After spending two weeks with the Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet, I am strangely reminded of Goldilocks’ assessment of the baby bear’s porridge as “just right.”
That’s my appraisal of the device after testing several tablet personal computers as part of a series on tablet and ultra-portable PCs. Of the units I reviewed, the ThinkPad X60 best combines performance, price, and portabilityâ€”a sign that IBM’s (IBM) former PC division is in good new hands.
He also put it through the “Airplane! test” where he plays a movie DVD to check battery life (many of us have used our laptops as portable DVD players on trips). The cost and the lack of an internal optical drive are the two major drawbacks (although he was willing to let the lack of an optical drive slide in something so small).