Lenovo gave consumers a sneak peak at its mobile desktop solution earlier this year at CES. This system looks like it’ll be a comparable computing solution to Sony’s VAIO Tab, which is already available for purchase. Looking a bit closer though, there are a handful of noticeable differences, most notably in the size of the displays. The IdeaCentre Horizon looks to be a more sophisticated machine. It’ll be available for purchase later this year during the summer.

Like the Sony VAIO Tap 20, the Horizon is an all-in-one PC with the components built behind the screen, but where the Tap 20 is large, the IdeaCentre Horizon is an XXL. It’s designed for sharing the computer with the family, and as such Lenovo has worked with software developers to make sure it’s not just another big-screen desktop that happens to tilt flat.

The IdeaCentre Horizon’s sports a 27-inch 1,920 by 1,080 (true 1080p HD) resolution screen. While we’ve seen that size before (notably on the Lenovo IdeaCentre A720), this is the first time we’ve seen that size of a screen on something that can work completely untethered. Claimed battery life is about two hours. At 18 pounds, we can’t call the IdeaCentre Horizon a portable, but you can temporarily unplug it and carry it from room to room in and out of your home.

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