Lenovo Wows with New Tablets

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July 20, 2011 | by jgaskin | channelprosmb.com

Focusing on business customers and consumers, the PC maker has introduced three models featuring Flash graphics and a Netflix streaming certification. Built-in software on the ThinkPad business model eases deployment and security woes for IT pros.
Drum roll, please: Lenovo, headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., has announced a family of tablets for both business customers and consumers. The tablets not only support Flash graphics (something Apple refuses to support for the iPad), but also come with a Netflix streaming certification—the first Android-based tablets to receive this recognition.

Read more about the new IdeaPad K1 and P1 Tablets and the ThinkPad Tablet [here].

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