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With support for finger gestures, the Helix' display proved accurate and responsive during our testing. Windows 8's tile interface, which was made specifically for touch screen devices, was easy to navigate. However, the sharp display on the Helix made items difficult to target in desktop mode.
We were impressed with the Helix' ability recognize our handwriting using the included Wacom stylus. For the most part, whether writing in cursive or printing sentences, the tablet picked up exactly what we wrote without issue. On the Ten Thumbs Typing Test, we hit an average typing speed of 70 words per minute with a 2 percent error rate. That's just about our average for a notebook of this size.
We also appreciated Lenovo's decision to offer a Function Lock feature, which lets you toggle between reversing the function keys. Typing in our lap didn't feel as comfortable as typing on a desk with this convertible. That's because the Helix is top heavy; the system tipped backward slightly before we placed our wrists on the palm rest. However, to maximize space, the three buttons that normally lie between the spacebar and touchpad have now been integrated into the top of the touchpad itself.
Fortunately, these buttons worked well. Measuring 3. Multitouch gestures such as pinch-to-zoom and rotate were spot on, and click feedback was satisfyingly responsive. Windows 8 gestures, such as swiping in to bring up the Charms menu and switching between apps, were equally responsive.
The dual fans in the Helix' dock were only somewhat effective at keeping the device cool. After streaming a minute Hulu video, the notebook's touchpad reached just 77 degrees Fahrenheit and the keyboard reached Both of these measurements are well below our comfortability threshold. The tablet itself, however, was a different story.
We measured degrees in the middle of the back. The hottest point was near the ThinkPad logo on the tablet's backside, which reached a somewhat disturbing degrees. Click to Enlarge Lenovo chose to go relatively light on the ports with the Helix. The tablet portion of the device includes a single USB 2. All the ports are on the tablet's bottom edge, making them inaccessible when the tablet is connected to the keyboard dock.
The keyboard includes two USB 3. While space is limited, we would have liked an SD Card or microSD Card Slot and Ethernet port, both of which would prove extremely useful for business users. The Helix has a 2-megapixel front-facing camera and a 5-megapixel rear-facing shooter.
In a well-lit room, the front camera captured images that were very detailed and captured colors accurately. However, there was a persistent graininess that became more pronounced in darker conditions. The rear camera produced sharp images, though bright spots were blown out and the autofocus regularly caused the camera to refocus on the same subject several times. A p video shot using the back camera suffered from similar problems, with the camera seemingly unable to decide what to focus on and bright areas appearing blown out.
Our video also had noticeable lag, with the image stuttering rather than running smoothly. Click to Enlarge Equipped with a 1. Apps opened and closed quickly, and we didn't notice any lag when running multiple programs simultaneously. On the PCMark 7 benchmark, which measures a system's overall performance, the Helix scored 4,, besting the 3, ultraportable category average. The HP Elitebook Revolve and its 1. The HP Elitebook Revolve , however, came in at Zombies," but not demanding desktop games.
On the 3DMark11 benchmark, the Helix scored a pitiful The HP Elitebook Revolve didn't do much better, scording Those numbers translated into extremely low real-world performance. While playing "World of Warcraft" with the graphics set to auto and the resolution at x , the Helix provided a barely playable 28 frames per second.
Boost the resolution to x and frame rates crash to 18 fps. Click to Enlarge Like some notebook-tablet hybrids, the ThinkPad Helix includes batteries in both its tablet portion and keyboard dock. Together, the tablet's 3-cell lithium polymer battery and the keyboard dock's 4-cell lithium polymer battery ran for 8 hours and 10 minutes on the LAPTOP Battery Test continuous web browsing over Wi-Fi.
That's better than the HP Elitebook Revolve 's time of , as well as the ultraportable notebook category average of The Helix' tablet portion lasted just 5 hours and 48 minutes. However, the ATIV lacks a battery in its keyboard dock, so the Helix offers longer overall endurance.
In order to get the most out of the included stylus, Lenovo preloads the Helix with Evernote Touch and Skitch.