Lenovo has announced two new ThinkPad notebooks – the ThinkPad X200s and ThinkPad X200. The notebooks boast of improved capabilities one of which is the improved battery life.
“We continually strive to balance the features customers care most about – light weight, long battery life and ease of use – when engineering our ThinkPad notebooks,” said Mark Cohen, vice president, Notebook Business Unit, Lenovo. “From the new ThinkPad X200 Tablet PC to the ThinkPad X200s notebook, our most recent X Series ThinkPad notebooks push the design envelope, delivering tailored solutions to unique user needs while balancing usability, weight and battery life like never before.”
The Lenovo X200s is the latest notebook with a small form factor weighing as light as 2.4 pounds and comes with vPro technology, Intel Centrino 2, 128 GB solid state drive storage, LED backlit displays, and Ultra-Wideband functionality as well as Bluetooth connectivity, optional Blu-Ray DVD player and additional hard drive on the ultrabase for added functionality and optional nine-cell battery. The selected models will come with Lenovo’s signature carbon and glass fiber top cover roll cage for ultra-light design.
The ThinkPad X200 is a tablet PC weighing 3.5 pounds, equipped with vPro technology, LED backlit displays, GPS, ultra wideband functionality plus mobile broadband, offers 10 hours of battery life, 128 GB SSD. There is also an optional security provisions including the fingerprint readers and full disk encryption solutions.
The tablet PC has a dual-swivel screen and improved multimedia with dual-array digital microphones, built-in camera for improved quality pictures for web conferencing, and stereo speakers. Also it comes with touch- sensitivity via lighter pen or finger touch.
The Lenovo X200s and the X200s tablet PC, both come equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity with optional WiMAX that is due to be released later this year.
The ThinkPad X200 pricing will start at $2,242 while the ThinkPad X200 Tablet PC will start at $2,323; both will be made available by September and October respectively. The laptops will be available at Lenovo Business Partners and www.lenovo.com.