Lenovo Santa Rosa X-series range officially announced

May 30, 2007
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Lenovo Santa Rosa X-series range officially announced

In an announcement that, since we knew it was coming, will surprise nobody, Lenovo are revealing their latest line-up of Santa Rosa X-series laptops and Tablet PCs.  The X61, X61s and X61 Tablet will be the flagship trio of Lenovo's ultraportable range, with WWAN cellular connectivity, WiFi 'n', Bluetooth and gigabit ethernet all available on different models.

 

 Lenovo X61 Tablet

Eight-cell batteries with an optional extended battery pack add up to a massive 12 hours from one charge for the X61s, while the X61 and X61 Tablet manage 11 and 10 hours respectively.  Lenovo have also added a setting to eke out the last drips from the cells when you've that all important email to finish; it selectively shuts off unused features of the notebook, reducing overall power drain.

Lenovo X61s

The X61 Tablet has a new SuperView SXGA+ screen, coated with a special scratch-resistant and anti-reflective layer which makes it extra usable outdoors.  MultiView and MultiTouch remain options.

Lenovo X61 Tablet

The ThinkPad X61, X61s and X61 Tablet PC start at approximately, $1,484, $1,474 and $1,779 respectively.

Full Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet

Processor (speed, L2 cache, FSB)

Intel Core 2 Duo L7500 (1.6GHz, 4MB, 800MHz)

Intel Core 2 Duo L7300 (1.4GHz, 4MB, 800MHz)

Preloaded operating system

Genuine Windows Vista Ultimate 32

Genuine Windows Vista Business 32/64

Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium 64

Genuine Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005

Display/Resolution

12.1" Super-Wide Angle FFS XGA TFT

(1024x768, 195nits)

12.1" SuperView SXGA+ TFT

(1400x1050, 190nits)

12.1" MultiView/MultiTouch XGA TFT

(1024x768, 150nits)

Serial ATA Hard Drive

60, 80, 120, 160GB 5400rpm

60, 100GB 7200rpm

Memory

Up to 4GB PC2-5300/667MHz (3GB addressable with 32-bit OS)

Optical drive

DVD-ROM, CD-RW/DVD Combo, or Multi-Burner Plus DVD Dual Layer Recordable (ThinkPad X6 Tablet UltraBase required)

Video graphics

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 (up to 256MB)

Available Integrated communications

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

Li-Ion battery life

4-cell: up to 3hr

8-cell: up to 8hr

With optional extended-life battery

Up to 11hr (standard 8-cell high capacity battery plus ThinkPad X60 Series Extended Life battery)

Ports

3 USB 2.0;; expansion bus (for optional

ThinkPad X6 Tablet UltraBase or ThinkPad X60

Series Extended Life Battery); external display; AC adapter; RJ-11, RJ-45; audio: headphone/line-out, external microphone

Slots

1 Type I / II PC Card slot with 34mm ExpressCard via adapter, 1 Secure Digital card slot

ThinkVantage Active Protection System and ThinkPad Shock-Mounted Hard Drive

Standard

ThinkVantage Client Security Solution

Standard

Integrated Fingerprint Reader

Select models

Keyboard

Ergonomic keyboard with palm rest, TrackPoint

pointing device with “Press-to-Select,” Internet Scroll Bar,11 intuitive volume, ThinkVantage button and Windows keys

Dimensions

4-cell: 274x244x27.4-33.1mm (10.8" x 9.6" x 1.1-1.3")

8-cell: 274x267x27.4-33.1mm (10.8" x 10.5" x 1.1-1.3")

Weight

4-cell: 1.71 kg (3.77 lb)

8-cell: 1.93 kg (4.25 lb)

Port replicator/dock support

Optional ThinkPad X6 Tablet UltraBase

Limited warranty

1yr or 3yr system/1yr battery

Additional supported operating systems

Genuine Windows 2000

Included software

(preloaded)

Adobe Reader

Diskeeper Home

Microsoft: Windows Live Toolbar & Search

Google Picasa

DVD playback codec

PC-Doctor

Norton Internet Security

  (with 90 days of virus definitions)

ThinkPad Utilities

  (Power Manager and Presentation Director)

ThinkVantage Access Connections

ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software

ThinkVantage Productivity Center with

Away Manager

ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery

ThinkVantage System Update

Lenovo ThinkPad X61

Processor (speed, L2 cache, FSB)

Intel Core 2 Duo T7300 (2.0GHz, 4MB, 800MHz)

Intel Core 2 Duo T7100 (1.83GHz, 2MB, 667MHz)

Preloaded operating system

Genuine Windows Vista Ultimate 64

Genuine Windows Vista Business 32/64

Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium 64

Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic 32
Genuine Windows XP Professional

Display/Resolution

12.1” XGA (1024x768, 150 nit)

Serial ATA Hard Drive

60, 80, 120, 160GB 5400rpm

60, 100GB 7200rpm

160GB 5400rpm Full Disc Encryption

Memory

Up to 4GB PC2-5300/667MHz (3GB addressable with 32-bit OS)

Optical drive

DVD-ROM, CD-RW/DVD Combo, or Multi-Burner Plus DVD Dual Layer Recordable (ThinkPad X6 UltraBase required)

Video graphics

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 (up to 256MB)

Available Integrated communications

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

Li-Ion battery life

4-cell cylindrical: up to 3.9hr

8-cell cylindrical: up to 7.8hr

With optional extended-life battery

Up to 11hr (standard 8-cell high capacity battery plus ThinkPad X60 Series Extended Life battery)

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

Slots

1 Type I / II PC Card slot with 34mm ExpressCard via adapter, 1 Secure Digital card slot

ThinkVantage Active Protection System and ThinkPad Shock-Mounted Hard Drive

Standard

ThinkVantage Client Security Solution

Standard

Integrated Fingerprint Reader

Select models

Keyboard

Ergonomic keyboard with palm rest, TrackPoint

pointing device with “Press-to-Select,” Internet Scroll Bar,11 intuitive volume, ThinkVantage button and Windows keys

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)

Port replicator/dock support

Optional ThinkPad X6 UltraBase

Limited warranty

1yr or 3yr system/1yr battery

Additional supported operating systems

Genuine Windows XP Home

Genuine Windows 2000

Included software

(preloaded)

Adobe Reader

Diskeeper Home

Microsoft: Windows Live Toolbar & Search

Google Picasa

DVD playback codec

PC-Doctor

Norton Internet Security

  (with 90 days of virus definitions)

ThinkPad Utilities

  (Power Manager and Presentation Director)

ThinkVantage Access Connections

ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software

ThinkVantage Productivity Center with

Away Manager

ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery

ThinkVantage System Update

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s

Processor (speed, L2 cache, FSB)

Intel Core 2 Duo L7500 (1.6GHz, 4MB, 800MHz)

Intel Core 2 Duo L7300 (1.4GHz, 4MB, 800MHz)

Preloaded operating system

Genuine Windows Vista Ultimate 64

Genuine Windows Vista Business 32/64

Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium 64

Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic 32
Genuine Windows XP Professional

Display/Resolution

12.1” XGA (1024x768, 150 nit)

12.1” UltraLight XGA (1024x768, 180 nit)

Serial ATA Hard Drive

60, 80, 120, 160GB 5400rpm

60, 100GB 7200rpm

Memory

Up to 4GB PC2-5300/667MHz (3GB addressable with 32-bit OS)

Optical drive

DVD-ROM, CD-RW/DVD Combo, or Multi-Burner Plus DVD Dual Layer Recordable (ThinkPad X6 UltraBase required)

Video graphics

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 (up to 256MB)

Available Integrated communications

Modem; Gigabit Ethernet

ThinkPad® 11a/b/g Il

Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG

Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG

Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN

Bluetooth™

Embedded WWAN

Li-Ion battery life

4-cell prismatic: up to 3.5hr

4-cell cylindrical: up to 4.5hr

8-cell cylindrical: up to 9hr

With optional extended-life battery

Up to 12.8hr (standard 8-cell high capacity battery plus ThinkPad X60 Series Extended Life battery)

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

Slots

1 Type I / II PC Card slot with 34mm ExpressCard via adapter, 1 Secure Digital card slot

ThinkVantage Active Protection System and ThinkPad Shock-Mounted Hard Drive

Standard

ThinkVantage Client Security Solution

Standard

Integrated Fingerprint Reader

Select models

Keyboard

Ergonomic keyboard with palm rest, TrackPoint

pointing device with “Press-to-Select,” Internet Scroll Bar,11 intuitive volume, ThinkVantage button and Windows keys

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)

Port replicator/dock support

Optional ThinkPad X6 UltraBase

Limited warranty

1yr or 3yr system/1yr battery

Additional supported operating systems

Genuine Windows XP Home

Genuine Windows 2000

Included software

(preloaded)

Adobe Reader

Diskeeper Home

Microsoft: Windows Live Toolbar & Search

Google Picasa

DVD playback codec

PC-Doctor

Norton Internet Security

  (with 90 days of virus definitions)

ThinkPad Utilities

  (Power Manager and Presentation Director)

ThinkVantage Access Connections

ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software

ThinkVantage Productivity Center with

Away Manager

ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery

ThinkVantage System Update

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