Review of Lenovo® ThinkPad X301
The ThinkPad X301 is a thin-light notebook from Lenovo which is solidly built. This is the best ultra portable notebook in its class. It’s a well engineered notebook with gorgeous looks and features. This laptop has low power consumption and an extended battery life. The Lenovo ThinkPad X301 possesses a very well-built 13.3 inch wide screen with a resolution of 1440x900 that gives good viewing angle and image quality with better color contrast.
This series from Lenovo suits well for both professionals and common users, who are always mobile in their works, as it provides good battery life and performance. This notebook uses an Intel Core 2 Duo SU9400/1.4 GHz processor with Dual Core technology and Mobile Intel GS45 Express chipset providing 800MHz data bus speed. A 3G SimCard reader is also provide with this notebook to access mobile Internet.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X310 is a small notebook with rectangular black case built around a sturdy chassis. This notebook offers a memory of DDR3 SD-RAM type which can be upgraded to a maximum of 4GB RAM. The form factor of this memory is SO DIMM 204-pin. 128 GB Solid state hard drive is used in this notebook. The lid and wrist rest feature has an attractive soft matte finish and the ThinkVantage, power, and sound buttons glow when pressed which gives a blaze look to the inner-view of this notebook. This notebook offers an integrated 1.3 megapixel web cam and a noise-canceling digital microphone that delivers good web conferencing. Both Track Point and Touchpad are provided in this notebook. It also incorporates a built-in DVD burner, stereo speaker and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity.
- FIVE – Ultra-portable connectivity
The Lenovo ThinkPad X310 is embedded with top wireless performance features. This notebook offers multiple connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Wi-Max and integrated wireless USB over Ultra WideBand (UWB) models. It offers amalgamated Wireless WAN–Mobile Broadband (WWAN) antenna which is designed in such a way to provide better-quality performance in connectivity options even in global roaming. It is also provided with world-wide GPS functionality and Bluetooth connectivity.
- FOUR – Premier Protection
The Lenovo ThinkPad X310 is packed in a carbon and glass fiber cage that gives a light weight as well as tremendous protection. It is backed with several fortification and security measures to deliver maximum reliability and durability. The protection features are Shock-mounted storage, Spill-resistant keyboard and Magnesium-alloy bottom cover. Several security features like integrated finger print reader, Intel Trusted Execution Technology, data encryption, centrally managed passwords, remote system lockdown and BIOS port disablement are provided in this notebook.
- THREE – Extreme Performance
The Lenovo ThinkPad X310 uses powerful Intel ULV processor technology for optimal performance and battery life. The hard drives used is Solid State drives that consumes less power and thus delivers extremely fast performance to the processor. A low voltage processor is used in this notebook, by which the overheating is reduced, even though all the components are crammed together. It uses Dynamic video memory technology 5.0 with Intel GMA 4500MHD to provide a better 3D and graphic experience.
- TWO – Design
The Lenovo ThinkPad X310 is stunningly designed with an extremely thin (just .73 to .93 inches) and light (just 2.93 to 3.3 lbs) body. Its dimension is only 12.5x9.1x0.7 inches (WDH). The carbon-glass fiber material is used to build internal chassis and roll cage and the magnesium alloy is used for the bottom cage. These features make it the best portable notebook of its class.
- ONE – Outstanding Battery Life
The Lenovo ThinkPad X310 notebook uses an enhanced Battery Stretch feature that let users to be efficient in selecting the proper power management on demand. It includes 3 and 6-cell batteries or a 3-cell bay battery which is an option. This advanced power management feature extends the battery life and thereby giving users about seven hours of battery backup.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X310 is a full featured ultra-portable business notebook with good style and performance. It gives a standard one year warranty for both system and battery.