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A 27-inch monoblock and tablet hybrid from Lenovo

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Lenovo showed off an unusual device at the CES 2014 "pre-frenzy. It’s a hybrid of a tablet and a monoblock, running Windows 8.1 and with a 27" screen. Can you imagine a 27-inch iPad? Although we all understand that the tablet is meant for home and professional use. Well, let’s see what it has under the hood.
A 27-inch monoblock and tablet hybrid from Lenovo
The novelty is equipped with a 27-inch multi-touch display with a resolution from 1080p to 1440p (depending on the model). The computer has a fourth-generation Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA graphics gas pedal, up to 8GB of RAM, and a regular or hybrid 500GB hard drive.
In desktop monoblock mode, the user interacts with the Windows 8.1 operating system. In tablet mode, when the device is placed horizontally, the "enhanced" Aura interface is activated.
A 27-inch monoblock and tablet hybrid from Lenovo
The Horizon 2 computer is equipped with a rechargeable battery, which is said to have enough power for four hours of battery life. Special accessories such as an electronic playing cube, joysticks and strikers can be used with the novelty.
A 27-inch monoblock and tablet hybrid from Lenovo
Surely such a stand would be in demand for doctors during surgeries.
There’s also a full suite of interfaces that include NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI and three USB 3.0 ports. The computer can be used in conjunction with a smartphone, and the front-facing camera and special control system allow you to give commands using gestures.
This hybrid will go on sale in June for a starting price of $1500, which is not insignificant. For sure the extras will be from $100 minimum.

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