Lenovo ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook Announced

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Lenovo announced Mar. 17th,2013, the ThinkPad T431s.  ThinkPad T431s features multiple design enhancements inspired by an extensive global research project.

What is new and noteworthy concerning the most recent T-series ThinkPad? a number of the primary things that previous ThinkPad users can notice is that the perceptibly diluent and lighter type issue — the thinnest of any T Series thus far — in addition as a replacement island-style key style with backlit keyboard. there’s additionally a replacement 5-point TrackPad and a smaller edge round the show giving this ThinkPad much more fashionable aesthetics.

Nine Countries, One Ultrabook
How many countries will it go for create a replacement ThinkPad? Lenovo conducted in depth analysis with each non-ThinkPad users and ThinkPad loyalists round the world, to assemble elaborated feedback on ThinkPad style. Over 9 months and in 9 countries, researchers spent thousands of hours shadowing users in their homes, workplaces and remote locations, observant user behavior and asking queries. This in depth analysis directly contributed to the new style of the T431s.

Lenovo’s researchers discovered that individuals rank simplicity and fashionable parts once it involves their technology. This translated into 3 priorities for Lenovo once coming up with the new T431s:

Streamlined Interior: Lenovo updated the much-loved ThinkPad exactness keyboard by rising key placement whereas maintaining shortcuts for a sleeker-looking keyboard. Lenovo’s engineers additionally designed the show with a brilliant skinny edge and a replacement plumbago Black color for the chassis.

Enhanced touchpad experience: The new ThinkPad TrackPad is AN evolution of the TrackPoint and TouchPad that includes a replacement larger, smooth, responsive, multi-touch glass surface that optimizes Windows eight gestures, click practicality, and integrates TrackPoint behavior to deliver a tailor-made, improved expertise for all users. the long-lasting red TrackPoint continues to be there, however everthing seems a lot of efficient.

Thinness, Durability, Reliability: The ThinkPad T431s, the “thinnest and lightest T-series ever made” and also the initial device incorporating the new style parts, weighs simply three.6 pounds (1.63kg) and measures solely zero.82 inches (20.6mm) thin. The carbon fiber prime cowl and metallic element exterior continue ThinkPad’s heritage of business-class rugged style and sturdiness.

The rest of the changes to the new ThinkPad area unit what you may expect from a early 2013 release: the T431s is powered by Intel third generation Core processors with Turbo Boost and Intel HD Graphics, up to 12GB of DDR3 RAM and extra HDD and SSD storage choices. The T431s contains a 14-inch HD+ (1600 x 900) anti-glare show, two USB 3.0 ports and is out there with Intel vPro for straightforward device management. Like all T-series ThinkPads, the T431s supports ThinkPad tying up and provides increased security that industrial customers need.

Pricing and availableness
The ThinkPad T431s are going to be accessible in April beginning at more or less $949. elaborated technical specs and configuration choices area unit accessible within the ThinkPad T431s datasheet.

via:NotebookReview

 

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Lenovo ThinkPad X131e Chromebook Announced

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Lenovo announced ThinkPad X131e Chromebook on January 17th, Making a step to enter the Chromebook Market.It is good news for elementary school students. They can get cheap service charge for Chromebook. This is Lenovo’s first Chromebook Laptop.

Lenovo ThinkPad X131e Chromebook is launched as a Chrome OS laptop, which is built specially for K-12 schools, running Google’s operating system. The ThinkPad X131e Chromebook highlights in the Chrome OS itself, fast boot time and long battery life for a scool day. Now let us look at the other features.

The Display: an 11.6-inch 1366 x 768 anti-glare display

Processor: Intel processor

Ports: USB ports, HDMI and VGA ports(for class presentations)

webcam: a webcam to allow collaborative programs(can run between different scools)

Lenovo ThinkPad X131e is a tough piece of hardware to avoid of the falling by school students. They build a rubber bumper into the top cover to survice the accident of fall. What about the prices? We have talked before that it is specially build for school students or teachers. So it is only selling for schools or institutions with the price of $429 (EU£268, AU$406). Those educational people who are interested can batch order from Feb. 26th,2013.

Though it is limited in release , perhaps we can expect the new generation of more Lenovo Chromebook for better and better performances.

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Lenovo Thinkpad Helix Shown in China

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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) starts On January 8th, 2013 in Las Vegas . Lenovo will introduce a new Windows 8 tablet called “Lenovo ThinkPad Helix”. Information on can be found at numerous Chinese websites and also on the website of the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) to see the first entries.

The convertible-style IdeaPad Lynx has a detachable keyboard and is the Asus Transformer Book, Samsung ATIV SmartPC Pro 700T, Fujitsu Stylistic Q702 and make Microsoft Surface Pro competition.

The known specifications are:

Lenovo X1 Helix

1. Ivy Bridge Core i3 to i7 ULV CPU

2. Intel HD Graphics 4000

3. 11.6 “1920×1080 IPS touchscreen

4. LTE (AT & T, according to FCC)

For more details, we expect at CES 2013, where the helix is probably officially presented.

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Lenovo Unfolds Smaller Yoga Tablet-laptop Hybrid

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Lenovo announced an 11in version of its still-to-ship Yoga tablet-laptop hybrid.

Part of the IdeaPad line-up, Yoga is so named because the hinge on its clamshell casing allows the screen not merely to be lifted up from the keyboard and folded flat against the desk but can be pushed further round to form a tablet.

Lenovo showed off a 13in, 1600 x 900 version of the bendy device in January at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), but the addition of a model with a 11.6in, 1366 x 768 panel will appeal to those who expect to spend more time using the gadget as a tablet than as a notebook – though it still weighs 1.3kg.

The price is no less hefty: $799 (£499) before sales tax in the US. UK pricing remains TBA. The 13-incher will cost $1099 (£687) before tax.

While the 13in Yoga comes with an Intel Core i7 CPU, the 11-incher has an Nvidia Tegra 3.

Also packed into the chassis are 2GB of Ram, 64GB of SSD storage, USB 2.0 ports, Bluetooth 4.0, 2.4GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi and stereo speakers.

Both models will run Windows 8, of course.

Source: Reg Hardware.

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