Lenovo Unveils Ultrathin Laptops - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
Mobile
Commentary
2/26/2008
04:34 PM
Jim Manico
Jim Manico
Commentary
Connect Directly
Twitter
LinkedIn
RSS
E-Mail
50%
50%

Lenovo Unveils Ultrathin Laptops

Computerworld

Lenovo is out to challenge Apple with an ultrathin notebook of its own, the ThinkPad X300.The new laptop weighs 2.9 pounds, measures three-quarters of an inch thick -- comparable to the thickest part of the MacBook Air -- and sports a 13-inch display. But with a price tag of $2,799, analysts say Lenovo is aiming the ThinkPad X300 at mobile business executives, not consumers, like Apple's offering.

"Anyone buying the ThinkPad is doing it because they really want to do some work with it," analyst Rob Enderle told Computerworld. "This is the product you give your very top people. It's not going to be for everybody because of its price." The ThinkPad X300, available now, also includes replaceable batteries and a replaceable optical drive, has three USB ports (compared to the MacBook Air's one) and a VGA port that can be used to hook it up to a monitor.Computerworld

We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Commentary
Get Your Enterprise Ready for 5G
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett,  1/14/2020
Commentary
Modern App Dev: An Enterprise Guide
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek,  1/5/2020
Slideshows
9 Ways to Improve IT and Operational Efficiencies in 2020
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  1/2/2020
White Papers
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
State of the Cloud
State of the Cloud
Cloud has drastically changed how IT organizations consume and deploy services in the digital age. This research report will delve into public, private and hybrid cloud adoption trends, with a special focus on infrastructure as a service and its role in the enterprise. Find out the challenges organizations are experiencing, and the technologies and strategies they are using to manage and mitigate those challenges today.
Video
Current Issue
The Cloud Gets Ready for the 20's
This IT Trend Report explores how cloud computing is being shaped for the next phase in its maturation. It will help enterprise IT decision makers and business leaders understand some of the key trends reflected emerging cloud concepts and technologies, and in enterprise cloud usage patterns. Get it today!
Slideshows
Flash Poll