Lenovo Releases ThinkPad X61, X61s and X61 Tablet PC (Video)

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Lenovo today officially announced the release of the ThinkPad X61, which is simply a Centrino Duo (Santa Rosa) update to the existing X60 series of ultraportable notebooks. The form factor of the X61 is the same as that of the X60, the only change here is in terms of speed — but who’s to argue against faster?

Lenovo ThinkPad X61 specs

The ThinkPad X61 will use a regular clocked Core 2 Duo processor and is slightly thicker than the X61s version. The X61 will be offered with the following options

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7300 2.0GHz or T7100 1.83GHz processor
  • 12.1" XGA display (1024×768, 150 nit)
  • Serial ATA Hard Drive 60, 80, 120, 160GB 5400RPM or 60, 100GB 7200RPM
  • Memory up to 4GB PC2-5300/667MHz
  • Intel X3100 Graphics
  • 4-cell or 8-cell battery
  • Dimensions: 268 x 211 x 20-35 mm (10.5 x 8.3 x 0.8-1.39“)
  • Weight: 4-cell cylindrical: 1.41 kg (3.11 lb), 8-cell cylindrical: 1.63 kg (3.56 lb)
  • Ports: 3 USB 2.0, 1394; expansion bus (for optional ThinkPad X6 UltraBase or ThinkPad X60, Series Extended Life Battery); external display; AC adapter; RJ-11, RJ-45; audio: headphone/line-out, external microphone
  • Connectivity: Modem; Gigabit Ethernet, ThinkPad 11a/b/g Il10, Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG, Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG, Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN, Bluetooth, Embedded WWAN

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s specs


ThinkPad X61s on the left, ThinkPad X61 Tablet PC on the right (view large image)

The ThinkPad X61s uses a low voltage Core 2 Duo processor and is thinner and lighter than the X61. The X61s is basically the ultraportable designed for the business traveler that wants the absolute lightest and thinnest ThinkPad there is.

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo L7500 (1.6GHz, 4MB, 800MHz), Intel Core 2 Duo L7300 (1.4GHz, 4MB, 800MHz)
  • 12.1" XGA display (1024×768, 150 nit) or 12.1” UltraLight XGA (1024×768, 180 nit)
  • Serial ATA Hard Drive 60, 80, 120, 160GB 5400RPM or 60, 100GB 7200RPM
  • Memory up to 4GB PC2-5300/667MHz
  • Intel X3100 Graphics
  • 4-cell or 8-cell battery
  • Dimensions: 268 x 211 x 20-28 mm (10.5 x 8.3 x 0.8-1.1")
  • Weight:

    With 12.1” XGA: 4-cell prismatic: 1.32 kg (2.90 lb), 4-cell cylindrical: 1.36 kg (3.00 lb), 8-cell cylindrical: 1.58 kg (3.48 lb)

    With 12.1” UltraLight XGA:4-cell prismatic: 1.24 kg (2.73 lb), 4-cell cylindrical: 1.28 kg (2.83 lb), 8-cell cylindrical: 1.50 kg (3.30 lb)

  • Ports: 3 USB 2.0, 1394; expansion bus (for optional ThinkPad X6 UltraBase or ThinkPad X60, Series Extended Life Battery); external display; AC adapter; RJ-11, RJ-45; audio: headphone/line-out, external microphone
  • Connectivity: Modem; Gigabit Ethernet, ThinkPad 11a/b/g Il10, Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG, Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG, Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN, Bluetooth, Embedded WWAN

Below is some video giving a comparison of the ThinkPad X61s to the Lenovo V200:

X61 Tablet Specs

The ThinkPad X61 Tablet of course adds the capability of writing on the screen and using the Tablet PC features of Windows Vista. In terms of specs the X61 Tablet is much like the X61s, but of course weighs more and is larger due to the extra Tablet PC functionality.

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo L7500 (1.6GHz, 4MB, 800MHz), Intel Core 2 Duo L7300 (1.4GHz, 4MB, 800MHz)
  • 12.1" Super-Wide Angle FFS XGA TFT (1024×768, 195nits), 12.1" SuperView SXGA+ TFT (1400×1050, 190nits), 12.1" MultiView/MultiTouch XGA TFT (1024×768, 150nits)
  • Serial ATA Hard Drive 60, 80, 120, 160GB 5400RPM or 60, 100GB 7200RPM
  • Memory up to 4GB PC2-5300/667MHz
  • Intel X3100 Graphics
  • 4-cell or 8-cell battery
  • Dimensions: 4-cell: 274 x 241 x 27.4 – 33.1mm (10.8" x 9.5" x 1.1-1.3"), 8-cell: 274 x 267 x 27.4 – 33.1mm (10.8" x 10.5" x 1.1-1.3")
  • Weight: with 4-cell: 1.71 kg (3.77 lb), with 8-cell: 1.93 kg (4.25 lb)
  • Ports: 3 USB 2.0, 1394; expansion bus (for optional ThinkPad X6 UltraBase or ThinkPad X60, Series Extended Life Battery); external display; AC adapter; RJ-11, RJ-45; audio: headphone/line-out, external microphone
  • Connectivity: Modem; Gigabit Ethernet, ThinkPad 11a/b/g Il10, Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG, Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG, Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN, Bluetooth, Embedded WWAN

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