Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Convertible Tablet

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Convertible Tablets are a new feature on a market saturated with tablets, touchpads and touchscreens, and Lenovo’s trusted ThinkPad series has taken a stab at the market. Lenovo’s ThinkPad series of laptops includes a convertible tablet model, the X220, with a 12.5″ HD Multitouch touchscreen, anti-glare LED-backlit widescreen display. The total package is a slim 3.68lbs, with 4GB memory and 320GB hard drive.  It runs an Intel i-5 series dual core processor at 2.50GHz, comparable to a mid-size ThinkPad, with the Intel HD Graphics suite that runs standard for ThinkPad X-series models, and the Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 suite for Windows 7, also standard. 

Features List:

-12.5″ Multitouch HD LED-backlit Widescreen/Touchscreen


-4GB memory

-320GB hard drive

-Intel Core i5-2520M Processor

-Intel HD Graphics 3000

-Upgradable Integrated Mobile Broadband

-Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows 7

Press Release:

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – March 8, 2011: Lenovo announced today the next generation of the best-selling ultraportable laptop of 20101 – the ThinkPad X220 laptop – and the X220 convertible Tablet PC. These PCs give mobile business professionals the full performance and usability found in larger laptops, but in a super ultraportable design. The PCs run up to 75 percent faster than ultraportable competitors that use low-powered CPUs2, feature smart PC technologies for incredibly long battery life up to 24 hours3 on the ThinkPad X220 and sport a clean, revamped design with hinge-based latching and a giant touchpad in a thinner portable design. Additionally, they feature improved durability with wider drain-holes in the spill resistant keyboard and a 50% improvement in drop test performance4.

“Put simply, The ThinkPad X Series has everything a modern road warrior needs without compromises – low weight, long battery life and high performance,” said Dilip Bhatia, vice president, ThinkPad Marketing, Lenovo. “We’ve refined the mobile computing experience to make it more productive and enjoyable with features like smart PC technologies and enhanced video and voice calling.”

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