Lenovo announces all new IdeaCentre Horizon Tablet PC with 27-inch display at CES, 2013. The IdeaCentre Horizon Tablet PC is company’s first ‘Interpersonal PC’ with multi-user, multi-touch and multi-mode device which allows users to turn their personal computing experience into a shared computing experience.
On announcing IdeaCentre Horizon Tablet PC at Las Vegas, Peter Hortensius, president, Product Group, Lenovo said;
“We’ve seen technology shifts across the four screens, from the desktop to the laptop, tablet and smartphone, and yet, while people have more computing power than ever before, there is still room for technologies like Horizon that bring people together. Horizon makes personal computing interpersonal computing with shared, collaborative experiences among several people. Now many people can enjoy different photos, music and video on the same screen, and they can play games with our special accessories that blend physical and digital interaction. Horizon reflects our commitment to delivering the innovative products that define the PC Plus era.”
The all new IdeaCentre Horizon Tablet PC feature a 27-inch 10-point multi-touch capable display which comes with an optional Horizon Multimode Table, the adjustable table allows users to change the angle and height position of the Table PC, from lying flat to a straight-up, ‘wall-like mount’ at 90 degrees.
Technically, the IdeaCentre Horizon Tablet PC comes with Windows 8 operating system out of the box and Lenovo adds the Aura multi-user, multi-touch interface (UI) which activates automatically when the user lays the tablet on a flat surface. The interface provides access to play, learn or enjoy multimedia content together on one screen.
The IdeaCentre Horizon Tablet PC also come with a special set of accessories including an e-dice and four joysticks and strikers which offer all new digital gaming experience with the combination of physical gaming accessory using on-screen action. For the player, the action is part physical and part digital and Lenovo refers the activity as “phygital.”
The Horizon Table PC also comes with pre-installed Lenovo App Shop, a dedicated apps store powered by Intel AppUp. The app store provides an access to 5,000+ multi-user entertainment apps. Horizon also comes with pre-loaded gaming and educational apps from industry leading vendors including Electronic Arts, FableVision, Open Labs, Ubisoft, FilmOn TV and hundreds of top games and apps from BlueStacks.
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The all new IdeaCentre Horizon Tablet PC is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor along with there is NVIDIA GeForce graphics and Dolby Home Theater v3.0 audio for powerful multimedia experience. The IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC will be available beginning in early summer through Lenovo business partners and through company’s website. Initial version price is estimated at $1,699 (Rs.94K approx.).