Lenovo ThinkPad X100e ultraportable laptop announced

Monday, January 4, 2010, 13:37 by Tech Correspondent

Lenovo announced the launch of its Lenovo ThinkPad X100e ultraportable laptop, on January 4, 2009, as part of its laptop range that it will introduce at CES 2010.The Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop has an 11.6-inch HD display screen and an ISO full-size, spill-resistant keyboard.

Navigation options include a trackpoint and multitouch touchpad that enable users to zoom, scroll, and rotate using their fingers.

Photo: Lenovo ThinkPad X100e ultraportable laptop

The Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop will be available in Midnight Black and Heatwave Red, at a price of $449, from January 5, 2009.

The Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop is powered by AMD’s Athlon Neo single- and dual-core and Turion dual-core processors.

The company has said that the Lenovo’s ThinkPad laptops will come equipped with AMD’s VisionPro technology.

“The X100e delivers the full promise of VISION Pro Technology from AMD,” said Leslie Sobon, vice president, Product Marketing, AMD.

“It delivers the visual experience necessary to leverage most of today’s collaboration tools, strong battery life and unbeatable value, all in a sleek, durable ultrathin laptop. With out-of-the-box support for dual monitors to enable greater productivity, the ThinkPad X100e defines what a commercial ultrathin laptop should be,” Sobon added.

In terms of connectivity, the Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop comes with Wi-Fi with specifications of 802.11n, optional Bluetooth, and 3G connectivity.

Other features include a low-light sensitive webcam, three USB 2.0 ports, audio in/out, 4-in-1 media card reader, and gigabit ethernet.

Lenovo will also launch the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge, Lenovo T410, T410s, T510 and W510 along with the Lenovo ThinkPad X100e at the CES 2010. Users will have to shell out $549 for the top-of-the-line 13-inch Lenovo ThinkPad Edge laptop.

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