The video shows a pair of hands folding and unfolding a piece of paper like you might a traditional laptop, and a hybrid "Viewer" orientation. This is when the laptop's keyboard is folded underneath and faces down on a table, so that the touchscreen 'tablet' display is up and facing outward, similar to Lenovo's IdeaPad Yoga 11S.
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Lenovo’s CEO Yang Yaunqing thinks the answer is no, these smaller tablets compete more closely with large-screen smartphones rather than PCs.
"The market accepts the 7-inch [tablet] better than the 10-inch. That's a very strong signal, the tablet will not replace the traditional PC," Yaunqing said during a conference call with analysts reported by CNet.
"Probably, the tablet will compete with the large-screen smartphone rather than the PC," he added.
While Lenovo is very much in the tablet game, the company is also banking on so-called convertibles, like its recently introduced IdeaPad Yoga Windows 8 model, to replace [...]