We’re sure that most of you by now would have probably seen those tablet/laptop hybrid devices that run on Windows 8, right? In case you’re not sure what we’re talking about, there have been several demo units of devices that have the ability to pull double duty as either a tablet or as a laptop. This is thanks to Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system which has been designed for both computers and tablets in mind. Either way if such a device has caught your attention and you think it’s a fantastic idea, Lenovo’s product group’s president, Peter Hortensius, has revealed (via CIO Journal) that the company would be putting out such devices some time next year.
This device will be part of the company’s ThinkPad lineup and is expected to feature a touchscreen display and a physical keyboard, allowing it to transform from a tablet into a laptop and vice versa. Of course specs of such a device remain unknown this early on but it is expected to run on Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform. So, what do you guys think? Would you prefer keeping your devices separate or do you think this all-in-one combo is a good idea?