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Lightning fastEasy & reliableDemand durabilityUncommon power
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Don't waste your time.

These systems are fast. They boot up 57% faster, and they shut down in 5 seconds.

 

Learn more about Enhanced Experience PCs for Windows 7

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Lenovo master Inventor Howard Locker talks about the

Enhanced Experience for Windows 7

Lenovo ThinkPad: Inspired by Customers

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An extra layer of reliability.

Protect your data, deploy software fixes like it's nothing.  ThinkPad systems are
engineered to be reliable and easy to manage. 

Learn about ThinkVantage Technologies.

Best Business Laptop: Lenovo ThinkPad T or X Series

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Baked, battered, blistered.

ThinkPad notebooks endure a lot before they ever reach you. We meticulously design many of them to pass rugged military specifications tests. We outfit them with spill-resistant keyboards, roll-cage technology and shock-mounted hard drives. And we test them in ways you can't imagine--baking, battering, blistering and blowing them with sand.

 

Learn about our MilSpec testing.

Torture test: ThinkPad screens get pressure-tested.

Torture test: The spill-resistant keyboard is put to the test.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ThinkPad

Uncommon power for uncommon demands.

We don’t call ThinkPad W Series systems "the ultimate mobile workstation" for nothing—
they chew up and spit out even the most demanding high-end professional apps.

Mobile professionals who must process computer-intensive workloads while on location should consider the ThinkPad W701ds.

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Core technology
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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.
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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, and benefit from increased productivity in the office. Learn more.
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2nd generation Intel® Core™ i series processors

Select ThinkPad 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.
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AMD processors

AMD offers a variety of processors designed specifically for laptops, including AMD Turion™ X2 processors (enhanced memory and processing along with next-generation power management), and AMD Fusion processors (enhanced productivity and multitasking).
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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.
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Solid-state storage drives

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.
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Displays and graphics
      

Discrete graphics

Discrete graphics models feature a dedicated graphics processor and memory to provide superior 3D performance for gaming or other graphics-intensive applications.
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OpenGL-certified high-performance graphics

Available on select ThinkPad® W series mobile workstations, OpenGL-certified graphics solutions are designed to be more compatible and stable with professional-level 3-D rendering applications and other tools requiring outstanding 3-D graphics performance.
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NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology

Select ThinkPad models include Optimus technology, which automatically switches to the built-in NVIDIA graphics card only when it's needed. Get extended battery life without sacrificing high performance graphics for applications, high-def videos, 3D games, and more.
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NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics memory

Select ThinkPad® models come with NVIDIA Quadro graphics memory, which enables a higher level of performance and ultra-realistic effects for OpenGL and next-generation DirectX® 11 industry-leading professional applications.
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LED backlit displays

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.
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Integrated color calibration

Select ThinkPad® W Series mobile workstations offer X-Rite® PANTONE® color calibration for greater image accuracy, more precise color matching and a consistently true display.
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Optional SuperBright Outdoor panel

The optional SuperBright Outdoor panel is available on ThinkPad® tablet PCs. This brightest-in-class panel with lowest-in-class reflectivity, similar to an optical lens on a camera, provides excellent viewability indoors and outdoors—even in direct sunlight. It boasts 400 NIT display, improved pen input capabilities and an easier-to-clean surface. (Note: Does not support finger touch.)
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Optional multitouch panel

The optional multitouch panel offers the latest in touch technology, featuring a 270 NIT display; one- and two-finger gestures to pan, zoom, rotate, right-click and more; and enhanced sensitivity and accuracy for effortless usability.
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Security and protection
      

Roll-cage technology

Select ThinkPad® notebooks 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.
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Hard/storage drive impact protection

ThinkPad® notebooks use a rubber isolator and metal cage to protect the hard/storage drive. 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.
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Combined hardware/software security

Select ThinkPad® models feature the Trusted Platform Module 1.2, Client Security Solution software and an integrated fingerprint reader for a seamlessly integrated security package. Additional available security features include 32-byte pre-boot passwords and the ability to disable input/output ports at the BIOS level.
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Integrated Fingerprint Reader

Let your unique fingerprint be your password. Gain fast and easy system access with a swipe of your finger.
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Password management software

Password Manager lets you store various passwords for safekeeping and easy access, and can be tied into the optional integrated fingerprint reader.
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Intel® anti-theft protection

Select notebooks offer Intel® Anti-Theft protection (AT-p), an extra layer of security and manageability incorporated with Computrace® Data Protection™ and Intel vPro™ technology. Intel AT-p lets you activate hardware-based, client-side intelligence to secure your PC and data if it's lost or stolen. The technology is built into the hardware, so it provides local, tamper-resistant defense that works even if the OS is re-imaged, a new hard drive is installed, or the laptop is disconnected from the network -- for the ultimate in data protection and mobile security.
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Military specifications testing for durability

ThinkPad laptops are designed for durability and reliability. Baked, battered, blistered, and blown with sand, select product lines are tested against extreme elements and must pass a significant number of specifications for military-grade computing. Learn more.
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Multimedia features
      

Integrated webcam

Select ThinkPad® notebooks feature an integrated webcam at the top of the display bezel. Our newest models feature a 720p HD camera with 30 frames-per-second and a low-light sensitivity that provides a great video conference experience.
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Multiformat memory card reader

Select ThinkPad® models offer an integrated memory card reader, perfect for easily accessing photos and other files stored on a variety of memory card formats.
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HDMI connector

Play high-definition video and multichannel audio through a single cable with High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI). In addition, High Definition Content Protection (HDCP) protocols enable output of copy-protected content to external devices, such as digital TVs.
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Dolby® Home Theater®

Immerse yourself in vivid digital surround sound. Experience music, DVDs, or your latest gaming obsession like never before.
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Stereo speakers

For better sound quality and volume, stereo speakers are available on select ThinkPad® models.
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DVD rewriteable drive

Available DVD rewriteable drives let you read or write to CDs and DVDs -- a must for multimedia work.
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Voice-over IP (VoIP)-optimized

Our latest ThinkPad 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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Built-in solutions and convenience
      

Backup and recovery tools

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.
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UltraNav® multi-pointing system

The UltraNav® multi-pointing system, available on select ThinkPad® models, combines the red TrackPoint® button with the UltraNav touchpad and mouse/scroll buttons for greater flexibility.
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Multitouch touchpad

Use simple one- or two-finger gestures to zoom in and out, rotate images, and scroll -- right from the touchpad.
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Connectivity
      

Industry-leading connectivity options

ThinkPad® laptops feature the latest wireless connectivity options, such as blazing-fast 802.11n MIMO WiFi for connecting to wireless at home or wireless hotspots elsewhere. You can also choose from a variety of mobile broadband connectivity options, which let you connect over select cellular networks when a hotspot isn't available.
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Wireless WAN

Wireless WAN lets you stay online through a cellular network connection provided by a third-party cellular phone service company.
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Network connection software

ThinkVantage® Access Connections™ software can manage your wired and wireless connection settings so you can easily connect to a network wherever your work takes you. Includes a variety of security and customization options.
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GPS capability

Select ThinkPad® models feature a wireless WAN option that uses native GPS functionality built into the system.
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Environment and energy
      

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.
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EPEAT® Silver environmental rating

Under the federally funded EPEAT® program in the US, manufacturers declare their products' conformance to a comprehensive set of environmental criteria. EPEAT Silver products must meet all 23 required criteria and at least 50% of the optional criteria. Learn more.
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ENERGY STAR-compliant

All of our latest notebooks carry the ENERGY STAR label, attesting to their superior energy efficiency. This translates into lower operating costs, less overall energy use and reduced heat emissions, making a Lenovo notebook a wise choice for the environment. Learn more.
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Post-consumer content

Selected ThinkPad laptops are made of up to 30% post-consumer content.
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Recyclable packaging

Select ThinkPad laptops are packaged in up to 100% recyclable material as part of Lenovo's commitment to environmental responsibility.
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ThinkVantage® Power Manager

Control electricity consumption remotely. Managed power offers excellent battery life and improved productivity on ThinkPad notebooks.
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