Lenovo launches Horizon Table PC
LAS VEGAS, United States, Jan 07, 2013 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
Lenovo showed its
most important new product of the year, the IdeaCentre Horizon
Table PC, on the pre-exhibition unveiled to media on Sunday, two
days before the official opening of 2013 International CES
(Consumer Electronics Show).
This product creates an entirely new PC category beyond the
traditional PC, Lenovo said in a press release.
The 27-inch desktop can be laid flat on a table and the touch
screen can be used by several people at the same time.
Lenovo highlights the digital gaming experience of using this
product, with its exclusive "Edutainment" games for learning and
fun and special accessories including e-dice, joysticks and
"Tablets, PCs are all used by one person. This product is a
multi-user one, which will turn a personal computing experience
into a shared computing experience," said Liu Xiaoyu, who
introduced the Table PC to reporters.
Lenovo said the Horizon Table PC takes advantage of Windows 8
touch functionality to bring customized games from Electronic Arts
and Ubisoft to life in a way players have never seen before. It
can also easily transform into a vertical desktop.
Lenovo will also demonstrate a large 39-inch wide-screen Table
PC, code-named "Gamma," which is indicative of Lenovo's future
direction in Table PC computing.
"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,"
said Peter Hortensius, president of Lenovo's Product Group.
"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," he
The IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC will be available for sale in
early summer, with prices starting at approximately 1,699 dollars,
One of the top PC makers in the world, Lenovo is selling
Think-branded commercial PCs, Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well
as tablets, smart phones, servers and workstations in over 160
countries and regions.
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