Chinese PC and notebook manufacturer Lenovo is now stuffing Intel’s new Ivy Bridge processors in most of its laptops.
The ThinkPad T series are now updated to T430, T430s and T530 models that come with an HD 720p webcam and Lenovo’s RapidCharge.
The i7-powered systems with the T430 label come complete with ThunderBolt and a mini-Display Port together with a 1600x900 resolution screen.
Pricing for the T430 and the T430S will stand at 879 USD and 1399 USD, respectively. That’s 686 EUR and 1091 EUR for the European mobile users.
The ThinkPad X series use a 12.5” screens and the updated versions are called X230 and X230T (convertible tablet
). All come with Dolby Advanced Audio, face tracking, mini-DisplayPort and two USB 3.0
Available from next month, the two are priced 1179 USD and 1479 USD, respectively. That’s 920 EUR and 1154 EUR for mobile enthusiasts living in Europe.
The L series include models with 14” and 15” screens featuring the ordinary 1366 x 768 resolution. The battery is rated at over 9.5 hours and all models come with USB 3.0 and a SmartCard option via the 54mm ExpressCard slot along with switchable graphics.
Available beginning early next month, the two are priced around 879 USD; that’s 683 EUR for the European buyers.
The ThinkPad W530 mobile workstation comes with the same chassis as last year’s model, an optional color calibrator that’s over 40% smaller than the old one.
The new model also receives a backlit keyboard
and a DisplayPort 1.2. The screen is FullHD and storage options go up to 1 TB with a maximum of 32 GB or random access memory.
Available beginning early next month, it is priced around 1529 USD (1193 EUR).