First appeared in Costumers Electronics Show (CES) in early 2013, two upcoming LG’s (Life’s Good) light and thin convertible tablet, LG Tab Book Z160 hybrid tablet and LG Tab Book H160 Windows 8 tablet expected will be available soon in next month. Both of them is designed to gives an impressive mobile computing experience, as well as multimedia and entertainment use. All of them m will be running on the latest Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, perfect for business and professional users that looking for high quality machine for day to day activities in office, when they on the go or in home.
Physically, LG Tab Book Z160 and LG Tab Book H160 hybrid tablet looks identical, the main difference is on the hardware configurations. Both Tab Book Z160 and Tab Book H160 comes with an unique 11.6 inch High Definition Led multi touch display comes with auto slide mechanism located to transform this device into a hybrid mode and pull out the QWERTY keyboard for fast, more secure and comfortably typing experience.
The 11.6 inch display uses IPS technology with multi touch capabilities and offers 178 degrees viewing angle with support a 1366 x 768 native resolution. On the top, there is a 1.3-megapixel webcam with internal microphone for face to face video communications, as well as dual stereo speakers and a Lithium battery that provides up to 12 hours of battery life on single charge or around 9 hours when you used for video playback.
The first model, LG Tab Book Z160 comes with third generation of Intel Core i3 or i5 “Ivy Bridge” ULV processor and paired with 4GB DDR3 SDRAM. Paired with Intel HD Graphics 4000 as graphics accelerator and 120GB SATA3 Solid State Drive (SSD), this machine delivers more than enough power and graphics performance for play and work hard.
The second model, LG Tab Book H160 comes with lower configurations. Powered by Intel Atom (Z2760) dual core processor that clocked at 1.8GHz and incorporated with 2GB DDR3 RAM and integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator with a 64GB eMMC, this model delivers impressive Windows 8 tablet experience for user on the go.
Of course, there is also a wide range of port features, includes Micro SD Card for memory expansion, micro USB 2.0 port, USB 3.0 port (Z1600), HP Out, and HDMI port as HDTV connector. For connectivity, user will find 802.11bgn wireless LAN, Bluetooth, Intel WiDi (Wireless Display) and Ethernet LAN with RJ connector for LG Tab Book Z160. In term of size, the Tab Book Z160 tablet has dimension in 286 x 192 x 19.4 mm with weighs only at 1.25kg, while the Tab Book H160 has dimension in 286 x 192 x 15.9 mm with weighs only at 1.05 kg.
For base configurations, both LG Tab Book 11.6 inch sliding tablet will be preloaded with the 32-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system. If you interested, LG Tab Book Z160 hybrid tablet will be ready for order in next month with a price starting around at $1499, while LG Tab Book H160 has a price starting around at $999. If you are looking for a cheaper tablet laptop, we recommend you to check HP SlateBook x2 Android Hybrid Tablet that shipped with NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core processor, Android Jelly Bean OS and has a price starting around $479.99.