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?
12/12/2012 3:50:43 AM
Nope, you're not the only one. I was happy to find this tech piece. It's nice to know that the price isn't too bad for what you're getting and it should be pretty sturdy considering it's a ThinkPad.
Gives me a good reason to retire my T61 for something lighter and more efficient.
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