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The Intel Letexo is a hybrid ultrabook/tablet prototype

intel letexoL G 333844 3At IDF 2012 held in Beijing, Intel showed off a Windows 8 prototype unit that they have dubbed the Letexo. The device is a hybrid of sorts, allowing the user to “transform” it into either a tablet, an ultrabook or even an all-in-one PC. When placed flat against the keyboard of the device, the Letexo can easily pull double duty as a tablet, allowing it to act more as a streamlined unit rather than a bulky contraption. The screen of the device can also be pushed forward and have its screen propped up against a built-in stand. This will allow it to turn into a small all-in-one PC solution with a touchscreen interface.

Its design is reminiscent of the ASUS Eee Pad Slider and the Transformer/Transformer Prime, but it certainly saves the user the hassle of trying to decide if they would rather buy an ultrabook, or a tablet and if they are willing to spend extra money on the detachable keyboard accessory. No word on the details of the device, but reportedly it will be running on Intel’s Ivy Bridge platform. Unfortunately it does not seem that any manufacturer has yet to sign on to start the production of the device, but what do you guys think? Is the Letexo a product you’d be interested in?

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