Slate PC

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

Lenovo Slate PC hybrid computerAlternatively referred to as a slate PC, a tablet is a portable computer that accepts hand-printed lettering and is operated either with a stylus or your fingers. Unlike a traditional computer a tablet does not have a keyboard or mouse and are much lighter and smaller than a portable computer. The picture to the right shows the Lenovo IdeaPad, introduced at CES 2010, which is a traditional notebook computer with a detachable display that functions as a slate PC.

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