Lenovo has once again proven itself as one of the most prolific hardware manufacturers attending CES 2014 by announcing a plethora of new products. From smartphone and tablets to laptops and all-in-one pcs, the company is priding itself on producing a wide variety of products. Among them, the Lenovo Horizon 2 is one of the company's more head-turning products unveiled at the CES. The large 27-inch tabletop tablet can definitely turn heads with its unusual size and oddball form factor. 

The Horizon 2 is a tabletop all-in-one tablet computer that runs one Windows 8.1. At 19.5mm thick and 15.4lbs in weight, the Horizon 2 is now 30 percent slimmer and lighter than its predecessor. With a 27-inch QHD screen (2560x1440 pixels resolution0, the Horizon 2 is about 19.5mm thick and was made substantially lighter due to the fact that Lenovo recast that tablet's mold. In addition to the changes in weight and thickness, the Horizon 2 also comes equipped with NFC. This means that people will be able to transfer files and content simply by placing another NFC-enabled device on top of Horizon 2 and using its Aura interface.

Aside from the flashy name, Horizon 2's Aura interface has a number of neat little tricks. With the interface active, users can simply place their NFC equipped smartphone on the Horizon 2's surface and pull up the content straight from the smartphone's memory and display them on the 27-inch display. This makes it easier to browse through photos and videos. Within a few seconds, users can download photos from an NFC-equipped device, browse through the photos, select and edit the images and upload them to Facebook.

Lenovo's Horizon 2 brings collaborative computing to the masses. The 27-inch wonder can be used in Stand Mode or in Table mode. In addition to this, the computer's touchscreen can recognize up to 10 fingers at the same time. Other features include 4th generation Intel Core i7 processor, Nvidia GeForce GTX 8 series GPU, traditional or hybrid storage and a Dolby Home Theater system. To maximize the Horizon 2's form factor, an optional table accessory can also be purchased allowing the tabletop computer to be rolled from room to room with relative ease.

One thing Lenovo could improve upon is the battery life. A company spokesperson said Horizon 2 can run for up to 4 hours on a fully charged battery and it takes about an hour for a depleted battery to get fully charged.

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