Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet

Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet
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Product Name: Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet
Official Page: Lenovo.com
Manufacturer: Lenovo
Announced: 4th Quarter 2006
Available: 4th Quarter 2006
Price: Note it’s being replaced by the ThinkPad X61 Tablet
Markets: Worldwide

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– 6364
– 6365
– 6366-4DU
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Related Laptops:
– Replaced by Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet (May/June 2007)
– Tablet version of Lenovo ThinkPad X60 and ThinkPad X60s
– Replaced IBM ThinkPad X41 Tablet

– “Convertible” – Can convert between Tablet PC and Laptop form factors with swiveling screen.
– Based on Intel Core Duo and Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs
– 8 Cell Battery available for increased battery life
– Full-size keyboard

Manufacturer’s Description:
The thinnest and lightest 12″ convertible tablet available: ThinkPad® X Series Tablet models have the full functionality of our other X Series notebooks plus a unique swivel hinge which allows the screen to rotate 180°. This provides the flexibility to take handwritten notes directly on the screen with the Tablet Digitizer Pen — or via touch screen on select models of the new ThinkPad X60 Tablet. And available Intel® Centrino® Duo Mobile Technology delivers new levels of mobile performance, reliability and manageability.

Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet

CPU: Low Voltage (LV): Intel Core 2 Duo LV L7400 (1.5GHz, 4MB L2), Intel Core Duo LV L2400 or L2500 (1.83GHz 2MB L2), or Core Solo LV U1400 (1.2GHz)
Chipset: Intel Centrino Duo
Front-side Bus: 667MHz for L2400/L2500 and L7400, 553MHz for U1400
Memory: DDR2 SDRAM PC2-5300 (667MHz) or PC2-4200 (533MHz)
Memory Capacity: 2 slots, 256MB – 2GB

Display: 12.1 inch, WVA XGA TFT, MultiView + MultiTouch TN XGA TFT, WVA SXGA+ TFT
Resolution: 1024×768 – 1400×1050
Touchscreen: Yes
Widescreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 (PCI Express)
Graphics Memory: Up to 128MB (Shared)
Other: VGA Out

Hard Drive: Serial ATA – 40GB (Discontinued), 60GB, 80GB, 120GB 5400rpm, or 60GB & 100GB 7200rpm,
Optical: External DVD-ROM/CDRW/DVD Dual Layer Writer (ThinkPad X6 UltraBase required – see picture below)
Other: Hard Drive shock protection

Wireless: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (Mini-PCIe), optional ThinkPad 11a/b/g II
Modem: 56K v.92
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Intel PRO/1000 Gigabit
Bluetooth: Depends on model – included on some, optional on others
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset:
Speakers: 1x speaker
Audio I/O: Microphone/Line-in, Headphone/Line-out
USB: 3x USB 2.0
PC Card: 1x Type I/II PC Card
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD)
Other: Infrared, Full-size keyboard with TrackPoint with “Press-to-Select”, X6 Ultrabase (see picture below)

Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet Ultrabase

Biometric/Fingerprint: Available in some models

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, Windows Vista Business Vista Premium, Windows XP
Other Software: Adobe Acrobat Reader; Diskeeper Lite, Google Toolbar – Desktop, Picasa, InterVideo VirtualDrive CD/DVD Emulator, WinDVD, WinDVD Creator, RecordNow & DLA, PC-Doctor, Symantec Client Security, ThinkPad Utilities, ThinkVantage
Warranty: See Lenovo.com for warranty information.
Drivers: IBM.com/pc/support

Options: 4-cell or 8-cell
Battery Life: 4-cell: 3.3 hours, 8-cell – 7.5 hours, withoptional extended-life battery, 6.4 hours to 10.6 hours

Width: 10.8 inches (274mm)
Depth: 9.6 – 10.5 inches (244mm – 267mm) depending on battery
Height: 1.1 – 1.3 inches (27.4mm – 33.1mm) depending on battery
Weight: 3.76 – 4.23 pounds (1.70kg – 1.92kg) depending on battery

TabletPc2.com – March 2007 – 2007 Editors Choice Convertible Tablet PC award.

BusinessWeek.com – February 2007 – 4 out of 5 stars: Unlike other tablet PCs that may cost you an arm and a leg, the X60 will give you a long period of productivity at a very high standard. While it may not be pretty, it sure gets the job done.
LAPTOP Magazinee – February 2007 – 4.5 out of 5 stars Summary: We are happy to see that everything we loved about the X41 is still here in the new X60 Tablet. Lenovo introduces some impressive and unique Tablet features here that put even more distance between it and the competition. And while it’s not perfect, the X60 Tablet overcomes some shortfalls to make sure Lenovo remains king of the convertible hill.

CNet.com – November 2006 – 7.5 out of 10 – Summary: The Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet strikes the best compromise between a ultraportable tablet and a full-featured laptop.