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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix review: A versatile but expensive Ultrabook/tablet hybrid

At a Glance

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At a Glance

Able to serve as a laptop or a Windows 8 touchscreen tablet, the ThinkPad Helix is pleasingly versatile—but it’s also very expensive.

Price when rated: $1427
Lowest price: $1,820.00 via antonline.com

Pros

  • Can operate as a touchscreen notebook or a Windows 8 tablet
  • Solid-state drive speeds up frequently performed operations
  • Dual-battery arrangement delivers up to 6.5 hours of battery life

Cons

  • Subpar audio
  • High-res screen can make small type difficult to read
  • Pricey considering its 11.6-inch display
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