Lenovo ThinkPad T430u
General InformationLenovo wants to get in the action to bring the latest, slim factor to the lauded ThinkPad’s line. Lenovo announced its ThinkPad T430u that will only 21 mm thick and less than four pounds, first ThinkPad’s Ultrabook was definitely svelte and come on handier on the spectrum of 14-inches machines. The T430u will have the aluminum chassis covered with soft-touch rubber paint. The iconic reddish nub and uneven keyboard will be in tow along the large click-pad, and it’ll be packing an anti-glare panel. The outlook just announced for ThinkPad T430u that proves it as a business-focused Machine.
While the hardware and specs absolutely seem impressive, its launch window is still in clouds. The Lenovo ThinkPad T430u has stuck out and won't be marketed until spring when Intel 3rd Gen Ivy Bridge processors will be available, but Lenovo will bring early prototype to show. The T430u is expected to ship in 3rd quarter of 2012 @ about $849.
The ThinkPad T430u will have Intel quick resume technology. However, there are some features, which prove this model standing out. It will have Lenovo’s TrackPoint system along with Intel’s integrated graphics or NVIDIAs switchable discrete graphics.
Lenovo ThinkPad T430u weighs below 4 pounds that actually proves it a bit heavier by ultrabook’s standards. However, we are going to take that buzzword abused lots in following months. The T430u will fit into ultrabook class in one significant respect.
We are swung by the Lenovo's trailer to put some hands-on along the T430u; the first laptop, which we have seen packing discrete graphic from nVIDIA. Greater than anything, though, it packs optional NVIDIA graphics, producing this first Ultrabook we have seen along a dedicated GPU. It is featured with a 14-inch (1366 x 768) screen display.
It supports processor up to Intel’s Core i7, and can handle 1 TB of space with a HDD or solid-state-disk. It measures 0.8 inches thickness and gets up to 6 hours of the battery life. Lenovo announced that battery life of T430u will double from 5 hours to 10 hours while operating in the IIM.
It sounds like the full-fledged machine than the Ultrabook. Perhaps particularly, the base of this notebook is user-removable with no need of a screwdriver. It’s especially welcome to user who needs to replace or upgrade HD drives or RAM’s modules, as normally Ultrabooks have soldered RAMs and are usually sealed off entirely for the end user. We can guess for this Ultrabook to get the power from Ivy Bridge processor.
Lenovo T430u is truly liked the slimmed down X1. It has a very classy ThinkPad appearance with the comfortable keyboard that is on the X1. The display resolution will be 1366 x 768 with wide upper-screen bezel without keyboard backlight; though company says they will add a Thinklight on top of the bezel.
For the storage, you will be capable to select from various HDDs and SSDs, Lenovo is saying that T430u will also be obtainable in configuration offering 1 TB of space that is definitely plenty for the Ultrabook. You will be able to access IMM by click on the icon within the Windows-7.
Lenovo ThinkPad T430u will be of 0.8-inches (21mm) thick along with 3.9 pounds (1.769kg) of weigh that is quite hefty in view. This 14-inches notebook will have Ivy Bridge CPU’s options, optional HDD/ SSD storage and anti-glare 1366x768 resolution screen. The notebook will have the option of Nvidia discrete graphic that is surely appreciated in the ultrathin notebook market.
It will include HDMI and SIM slots, which hide around back and the common cadre of the USB 3.0, SD slots and Ethernet port, which populate the both sides.