October will be a month of happiness for those who are waiting restlessly for the upcoming Windows 8 tablets since one more gadget maker has announced that it will be adding its share to the pile of upcoming Windows 8 machines in October.
The announcement comes from Lenovo making it clear officially that the ThinkPad will hit the shelves in October, shortly after the new platform form Microsoft goes officially live.
Christened as Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2, the rig will replace the Android powered old timer ThinkPad tablet.
The new device will have an Intel Atom processor and the 10 inch IPS display will feature a 1366 x 768 pixel resolution. On the back of the device you will have the comfort of an 8 mega pixel cam with which you can lavishly click pictures. For video calls and for chat sessions, you may use the 2 mega pixel front cam too.
To connect with a high quality external display, the device is blessed with a micro HDMI port; it also has a full sized USB port for connectivity. The battery when fully charged, offers a 10 hour power life during average use.
For business customers, the rig packs fingerprint reader for biometrics based security while IT management software is part of the pack. Customers may also opt to pick an active digitizer which enables the use of digital pen as well as the fingers for navigation.
Models with 3G and 4G broadband will be available and in the US it will be compatible with AT&T 4G network. But the company has not announced the price tag of the tablets.