/// You’ve Come A Long Way, ThinkPad: Lenovo Unveils New Ultrabooks, Windows 8 Tablet

August 8, 2012  |  All Things Digital


On the 20th anniversary of the ThinkPad line of laptops, China-based computer maker Lenovo has officially unveiled two new Ultrabooks alongside a tablet designed for the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. One of the new laptops, the 14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon, was reviewed in full by AllThingsD ’s Walt Mossberg here . Walt described it as a “high-end, thin and light Ultrabook model with a high price tag.” The other Ultrabook is the ThinkPad T430u, geared more toward small business users. If you vaguely recall getting your geek on with a graphics-friendly Ultrabook at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year, this laptop was probably it. It boasts Nvidia discrete graphics with Intel third-gen processors and claims a battery life of seven hours. It has a 14-inch HD display, is .83 inch thick and weighs just over four pounds. Pricing on that model is $779 — much less than the X1 Carbon price of $1299 — and it is expected to hit the market sometime this month. But let’s talk tablets: When Microsoft launches its Surface tablet in October , Lenovo will be right there alongside it with its 10-inch Windows 8 ThinkPad Tablet 2

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