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Lenovo launches ThinkPad X1 in Singapore


Yesterday, Lenovo Singapore held a media event on a yacht at Marina @ Keppel Bay to launch their thinnest business laptop, the ThinkPad X1. VR-Zone brings you the coverage.

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 claims to be the company's thinnest business laptop designed for the busy business professionals who want superb computing performance and portability. Weighing from 1.72kg, the ThinkPad X1 sports a 13.3-inch super bright infinity screen with Corning Gorilla glass that offers high durability and scratch-resistance.

The laptop's keyboard has a "modernized" look and feel which the company claims would allow users to type 25% faster, and they are backlit that makes it easier to type even in dim-lighting situation. The power button and audio controls are laid neatly on the right edge of the keyboard.

Despite it's slim form factor, the X1 comes with the obligatory USB, HDMI, eSATA+USB, LAN, Wireless connectivity switch and memory card reader. Needless to say, there is no built-in optical drive, though Lenovo bundles an external DVD writer for use with the laptop.

Lee Chown How, country general manager of Lenovo Singapore, talks about the company's new tagline – "For Those Who Do." – and also Lenovo's progress.

"In Lenovo, we create the DO machines, the tools for users who see technology as an integral part of their lives. For them, technology is a tool to help them achieve the goals and be more productive. Our products are built to succeed with substance, tested with military specifications to achieve solid performance in any environment. The features and services that are built-in to our products also helped to drive down the immediate and long term costs. Each of the tools that we incorporate into our ThinkPads and ThinkCentres are carefully developed with purposeful intent and helped to enhance end users experience," Lee said.


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