announced that it is launching the new ThinkPad
X60 Tablet PC. According to Lenovo, this new 3.8 pound tablet is the
lightest in its class and it is dressed to impress.
"The Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet PC marries the best
aspects of notebooks and pen-based devices. With new screen options, hardware
capabilities and an improved sensory experience interacting with the Tablet,
the new Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet is packed with the innovation our customers
want," said Peter Hortensius, senior vice president, Notebook Business
The X60 Tablet features a 12.1"
anti-reflective/anti-glare display with a 170 degree viewing angle. Screen
resolutions of 1024x768 (XGA) and 1400x1050 (SXGA+) are available with the X60 Tablet.
Intel Low Voltage Core Duo and Ultra Low Voltage Core Solo are supported as is
up to 4GB of DDR2 memory and up to a 120GB hard drive. The X60 Tablet's networking
options are plentiful as it can be optioned up with 802.11b/g wireless or
802.11b/g/n wireless and it features a built-in WWAN module. The X60 Tablet
also features ThinkPad stalwarts like an integrated fingerprint reader,
ThinkVantage Active Protection System for the HDD and integrated TrackPoint.
Power options include a 4-cell or 8-cell Lithium-Ion
battery. With an ULV Core Solo processor and 8-cell battery, the X60 Tablet can
function for up to 7.5 hours.
The 10.8" x 9.6" x 1.1-1.3" X60 Tablet will
begin shipping in December of this year at a starting price of $1,799. You can check out a review of the new X60 Tablet PC over at Notebook Review.