ThinkPad Helix


  • processor3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
  • Operating SystemWindows 8 64-bit Operating System
  • Multi ModeRip & Flip for True Multimode Freedom
  • Multi Touch11.6” Full-HD Display with 10-Point Multitouch
  • UltrabookPrecise Control with Digitizer Pen Support

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  • Features

    ThinkPad HelixFeatures

    Laptop, Tablet, Stand, and Tablet+ Modes

    Work at a desk in laptop mode, get mobile in tablet mode, and share data and presentations by placing Helix in stand mode—simply dock the tablet backward with the enhanced keyboard. Fold it down onto the base for Tablet+ Mode and get more power, ports, and battery life than a standard tablet.

    Full HD 1920 x 1080 IPS Display

    Vibrant, wide-view 11.6" 400-nit Corning® Gorrilla® glass 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 on the tablet laptop hybrid.

    Get Online Wherever You Are

    Always on, always connected: embedded 3G support, NFC and WiFi.

    Digitizer Pen Support

    The optional ThinkPad digitizer and pen performs capacitive touchscreen functions—swipe, drag, open, click—with precise control and converts your handwriting into digital text, all on this hybrid tablet laptop.

    Dual Cameras

    2MP front-facing webcam for crystal-clear video conferencing; 5MP rear-facing camera with LED flash and 30 fps video recording.

    Dolby® Home Theater® v4 and Dual Stereo Speakers

    Increased audio clarity and maximized volume output without distortion — enjoy a crisp, clear immersive surround sound experience.

    Advanced Security Features

    Intel® vPro™  and AMT technology, BIOS encryption, Kensington Lock port ,TPM chip and Computrace® support make the Helix an enterprise ready business tool.

    Tablet With Full-Sized, Spill-Resistant Keyboard, & Intelligent Touchpad

    The legendary ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard is renowned for its full array of keys, excellent feel, and TrackPoint® pointing device. It is also spill-resistant, protecting circuitry from liquid exposure.

    Complete Connectivity

    USB 2.0 port, Mini DisplayPort on tablet – use with keyboard dock to add two USB 3.0 ports and another Mini DisplayPort.

    ThinkPad Helix Laptop Hybrid
    11.6" Corning® Gorrilla® glass IPS display with multitouch technology
    ThinkPad Helix Tablet Hybrid Keyboard
    Four awesome modes, including Tablet+ for more power, ports, and longer battery life
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    ThinkPad HelixTech Specs

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    DescriptionThinkPad Helix Detachable Ultrabook
    • 3rd generation Intel® Core&trade i7-3667U (4M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
    • 3rd generation Intel® Core&trade i5-3427U (3M Cache, up to 2.80 GHz)
    Operating System
    • Windows 8 Pro 64
    • Windows 8 64
    11.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS (400 NITS)
    Intel® HD 4000 Graphics
    720p HD face-tracking technology, low light sensitive
    Up to 8GB PC3-10600 DDR3L SDRAM 1333MHz SODIMM Memory (1 DIMM)
    Battery / Battery Life
    • Tablet - 3-cell 42Whr (Up to 6 hours tablet only)
    • Keyboard Dock - 4-cell 28Whr (Up to 10 hours in laptop or tablet+ mode)
    Dimensions (W x D x H)
    • Tablet - 11.7" x 7.3" x 0.5"
    • Clamshell - 11.7" x 7.3" x 0.8"
    • Tablet - 1.8 lbs
    • Clamshell - 3.8 lbs
    Precision ThinkPad keyboard
    Dolby® Home Theater® v4
    With USB Dongle (Included - Lenovo.com models only)
    Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205S (2x2 AGN)
    • 10-point multitouch
    • ThinkPad Digitizer pen (optional)
    • 5-button Clickpad
    Tablet Input/Output Ports
    • 1 MiniDisplayPort
    • 1 USB 2.0
    • 1 SIM card slot
    • 3.5mm Combo Jack Headphone/MIC
    Keyboard Dock Input/Output Ports
    • 1 MiniDisplayPort
    • 2 USB 3.0
    • 128GB SSD SATA3
    • 180GB SSD SATA3
    • 256GB SSD SATA3

    Software Offering

    Preloaded Applications (Availability and support vary by region)
    • AccuWeather
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Evernote®
    • Intel® AppUp
    • Microsoft Office Trial
    • Rara (music)
    • Skype™
    Lenovo Supported Tools
    • Lenovo Cloud Storage
    • Lenovo Companion
    • Lenovo QuickSnip
    • Lenovo Quick Launch
    • Lenovo Settings
    • Lenovo Support
  • Accessories & Services

    ThinkPad HelixAccessories & Services

    • ThinkPad Tablet Dock

      ThinkPad Tablet Dock

      Part number: 4X10H03962
      Web price:
      Ships in 1-3 business days

      The ThinkPad Tablet dock is a multi-functional device which can charge your Helix tablet, synchronize data, and expand usability. The increased connectivity of multiple USB, Ethernet and HDMI ports can turn your tablet into a desktop.

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    • ThinkPad Tablet 36W AC Adapter

      ThinkPad Tablet 36W AC Adapter

      Part number: 4X20E75063
      Web price:
      Ships in 1-3 business days

      Never run out of power with the Lenovo tablet adapter for ThinkPad 10 & Helix 2. The ThinkPad Tablet 36W AC adapter is an identical replacement for the charger that ships with ThinkPad Tablet 10 and ThinkPad Helix 1 systems. The chargers utilise energy efficient technology, with a slim DC plug port and 36 watt, 12 VDC output power supply.

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    • ThinkPad Helix Protector Case

      ThinkPad Helix Protector Case

      Part number: 4X40G29906
      Web price:

      The ThinkPad Helix Protector case is the choice for increased protection for your ThinkPad Helix Tablet. A combination of hard plastic, foam, and silicone rubber protects your tablet from shocks and drops. A built in screen protector repels dust and smudges yet still retains touch sensitivity. Custom cut-outs allow access to available ports and an integrated angle-adjustable hand strap creates a comfortable mobile experience.

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    • ThinkPad Helix Quickshot Cover

      ThinkPad Helix Quickshot Cover

      Part number: 4X40G41583
      Web price:

      The ThinkPad Helix Quickshot Cover provides convenient, stylish functionality and protection. It has a premium outer material that is smooth to touch and a micro-fiber lining on the inside to protect your device from scratches and dust. The cover converts into a stand for hands free viewing. A unique camera flap can be folded down with the flick of a finger to activate the camera so you will never miss that perfect shot.

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    Protect Your ThinkPad Laptop With Lenovo Services
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    Why Lenovo Services?

    • Comprehensive portfolio of award-winning services to support your PC throughout its lifecycle.
    • Services performed by Lenovo-certified technicians using Lenovo-qualified parts. No one knows our machines like we do!
    • Global delivery network and infrastructure delivering expertise where you need it most.

    24/7 Access to Advanced Technicians

    • Priority Technical Support makes your priority, our priority. 24x7 priority call routing to Lenovo’s advanced-level technicians, electronic incident tracking, and escalation management.

    On-Site Convenience and Extended Protection

    • Extended Warranties (up to 5 years) offer fixed term, fixed cost protection to help you accurately budget for PC expenses.
    • Warranty Upgrades/On-Site Service can maximize uptime and productivity with convenient, fast repair service at your place of business.

    Drops or Spills? No Problem With Accidental Damage Protection

    • Accidents happen, but it’s still possible to protect yourself from expensive, unexpected repairs. Lenovo provides coverage for damage incurred outside of warrantee under normal operating conditions, such as minor spills, drops, electrical surges, or damage to the integrated display.

    Ultimate Data Security

    • Keep Your Drive allows you to retain possession of your drive and data for maximum security and protection. (Not available in all regions.)
Standard on the ThinkPad Helix:
Battery Life (Laptop Mode)
Up to 10 hours with keyboard dock 4-cell battery and tablet 3-cell battery combined
Battery Life (Tablet Mode)
Up to 6 hours with 3-cell battery
Starting at 3.68 lbs
Dual stereo speakers
Noise-canceling digital microphone
1x USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.0, 2x Mini DP, Sim, audio jack
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It's the most personal part of your PC. The spacing and height of our keys are specially designed to be comfortable to use and to increase accuracy.