Lenovo announced launch of ThinkPad X200 as part of Intel’s Centrino 2 launch.

At the starting weight of 2.9-pounds, the Ultra-portable notebook comes in 12.1-inch wide-screen and that replaces the popular ThinkPad X61. It is made to include some of the features of the pricey 13.3-inch X300.



Some good things about this Notebook are LED-backlit widescreen display, optional 64GB SSD, better performance and battery life than X300 as a result of Centrino 2 technology. However, it doesn’t have internal optical drive and touch-pad.

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: Solid State Drive (SSD), Mechanical Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Drive Capacity: SSD: 64GB, 5400rpm: 80GB, 160GB, 250GB, 320GB; 7200rpm: 100GB, 160GB, 200GB (with full disk encryption)
Optical: Ultrathin, with optional Blu-Ray

Connectivity:
Wireless: ThinkPad 11b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Express Adapter III, Intel WiFi Link 5100 (1×2 AGN 802.11a/g/n), Intel WiFi Link 5300 (3×3 AGN, 802.11a/g/n)
Modem: Possibly USB
Ethernet: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes (optional)
Mobile Broadband: WiMAX, Optional, UWB, GPS options

Input/Output:
USB: 3x USB 2.0
PC Card: 1x ExpressCard
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 3-in-1 (probably Secure Digital (SD) and Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MSPRO)
Keyboard/Mouse: ThinkPad T-Series Size Keyboard, Trackpoint
Other: Optional 1.3MP Web Camera, ThinkPad X200 UltraBase

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint: Optional fingerprint reader
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other: Full disk encryption available on some laptops

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Windows Vista Home Basic, Vista Home Premium, Windows XP, Vista Business, Vista Business 64, Vista Ultimate

Battery:
Options: 4-cell, 6-cell, 9-cell
Battery Life: Possibly 9+ hours with 9-cell

Dimensions:
Width: 11.6 inches / 295 mm
Depth: 8.3 inches / 210 mm
Height: 0.8 inches / 20.7 mm
Weight: 2.95 – 3.58 pounds/ 1.34 – 1.62 kg (depending on battery)

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