The Lenovo T400s laptop is
for pros in engineering and design settings and has an optional
multitouch screen that replaces the mouse and lets the designers move
objects on screen using fingers. The firmware of both laptops is
optimized to handle slightly imprecise taps on the screen like when
closing a window to navigating to the Start menu.
on both notebooks also have a fingerprint resistant coating to help
keep smudges at bay and the screen clean. Battery life for the
machines is claimed to be up to nine hours. The X200 can be fitted
with Intel Centrino Pro processors and Intel Core 2 Duo Low Voltage
processors. The system supports up to 4GB of DDR3 RAM and has
available Intel Turbo Memory.
The X200 uses 2.5-inch hard
drives including 5400 rpm 320GB units and 500GB 7200rpm units. Among
the options for the system is an UltraBase that adds an optical drive
to the machine. The new X200 with multitouch will start at $1,654 and
the T400S multitouch starts at $1,999.
Both of the multitouch
screen systems also feature SimpleTap that allows the user to double
top anywhere on the screen to launch an app. A grid of square tiles
can be opened to allow the user to control aspects of the machines
like turning Wi-Fi on and off. Users can also create their own tiles
for quickly accessing websites and applicators.
In August Lenovo debuted
a new nettop computer called the Q100 along with the D400 home