ThinkPad X1 - A MacBook Air clone for the businessman

Lenovo introduces the ThinkPad X1 an ultra-slim notebook from the businessman, whose display is protected by Gorilla Glass. Unfortunately, it had a feature of the Thinkpad series, to be sacrificed: the X1 has not otherwise integrated into the housing cover ThinkLight.The 13-inch ThinkPad X1 is the successor to the moderately successful series of Lenovo X300. With the X1 will be all better. Lenovo has massively upgraded technically the successor and equipped the MacBook Air clone an Intel Core i-processor of the latest generation. The Core i5-2520M runs at 2.5 GHz by default and can be clocked up to 3.2 GHz in Turbo Boost function. Later, even a Core i7 processor and follow the power-hungry businessmen who have power galore. Just a pity that the display resolution measures only 1366 x 768 pixels. That's one small step back from the X300 series. This could pose even 1440 pixels. But the display of the X1 by Gorilla glass is protected from scratches.
In the standard configuration receives the 1.7-pound ThinkPad X1 has a UMTS model, the necessary SIM card slot is located on the notebook back behind a flap.Otherwise, there are still a USB 3.0, a combined eSATA-/USB-Anschluss and a Gigabit Ethernet port on the back of the notebook. Of course, the X1 has a complete equipment for wireless communication. Therefore in the Notebook is an Intel 6300 wireless card is integrated, which transmits to the IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n.
 The memory should the buyer choose.As low entry gives a 320-gigabyte hard drive and 4 GB of RAM, but if your wallet allows, then a version with 8 GB of memory and rich SSS can be ordered. The model with a conventional hard disk have been around for almost 1,600 euros, while the SSD model already scratched on the 2,000 euro limit. This is the X1 more expensive than some € MacBook Air or Samsung Series 9 Notebook 900X3A .
One must of course first-class ThinkPad also be at the keyboard, after all, is associated with the name of Thinkpad keyboards robust, even in the middle is still a small integrated TrackPoint. All this of course has the X1. Only in the hinge of the display, the old Thinkpad users get used to, because they are no longer the X1 black and silver.


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