The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2nd Gen 20CG001YUS 11.6" Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Ultrabook Computer has a unique convertible design where the screen can be detached from the keyboard dock, allowing for four different modes. Notebook mode lets you maximize your productivity. Stand mode allows you to view photos and watch videos with ease. Tablet mode lets you utilize the touchscreen. Tent Mode is when you stand the Helix up, resembling a tent and suitable for PowerPoint presentations. The Helix comes with an Ultrabook Pro keyboard dock.
The 11.6" widescreen display is a capacitive touchscreen for multi-touch gestures incorporated in Windows 8.1 Pro. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 5300. You can also output video to an external display via micro HDMI or mini DisplayPort.
The system is powered by a dual-core 800 MHz Intel Core M-5Y10C processor. It also has 4GB of onboard 1333 MHz DDR3L RAM, a 128GB solid state drive, a front 2.0-megapixel camera, a rear 5.0-megapixel camera, NFC, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated digital microphone and built-in stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theater v4 technology.
Windows 8.1 Pro (64-bit) improves the user experience of Windows 8 with several additions and changes. Windows 8.1 Pro rolls out the Start button (although its functionality differs from its predecessor) and you will also be able to boot directly to the traditional desktop screen instead of the Windows 8 Start Screen. Windows 8.1 Pro introduces a redesigned Start screen with tiles that update in real-time. Windows 8.1 Pro also focuses on cloud storage as well as offers various apps through the Windows Store. Windows 8.1 Pro also focuses on data security. BitLocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data. SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the Internet. Windows 8.1 Pro provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.