Laptop, Tablet, Stand, and Tablet+ Modes

Work at a desk in laptop mode, get mobile in tablet mode, and share data and presentations by placing Helix in stand mode—simply dock it backward on the enhanced keyboard. Fold it down onto the base for Tablet+ Mode and get more power, ports, and battery life than a standard tablet.


Full HD 1920 x 1080 IPS Display

Vibrant, wide-view 11.6" 400-nit Corning® Gorrilla® glass IPS display with ten-finger multitouch technology seamlessly integrates with Windows 8 and allows more precise control as well as a vivid and immersive viewing experience.


Get Online Wherever You Are

Always on, always connected: embedded 3G support, NFC and WiFi.


Digitizer Pen Support

The optional ThinkPad digitizer and pen performs capacitive touchscreen functions—swipe, drag, open, click—with precise control and converts your handwriting into digital text.


Dual Cameras

2MP front-facing webcam for crystal-clear video conferencing; 5MP rear-facing camera with LED flash and 30 fps video recording.


Dolby® Home Theater® v4 and Dual Stereo Speakers

Increased audio clarity and maximized volume output without distortion — enjoy a crisp, clear immersive surround sound experience.


Advanced Security Features

Intel® vPro™ and AMT technology, BIOS encryption, Kensington Lock port ,TPM chip and Computrace® support make the Helix an enterprise ready business tool.


Full-Sized, Spill-Resistant Keyboard, & Intelligent Touchpad

The legendary ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard is renowned for its full array of keys, excellent feel, and TrackPoint® pointing device. It is also spill-resistant, protecting circuitry from liquid exposure.


Complete Connectivity

USB 2.0 port, Mini DisplayPort on tablet – keyboard dock adds two USB 3.0 ports and another Mini DisplayPort.



  • 3rd generation Intel® Core&trade i7-3667U (4M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
  • 3rd generation Intel® Core&trade i5-3427U (3M Cache, up to 2.80 GHz)
Operating System
  • Windows 8 Pro 64
  • Windows 8 64
11.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS (400 NITS)
Intel® HD 4000 Graphics
720p HD face-tracking technology, low light sensitive
Up to 8GB PC3-10600 DDR3L SDRAM 1333MHz SODIMM Memory (1 DIMM)
Battery / Battery Life
  • Tablet - 3-cell 42Whr (Up to 6 hours tablet only)
  • Keyboard Dock - 4-cell 28Whr (Up to 10 hours in laptop or tablet+ mode)
Dimensions (W x D x H)
  • Tablet - 11.7" x 7.3" x 0.5"
  • Clamshell - 11.7" x 7.3" x 0.8"
  • Tablet - 1.8 lbs
  • Clamshell - 3.8 lbs
Precision ThinkPad keyboard
Dolby® Home Theater® v4
With USB Dongle (Included - models only)
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205S (2x2 AGN)
  • 10-point multitouch
  • ThinkPad Digitizer pen (optional)
  • 5-button Clickpad
Tablet Input/Output Ports
  • 1 MiniDisplayPort
  • 1 USB 2.0
  • 1 SIM card slot
  • 3.5mm Combo Jack Headphone/MIC
Keyboard Dock Input/Output Ports
  • 1 MiniDisplayPort
  • 2 USB 3.0
  • 128GB SSD SATA3
  • 180GB SSD SATA3
  • 256GB SSD SATA3

ThinkPad Helix Convertible Ultrabook with Faster Processing

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ThinkPad Helix combines the performance of a business Ultrabook™ with the mobility of a Windows 8 tablet. In addition to 10 hours of battery life and digitizer pen input, Helix offers the choice of four unique modes to help you work, share or browse.

$1,949.99 - $1,999.99