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ThinkPad X Series laptops

Stop fighting for elbow space and wiggle room. Ultraportable X Series laptops are
designed to fit right in on crowded conference room tables and tiny airline trays.

ThinkPad X Series notebooks

Looks can be deceiving: petite, mild-mannered ultraportable notebooks leap
tall workloads in a single bound. Phenomenal battery life included.

ThinkPad X Series laptop image

Unclench your aching fingers. While their overall form factor is stunningly slim, X Series laptops
accommodate the full-sized ThinkPad keyboard that has become the stuff of PC legend.

Fast and light, with great input ergonomics and battery life, this powerhouse ultraportable [X220] is best-of-breed.


Video tour of the ThinkPad X220 laptop

Video tour of the ThinkPad X120e notebook

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Core technology

Genuine Windows® 7 Professional

If 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 backup 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. Learn more.

Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows® 7

This exclusive certification identifies Lenovo PCs that are unmatched in functionality. Using Lenovo's RapidBoot technology, Enhanced Experience 2.0 PCs have optimized system files, processes, and hardware settings to achieve quicker boot and shutdown times. Start your PC on average 20 seconds faster than a typical Windows 7 computer. Plus with HD graphics and enhanced digital audio for immersive, crystal-clear sound, you'll enjoy the best possible multimedia experience. Learn more.

2nd generation Intel® Core™ i series processors

Select models are powered by up to 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, which features smart performance and built-in visuals for a visibly better PC experience. Learn more.

AMD Fusion™ APU

AMD Fusion™ accelerated processing unit (APU) integrates the processor and chipset into one unit, resulting in graphic performance that's improved up to 65%.

Microsoft Office Starter 2010

Lenovo systems are optimized for Microsoft Office 2010. Purchase a Product Key or DVD to activate the preloaded full-featured Office software or reduced functionality versions of Word and Excel. Learn more.

Solid-state storage drives

Solid-state storage drives use Flash memory rather than traditional magnetic storage. So they're 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.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 enables up to 10 times faster file transfers, 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. USB 3.0 ports on ThinkPad laptops are identified by a blue tongue.
Security and protection

ThinkVantage® Rescue and Recovery®

All 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. Learn more.

ThinkPad roll cage

Next-generation ThinkPad roll-cage technology protects critical system components in case of accidents or jolts. A magnesium alloy frame that surrounds the ThinkPad notebook's internal components absorbs shock when the system is dropped or bumped, helping reduce system failures and improve durability and reliability.

32-byte pre-boot password & BIOS port lock-down

This feature, available on select models, lets you create a longer, more complex boot password to better protect your system from unwanted intrusion. It even includes an option to disable your notebook's input/output ports for maximum data control.
Built-in solutions and convenience

Hard/storage drive protection

ThinkPad notebooks use a rubber isolator and metal cage to physically protect the hard/storage drive. And the ThinkVantage® Active Protection System™ (on models with traditional magnetic hard drives) uses an accelerometer to monitor movement of the system and stop the drive and help protect against damage when a fall or similar event is detected. Learn more.

Shared docking station with other ThinkPad Series

The X220 shares common docking stations with the ThinkPad T, L, W and other X Series, which can save on equipment costs and make managing parts numbers easy. Plus, all Series 3 docks use the same docking connector. See ThinkPad Port Replicator Series 3, ThinkPad Mini Dock, and ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3.

Industry-leading connectivity options

Select ThinkPad models feature the latest in wireless connectivity, including blazing fast 802.11n MIMO WiFi, WWAN, and Bluetooth®, for connecting to wireless hotspots. A variety of options are offered, enabling you to connect over select cellular networks when a hotspot isn't available.

Long battery-life for all-day computing

Get all-day computing on select ThinkPad X Series models -- up to 24 hours with external slice battery on the X220, up to 10 hours on the X1 and up to 7.5 hours on the X120e.

Lenovo RapidCharge battery

RapidCharge battery is designed to last three times longer than a standard notebook battery, and in just 30 minutes, it charges the battery up to 80% capacity.

Battery Stretch

Power Manager lets you make temporary selections in extreme situations to extend battery life beyond what your regular Power Manager settings might produce.

Multitouch touchpad

Use simple one- and two-finger gestures to zoom in and out, rotate images, and scroll -- right from the touchpad. The X1 and X220 laptops come with a redesigned, multitouch, buttonless "clickpad" that's 45% larger than the touchpad on previous generations.

Full-sized, spill-resistant keyboard

The legendary ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard is renowned for its full array of keys, excellent feel, and TrackPoint pointing device. It also features a full-sized, spill-resistant design that protects the circuitry from liquids. The X120e can withstand small spills thanks to a sealed keyboard design. Other X Series models use an advanced drainage system that collects and diverts liquid away from the circuitry through a drainage hole in the bottom.

EPEAT® Gold environmental rating

Under the federally-funded EPEAT® program in the US, manufacturers declare their products' conformance to a comprehensive set of environmental criteria. EPEAT Gold products must meet all 23 required criteria and at least 75% of the optional criteria. Learn more.

ENERGY STAR compliant

ENERGY STAR-rated products offer greater energy conservation, lower operating costs, and reduced heat emissions. It's a cost-saving, environmentally responsible benefit. Learn more.

Integrated camera

Select ThinkPad notebooks feature an integrated webcam at the top of the display bezel -- ideal for Web conferencing or video messaging.

HD display with IPS technology

Select ThinkPad X Series offer In-Plane Switching (IPS) LCD displays with high brightness. IPS technology allows for vivid colors and nearly 180-degree viewing angles.

SuperBright display with Corning® Gorilla® Glass protection

The X1 features a SuperBright 350 nit HD infinity display that's protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass for durability and scratch-resistance.

LED backlit display

The latest in display backlight technology, LED backlit displays are thinner, lighter, and use less power than traditional notebook displays, but still provide the same level of brightness for easy viewing.

Voice-over IP (VoIP)-optimized

Our latest X Series models feature an exceptional VoIP-certified experience, incorporating HD audio output with a 720p HD webcam and HD display. Noise-reduction technology suppresses background sounds while on Internet calls, as well as keypad clicks when typing. Plus, convenient multimedia keys provide quick and easy access to microphone, speaker, and camera controls.
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