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.
Dell has outed its latest notebook range, the Dell Inspiron R series, a set of 14-, 15.6- and 17.3-inch laptops with interchangeable lids. Powered by a choice of Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors, the new machines offer up to 13hrs runtime - with the optional 9-cell battery - together with optional Blu-ray and a choice a different SWITCH by Design Studio lid patterns.
It's not just Samsung's slick ultraportables getting officially detailed this morning; the company has also outed a new mainstream laptop range including up to Core i7 processors and screen sizes ranging from 12.5- to 15.6-inches. The Samsung Series 2, Series 4 and Series 6 notebooks run for up to 7hrs on a single charge, with Optimus graphics switching on select models.
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.
Sony only announced the VAIO S Series late last month, but the company has already thrown the 13.3-inch ultraportables up for pre-order. Priced from $874.99, the big sales point of the S Series is the runtime: up to 15hrs if you pair the notebook with the optional $150 "slice" battery.
New rumored specifications for the imminent MacBook Pro refresh have emerged, building on earlier leaks tipping 16GB mSATA boot SSDs across the range. According to French site MacGeneration, the 13-, 15- and 17-inch models will all be updated, complete with a Core i3 switch in the 13-incher, and the option to replace the SuperDrive DVD burner on the two larger versions with an SSD. Meanwhile, fscklog has acquired what's said to be a Apple's logo and branding for Thunderbolt, the company's name for Light Peak.
HP has outed a range of updated business notebooks, including two all-metal EliteBooks, and multiple ProBooks spanning various hardware configurations. The HP EliteBook 8460p and 8560p wrap MIL-STD 810G military-standard casings around a choice of Intel Core i7 quad-core and Core i7, i5 and i3 dual-core processors, up to 32hrs of battery life, and 14- and 15.6-inch displays respectively.
Lenovo has revealed its latest T Series ThinkPad notebooks, promising all-day battery life and super mobility. The Lenovo ThinkPad T420s, T420 and T520 offer a choice of Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, along with 14-inch (1366 x 768 or 1600 x 900) or 15.6-inch (1366 x 768 or 1600 x 900 or 1920 x 1080) displays, USB 2.0, eSATA and a choice of optional WiMAX, EVDO or HSPA integrated cellular broadband.
Lenovo has outed its latest set of entry-level ThinkPad notebooks, the L Series, with pricing kicking off from $899. The Lenovo ThinkPad L420 and L520 pack a choice of Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors - up to the 2.7GHz Core i7-2620M - along with optional WiMAX/EVDO/HSPA, a 720p HD webcam and a choice of HDD or SSD storage.
Apple's MacBook Pro range could be due for an imminent refresh, if reports of dwindling stocks of existing 15- and 17-inch models pan out. According to multiple MacRumors sources both Apple Stores and third-party retailers are running low on supplies of the notebooks, with Amazon listing 1-2 month delays on shipping the 17-inch MBP. The shortage could herald a refresh of the MacBook Pro line, introducing Intel's new Sandy Bridge 2011 Core processors.