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Flash Storage Medium
This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly supported storage medium on tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as it.
Unlike most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad which are not 4G compatible, the Lenovo ThinkPad is 4G compatible.
Alternative 4G compatible tablets currently available that you might also want to look at include the Samsung SM-T520 Galaxy Tab 4 which is cheaper.
Fairly High Rear Camera Resolution
When compared to other similar spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad that we have checked the rear camera resolution of, the ThinkPad's rear camera resolution of 8 megapixels is one of the highest. The average rear camera resolution of tablets of this age and spec is 5MP, and the rear camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 13MP.
The ThinkPad is 3G compatible. Most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad are not 3G compatible.
There are a number of alternative 3G compatible tablets currently available which you might also want to look at including the Ativ Smart PC Pro 700T ($999.99), or the SM-T520 Galaxy Tab 4 both from Samsung which is cheaper.
Four Processor Cores
The Lenovo ThinkPad is a four processor core tablet computer.
We compared all the other 4 processor core tablets to this tablet and we think cheaper tablets such as the Samsung SM-T520 Galaxy Tab 4 is also worth considering.
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Fairly Large Screen Size
With a screen size of 10.1 inches, the ThinkPad has one of the larger screen sizes amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. The average screen size of tablets of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad is 8.6".
There are a number of other 10.1" tablet computers currently available that you might want to consider including the Samsung SM-T520 Galaxy Tab 4 which is cheaper.
Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity
With an internal storage capacity of 64 gigabytes, the ThinkPad has a fairly large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the similar spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago the internal storage capacity range from 2GB to 130GB.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 64GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including cheaper tablet computers such as the Samsung Ativ Smart PC Pro 700T ($999.99).
Capacitive Touch Screen Technology
This tablet computer features a Capacitive touch screen technology, which is typical of many tablet computers of a similar spec and age to it.
Very Big Total Storage Capacity
Across all the tablets that have been on the market for more than two years the total storage capacities range from 8GB to 130GB. The ThinkPad has one of the biggest total storage capacities (128 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age.
1080p Video Recording Mode
This tablet computer has a 1080p video recording mode, which is the most frequently found video recording mode on tablets that came out more than two years ago.
Quite Long Maximum Battery Life
With a maximum battery life of 10 hours, the ThinkPad has a quite long maximum battery life compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad. The maximum battery life of tablet computers of this age and type range from 4h to 4,600h, and the average maximum battery life is 190h.
4 Bluetooth Version
This tablet supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on similar spec tablet computers that have been around for more than two years.
Quite Large Maximum Internal Memory
Comparable spec tablets that were launched more than two years ago have maximum internal memory of between 0.5GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 3GB. The Lenovo ThinkPad has a quite large maximum internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age.
1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution
The biggest display resolution of the Lenovo ThinkPad is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's over three times the display resolution of a 1024 x 600 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common display resolution. Across all tablet computers that were released more than two years ago the display resolution ranges from 800 x 400 pixels to 2560 x 1600 pixels.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
This tablet computer has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on tablets that have been around for a comparable time to it.
The ThinkPad is one of the shorter comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad (only 8.95 millimeters) amongst tablets of this age. The shortest similar spec tablet that was launched more than two years ago is 8.1mm tall and the tallest is 270mm.
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Very Quiet Speaker Power
The ThinkPad has a quite quiet speaker power (only 0.5 Watts) compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad. Across all the tablets of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad the speaker power range from 0.5W to 2W.
Only One Battery Cell
The ThinkPad is a one battery cell tablet. Most of the other tablets that came out more than two years ago have between one and seven battery cells.
At 610 grams, the ThinkPad is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad. The lightest tablet of this age and type is 230g heavy, the heaviest is 1.4kg, and the average weight is 480g.
The thinnest thickness of comparable spec tablets that were released more than two years ago is 6.5mm and the thickest is 280mm. At 177 millimeters, the Lenovo ThinkPad has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This Z379 processor tablet was released over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.59 gigahertz, the ThinkPad has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad.
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