Lenovo ThinkPad Helix Goes On Sale In The US Next Month

Back in January, Lenovo unveiled its ThinkPad Helix high-performance Ultrabook. According to the company's twitter page, the Ultrabook is expected to go on sale in the US next month with a starting price of $1,499.

The ThinkPad Helix is a high-end 11.6-inch Ultrabook that has an Intel Core i7 processor, 8 GB of DDR3L RAM and a 256 GB SSD. The display has Full HD panel, which means 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution on an 11.6-inch screen. In addition, the screen features Gorilla Glass coating as well as the 10-point multitouch capabilities.

Moving on, there are two modes given, tablet and Ultrabook. To use it as a tablet, users can flip the screen 180 degrees and use a bundled pen for tapping away at the 1080p. It also sports LTE, NFC and WiFi connectivity. In terms of other connectivity, the Ultrabook has one USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 ports, mini-HDMI and a mini-Display Port.

There are two cameras, a 5-megapixel rear and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The integrated battery lasts up to 10 hours when Ultrabook mode is used or 5 hours in tablet mode.