At CES, Lenovo just announced plans to release the IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC. This is a massive 17.8 pound, 27-inch all-in-one Windows 8 PC/Tablet that can also be laid flat.

The Horizon reminds me more of the original Microsoft Surface which was a large table. When laid flat, it activates a special user interface called Aura that is designed for usage in that mode. Battery life is estimated to be 2 hours.

 

The Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC will also come with its own app download store. This will be fun to see, I am wondering why they didn’t just go with the Microsoft app store and what all this Aura stuff is about.

Hardware wise, it has Intel’s Core i7 processor and will have a NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M graphics chip inside with 1 GB of RAM.

The PC will also support up to 8 GB of memory and up to 1 TB of hard drive storage, with an option to add a 64 GB SSD.

The screen itself supports up to 1920×1080 resolution. Other features include a integrated webcam and a 6-in-1 card reader.

It will be available this summer for around $1699.

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Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of EyeOnWindows.com, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. (www.learnabouttheweb.com) and The Redmond Cloud (https://www.theredmondcloud.com).

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  • Aaron

    how long its battery lasts is not a major concern cuz it’s so friggin big that no one will take it with them around.

    • http://www.windows8update.com/ Onuora Amobi

      Thats an excellent point…