Lenovo have launched a new razor thin ThinkPad Notebook line known as the X1. Designed to take on other ultraportables likes the MacBook Air and the Samsung 9 Series, the X1 is a 13.3 inch notebook that is just 21.5mm thick. In fact its the thinnest ThinkPad yet. The display is made of extra strength Gorilla Glass and offers a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768. The system features a 2.5GHz core i5-2520M dual-core processor with an option of a 320GB hard disk or a 160GB solid state drive and 8GB of RAM.
The GPU comes courtesy of stock Intel Integrated HD 3000 graphics processing. Other notable specs include a finger print reader, 4-in-1 card reader, Dolby Home Theater HD audio, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0, 3G, WWAN, Splash-proof keyboard, HD Webcam and all this resides in a sturdy chassis that weights just 1.72KG. Overall with these specs and luxurious ultra slim design the X1 will provide business users with a premium brand ultraportable notebook and may tempt some average consumers to splash the extra cash for what is effectively a competitive alternative to the MacBook Air.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 is expected to arrive on May 20th for the starting price somewhere under the $3000 mark.