Lenovo has finally launched in India market its latest offering in popular ThinkPad series ultra-portable, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Laptop which boasts of many industry first features and is powered by second generation Intel i5-2520M processor, offering up to 5.2 hours of battery life with a standard 4-cell Li-ion battery.
Boasting of several industry first features, the fully loaded Lenovo ThinkPad X1 laptop is the thinnest ThinkPad series laptop ever featuring ultra-thin design offering enhanced performance, strong multimedia functionality and excellent power management.
The new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 laptop feature smart PC technologies for enhanced battery life and sport a clean, revamped design with hinge-based latching and a giant touchpad in a thinner portable design. This superbly refined laptop claimed to have passed eight military specifications so that mobile professionals can work anywhere without worrying.
In addition, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 also feature improved durability with wider drain-holes in the spill resistant keyboard and a 50% improvement in drop test performance.
Only 17 mm thick, the new Lenovo IdeaPad X1 laptop is powered by second generation Intel Dual-Core Core i5-2520M 2.5 GHz Processor with 3MB L3 cache, offering maximum speed of 3.2 GHz in turbo mode featuring Mobile Intel QM67 chipset mainboad. The laptop features new keyboard design which was first seen in the T400s series laptops with the larger Esc/Del keys and redesigned touchpad.
Only 1.68 Kgs with 4-cell Li-Ion power pack, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 ultra-thin laptop has 13.3-inch SD LED Backlit Glare WXGA offering 1366 x 768 pixel native screen resolution in 16:9 aspect ratio and features self-closing hinges that shut the PCs. The screen is made of Gorilla Glass for extra durability, rigidity and scratch resistance.
The ThinkPad X1 laptop’s graphics is powered by Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA 3150 graphics chipset with upto 128 MB shared video memory that offers widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio in 16M colors. The integrated Intel HD graphics chipset supports Direct x 9.0 acceleration, Dual independent display option, Dynamic Display Detect, and Open GL 1.4.
The ThinkPad Laptop also offers 4-GB DDR3 1333MHz SDRAM (max 8-GB in 2 DIMM slots), a 320 GB Serial-ATA-300 5400 rpm 2.5 inch internal harddisk, but no optical drive.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 laptop also feature a suite upgrated wireless connectivity options that includes Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/N(draft) Wi-Fi connection along with Bluetooth v2.1+EDR wireless data connection for enhanced wireless connectivity and optional 3G mobile broadband connectivity.
In addition, it also sports integrated 10/100 Ethernet Network Card but does not feature internal modem. Integrated Touch Pad features a wider touch pad area which provides two modes to avoid the incident touching of Touch Pad when using a mouse.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 also offers Lenovo’s own One-Touch-System-Recovery feature and it comes with various software preinstalled such as Shuttle Centre, Power 2 GO, Veriface, Easy Capture 2.5, IGRS Anywhere and Norton anti-virus software.
TheThinkPad X1 laptop comes preloaded with Lenovo’s QuickStart 2.0 instant-on software for connecting to the web in just a few seconds after hitting the power button without waiting for Windows to boot and DirectShare that allows to share data with other PCs without the internet.
In addition, the ThinkPad X1 also includes location-based software Maplife mapping, Webcam based face recognition VeriFace, Trusted Platform Module (TPM 1.2) Security Chip, Fingerprint reader and Active Protection system that provides extra protection from sudden hard drive shocks or accidental fall.
The ThinkPad X1 also offers Instant Resume feature that helps users keep their wireless connection, whether its Wi-Fi or mobile broadband, even when the laptop goes into sleep mode, up to 90 minutes.
Lenovo IdeaPad X1 comes with Windows 7 Home Basic preinstalled and some other features of this laptop includes integrated 0.3 Megapixel resolution 1280 x 720 pixel webcam, 4-in-1 Media Card Reader supporting SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SD Memory Card, and MultiMediaCard, 2 USB v2.0 ports, 1 superFast USB port, 1 eSATA/USB power port, CX20672 Hi-Definition Audio 5.1 CODEC Hardware with build-in 2 stereo speaker system of 1.5 Watts each and also sports built-in Microphone. In addition it also includes a IEEE1394 Interface for high speed communication between two devices like transferring images without any quality degradation from a stand alone camera or camcorder to a PC.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 laptop offers up to 5.2 hours of battery life with a standard 4-cell Li-ion battery which can jumps up to 24 hours by adding the new ThinkPad external battery. Users charge the PCs on the external ThinkPad Battery connected to the PC or separately, and a charge indicator shows when the battery reaches a full charge. The rapid charging feature allows up to 80% battery charging in just 30 minutes.
- 1 x USB – 4 pin USB Type A
- 1 x SuperSpeed USB
- 1 x eSATA / Hi-Speed USB – 11 pin USB/eSATA combo port
- 1 x Network – Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T – RJ-45
- 1 x Audio / video – Mini DisplayPort
- 1 x HDMI – 19 pin HDMI Type A
- 1 x Headphones/microphone – Mini-phone 3.5 mm
Price: The Lenovo IdeaPad X1 laptop is already available across India for the price of Rs. 90,000 with 3-year warranty.