Lenovo’s forthcoming IdeaTab S2110 has already received the green light from the Federal Communications Commission. This transforming tablet had been tested to know if the radiation from the Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and the Bluetooth 4.0 are safe for humans. The IdeaTab S2110 passed the test, which means that it would soon appear on market shelves in the US.
Apart from these connectivity options, the tablet also features a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon CPU, either of the 8x60A or the 8960 variety. There is moreover 1 GB of DDR2 RAM and 16 up to 64 GB of internal storage, which can be expanded by means of its built-in micro SD card slot. Meanwhile, its LED-backlit IPS LCD screen measures 10.1 inches and has a resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels and supports multi-touch gestures. Its operating system is Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
There are furthermore two cameras onboard, one on the front with a 1.3 MP sensor, and another at the back with a 5 MP sensor. It also comes with a USB 2.0 port, micro HDMI output, built-in speakers, and an audio jack. The device is powered by a 23.4 Wh battery that promises 9 hours of usage.
This device can be docked with a keyboard, similar to the Asus Transformer Prime or the new Asus Taichi. This feature converts the device into a notebook, facilitates input from users and extends the battery life of the tablet PC. This docking station or keyboard likewise throws in two more USB 2.0 ports to the device.
The tablet has dimensions of 10.2 x 7 x 0.34 inches and tips the scale at 1.3 lbs. While the separate keyboard dock measures 10.2 x 7.5 x 0.39 inches and also weighs 1.3 lbs. When docked together, the tablet plus the keyboard has a weight similar to the average netbook.
There is no word yet on how much the Lenovo IdeaTab S2110 will cost or when it will hit the market. When it does, however, this device could attract as much attention as Asus’s transforming tablets with its docking option.
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