Lenovo ThinkPad Helix : Detachable Business Ultrabook Full Review

By | July 24, 2014

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is more than a laptop. In the laptop mode, it is the best laptop for the work place.  It is light in weight, easy to handle with a powerful chipset and delivers high quality performance. You can fold it down onto the base for Tablet+ Mode and get more power, ports, and battery life than a standard tablet. ThinkPad Helix Convertible Ultrabook is available in two models of two price segment. The ThinkPad Helix Convertible Ultrabook price is $ 1424, whereas ThinkPad Helix Convertible Ultrabook with fast processing price is $ 1851.

Design and Display

This Lenovo Convertible Ultrabook is portable and light in weight, which makes it easy to use and travel. It has full sized ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard is renowned for its full array of keys, excellent feel, and TrackPoint® pointing device. It has also spilled-resistant, protecting circuitry from liquid exposure.

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix has  a 11.6 inch full HD touchscreen display with Cornia Gorilla Glass 3. The IPS display with ten-finger multi-touch technology seamlessly integrates with Windows 8 and allows more precise control as well as a vivid and immersive viewing experience.

Processor and Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is available in 2 chipset model such Intel core i5 and Intel core i7 processor. Its processor is coupled with 8 GB of DDR3 RAM and it has built-in 4400 Graphics which deliver awesome output. The processor supports the 64 bit Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating system. And for the storage this laptop has 180 GB SSD drive which is further expandable up to 256 GB.

Camera and Connectivity

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix has 2 Mega-pixel web camera which able to record 720p HD video. The web camera delivers nice quality over the time of video calling via Skype or using the Google Hangout. And it also has  5 Mega-pixel rear view camera, which is very useful, when the device is in tablet mode.

This Ultrabook of Lenovo comes with many connectivity options such as WI-FI, Bluetooth, 1 MiniDisplayPort, 1 USB 2.0, 1 SIM card slot, and a 3.5mm Combo Jack Headphone/MIC.

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You can use this ultrbook in two mode- Tablet and Laptop mode.

  • Tablet – 3-cell 42Whr (Up to 6 hours tablet only)
  • Keyboard Dock – 4-cell 28Whr (Up to 10 hours in laptop or tablet+ mode)


  • Display : 11.6 inch  FullHD+  touchscreen display with Cornia Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processor : Intel 4th generation Core i5 processor or core i7 processor
  • Operating System : Windows 8.1 OS
  • Memory : 8 GB DDR3L RAM
  • Hard Disk :  up to 265 GB SSD
  • Graphics : 4400Intel graphics
  • Optical Drive :  Not Available
  • Web Camera :  1.3 Mega-pixel HD web camera
  • Rear Camera :  5 Mega-pixel
  • Audio :  Stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio V4
  • Battery : 
    • Tablet – 3-cell 42Whr (Up to 6 hours tablet only)
    • Keyboard Dock – 4-cell 28Whr (Up to 10 hours in laptop or tablet+ mode)
  • Connectivity :  Bluetooth 4.0, WI-FI 802.11 b/g/n,  1 MiniDisplayPort, 1 USB 2.0, 1 SIM card slot
  • Weight : 
    • Tablet – 1.8 lbs
    • Clamshell – 3.8 lbs
  • Dimensions (inch) : 
    • Tablet – 11.7″ x 7.3″ x 0.5″
    • Clamshell – 11.7″ x 7.3″ x 0.8″
  • Color :  Matte Grey

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