IBM ThinkPad X32 (12.1in) – Information

Lenovo ThinkPad X32
MFR’s Description: Ultimate mobility in a versatile ultraportable. The thinnest and lightest ultraportable ever.

Reviews located at the bottom of the page.

Company/Manufacturing Information
Company: IBM/Lenovo
Company Website:
Model Name: ThinkPad X32
Product Page:
Type: Notebook
Introduced: Possibly April 2005
Cost (MSRP/Street): $1299 base – $1699
CPU/Processor & Chipset
Processor Company: Intel
Processor Model: Pentium M 725, 745
Processor Speed: 1.60GHz – 1.80GHz
Bus Speed: 400MHz
Cache Size: 2MB
Cache Type: L2
Systemboard Chipset: Intel 855PM
Display and Graphics
Graphics Chipset: ATI Mobility RADEON
Screen Type: LCD TFT
Screen Size: 12.1″
Widescreen: No
Resolution: 1024×768
Video Memory: 16
Video Out: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Memory Capacity: 2GB (2x1GB Max)
Memory Slots: 2
Memory Speed: PC2700/266MHz
Shared With Video: No
Hard Drive Interface: ATA-100
Hard Drive Capacity: 40GB – 80GB (5400rpm)
Hard Drive Physical Size: ?
Optical Drive: External, or “UltraBase” X3
Harddrive Shock Protection: ?
Battery Type: Lithium-Ion
Default Battery Size: 6-cell
Mfr Estimated Runtime: ? (Reviews show 4+ Hours)
Dimensions, and Weight
Weight: 3.6lbs
Height: 1.19″
Width: 10.7″
Depth: 8.8
Wireless: Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG
Wireless Type: 802.11b/g
Ethernet: Integrated Gigabit Ethernet
Modem: 56K V.92
Keyboard: Full-Size
Mouse: TrackPoint
Tablet: No
I/O Ports
USB Ports: 2xUSB 2.0
Firewire (IEEE 1394): 1xIEEE 1394
PS/2, Serial, Parallel: 1xParallel
Infrared: Yes
PC Card Slots: 1
Flash Memory Card: Yes
Bluetooth: No
Port Replicator: Yes
Other I/O: Expansion Bus (Port Replicator)
Audio Chipset: SoundMAX
Audio I/O: Built-in Speakers, External Microphone, Headphone/Line Out
Installed OS: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Included Software: Adobe Acrobat Reader;ThinkVantage Access Connections, Norton AntiVirus 2004 with 90 days of virus definition upgrades;PC Doctor diagnostics;ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery with Rapid Restore
Protection and Security
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hardware Passwords: Yes – Power-On – User, Administrator
Other: Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0
2884A2U 256MB Memory, 40GB Harddrive, 1.60GHz Intel Pentium M 725
2884M5U 512MB Memory, 40GB Harddrive, 1.80GHz Intel Pentium M 745
2884M2U 256MB Memory, 40GB Harddrive, 1.80GHz Intel Pentium M 745, CDRW/DVD Combo
Warranty, Misc
Warranty Information:

Articles – Installing SUSE Professional 9.3 Linux on a ThinkPad X32

Reviews – These are excerpts – Click on links to read full reviews

CNET Asia – December 2005 – For businesspeople who work long hours on the road, the ThinkPad X32 offers an excellent combination of light weight, sufficient screen and keyboard space, plenty of ports, and lengthy battery life.

CNET – May 2005 – 6.2 out of 10 –
This ultraportable offers enough keyboard and screen space, battery life, and connectivity to get some serious work done on the road. Yet despite all of these perks, it still comes in at less than four pounds. The only mobile employees who might not embrace the ThinkPad X32 are those who require an integrated optical drive;