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MENAFN - Arab News - 08/05/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab News) Novo the world's no.1 pc company has announced the latest additions to its thinkpad portfolio in the kingdom market with the third generation thinkpad x1 carbon the world's lightest 14-inch ultrabook; and the thinkpad 8 a premium 8-inch tablet offering a full pc experience on the move.'the new thinkpad x1 carbon is a natural evolution of our pc portfolio and a further step in fulfilling our promise to bring innovative personal machines to customers in saudi arabia" said de zilwa. 'with its unique premium design and innovative features the new x1 carbon is the best business class ultrabook available on the market today built from the ground up to suit both enterprise and personal needs. as for the thinkpad 8 tablet we are offering our customers a full pc experience through a premium compact device."de zilwa added: 'the new x1 carbon has received more than 20 awards since it was launched at the consumer electronics show (ces2014) earlier this year in las vegas. it furthers lenovo's commitment to the 200 billion pc industry. the thinkpad 8 has received more than 12 awards to date."the new x1 carbon is uncompromisingly light weighing only 2.8 pounds but virtually indestructible. the lightest 14-inch ultrabook in the world has all the power and durability that the modern professional requires. the x1 products have a reputation for pushing boundaries both in design and usability and the new x1 carbon is no exception. it features the adaptive keyboard which adjusts based on the software or application being used to highlight the most relevant keys. it also integrates voice and gesture control allowing users to interact with their pc in modern and familiar ways.the new x1 carbon is designed for business users on the move. it utilizes rapid charge technology providing an 80 percent charge in under an hour. coupled with an up to 9 hour battery life (over 70 percent improvement from the last generation) and optional built-in 4g capability the new x1 carbon has all the mobility and connectivity customers need wherever they go.for customers needing an improved docking experience on a thin and light device the new x1 carbon utilizes the onelink connector that eliminates cable clutter. this allows users to get power gigabit ethernet and dual display support through a single cable via thinkpad onelink docking solutions.a premium 8-inch tablet constructed of machine-cut aluminum the compact thinkpad 8 caters to those who want a more portable device without sacrificing the ability to connect to a keyboard and display for a full pc experience. use it in tablet mode on the go. connect it to the optional keyboard base dock or monitor for desktop mode or flip its optional quickshot cover over the tablet to convert into tent mode. in addition it allows users to capture photos and videos intuitively and easily with the quickshot cover. users just peel back the tablet's cover to expose the 8 mp high definition camera triggering the camera app to open. once captured users can view and edit their photos and videos on the super bright 8.3-inch 1920x1200 display and transfer them wirelessly using miracast technology or view them via a cable using its microhdmi port. supporting a full pc experience thinkpad 8 is armed with the latest intel bay trail quad core processor up to 128gb of storage a microusb 3.0 port lte2 connectivity and a full windows8 pro experience for professional needs.'we are excited to launch the newest members of our thinkpad family in the country. as the new no.1 pc vendor in the world we look forward to carrying on this momentum into our pc range. the thinkpad brand has always been a clear favorite by our customers as it is known for its durability productivity and innovative features" said de zilwa. the new x1 carbon ultrabook is available now in the kingdom starting at sr 8599 while the thinkpad 8 tablet will be available end of april starting at sr1949.

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