July 31, 2007

Lenovo Releases ThinkPad Mobile Workstations

Research Triangle Park, N.C. - Lenovo unveiled its ThinkPad T61p 15.4-inch widescreen mobile workstation notebook, providing features essential for data-intensive and 3D graphics applications.
The notebook runs cooler, quieter, and more energy efficient than previous models, features a Top Cover Roll Cage for extreme durability, layers security solutions with full disk encryption, offers Linux certification and Ultra-Wideband technology, and comes equipped with the latest Intel processors for optimum performance.  
Lenovo also introduced the ThinkPad R61 15-inch standard and R61e 15-inch widescreen notebooks, as well as discrete graphics capabilities in ThinkPad T61 notebooks.  
The ThinkPad T61p features Lenovo’s Ultra Connect II wireless design helping improve WWAN1 and WLAN 802.11n2 performance, new Nvidia Quadro FX 57OM graphics certified to the open GL graphics GPU standard, Intel Centrino® Pro mobile technology, and long battery life with more control via Battery Stretch. Users can opt for next-generation wireless capabilities with Ultra-Wideband.
With Lenovo’s new cooling system, the notebook runs three decibels quieter over previous models and up to 10 percent cooler. The notebook offers optional port disablement, 32-byte password protection, an integrated fingerprint reader, and full disk encryption.  
Lenovo offers a complete, industry-leading line of energy-efficient products that meet the new Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star 4.0 standard, including notebooks in the ThinkPad T, R, and X Series, such as the new ThinkPad T61p as well as the Lenovo 3000 N200 and V200 notebooks. The new ThinkPad notebooks achieve up to a 70 percent improvement in efficiency over previous generation notebooks with power-management features providing customers maximum energy savings up to 47 percent greater than before.
Lenovo is also rolling out updated Energy Star 4.0 desktops including the ThinkCentre M55 in tower, desktop, and small form factor along with more new desktops in the next few weeks.
The ThinkPad T61p mobile workstation starts at approximately $1814. The ThinkPad R61 and R61e notebooks start at $1119 and $1069, respectively. All the notebooks are available in July through Business Partners and www.lenovo.com.