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Ashton Kutcher Designs Lenovo’s Yoga Tablet 2 Pro

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Chinese device maker Lenovo launched the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro devices on Thursday. The tablets were developed jointly with Ashton Kutcher, who joined Lenovo as a product engineer a year ago.

The Yoga Tablet 2 Pro comes with a built-in Pico projector, that lets users turn walls into an instant TV or movie screen. The tablet, running on Intel Atom, also features an 8 watt sound system with a subwoofer. The 13-in screen Yoga Tablet 2 Pro media tablet. also features a QHD 2560×1440 screen. As far as dimensions go, the tablets are 3.7mm thin and weighs 950 grams.

The Yoga Tablet 2 Pro is available beginning at the end of October, with prices starting from $630.

[Image courtesy: Lenovo]

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