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Lenovo ThinkPad 2 Reportedly Set for Oct. 26 Launch Date, Priced at $799

by Brandon Russell | September 22, 2012September 22, 2012 12:00 pm PDT

What’s been particularly lacking with upcoming Windows 8 devices are release dates. We’ve been teased with vague time frames, but not much has been etched in stone  despite the OS coming on Oct. 26. But I guess if you’re Lenovo, sharing launch dates isn’t that big a deal.

At this week’s PepCom, a company representative was asked when Lenovo’s excellent ThinkPad 2 — a device we got a brief hands-on with at IFA — would hit the streets. As it turns out, the very same day when Windows 8 launches, according to Lenovo. And the device, which comes with a 10.1-inch IPS display (1366×768), 8-megapixel camera, NFC and promised 1-hour battery life, will come with a price tag of $799.

The price is on the higher side, to be sure, but when you consider the specs, inclusion of an attachable keyboard, and the fact that the device runs Windows 8 Pro, it’s no so bad. Of course, Microsoft has its own home bred devices on the way, so we might want to watch out for pricing on that before we decide on which to buy.

[via WPCentral]


Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...

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