Lenovo Launches Thinnest ThinkPad Yet

Pulkit Chandna

Lenovo on Monday officially announced the wafer-thin ThinkPad X1 laptop . Scheduled to go on sale today with a starting price of US$1,399, the X1 is .65 inches at its thinnest and tips the scales at 3.5 pounds. Here’s a quick rundown of the specs:

  • Display: 13.3-inch Gorilla Glass screen
  • Processor: 2.1 GHz Intel Core i3-2310M or 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-2520M
  • RAM: 8GB DDR3
  • Storage: 160GB SSD
  • Connections: USB 3.0, eSATA/USB 2.0, HDMI, DisplayPort
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet LAN


The battery is said to last 10 hours on a single charge. When it does run out of charge, the battery only takes 30 minutes to reach an 80 minute charge thanks to a proprietary technology called RapidCharge.

“Our customers are looking for a business laptop that combines the best consumer multimedia and entertainment features with the latest performance and mobility innovations in a super-thin, stylish design,” said Dilip Bhatia, vice president, ThinkPad Business Unit, Lenovo.

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