Lenovo is out in full force at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 and the latest product it has lifted the wraps off of is a Windows 8.1 powered 8-inch tablet that introduces a new technology the company calls AnyPen. The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (8-Inch) has an 8-inch 1,920×1080 pixel resolution IPS display with 10-point multitouch. It can be used in four ways, hold, stand, tilt and hang. Under the hood there’s an Intel quadcore processor which makes it ideal for both work and play. Video demo below…
The Yoga Tablet 2 with AnyPen has a 64-bit Intel Atom 1.86 GHz quad-core processor with 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It has an 8 megapixel f2.2 rear camera and a 1.6 megapixel front camera. Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and LTE are all on board. There’s GPS with A-GPS support. Gravitation, proximity, light, e-compass and gyroscope sensors are all present.
Providing the power for this entire package is a 6,400mAh battery which brings the total weight of this tablet to 0.94lb. It runs Windows 8.1 out of the box.
Lenovo’s AnyPen technology allows users to use any metal object as a pen as long as it has a metal tip. It can be used as a stylus or writing device or users never really have to worry about losing their device’s stylus. Objects that work include pencils, pens and other metal objects like keys and forks.
The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (8-inch) with AnyPen costs $279 and it starts shipping later this month.