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The Lenovo Skylight is the company's first smartbook and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon.

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Pros

solid build quality

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great battery life of 10-12 hours for all-day computing

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large multi-touch trackpad

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quality 10" display with enhanced 720p capable resolution (1,280 x 720px)

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great keyboard

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extremely thin and lightweight (under 2 pounds)

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mini-HDMI output

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integrated AT&T WWAN module

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flip-out USB thumbdrive makes moving personal data / settings between units a cinch

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much more useful than an iPad (more ports, Linux, multitasking, keyboard, no carrying pouch necessary...)

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Cons

canceled project (late May 2010)

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high price for an ARM based device - more expensive than a full X86 netbook or the ThinkPad X100e

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not X86 - unable to run Windows desktop operating systems, potentially difficult to swallow for some users

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dumbed down interface

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huge upper bezel

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extremely limited port selection (mini-HDMI, 2 x USB, and SD card slot)

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limited storage of ~20GB on the device

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The Lenovo Skylight is the company's first smartbook and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon. Lightweight and very portable, the device has a 1GHz processor and has 20GB of storage on the device and 2GB online. Its sleek design makes it ideal for professionals and the 10.1 inch display is very attractive to the eye. The smartbook also has a customized version of Linux, twin USB ports, an 8GB miniSD card and a 1.3 megapixel camera. Designed to satisfy the needs of technology fans, the Lenovo Skylight will also have 18 preloaded web gadgets such as portals to Amazon MP3, Facebook, Gmail and YouTube.

Features
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM processor (1GHz)
  • 20GB storage on device with 2GB online
  • 10.1-inch display - 1280 x 720
  • Has a customized version of Linux
  • 8GB miniSD card
  • Twin USB ports
  • 1.3 megapixel camera
  • Lightweight
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