CES: Lenovo unveils hybrid tablet laptop with 'two brains'
Jan 06, 2010, 17:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Lai)
"Lenovo today announced its IdeaPad U1, a consumer Windows
laptop with a touchscreen that can be detached and used as a
separate Linux tablet computer.
"Used conventionally, the 3.8-pound U1 runs Windows 7 on an
Intel Core 2 Duo CULV processor and, reportedly, a 128GB
"But pull off the 11.6-inch multi-touch-enabled screen, and it
powers up as a full tablet in its own right, running Lenovo's
custom Skylight touch-enabled version of Linux via a 1GHz Qualcomm
Snapdragon ARM chipset and a reported 16GB of flash memory.
"Other vendors have released notebooks that can double as
tablets after users swivel the screen. Lenovo's ThinkPad X60 is one