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Hands on: Can the ThinkPad X1 take on the MacBook Air?

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 take on the MacBook AirGood news for the brand loyal consumers of Lenovo. The cyber giant & one of the greatest manufacturers of laptops in the world is coming up with its brand new ThinkPad XI, but this  time a little off the track. Amazed? Yes, Lenovo which is known for its simple looking & efficient devices will present its Thinkpad XI to its customers in the form of an ultrathin feature & stylish jet black outer cover. Lenovo is always famous for its straight forward & simple business laptops that are affordable along with a unique proposition of user friendliness & longevity. The thinkpad is priced at $1,399. It will come in a shining smart black case with an amazing footprint of 13.2 x 9 in., & 0.4 in. wider in comparison to its nearest competitors the Apple MacBook Air and the Dell Vostro V130.

Giving looks & style a major priority this time, Lenovo will launch these premium lightweight notebooks. With a unique style of an angular black plastic cover, Thinkpad XI gives a very strong competition to MacBook Air’s smartly surrounded aluminum case. Not only style but safety of the gadget also counts a lot. The rubber coating made on it will prevent the laptop from slipping of the hands. It is just like everything in a single package. As far as sophistication & performance is concerned, Thinkpad XI is being well equipped with second-generation 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 processor that will make the user enjoy a magnificent 4GB memory. This technology is called Turbo Boost which is compiled with an extraordinary 320GB hard drive and a 160GB flash storage module which costs an extra $400 for installing in Apple MacBook Air respectively. Gorilla glass with a very strong internal frame will save it from any injury along with giving a huge protection to the display part. With a massive resolution of 1366-x-768-pixel, it is a very powerful device equipped with Intel’s HD 3000 integrated graphics chip. But as the coin has two opposite sides; it is having a battery life twenty minutes lesser due to two Brightness settings that are already being installed in the gadget. If we take a look at the Key board we will find something old that’s being blended in a newer form. It is not having button or traditional keys, but it is having a touch screen that will enable the user Enjoy a variation along with easy operation of the system. It is marked with a pointing stick just like the sailor’s compass in the middle of it which will specifically signify the areas Of right & left clicks just below the touchpad. This thinkpad is really a kind of a revolution in the field of laptops & it will be very handy equipment for business travelers. Especially because of the extra ordinary memory & sleek features it will gain popularity in the market in a very few days which will really make its competitors think twice regarding their next venture.

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wanted to buy a new cell phone and her thorough research for gadgets revealed her passion for technology. Gradually, she found her drawn to everything related to technology and her work which involves extensive research and writing on new gadgets, apps, and smarter use of technology. Careful, her mission is to manipulate technology-naïve women to juice up their ordinary lives with use of technology.

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