Lenovo have announced an improvement model to their ThinkPad X300. The ThinkPad X301 will be available with Intel Core 2 Duo ULV processors: 1.2GHz U9300 and 1.4GHz U9400 CPUs. The other significant improvement to the ThinkPad X301 is its data storage capacity. While the original X300 offered a 64GB SSD, the X301 offers a choice of either an 80GB or 128GB SSD. The X301 will also have DisplayPort and VGA video ports to support multiple displays. The X300 and the X301 each measure less than 1 inch thick and offer a 13.3-inch LED backlight display, both also offer the option of an ultrathin optical DVD burner that measures only 7 millimeters. The Lenovo X301 is available Aug. 26 for a starting price of $2,599. The 128GB SSD option will be available in September. [eWeek]
The P-7811FX features Nvidia’s blazing GeForce 9800 GTS graphics card, complete with 512MB of video memory, and a new Intel Centrino 2 processor, the 2.26-GHz P8400. P-7811FX is using the same design and color scheme as the P-6831FX. It takes 15.8 x 11.8 x 1.7 inches space and weighs 9.2 pounds. You can opt between The 8X DVD multi-drive (featuring LabelFlash etching technology) and a Blu-ray optical drive. You also get a complete set of I/O connections, including HDMI and FireWire ports, three USB ports, a VGA jack, and an eSATA port, which makes backing up the 200GB (7,200-rpm) HDD to an external device easy. Gateway P-7811FX is perfect for those seeking a desktop replacement notebook that can do it all with a reasonable price tag. Price as Reviewed: $1,399.00. [LaptopMag]
Dell has unveiled a new technology that will allow users to access few basic applications without having to boot up windows. E4200 and E4300 both feature Dell Latitude ON, an instant boot mode for email, contacts, internet, etc. The new Latitude systems promise a whopping 19 hours of battery life. They will also come with Hardware disk encryption, Dell ControlVault, fingerprint readers and other security stuff. The E4200 is a 12.1-inch laptop that starts at 1.0k while the 13.3-inch Latitude E4300 has a starting weight of 1.54 kg both models are expected later in the year. In addition to Mica-Brushed Metal, the Latitude E4200, E4300 will be available with Regatta Blue, Regal Red and Quartz Pink (E4200 only) in the coming weeks. No Words on price yet. [Pocket-Lint]
Another New addition to Dell’s Certified workstation with high-end graphics options is Precision M4400, featuring Intel® Core™ 2 Duo P8400 (2.26GHz) 3M L2 Cache, 1066MHz FSB, 5400RPM Hard Drive up to 500GB, NVIDIA® Quadro® FX 770M5 Graphics with 512MB dedicated memory. You can buff the security up with optional Fingerprint Reader OR FIPS Fingerprint Reader. The super thing about M4400 would be its up to 8GB RAM ensuring that even opening multiple different applications will not caused a glitch. Price starting at $1469. [Dell]
Kohjinsha Korea today launches its latest mini notebook with the 8.9-inch W130 model. W130 features Intel Atom Z520(1.33GHz) processor and Windows Vista Home Basic OS, accessible through LCD touchscreen with 1280*768 resolution, 280cd/㎡ brightness and 500:1 contrast ratio. It also comes with built-in dual cameras(2M/0.35M), 4-in-one SD card slot, Express card slot, Memory stick DUO slot, and DVD Super Multi Drive. [Aving]
Lenovo’s ThinkPad W700 is the first to market with the Core 2 Extreme Quad Core processor. It features Nvidia’s Quadro FX mobile graphics processor, which has 1GB of dedicated video memory.
It comes with the option of dual hard drives with RAID configurations, up to 8 GB of high speed DDR3 memory and an optional Blu-ray burner/player. It is meant to be a laptop with equivalent power and performance in a mobile workstation. The ThinkPad W700 mobile workstation will be available beginning in September with models starting at $2,978. It is available through Lenovo official retailers. [CrunchGear]