardware.info mentioned three years ago “It has practical features such as a stylus” in their review of the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2.

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Lenovo ZMS-08 processor tablets have good reviews on average and across all tablets Lenovo is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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Good Sound Quality

Some customers reckoned that the product had good sound quality. Michael mentioned in his review on Amazon two years ago “Happy appart from sound cuting out”. Michael also wrote “Only thing stopping me giving it 5 stars is the sound keeps going every now”. Expert website Itproportal.com said “The best screen or the most awesome sound.” in their review of this tablet and rated it 4 stars.

Good Connectivity

A few Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 reviewers said that this tablet was good in terms of connectivity. Expert review site V3.co.uk wrote “The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a light Windows 8 tablet that offers users go-anywhere connectivity and a usefully long battery life in a highly portable device” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Expert website Funkykit.com mentioned “The Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet 2 is a decent tablet that comes packed with decent features and excellent connectivity” in their Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review.

Good for Games

One Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 owner who reviewed it considered that it was good playing games on. Stuff.tv/my/ mentioned in their Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review “If you ease the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 down the path of proper computing (writing documents, image and video editing, casual gaming) you'll be pleasantly surprised”.

Good Product Quality

One Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 reviewer who bought this tablet thought it was good quality. Expert review site Windowscentral.com said in their review of this tablet three years ago “The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is one of the most well designed Windows 8 tablets we have set our hands on; it's minimal styling, accents of red” .

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablet computers of this type and age.

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Quite High Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of 8 megapixels, the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 has one of the higher rear camera resolutions amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age. The rear camera resolutions of tablet computers of this spec and age range from 0.3MP to 13MP.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 2 megapixels, the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 has one of the higher front camera resolutions amongst tablet computers of this age. The front camera resolutions of tablets of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad Tablet 2 range from 0.3MP to 5MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.5MP.

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Fairly Long Continuous Audio Playback Time

The average continuous audio playback time of similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is 63h. With a continuous audio playback time of 150 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 has one of the longer continuous audio playback times amongst tablets of this age.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many tablets of this age and spec.

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Very Short

The shortest tablet computer of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is 7.8mm tall and the tallest is 300mm. At only 9.8 millimeters, the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is quite short compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for more than two years.

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4 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Some Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was not cheap. Cnet.com said on expert review site CNET.com “Adding practically required accessories makes the ThinkPad Tablet 2 very expensive for what you get” in their review of this tablet. Itproportal.com wrote “More expensive business-focused models based on Intel proce” however despite that they rated the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 4 stars. Expert website Zdnet.com mentioned “Although that makes it an expensive option”.

One Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was not a bargain for the price. Expert review site Techworld.com wrote in their Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review “The Tablet 2 is not a cheap tablet” .

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Not 3G Compatible

The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is not 3G compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad Tablet 2 are also not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

Most tablet computers of this age and type are not 4G compatible. The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Only DDR2-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The ThinkPad Tablet 2 has a DDR2-SDRAM internal memory type which is better than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to it. Across all tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad Tablet 2 the worst internal memory type is DDR3Lm-SDRAM and the best is LPDDR3-SDRAM.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this tablet computer was released.

Average Screen Size

The ThinkPad Tablet 2 has a pretty typical screen size (10.1 inches) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad Tablet 2.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The ThinkPad Tablet 2 has a relatively standard internal storage capacity (64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the ThinkPad Tablet 2.

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Two Processor Cores

The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a two processor core tablet computer. That's average compared to the other 117 similar spec tablets that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad Tablet 2 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Core
Processor Family
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
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Flash Type
Audio
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
Ethernet LAN Connection
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Mini HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Messaging
Instant Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Video Format
Proximity Sensor
Orientation Sensor
Electronic Compass
Ambient Light Sensor
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Battery
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Keyboard Included
Other Features
Kids Tablet
WiFi

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Expert Reviews

(92)
17 January 2014

The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is the best low-powered Windows 8 tablet we've tested, thanks to its 10-hour battery and an unmatched typing experience...

12 September 2013

Overall, the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is one of the most well designed Windows 8 tablets we have set our hands on; it's minimal styling, accents of red, and thin design present a tight and durable...

30 August 2013

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is one of Lenovo's latest offerings into the Windows 8 market. With a 1.5ghz Intel Atom Processor, 2GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, the Tablet 2 is best suited for... Read more…

16 August 2013

A slimline business tablet, but we weren't fans of its sluggish performance...

Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet 2 runs Windows 8 Pro on hardware that's small, light, and perfectly suited to a mobile user's needs. However, because it's an Atom-based tablet, its performance isn't...

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User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 7 May 2013 by Sherrill R.
(Verified Purchase)

I would highly recommend this to anyone who just has basic needs on the computer. And enjoys having a lightwieght computer at your side...

Reviewed 16 July 2015 by Ngolet
(Verified Purchase)

Working well for now! I'm happy with my very cheap Thinkpad> Thanks...

Reviewed 15 February 2015 by Martyn Wimpenny
(Verified Purchase)

Spot On.

Reviewed 30 November 2014 by Vicky
(Verified Purchase)

Thanx u.

Reviewed 21 August 2014 by Michael
(Verified Purchase)

Really happy with the tablet however be aware it might not be updated. you will have to spend about 2 or so hours updating it and i recomend manual update as automatic update failed many times.... Read more…

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