One thing why you should eye on this new laptop is the ThinkPad X1 brings the RapidCharge battery technology. The Lenovo claimed the technology boasts a faster charge compared to others such Dell or HP. With only 30 minutes charge time, the laptop achieves 80% battery level. In other word, you only need less than 40 minutes to get 100% battery condition.
Talking about design, the ThinkPad X1 is fashioned in 16.5mm thin with smile key shape backlight keyboard. Thus, it’s placing the gadget to be the thinnest among other ThinkPad notebooks (not world’s thinnest) and serving a better comfortable texting as well even in the less-light condition. Some said the Lenovo doesn’t know how to put and display its ThinkPad logo. Well, it’s only a matter of taste, I guess.
In addition, this new laptop features up to Intel Core i5 2520M processor, a 13.3-inch 1336×768 resolution LED Backlight LCD, up to 4GB DDR3 memory, a 128GB SSD or 320GB HDD, WiMAX, WiFi, HDMI, Gigabit LAN, USB 3.0 port, memory card slot and pre-installed with Windows 7 Professional OS. Those surely deliver more than enough performance to run your every applications.
Fashioned in 337×231.1×16.5mm and 1.69kg, Lenovo ThinkPad X1 laptop is expected to hit Japanese market in May 27 2011 in three models: 129128J(218,400 yen or $2,671.99), 12912AJ(218,400 yen or $2,671.99) and 12912BJ(197,400 yen or $2,415.99). And It will come to US market soon after (not sure). [Dandy Gadget Source]