The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 11.6" Full HD Ultrabook has a unique convertible design where the screen can be detached from the keyboard dock, allowing for four different modes. Notebook mode lets you maximize your productivity. Stand mode allows you to view photos and watch videos with ease. Tablet mode lets you utilize the touchscreen while Tablet+ mode combines portability and performance.
The 11.6" VibrantView display is a capacitive touchscreen with 10-point touch support for multi-touch gestures incorporated in Windows 8 Pro. The screen has in-plane switching (IPS) technology, a wide 178deg. viewing angle, LED backlighting, a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. The touchscreen also has a glossy finish for vibrant color and is made with infinity Corning Gorilla Glass for extra durability.
The system is powered by a dual-core 1.8GHz Intel Core i5-3427U processor. It also has 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3L RAM, a 180GB solid state drive, a front 2.0-megapixel camera, a rear 5.0-megapixel camera, NFC, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated digital microphone and built-in stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theater v4 technology.
Windows 8 Pro (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 Pro introduces a redesigned Start Screen with tiles that update in real-time. Windows 8 Pro also focuses on cloud storage as well as offers various apps through the Windows Store. Windows 8 Pro also focuses on data security. Bitlocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data on this ThinkPad X1 Carbon, thanks to its TPM chip. SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the Internet. Windows 8 Pro provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.