Hybrid Notebook Lenovo IdeaPad U1 will be released in installments

Monday, September 20, 2010

Portal Engadget citing Lenovo revealed details of the hybrid notebook Lenovo IdeaPad U1, which was first introduced some time ago - at the CES show in January this year. Recall, the device should have come in the form of 11.6-inch laptop with detachable screen, which could work independently as a tablet. But then the release of the device was postponed because of the transfer plate with a proprietary Linux platform at the popular operating system Android.

According to Engadget, now Lenovo IdeaPad U1 is divided into two separate products: 10.1-inch tablet LePad released in China in December and will be designed to compete with Apple iPad. It was only in January to join LePad optional docking station with a QWERTY keyboard, turning it into a real laptop.

It is expected that among the characteristics of the tablet - Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon, 16 GB flash drive and 512 MB of RAM, and a laptop equipped with Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB of DDR3 RAM and 128 GB SSD drive and runs on Windows 7. On the date of issue of the tablet-notebook in the other regions so far nothing is known.