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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2
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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 32GB 10.1" Tablet

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Windows 8.1 32GB 10.1" 2 Feb 2014
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Extreme Mobility The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a truly practical business solution, weighing only 565 grams and lasting more than 10 hours on a single charge. This feature makes the ThinkPad tablet 2... More
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7 Reasons For

Lenovo Tablets Have Good Reviews

Tablets manufactured by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all tablets (not just tablets) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many tablets that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite High Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest rear camera resolution (numeric) of tablets of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is 0.3MP and the highest is 8MP. With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 8 megapixels, the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 has one of the higher rear camera resolution (numeric)s amongst tablets of this age.

We compared all the other 8MP rear camera resolution tablets to this tablet and we think the Samsung GT-N8000 Galaxy Note which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity

The ThinkPad Tablet 2 has one of the larger internal storage capacitys (32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec tablets of this age. The internal storage capacitys of tablets that have been around for more than two years range from 0.25GB to 260GB.

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Quite Long Continuous Audio Playback Time

Across all the tablet computers that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad Tablet 2 the continuous audio playback times range from 4h to 250h, and the average continuous audio playback time is 110h. The ThinkPad Tablet 2 has one of the longer continuous audio playback times (150 hours) amongst tablets of this age.

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Fairly Large Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is 0.25GB and the largest is 8GB. With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the ThinkPad Tablet 2 has a quite large internal memory compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 71% more display resolution than a 1024 x 600 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common display resolution. Across all tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad Tablet 2 the worst display resolution is 800 x 480 pixels and the best is 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3G

The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is not 3G. Most of the other tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad Tablet 2 are also not 3G.

Tablet computers which are 3G that might be worth looking at include the Samsung SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S which is also higher rated.

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Not 4G

The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is not 4G, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablets that are a similar age to the ThinkPad Tablet 2 are also not 4G.

If you would prefer a tablet that is 4G then you might want to look at the Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3.

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Only Two Processor Coress

Most tablet computers of this type and age have between one and seven processor coress, including the ThinkPad Tablet 2 which has two processor coress.

Alternative 2 processor cores tablet computers currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung GT-P5210 Galaxy Tab 3.

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Fairly Thick

Comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad Tablet 2 have depths of between 4mm and 280mm, and the average depth is 44mm. The ThinkPad Tablet 2 has one of the thicker depths (164.6 millimeters) amongst tablets of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the ThinkPad Tablet 2.

Average Display Diagonal

The ThinkPad Tablet 2 has a relatively average display diagonal (10.1 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were launched more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 10.1" tablets currently available including the Samsung GT-N8000 Galaxy Note which has better reviews.

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E-Mail
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Orientation Sensor
Electronic Compass
Ambient Light Sensor
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Wi-Fi

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo n3s5, lenovo n3s2, lenovo n3s5z, lenovo n3s2p, lenovo n3s2pu, lenovo n3s5zu, lenovo n3s5zuk, lenovo n3s2puk, lenovo 1366x768
Barcodes 00887456385567, 00888440212500, 00888631110394, 08874563855672

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