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Average customer rating:
3.625 out of 5
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18 of 32(56%)customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for ThinkPad 8
Review 21 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Performance 
4 out of 5
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Mobility 
4 out of 5
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Design 
4 out of 5
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Features 
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Value 
3 out of 5
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Reliability 
4 out of 5
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lcgroc
Owned Product:Just got it
Operating System:Windows 8 Pro
Processor:Quad Core
Memory:2 GB

Good.. but lacking!

Date: February 26, 2014
Pros: Weight, Processor, Software compatibility, Build Quality, Display resolution
Cons: Storage, Memory, Keyboard/peripherals
"This would be what a professional would want.. except.. there is no keyboard. Perfect for on the go.. good weight.. but..no keyboard option. The lack of a digitizer could be a deal breaker too. Depends on what you are looking for.
Otherwise, a solid offering."
Review 22 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Mobility 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Design 
5 out of 5
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Features 
4 out of 5
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Value 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Reliability 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Aliailo
Owned Product:Just got it
Operating System:Windows 8
Processor:Quad Core
Memory:2 GB

The top tablet ever!

Date: February 20, 2014
Pros: Battery, Input/Output compatibility, Weight, Warranty, Processor, Security Features, Support, Included software, Durability, Software compatibility, Bluetooth, Keyboard/peripherals, Screen size, Build Quality, Storage, Display resolution, Display performance
Cons: Memory, Keyboard/peripherals, stylus
"Only shortage is a wacom digitizer! More Ram also would be perfect.
Overall, the ThinkPad 8 still is most useful business/ personal tablet has released yet!
"
Review 23 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Performance 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Mobility 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Design 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Features 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Value 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Reliability 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
WantATabletPC
Owned Product:Less than a week
Operating System:Windows 8 Pro
Processor:Quad Core
Memory:2 GB

Great for a Tablet but not for a Tablet PC

Date: February 17, 2014
Pros: Weight, Processor, Bluetooth, Screen size, Display resolution, Display performance, screen cover, 128gb storage, micro hdmi port
Cons: Storage, Memory, Keyboard/peripherals, lacks lte, lacks full sized usb, lacks 240gb storage, no docking station, single usb/recharge port, no keyboard-cover
"Great CPU, great to see a cover is available, nice design for a Tablet, but for a Tablet PC it lacks, full sized USB, LTE, keyboard or keyboard cover, docking station, a way to use USB and recharge the device at the same time. A active stylus and pen would also be nice features to have but not as important as the other missing features.
Could have more memory and more storage."
Review 24 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Performance 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Mobility 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Design 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Features 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Value 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Reliability 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
AverageEverydayPowerUser
Owned Product:Just got it
Operating System:Windows 8
Processor:Quad Core
Memory:2 GB

Good, but insufficient memory.

Date: February 6, 2014
Pros: Battery, Weight, Durability, Bluetooth, Wireless card, Screen size, Storage, Display resolution
Cons: Video card, Memory, Input/Output compatibility, Keyboard/peripherals, Processor, Display performance
"This is a good overall tablet, however the paltry 2GB or ram, no stylus, and no full size USB port may drive someone to get the older ThinkPad Tablet 2. Something good though is the 128GB of SSD, while most other manufacturers go up to 64GB."
Review 25 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Performance 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Mobility 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Design 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Features 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Value 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Reliability 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
VampireZIM
Owned Product:Just got it

No USB while charging

Date: February 5, 2014
Pros: Processor, Storage, Display resolution
Cons: Input/Output compatibility, effectively useless usb port while charging.
"First I have to applaud Lenovo for bringing in a clear upgrade from their previous 8" Windows 8.1 tablet.
Giving it a 1920x1200 res screen, lets you unplug it from your larger monitor and not have to resize windows.
USB 3.0 is a great upgrade, giving you many more possibilities than any other 8" Windows 8.1 tablet.
All this is destroyed by the incompetent move to only supply the device with ONE USB port that is used to POWER THE MACHINE. So everything I said above, becomes USELESS, because you have to use the ONLY USB port to charge the machine, which makes it useless as a desktop PC.
This is a shame, because the Baytrail processor is more than enough for most desktop work. You can even play lower level games on this machine."
Review 26 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Performance 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Mobility 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Design 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Features 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Value 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Reliability 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Manish
Owned Product:Just got it
Operating System:Windows 8

How is this a thinkpad with no digitizer?

Date: February 5, 2014
Pros: Processor, Storage, screen pixel density
Cons: Battery, Weight, lack of wacom, too many logos
"Appreciated the design for the most part, especially the screen is quite good, but do we really need logos in the front and the back? Quickshot cover is innovative but frankly a gimmick. Most importantly, why is there no Wacom option like the other Thinkpads?
To me its no better than the Lenovo Miix 2 (and that is a pretty horrible product, with quality issues). A slightly higher clocked Baytrail processor and USB 3.0 and adding a micor-HDMI port (which should have been on the Miix as well) doesn't justify this premium pricing.
Lack of Wacom gives it no redeeming features over other tablets in its class, so yes, I can't honestly recommend it to anyone."
Review 27 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Nasir
Owned Product:Just got it
Operating System:Windows 8

Another 6 months wait to get the right one :)

Date: February 4, 2014
Pros: Screen size, Display resolution
Cons: Wireless card, Weight
"Overall a good product, but very sad it is without LTE support.
I have a Surface PRO, which works well as a Ultrabook. I was looking for a real Tablet and though ThinkPad will be one.
Very disappointed to not have LTE. Wondering why we don't get a tablet with all in one. Some has Stylus, but not great resolution. The ones with great resolution doesn't have Stylus and LTE. May be OEMs are running out of Innovation so they want to keep some features for next version.
Looks like, another 6 months wait to get the right one :)
"
Review 28 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
5 out of 5
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Mobility 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Design 
5 out of 5
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Features 
5 out of 5
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Value 
5 out of 5
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Reliability 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Simon
Owned Product:Just got it
Operating System:Windows 8 Pro
Processor:Quad Core
Memory:2 GB

Finally!!!

Date: January 29, 2014
Cons: Keyboard/peripherals
"A great overall product. Wish it came with a Stylus pen and a thin bluetooth keyboard cover accessory of thinkpad."
Review 29 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Performance 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Mobility 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Design 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Features 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Value 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Reliability 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
DHJH
Owned Product:Just got it
Operating System:Windows 8
Processor:Quad Core
Memory:2 GB

Not much different than any other Win 8 tablet

Date: January 29, 2014
Pros: Weight, Processor, Memory, Screen size, Display resolution
Cons: Input/Output compatibility, docking solution, digitizer pen support, price
"Yes, it does have a higher resolution and optionally comes with 128GB RAM. That said, one pays a hefty price for it that isn't necessary worthwhile the investment. The main drawbacks of this tablet are: not being able to dock and charge simultaneously and lack of digitizer that enables you to write accurately on the screen and use the tablet as a note pad.
Due to such lacks, I'd recommend buying the other tablet solutions like the Encore with 64GB of RAM and somewhat lower resolution, but everything similar otherwise. It is $100 less in price.
"
Review 30 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Mobility 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Design 
5 out of 5
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Features 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
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Reliability 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
nerd1423
Owned Product:Less than a week
Operating System:Windows 8
Memory:2 GB

Great value!

Date: January 29, 2014
Pros: Battery, Weight, Warranty, Processor, Security Features, Support, Included software, Durability, Software compatibility, Bluetooth, Wireless card, Screen size, Build Quality, Display resolution, Display performance
Cons: Video card, Memory
"Low price high value. Only $429 love it."
Review 31 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Performance 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Mobility 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Design 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Features 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Value 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Reliability 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
besta
Owned Product:Less than a week
Operating System:Windows 8 Pro
Processor:Intel Celeron
Memory:2 GB

not much memory

Date: January 29, 2014
Pros: Processor, Display resolution
Cons: Memory, Weight, Durability
"Its a good tablet,, but trully not much memory and also not much battery, i dnt recomend the tab..."
Review 32 for ThinkPad 8
OverallOverall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
5 out of 5
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Mobility 
5 out of 5
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Design 
5 out of 5
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Features 
5 out of 5
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Value 
5 out of 5
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Reliability 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
RJUE
Owned Product:Just got it
Operating System:Windows 8 Pro
Processor:Quad Core
Memory:2 GB

Love It

Date: January 28, 2014
Pros: Input/Output compatibility, Processor, Memory, Keyboard/peripherals, Screen size, Storage, Display resolution, Display performance
"I'm excited! DUMA! This is the best tablet ever. Best bang for your buck. -rjue"
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