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Windows 8 ProReady for business. With Windows 8 Pro, you get everything in Windows 8, plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to company networks, access files on the go, encrypt your data, and more.
Windows 8Beautiful, fast, fluid. Windows 8 has been reimagined to be all about you. Put what matters most right on your Start screen, and get instant access to your people, apps, and stuff, so you can spend less time searching and more time doing.
Windows 7 ProfessionalIf you use your PC for work, you'll want Windows 7 Professional. It helps you be more productive and protects the critical information you work with. Many routine tasks just take a couple of clicks, so you can spend less time setting up projectors, printers, and networks. Advanced options help you protect your hard work with automatic backups to your home or business network. And with Windows XP Mode, you can use virtually all of your Windows XP programs in Windows 7.
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors4th generation Intel® Core™ processors deliver the performance to increase productivity for your business. Devices turn on in an instant and are always up to date. You can multitask quickly, move effortlessly between applications, and collaborate wirelessly in a high quality videoconference — all with the convenience of longer battery life. Plus, you can guard against identity theft and ensure safe access to your network with built-in security features. In fact, the only thing more amazing than an Intel Core processor-based PC is what your users will do with it.
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i Series ProcessorsSelect models are powered by up to 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors. For a difference you can see and feel in multitasking or multimedia, get the visibly smart 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor with top-of-the line performance for your most demanding tasks. Effortlessly move between applications with smart multitasking, delivered by Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology. Enjoy the thrill of an automatic burst of speed when you need it with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. Intel® Core™ i7 processor is the ideal choice for whatever you want to accomplish. Because the only thing more amazing than Intel® technology is what you'll do with it.
AMD Vision Pro TechnologyAMD Dual Core accelerated processing unit (APU) with Vision Pro technology integrates the processor and chipset into one unit, resulting in graphic performance that's improved up to 65%.
Solid-State Storage Drives (SSDs)Solid-state storage drives (SSDs) use Flash memory rather than traditional magnetic storage. So they are lighter than traditional drives, use less power and offer improved performance (faster boot times, faster access to stored data). And since they have no moving parts, solid state drives are considered less susceptible to damage or breakdown.
Roll-Cage TechnologyThinkPad laptops and Ultrabooks™ get their solid feel thanks to innovative ThinkPad roll-cage technology, a collection of durability features that adds extra strength and rigidity to the notebook shell and top cover.
ThinkVantage Rescue and RecoveryAll ThinkPad systems include ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, a robust system-backup and recovery tool to help preserve your data and settings. There's even a convenient one-button recovery feature.
Integrated Fingerprint ReaderAccess your password-protected system with a simple swipe of the finger using our convenient built-in fingerprint reader.
MIL-SPEC Testing for DurabilityThinkPads are designed for durability and reliability. Baked, battered, blistered, and blown with sand, X Series laptops are tested against extreme elements and must pass a significant number of specifications for military-grade computing.
Built-in Solutions & Convenience
SuperSpeed USB 3.0SuperSpeed USB 3.0 enables up to 10 times faster file transfer, allowing for lightning-fast copying of large media files, as well as seamless connections between audio- and video-related peripherals. Transfer speed also increases when copying from external USB keys, external hard drives, external optical drives, digital cameras, and other peripherals. All USB 3.0 ports are backwards-compatible with USB 2.0 devices.
Backlit ThinkPad Precision KeyboardThinkPad W Series models include the legendary spill-resistant, ergonomic keyboard now, better than ever with newly designed island-style, six-rows, and multimedia keys with LED indicators. Select models include an optional backlight for the keyboard. When combined with our ThinkLight feature that shines down from the top of the display bezel, it makes working in dark environments effortless.
Multitouch TouchpadWindows 8 gestures built in to touchpad. Use simple one- and two-finger gestures to zoom in and out, rotate images, and scroll — right from the touchpad.
Dolby® Home Theater®Immerse yourself in vivid digital surround sound. Experience music, DVDs, or your latest gaming obsession like never before, with greater clarity and fidelity.
Dolby® Advanced Audio™Dolby® Advanced Audio™ is a suite of audio technologies that enable your ThinkPad to deliver a crisp, clear surround sound experience over its built-in stereo speakers. The technology increases audio clarity for VoIP applications, maximizes volume output without distortion, and improves dialogue clarity when watching videos.
Integrated WebcamThinkPad notebooks feature an integrated webcam at the top of the display bezel. Enjoy a 720p HD camera with 30 frames-per-second and a low-light sensitivity that provides a great video conference experience. Plus, our 2012 models also include face-tracking, so your image remains crisp and clear and within the frame, even when multitasking.