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Notebook Deal: Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet PC for $650
      #32887 - 03/13/09 03:46 PM

Lenovo is hugely discounting the ThinkPad X61 Tablet PC, a notebook that was selling for over $2000 last year. The ThinkPad X61 features the Intel Core 2 Duo L7500LV processor running at 1.6GHz with 4MB L2 cache and 800MHz FSB. It has 1GB SDRAM but you can upgrade it to 2GB. Also included at the base price: 160GB HDD at 5400RPM, Intel wirelss AG (sorry no N support), 8-cell battery and 1 year warranty. You can customize the specs and add Bluetooth.

Here is Lenovo's product shopping page:

The discounted price is $799. But Lenovo is running a sale, and you can get the notebook for $649 using the eCoupon code: USPTABLETWSL

More detailed info on the Lenovo ThinkPad X61:

Processor (speed, L2 cache, FSB)
Intel Core2 Duo Processor L7500 (1.6GHz, 4MB, 800MHz)
Intel Core2 Duo Processor L7300 (1.4GHz, 4MB,800MHz)

Preloaded operating system
Genuine Windows Vista Ultimate 32
Genuine Windows Vista Business 32
Genuine Windows Vista Business 64
Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium 64
Genuine Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005

12.1" SuperView SXGA+ TFT(1400x1050, 190nit)
12.1" MultiView/MultiTouch XGA TFT(1024x758, 150nit)
12.1" Super-Wide Angle FFS XGA TFT(1024x768, 195nit)

Serial ATA Hard Drive
80, 120, 160, 250GB 5400rpm
60, 100GB 7200rpm

Up to 4GB PC2?5300/677MHz (3GB addressable with 32-bit OS)

Optical drive
DVD-ROM, CD-RW/DVD Combo, Multi-Burner Plus DVD Dual Layer Recordable
(ThinkPad X6 Tablet UltraBase required)

Video graphics
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 (up to 384MB)

Available Integrated communications
Modem; Gigabit Ethernet
ThinkPad 11a/b/g
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG
Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Embedded WWAN

Li-Ion battery life
4-cell: up to 3hr
8-cell: up to 7hr

With optional extended-life battery
Up to 9.5hr (standard 8-cell high capacity battery plus ThinkPad X60 Series extended-life battery)

3 USB 2.0; expansion bus (for optional ThinkPad X6 Tablet UltraBase or ThinkPad X60 Series extendedlife battery); external display; AC adapter; RJ-11, RJ-45; audio: headphone/line-out, external microphone

1 Type I / II PC Card slot with 34mm ExpressCard via adapter, 1 secure digital card slot

ThinkVantage Active Protection System and ThinkPad Shock-Mounted Hard Drive Standard

ThinkVantage Client Security Solution Standard

Integrated Fingerprint Reader Select models

Ergonomic keyboard with palm rest, TrackPoint pointing device with ?Press-to-Select?, Internet Scroll Bar, intuitive volume, ThinkVantage? button and Windows keys

4-cell: 274x244x27.4 ? 33.1mm (10.8x9.6x1.1?1.3")
8-cell: 274x267x27.4?33.1mm (10.8x10.5x1.1?1.3")

4-cell: 1.71kg (3.77lb)
8-cell: 1.93kg (4.25lb)

Port replicator/Dock support
Optional ThinkPad X6 Tablet UltraBase

Limited warranty
1-Yr or 3-Yr system/1-Yr battery

For more info

Thanks to Engadget for the tip.


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