Move over Samsung, Motorola and whoever else recently announced a folding smartphone. Lenovo has unveiled a new ThinkPad X1 concept – the world’s first foldable Windows tablet promising a portable workstation that doesn’t compromise on performance.
Built with a 13.3-inch screen, the ThinkPad X1 concept is a laptop, tablet hybrid. Scroll the morning news and social feeds as a tablet. Later on, unfold the device and get things done making use of the Intel-powered platform and OLED 2K display made in collaboration with LG.
Lenovo is pitching the ThinkPad X1 folding tablet as required hardware for anyone who works on the road and is often forced to conduct business on the bus, plane, or in a hotel room. When back in the office, the mechanical keyboard and smart pen contribute to the familiar and more practical work setup.
Lenovo’s folding tablet/laptop hybrid has the potential to be a real game changer. Although it’s still early days. Technically the device doesn’t even have a name. ThinkPad X1 is the name of Lenovo’s premium laptop family. Still, we are excited to see more of the innovative device between now and its eventual availability sometime in 2020.