Detailed specs for the ThinkPad Tablet 2 have allegedly been unveiled, thanks to anonymous tipsters (or perhaps just one) leaking internal Lenovo slides to and .
The 10.1-inch tablet will reportedly run on a dual-core Intel Clover Trail processor, have a 720p (1366 by 768 pixel resolution) display, and come with 2GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
That's twice the memory offered in competing tablets, such as the iPad and . However, because the ThinkPad Tablet 2 runs Windows 8, I can't help but wonder if it's enough memory--the tablet-optimized version of Windows 8, , may be less RAM-dependent than the full-blown desktop version, but this ThinkPad Tablet 2 appears to run Windows 8 Pro.
For the Windows 8 Developer Preview, 2GB of RAM was the minimum required for 64-bit systems. That said, other leaked specs for Windows 8 tablets, such as a , are also unimpressive in the memory department.
Lenovo will be targeting business users with the ThinkPad Tablet 2. Features such as support for Active Directory, device management tools, SD card encryption, and a fingerprint reader reflect this market. A keyboard dock--complete with Lenovo's iconic red pointing stick--turns the tablet into a pseudo-laptop.