Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet

Lenovo ThinkPad

Summary: May 2007, Intel Core 2 Duo, 12.1″ Tablet PC/Convertible

– Will be replaced by Lenovo ThinkPad X200T, Part of Lenovo ThinkPad X200 series

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Official Page: Shop.Lenovo.com
Product Name: Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet
Manufacturer: Lenovo
Announced: May 31, 2007
Available: June, 2007
Price: $2029 (see official site)
Markets: Confirmed: USA

– 7762
– 7764
– 7764 with Mobile Broadband

Related Laptops:
– Will be replaced by the Lenovo ThinkPad X200T
– Replaced Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet
– Tablet version of the ThinkPad X61
– Related to Lenovo ThinkPad X61s

– “Convertible” – can be converted from laptop to Tablet PC form factor
– Based on Intel’s Core 2 Duo Santa Rosa chipset
– Powered by Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs: L7300, L7500
– Up to 4GB of Memory
– 1400×1050 display available
– Hard drive is shock mounted

Manufacturer’s Description:
A convertible notebook without compromise
ThinkPad® X Series Tablet models have the full functionality of our other X Series notebooks plus a unique swivel hinge that allows the screen to rotate 180° for use as a Tablet PC. The tablet functionality allows you to do things such as take handwritten notes with the Tablet Digitizer Pen or even use your finger to interact via touch screen on select models. Available Intel® Centrino® Pro processor technology on the ThinkPad X61 Tablet delivers hardware-based security and enhanced manageability, along with exceptional performance and outstanding mobility. And like all X Series notebooks, the X61 Tablet is ultraportable and offers extremely long battery life.

Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet

CPU: Intel Centrino Duo – Intel Core 2 Duo L7300 (1.4GHz) and L7500 (1.6GHz) with 4MB L2 Cache
Chipset: Intel’s GM965 Santa Rosa Platform.
Front-side Bus: 800MHz
Memory: PC2-5300 DDR2 667MHz Memory
Memory Capacity: 2 slots, 512MB – 4GB Memory (Depending on OS, only 3GB maybe seen).

Display: 12.1″ MultiView WVA SXGA TFT or 12.1″ WVA XGA TFT or 12.1″ MultiView + MultiTouch WVA XGA TFT
Resolution: 1024×768 or 1400×1050
Touchscreen: Yes
Widescreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel GMA X3100 Integrated Graphics
Graphics Memory:

Hard Drive: 80GB – 100GB (7200rpm) 60GB – 160GB (5400rpm), Serial ATA 2.5″ (SATA)
Optical: External – USB or Ultrabase – CD-RW/DVD-ROM or DVD Writer
Other: Hard drive is shock mounted
Other: Intel’s Turbo Memory 1GB Card to boost HDD Performance.

Wireless: Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN (802.11n) or Intel Pro/Wireless 3945ABG (802.11a/b/g) or ThinkPad 11a/b/g Wi-Fi wireless LAN Mini-PCIe US/EMA/LA/ANZ
Modem: Integrated 56K V.90/V.92
Ethernet: Gigabit – 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Bluetooth: Available on select models
Other: Ultrabase
Mobile Broadband:
– Verizon Sierra CDMA2000
– Cingular (AT&T)

Audio Chipset: Intel High Definition Audio
Audio I/O: Integrated microphone, external microphone port, headphone/line-out
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394 FireWire
PC Card: 1x PC Card Slot Type I or Type II
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 1x Secure Digital (SD) card slot
Other: External Video, X6 Ultrabase (see picture below)

Biometric/Fingerprint: Yes
Other: Gemplus GemPC400 Compact Smart Card Reader

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Home Premium
Other Software: ThinkVantage Software, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Diskeeper 9.0 Home Edition, Norton Internet Security 2007
Warranty: IBM Service – Three year limited warranty (one year battery)
Drivers: IBM.com/pc/support

Options:ThinkPad X60 Tablet 8 Cell Li-Ion Battery
Battery Life: Could be 4 hours – 8 hours – ThinkPad X60s were capable of this.

Width: 274mm (10.8 inches)
Depth: 244mm (9.6 inches) with four-cell battery, 267mm (10.5) inches with eight-cell battery
Height: 27mm to 33mm (1.1 – 1.3 inches)
Weight: 3.77 pounds with four-cell battery, approximately 4.25 pounds with eight-cell.

Christopher Welles – Review – August, 2007
Student Tablet PC – Review – July 16, 2007
TabletPCReview.com – Review, July 12, 2007
EricMackOnline.com – June 27, 2007 – Looks at superview coating.
EricMackOnline.com – June 22, 2007 – Battery Life
Announcement Letter at IBM.com

Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet Ultrabase