The X200s is powered by an Intel Centrino 2 dual-core processor and sports a 12-inch LED display with resolutions up to 1,440 by 900 pixels.
Lenovo ThinkPad X200 (click for larger image)
Lenovo on Thursday introduced two ThinkPad computers, including a business notebook that's less than 2-1/2 pounds and boasts 13 hours of battery life.
The ThinkPad X200s notebook and the X200 Tablet PC are lighter and have longer battery life than previous generations, the Chinese computer maker said. The X200s is the lightest of Lenovo's business notebooks and has the longest battery life.
The X200s is powered by an Intel Centrino 2 dual-core processor and sports a 12-inch LED display with resolutions up to 1,440 by 900 pixels. The system is available with up to 4 GB of 1,066-MHz DDR3 memory and up to a 320-GB hard drive or 128-GB solid-state drive. The PC ships with Windows Vista and supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless technology. WiMax wireless support is scheduled for availability by the end of the year.
When configured with a nine-cell battery, a solid-state drive, and Windows XP, the X200s can achieve a battery life of more than 13 hours, Lenovo said. The bigger battery, however, takes the notebook to slightly more than 3 pounds. With a four-cell battery, the system weighs slightly less than 2-1/2 pounds.
The X200 Tablet PC is almost 10% lighter and has nearly 50% longer battery life than the previous generation. The latest model weighs 3-1/2 pounds, offers more than 10 hours of battery life, and is powered by a Centrino 2 processor. The PC is available with up to a 128-GB solid-state drive and comes with a 12-inch widescreen. To achieve maximum battery life, the configuration would need an eight-cell battery, solid-state drive, and LED display.
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
In this special, sponsored radio episode we’ll look at some terms around converged infrastructures and talk about how they’ve been applied in the past. Then we’ll turn to the present to see what’s changing.