Whether you're looking for unrestrained mobility or the ultimate business experience,
we've got the right Windows 8 PC and operating system for you. Learn what makes
each Windows 8 edition unique so you can find a Lenovo solution that fits you perfectly.
The top features for all Windows 8 versions include:
Easy-to-use interface design that's fluid, intuitive, and easily customizable
Dual-mode operating system that's enabled for both touch and mouse/keyboard functionality
A vibrant new Start Screen that's easy to use and serves as your very own digital bulletin board
Touch and thumb keyboard with multiple usage modes
Built in apps like Mail, Calendar, Messaging, Photos, SkyDrive, and Windows Store
Live tiles for instant, up-to-date information
The latest version of Internet Explorer 10 for fast, intuitive browsing
Snap, a cool new way to use two apps at once
The all new Task Manager, which puts the fun in functionality with its modern, user-friendly design
The new Windows 8 RT (Runtime) operating system is designed for the ultimate
on-the-go experience. Specifically designed for thin and light PCs with an extended battery life,
Windows RT comes preinstalled on specific ARM-based devices and exclusively runs compatible
Windows Store Apps.Windows RT doesn't run desktop applications.
Lenovo offers the IdeaPad Yoga 11-inch Convertible preinstalled with Windows 8 RT.
Windows RT specific features include:
Windows Update to keep your apps current and Windows Defender to provide
the latest virus and malware protection so you can truly be footloose and fancy-free
Advanced data protection with mobile device encryption to keep your important information more secure
Connected Standby, which turns your system on instantly
Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview to keep you ready for productivity
Full Windows desktop environment where you can install and run desktop apps
Better compatibility with Windows Store apps than RT
Windows Media Player
HomeGroup (join and creation)
Lenovo offers the IdeaPad Yoga 13-inch Convertible preinstalled with Windows 8.
Windows 8 Pro
Windows 8 Pro is the latest Windows Professional and ultimate operating system. Built with both business users and
enthusiasts in mind, additional business features enhance the Windows 8 core to give you everything you need to succeed.
Additional Windows 8 Pro features include:
Domain Join – Join a Windows Server domain
Group Policy – Centrally manage and configure operating systems, applications, and more in an Active Directory environment
Remote Desktop – Access your computer remotely
Advanced data protection – Encrypts your important data with BitLocker and BitLocker To Go (not available on Windows 8)
Sideload Windows Store Apps – Gives administrators an easy way to deploy new apps
Windows Media Center – Record TV shows, copy CDs, and create photo slide shows with this paid add-on
Lenovo offers the ThinkPad Twist Convertible and the ThinkPad Tablet 2 preinstalled with Windows 8 Pro.
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