Lenovo Announces ThinkPad X301 Notebook

Lenovo has announced a ThinkPad X301, an upgrade of its X300, an ultra-thin and ultra-portable version with less than three pounds at weight and a thickness of just one-inch.

Lenovo ThinkPad X301

“Lenovo continues to push the technology envelope by giving road warriors the latest enhancements in solid state drive storage and digital display technologies with the new ThinkPad X301 notebook PC,” said Sam Dusi, vice president, worldwide notebook product marketing, Lenovo.

The ThinkPad X301 notebook comes with 64/128GB SSD, and next-generation Core 2 Duo ultra low volt (ULV) Intel CPUs that include either 1.2GHz U9300 or1.4GHz U9400 processor.

The other technical details of the ThinkPad X301 include:

  • Support for DDR3 RAM
  • Support for UWB and 3G broadband plus GPS
  • 13.3-inch backlit display
  • Support for Display Port and VGA for high-definition content viewing and ultra-thin DVD burners
  • Lenovo’s ThinkVantage Technology
  • Access Connections tool for easier way of connecting to Internet and network connections
  • Power Manager to control functions for battery life management
  • The ThinkPad X301 notebooks that will support WiMAX will be made available by Lenovo later this year.

    The pricing of the ThinkPad X301 starts from $2,599 and will be made available on August 26 via the Lenovo Business Partners. The notebooks are also available online on lenovo.com.