Lenovo ThinkPad Helix Selected for Mobile Computing 2013

Seton Hall University is pleased to announce that it has selected the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix as its device for Mobile Computing 2013.  The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is a convertible Tablet / Ultrabook that runs Windows 8.  It looks and operates like an ultrabook laptop computer with ten hour battery life, but the screen detaches and can operate as a tablet computer with five hour battery life.

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix has the following specification:  Intel 3rd generation Dual Core i5-3317U, 1.7GHz processor; 4GB DDR3L 1333MHz RAM; 256 GB Solid State Drive (SSD); 11.6″ 1080p Multi Touch Display with Gorilla glass; Intel HD Graphics 4000 Graphics card; 720p HD Webcam; Integrated Intel Centrino Advanced N 62055 2×2 a/g/n  Wireless card; Dolby Home Theater v4 Stereo speakers; 1 USB 2.0, 1 SIM card and 1 Minidisplay port (Tablet); 1 USB 3.0, 1 Minidisplay port (base); Digitizer  Tablet Pen.

A full specification sheet along with pictures of the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix can be found here: Fall 2013 Mobile Computing Slate Specifications with Picture 02282013

Information about Seton Hall University’s Mobile Computing Program, which provides a standard laptop to all faculty and undergraduate students, can be found at: http://www.shu.edu/offices/technology/about-mobile-computing.cfm

This year’s selection process was guided by the Mobile Computing Committee of the Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLT) Roundtable that included faculty and students.  I want to thank the members of the committee for this help in this year’s selection process.

Stephen Landry, CIO

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