Lenovo seems to want us to think so. Due for release on August 23, the new Thinkpad Tablet is being pitched firmly at the corporate market. This 10.1″ WXGA , IPS, Gorilla Glass unit comes with Android 3.1, 64GB storage, up to 8 hour battery life, Wifi and 3G , Native USB 2.0, Micro USB, Fullsize SD slot and mini-HDMI output. The unit has a multitouch display with digitizer input ( pen looks like it’s optional ) and comes preloaded with “business applications” such as Documents to Go, Printershare, Computrace , McAfee Mobile Security and MyScript Notes Mobile. Accessories will include Tablet Dock, Tablet Pen, foldable Tablet Keyboard Folio case and more.
For IT managers they state easy deployment and provisioning with Lenovo’s custom image and zero touch deployment services, Cisco VPN support , device control with Active Directory Password, Microsoft Activesync integration and encrypted user data and SD cards and a client controlled app shop.
Having troubles trying to integrate all the latest technology into your business ??? Take one tablet and call me in the morning.
Available soon from Lenovo starting at $479.99