Quick Note: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Notebook Launches
December 11, 2012 9:23 AM
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Lenovo launches the touchscreen carbon fiber notebook
Lenovo has announced the official launch of its latest notebook featuring
touch support for Windows 8
. The X1 Carbon Touch feature lightweight carbon fiber construction and is aimed at mobile professionals looking for performance and ultimate portability.
“Bringing touch gesture control to our best ThinkPad ever is a natural evolution of the portfolio and a big step towards fulfilling our promise to bring computers into a new PC Plus era,” said Peter Hortensius, president, Lenovo Product Group. “We are excited to be able to offer customers the best experience in a thin and light business class Ultrabook. The X1 Carbon Touch is the Ultrabook to beat.”
The X1 Carbon Touch promises to be the world's lightest 14-inch touch notebook weighing in at 3.4 pounds and it measures only 20.8 mm thick. The 14-inch screen supports 10-finger multi-touch and has HD resolution. The touchpad of the notebook also supports Windows 8 gestures.
The starting price for the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is $1399. Lenovo offers a version of the machine for $1499 featuring a Core i5 CPU, 4 GB of RAM, a 128 GB SSD, integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and more. For $1649 version of the machine is available using a Core i7 processor and 8 GB of RAM.
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RE: Is this news or just paid PR?
12/11/2012 4:50:02 PM
So? Okay, say the author of this article really likes ThinkPads and is excited about this and so he makes an article about it. So what? I like ThinkPads and I appreciate that he wrote the article. I can't see anything wrong with that.
There's certainly nothing worse about it than a bunch of posts fawning over whatever new machine Apple released, and nobody accuses those people of being on Apple's payroll. The original ThinkPad X1 Carbon was, frankly, kind of newsworthy, and a touchscreen version is, in my opinion, also newsworthy.
Are these only supposed to report on things that are completely uninteresting to them? How the heck do they choose what to cover, then? Sheesh...
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