Lenovo's ThinkPad X120e will run AMD's new E-series accelerated processing unit, which integrates a CPU and graphics processor on the same die for higher performance. Lenovo is the first computer maker to introduce a commercial laptop running Advanced Micro Devices' new E-series accelerated processing unit, which packs a CPU and graphics processor on the same die for higher performance.
The ThinkPad X120e is a business laptop with an 11.6-inch screen and a full-size keyboard. Marketed as an ultraportable PC, the notebook starts at less than three pounds and delivers more than six hours of battery life, according to Lenovo. The X120e is the successor of the X100e, with the major difference in the processor. The older model used an AMD Athlon Neo, which will be replaced with a next-generation AMD E-series APU, codenamed Zacate.
Lenovo also unveiled the ThinkPad Edge E220s and the E420s, for business customers who need more power than the X120e. The E220s is 12.5 inches and weighs less than 3.5 pounds. The E420s is 14 inches and weighs four pounds. The E220s is less than an inch thick, while the E420s is slightly larger at an inch thick. Both laptops are available with Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors.