Lenovo, the world’s second largest PC manufacturer launched its latest laptop, the ThinkPad X1 carbon. The device was launched at the event of the company celebrating its 20 years in existence. Lenovo acquired the ThinkPad brand in 2005 and this is the latest launch for the ThinkPad.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is expected to arrive in the markets later this month and with the features that come with this model are sure to make for a heavy buying this season. This new device is much lighter and faster than the existing models of ThinkPad. It weighs just 3 pounds and the company claims to have reduced its startup time by almost half.
The light weight of the laptop is attributed to its carbon fiber body which is strong yet light in weight. The company has launched the ThinkPad X1 Carbon saying that this is the time of tablet computers, but still people require computers for larger functionalities. So it meets the demand for a light weight computer that satisfies all needs of the users’.
The company expects the sale of Laptops to increase even when tablets seem to rule the market. The new ThinkPad X1 Carbon houses 3rs Generation Intel Core i7 and runs on Windows 7 professional.
It claims to have a battery life of 6.3 hours and with the Lenovo rapid charge feature, it can run for up to 5 hours on a charge of just 35 minutes. However, these are just the claims that Lenovo makes and will be testified only when the model comes into the market.
The laptop has the ‘Lenovo Mobile Access’ technology for next generation 3G connectivity. The keyboard has larger backlit keys and makes typing easier. The keys also have more space between them thanks to the island type design of the keys.
The touchpad is made of glass and is a ‘multi gesture’ touchpad. It sports a 14 inch screen with a resolution of 1600 and 900. This high resolution means that the display quality is going to be extremely good on this laptop.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is crafted beautifully. Its tapered body and the signature ThinkPad black color gives it an elegant look that hooks on to the eyes at first sight.
In all, it is a computer that everyone would want to buy, given they can shell out the high price of this laptop.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon starts at $1299!!!!