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IBM Thinkpad X300 Laptop Review


									IBM Lenovo Thinkpad X300 - it is a classic laptop which we will review
today, even pioneered era of light and thin laptop. We will make a brief
introduction on IBM X300 to let people have a better understanding, maybe
it can provide a help for the user of Thinkpad Laptop.Design and BuildIt
is so small and thin! This is the first impression that IBM ThinkPad X300
gives us, the thickness of Thinkpad X300 just is 0.7 to 0.9 inches, and
the weight is 2.9 pounds with a 3-cell battery, 3.3 pounds with a 6-cell
battery. The Thinkpad X300 is more rigid and sturdy than previous
ThinkPads X series'. The internal chassis and roll cage is made from the
advanced carbon-fiber and glass-fiber material that provides both
strength and light weight. Lenovo IBM Thinkpad X300 uses magnesium alloy
as the base in order to protect the motherboard from flexing, it also
uses carbon fiber and glass fiber for the lid.Screen and DisplayThe
Lenovo ThinkPad X300 sports 13.3-inch LED WXGA widescreen, that is reason
why the top cover of laptop is thinner than previous', the resolution is
1440 x 900 pixels with a matte finish, so it is comfortable for the user
to browse web. There is a 1.3-megapixel webcam and noise-canceling
microphone above the screen.Keyboard and TouchpadThe IBM ThinkPad X300
with pointing stick and touchpad offers the function of fingerprint
reader and stereo speakers, it is easy to type on..The full-sized
keyboard on the ThinkPad X300 has zero flex, the keys of Lenovo ThinkPad
laptop was finished by the matte so that they don't wear and get all
shiny over time. Even the palm rest area is pretty neat, it has a
rubberized paint finish so it both feels and looks nice. The chassis on
the thinkpad x300 is very thin and the keys still have an amazing amount
of travel,you can get large Tab, Caps Lock, Shift, Return and Backspace
keys at anytime.Wireless and NetworkingThe IBM ThinkPad X300 laptop
provides Bluetooth and 802.11ag wireless,it has speedy wired networking
thanks to a gigabit ethernet controller, but Lenovo drops the dial-up
modem, so you can buy the external modem that plugs into one of the three
USB ports,the wireless USB circuitry for connecting to wireless USB hubs
and wireless USB devices, and ThinkPad X300 supports the Mobile WiMAX
when networks become available.Ports and ConnectionsThe IBM ThinkPad X300
laptop has three USB ports, VGA and Ethernet connectors, headphone and
mic jacks, and thin 7mm DVD burner on one side, but no card slots. It can
run thid ports of Audio out, microphone in, monitor out, Kensington lock
slot. Lenovo uses the thinnest DVD burner in the industry and offers a
64GB solid state drive (SSD) that is smaller, lighter, and more durable
than a traditional hard drive.Battery LifeThe IBM ThinkPad X300 powered
by 3-cell or 6-cell Lithium-Polymer battery. The battery life of ThinkPad
X300 is about 4.3 hours to 6.5 hours. Four hours isn't enough for most
user.The Lenovo ThinkPad X300 's Specs. as follows:Processor: 1.20GHz
Intel Core 2 Duo L7100 (800Mhz FSB, 4MB Cache)Memory: 2GB (up to 4GB
configurable)Graphics: Intel X3100Screen: 13.3-inch WXGA+ (1440 x 900,
300 nit) LED backlit displayStorage: 64GB SSDOptical Drive: Ultra-thin
DVD BurnerWireless and Communications: Intel 4965AGN (802.11 a/b/g/n wi-
fi), BlueTooth 2.0 EDR, Intel UWB, GPS, Verizon WWAN (EV-DO)Battery: 6-
cell Li-Ion extended life batteryPorts: 3 USB 2.0 ports, Monitor out
port, AC adapter, headphone/line-out, microphone/line-in, Gigabit
EthernetPort Replicator: Via USBInput: Full sized keyboard, trackpoint
navigation, touchpad, fingerprint readerOperating System: Windows XP or
Windows Vista (in various flavors)Dimensions: 12.4" x 9.1" x 0.73" -
0.92"Weight: from 2.93lbs with 3-cell battery and no optical drive to
3.32lbs with 6-cell battery and DVD Burner in

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