Acquisition comes less than a week after a report that the Internet retailer was planning to launch a game console later this year.
This well-made hybrid is saddled with a high price and last-gen processors.
Even with the best detachable-screen hybrid hinge we've seen, the older CPU and high price make the ThinkPad Helix a hybrid for a select audience only.
Following reports of a delay, the company says it'll start shipping the new laptop early next month.
The hybrid won't make its February due date, according to a Lenovo post on the company's Facebook page.
Two new touch-screen laptops from Lenovo at CES 2013.
A laptop with a twist CNET Senior Editor Dan Ackerman shows off the recently unveiled ThinkPad Helix laptop from Lenovo at CES 2013.
Forget fishnets. Geeky gals prefer the DNA helix look with the help of special science stockings.
A newly released image of the planetary nebula taken in infrared light brings into view what normally can't be seen in visible light.
The LG Helix could be a great basic phone, but it suffers from call quality issues.