We got the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 in our hands early, to get the skinny on this laptop targeted for the business user. This slim black laptop looks good on the outside, but like Mom used to say “It’s what’s inside that counts.” With rumors of Intel Core i7 processors and solid state drives, we were looking forward to checking things out. Here’s a sneak peak: could the X1 really signal the return of the Turbo Boost Button? It’s released tomorrow, so check out the full SlashGear review to see what the ThinkPad X1 is really made of.
If you like your notebooks to be really thin and portable, you will like the new offerings from Lenovo that have turned up. The notebook reminds me a lot of the MacBook Air in profile and has a seriously thin screen that looks to thin to actually cram the parts needed for it to operate inside. The new notebook is called the ThinkPad X1 and while it looks as thin as the Air, it is a bit thicker at 21.5mm thick. It is important to note that this machine isn't official and it could be some sort of fake until confirmed.
Details of a new Lenovo Android 3.0 Honeycomb slate have emerged, a stylus-toting 10.1-inch ThinkPad Tablet with an ASUS Eee Pad Transformer-style keyboard dock, an IPS display and NVIDIA's Tegra 2 chipset. The ThinkPad Tablet is scheduled for a Q3 2011 launch, so the leaked presentation acquired by This is my next suggests, complete with a "Lenovo Family UI" customizing the interface and which apps are preloaded.
Lenovo's ThinkPad X220 and X220T Tablet have gone up for sale, offering up to 24hrs of battery life and Intel Core i3 and i5 processors. Announced back in March, the notebooks are priced from $849 for the X220 and from $1,249 for the X220T. Both have 12.5-inch 1366 x 768 displays, with the X220T's recognizing multitouch gestures.
Lenovo's ThinkPad W520 mobile workstation has gone up for sale, with the 15.6-inch notebook priced from $1,449 with an Intel Core-i7 processor. Announced back in February, the W520 starts out with a 2.7GHz Core i7-2620M chip, 4GB of RAM and NVIDIA Quadro 1000M Optimus graphics, but $1,649 gets you the quadcore 2.2GHz Core i7-2720QM processor.
Lenovo's ThinkPad T420 and T520 impressed us on specs alone, promising Intel's 2011 Sandy Bridge processors along with up to 15hrs battery life, and now the 14- and 15.6-inch notebooks are finally on sale. Priced from $799 for the T420i with a Core i3-2310M processor and $899 for the T420 with a Core i5-2520M processor (or $819 for the T520i and $919 for the T520 with the same starter CPUs), you'll have to spend a little more if you want the longest battery life.
Lenovo has officially outed its refreshed X Series ultraportable, the Lenovo ThinkPad X220, along with the X220 Tablet PC variant. Now packing a choice of Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors, along with a 12.5-inch display - optionally using a 1366 x 768 IPS panel - using self-closing hinges, and up to 24hrs of battery life.
Well hello there all you morning readers, haven't seen you around for a while! We've been to Barcelona and back and now we're back in the New York Groove to get you all the news you want in the tiny package you love the best - SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up! Have a look at a HTC Inspire 4G Review, the winners of the Android Community Big Fat Android Toy Giveaway #1, and the Motorola XOOM Street Egg Ad that'll swallow you up whole! Don't forget the odd Motorola Roadster [In-Car Bluetooth Speakerphone] Review - talk in your car all day! Have a look at a slew of Lenovo item releases: the ThinkPad W520 quadcore desktop replacement, the Lenovo ThinkPad T420s, T420 and T520, and the Lenovo ThinkPad L420 and L520 entry-level notebooks. All of them very black with a red nose. Then while you're mind is still at it, get the official price of the Verizon released Motorola XOOM.
Lenovo's sixth notebook of the day is the ThinkPad W520, a 15.6-inch desktop replacement packing a choice of Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors - up to the 2.5GHz Core i7-2920XM - along with up to 32GB of RAM, up to 160GB of SSD storage (or 500GB of HDD) and either NVIDIA Quadro 1000M 2GB or Quadro 2000M 2GB GPUs.