Lenovo has unveiled a new netbook called
X100e which runs the AMD Athlon Neo processor. The machine is
thin and lightweight at about three pounds. Lenovo promises that the
machine can last 5.1 hours on a single charge. The best news is that
the AMD-powered netbook is relatively inexpensive with a price of
under $500 reports Ubergizmo.
Other features of the
X100e include an 11.6-inch HD resolution display, GPS capability, GbE
port, a memory card reader, and up to 320GB of storage. The little
netbook comes in red, white, or black colors and sports that little
red TrackPoint which ThinkPads are famous for along with a
An exact launch date for the netbook is
unknown, but Lenovo does report that the machine will be available
globally. The netbook will also include a one-year warranty that is
good globally. That should mean if you are traveling and the machine
breaks you can get it fixed anywhere. The keyboard is a full size
unit rather than the tiny keyboards smaller netbooks feature.
Lenovo isn’t specific on what OS the
machine will run only saying, "business and home OS support."
We would bet that means Windows 7 Starter and Business would be
Lenovo unveiled its X200
and T400s notebooks back in September if a netbook isn't quite
quote: YOu can get the X200s for mid $600 or so.