Lenovo ThinkPad Twist

Verge Review

In ten years, it seems like everything's changed — but maybe things aren't so different after all. In 2002, Acer revealed a PC that was also a tablet, the TravelMate 100. The convertible device used a swiveling central hinge, allowing the screen to rotate 180 degrees and fold down on top of the keyboard so you could hold it in two hands like a tablet. The concept never caught on in a truly mainstream way, but has occupied a niche ever since the TravelMate's introduction. Now, a full decade...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Ultraportable, Convertible tablet
Thickness 0.79 inches
Weight 3.48 pounds
Operating system Windows 8
Screen size (diagonal) 12.5 inches
Graphics type Integrated

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...

Alias ThinkPad Edge Twist

Hardware

Laptop type Ultraportable, Convertible tablet
Thickness 0.79 inches
Weight 3.48 pounds
Color Black

Software

Operating system Windows 8

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 12.5 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Resolution (X) 1366 px
Resolution (Y) 768 px
Multitouch Yes

Keyboard

Type Chiclet
Number pad No

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad, Pointing stick

Processor (max)

Brand Intel
Family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i7

GPU (base)

Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand Intel

Memory

Max. config RAM size 8 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1600 MHz

Storage

Options HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type HDD (7200RPM)
Base drive capacity 320 GB
Max. config HDD 500 GB
Max. config SSD 128 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support Other, SD

Audio

Speakers 2
Audio brand Dolby Home Theater v4

Webcam

Video resolution 720p

Port options

USB 3.0 2
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
Mini DisplayPort 1
Mini HDMI 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0
3G Optional

Security

Trusted platform module Yes

Battery

Quoted time 7 hr

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