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Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx Windows 8 Tablet Review

We have seen quite a few Windows 8 tablets emerge since CES. These tablets gives users the full Windows 8 experience on a slate device that they can easily take with them. Microsoft’s own Surface Pro has a very expensive price tag of $899. For those not looking to shell out that much money for a Windows 8 tablet experience Lenovo has a few different options. Today we are taking a look at their IdeaTab Lynx, which at $499 is a much less expensive option. It features an Intel Atom Z2760 (1.8 GHz) processor, 2GB of DDR3 memory and a 64GB solid state drive under the hood. On the exterior you have an 11.6-inch 5-point touch IPS panel with a resolution of 1366 x 768. Most importantly this tablet runs the full version of Windows 8 making it a great solution for those looking to be productive on the road.

Special thanks to Lenovo for providing us with the IdeaTab Lynx Windows 8 Tablet to review.

Specifications
CPU: Intel Atom Z2760
Operating System: Windows 8
Memory: 2GB DDR2
Dimensions: 300.9 x 188 x 9.48mm (11.8 x 7.4 x 0.37″)
Camera: 2.0MP webcam (front)
Display: 11.6″ 1366×768 (400 nits) IPS display with 5-point capacitive multitouch
Weight: Tablet: 640g (22.6 oz.)
Audio: 2 stereo speakers
I/O Ports:
– Micro-USB
– MicroSD card
– Micro-HDMI
– Combo jack
Storage: Up to 64GB eMMC
Wireless Connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n WiFi. Bluetooth 4.0
Battery Life: 8 hours WiFi browsing

Packaging
If you know anything about Lenovo you know they are not big on flashy packaging and the IdeaTab Lynx’s packaging is a good indication of that. On the front is a simple photo of the device and a small IdeaTab logo on the bottom right. On the back is a small sticker that has all of the specs. For those wondering this is the model: K3011W.

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Opening the package up everything is nicely packed inside. Getting it all out you have the IdeaTab Lynx, USB wall charger, microUSB to USB cable, microUSB to USB port adapter cable and a small users guide.

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For a full unboxing and overview of the IdeaTab Lynx check out our video below.

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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