The Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon is a tablet top throwback to the old Microsoft Surface [Video]

Remember Surface? No, not that Surface, this Surface. The Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon is a¬†similar¬†form factor, but a little more portable. We took a look at the Horizon last night and we left impressed. The display is 27″ and it can be propped up or left flat on the table. The propping mechanism is where the Horizon gets cool.

When propped upright the Horizon looks like a regular Windows 8 all-in-one, but when you put it down flat it switches to a mode called Aura. In Aura you get a familiar UI to the old Microsoft Surface. Pictures and video can be manipulated by multitouch, and there are a variety of games and apps to use too. Horizon will be coming out this summer around $1000.

Check out the video above to see the Horizon Aura interface at work, and the video below to see us try out a multiplayer air hockey game. Lenovo wants this PC to be in homes for kids to play with, and we have to agree this is one fun Windows 8 device.

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