Lenovo has officially announced its ThinkPad X1 Notebook PC that has been in the rumor-mill for sometime now, the company made the official announcement two days ago, it is the latest unit from the company’s ThinkPad Series which is stated by the company to give users “thinnest and highest performance combination for its class.” It was designed for professionals and gets a 13.3-inch LCD display and a frame that measures less than 17mm which is approximately the same size of a US penny and weighs in at only 3.7 pounds.
Its glossy display gets protection from its Gorilla Glass, it gets processing options from Intel’s second generation of processors that is popular called “Sandy Bridge” Platform. There is the option of an Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, there is nothing in the press release regarding its storage capacity but it packs a few software from Lenovo such as its new RapidCharge battery technology that enables the device to be charged up to 80 percent in just 30 minutes, it charges 2.5 times faster than a typical battery plus they added fast charge cells with a 1,000 cycle battery designed to last three years.
Other specs includes Dolby Home Theater sound, spill resistant keyboard with backlight, Intel Wireless Display technology that enables the notebook to be connected wirelessly to a TV or Projector to stream 1080p videos, Intel vPro technology, integrated 720p HD webcam, a fingerprint reader with one touch swipe for power on and authentication plus it runs the Windows 7 OS with Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0. The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 will start shipping May 17 and its based model will start at about $1399.