Lenovo Introduces New Ultrabook Lineup: ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X230, X230t, T430, T430s, T530, L430, L530, W530

Posted on May 15 2012 - 6:04am by Editorial Staff

Lenovo has introduced its latest lineup of third generation Intel Core i-series processor ThinkPads: ThinkPad X1 Carbon, ThinkPad X230, X230t, ThinkPad T430, T430s and T530, ThinkPad L430, L530 and ThinkPad W530. The new ThinkPad X1 Carbon features a 14-inch ultrabook that claims to be the world’s lightest at the size (weights only 3 pounds), a 1600 X 900 resolution screen, carbon fiber roll-cage, 3G broadband, better battery life (having capacity to charges the battery up to 80% in 30 minutes). The X1 Carbon will be available in the summer starting for an unspecified price.

Moving to the ThinkPad X230, X230t – both these features a 12-inch ultrabook, USB 3.0 and Mini DisplayPort. The X230 and X230t start at a price of $1,179 and $1,479, respectively. The thinner T430s also includes a Thunderbolt port on its Core i7 configurations. The ThinkPad T430 will start around $879, while the T430s will start around $1,399. The slightly thinner-and-lighter-than-last-year 14 and 15-inch ThinkPad L series laptops are aimed at small business. The entry-level models will start at around $879.

The ThinkPad W530 mobile workstation has a color-calibrating wide-view screen and Nvidia Quadro optional — along with the capability of running four external displays at once via a ThinkPad Dock. Prices start around $1,529.The W530 aimed at high-end graphics professionals. All of these laptops, with the exception of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, will be available at the beginning of June.

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