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10 Tablets That Will Shake Up 2012

Big screens, small screens, with and without Windows, some with keyboards, and everything in between. Here's a sneak peek at the diverse batch of tablets expected this fall.
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Someone is leaking photos and specs of Lenovo's upcoming ThinkPad Tablet 2 to tech blogs. Both The Verge and Australia's Techin5, for instance, recently posted internal Lenovo documents that detail the manufacturer's upcoming Windows 8 slate.

Like Microsoft's Surface for Windows 8 Professional, the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is clearly aimed at the enterprise. Featuring an Intel Clover Trail dual-core Atom chip, a 10.1-inch IPS display with 1,366-by-768 resolution, an 8-MP rear camera, and a 2-MP front camera, the new ThinkPad is a full-fledged PC. It's 9.8-mm thick--slightly fatter than the iPad.

Other business-friendly features include a dock with a keyboard, near-field communications (NFC) capability, a fingerprint reader, pen input, and optional LTE/HSPA+ broadband. Pricing is unknown at this point, but Lenovo's recent FCC filings suggest the ThinkPad Tablet 2 might be ready in time for Windows 8's Oct. 26 launch.

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jkwalker111
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jkwalker111,
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8/6/2012 | 7:08:10 PM
re: 10 Tablets That Will Shake Up 2012
Any new 7 inch Android tablets in the works - aside from Amazon's and B&N's? Or, has the Google's Nexus 7 shut down that market for any new offerings from Asus/Tosh/Other?
Leo Regulus
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Leo Regulus,
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8/6/2012 | 6:27:26 PM
re: 10 Tablets That Will Shake Up 2012
(1) Where is the 'Letters to the Editor' Link??
(2) Very disappointing choice of article format
(3) Where is the .pdf option ??
(4) Where is the 'View-as-one-page' option ??
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