Looks like the Intel Sandy Bridge Core CPU issue is fixed, Lenovo today announced six new ThinkPad laptops including the T420s, T420, T520, L420, L520 and W520, all feature the Intel 2nd gen Core and Core vPro CPUs. Other noticeable features include: video and voice calling, smart PC features for power and performance management, all-day battery life, and enterprise management. Here is more info on the new flagship ThinkPad T420s series:
The ultra-thin, sub four pound ThinkPad T420s speeds up boot time 30 percent with Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0; the T420 reaches new battery life benchmarks of up to 30 hours with an extended battery; the W520 mobile workstation offers twice the performance of previous models; and the L Series gives customers recognized ThinkPad durable design at a very affordable price.
With its standard 9-cell battery, the ThinkPad T420 delivers up to 15 hours of battery life, while the T420s, delivers up to 10 hours with its 6-cell and optional optical bay battery combined. For extreme battery life needs, the ThinkPad T420, with its standard 9-cell battery and optional 9-cell slice battery, provides up to 30 hours of computing power. As the first business class laptops to feature NVIDIA Optimus automatic graphic switching technology, T Series and W Series laptops provide 33 percent better battery performance over previous discrete graphics models.
The new laptops incorporate self-aware and adaptive technologies to sense where power is needed most to ensure priority components receive power for improved overall performance and battery life. Intel? Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 dynamically increases processor speed during performance intensive tasks such as video editing, data analysis and 3D applications. Lenovo Turbo Boost+ enables the laptops to stay in Turbo Boost even longer by keeping processor temperatures below required thermal limits. With reduced power to non-essential hardware, the laptops achieve up to 30 percent longer battery life while playing multimedia so users can watch DVDs, listen to MP3s or stream web content longer.
The ThinkPad T420s comes with Dolby Home Theater v4, Windows 7 and It management features such as Intel Anti-theft technology.
The ThinkPad T, L and W Series will be available starting in March from Lenovo business partners and www.lenovo.com Pricing for the T420s, T420, T520, L420, L520 and W520 starts at approximately $1,329, $779, $909, $719, $719 and $1329, respectively.