Lenovo Released new Ultrathin Laptop : ThinkPad X300

Lenovo released new thin laptop namely ThinkPad X300. This Laptop will be positioned as MacBook Air Apple's rival.

This laptop has weight only 2.93 pon, Lenovo claims it has more feature than Macbook Air. ThinkPad X300 has 3 USB drive, Optical drive, ultra thin DVD burner and a DVD-RW drive. As a comparison, Macbook Air has only one USB drive and no optical drive.

Tom Ribble, Product Marketing Director of ThinkPad Lenovo said that the laptop has a lithium polimer battery for long life use, its better than standard lithium ion battery.
ThinkPad featured with Wimax, Prosessor Intel Core 2 Duo SL7100 LV low-voltage chip and it claimed cost less 25% than other thinkPad before.
ThinkPad sold US$ 2.799. please visit Lenovo site for more detail.
Below I write the complete specification of ThinkPad X300 :
  • Processor: 1.20GHz Intel Core 2 Duo L7100 (800Mhz FSB, 4MB Cache)
  • Graphics: Intel X3100
  • Screen: 13.3-inch WXGA+ (1440 x 900, 300 nit) LED backlit display
  • Memory: 2GB (up to 4GB configurable)
  • Storage: 64GB SSD
  • Optical Drive: Ultra-thin DVD Burner
  • Wireless 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 battery
  • Ports: 3 USB 2.0 ports, Monitor out port, AC adapter, headphone/line-out, microphone/line-in, Gigabit Ethernet
  • 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
  • Port Replicator: Via USB
  • Input: Full sized keyboard, trackpoint navigation, touchpad, fingerprint reader
  • Operating System: Windows XP or Windows Vista (in various flavors)
  • Other Features: Integrated web camera
  • Warranty: 1-year


Everex Cloudbook ce1200v VS Asus Eee PC

Beginning year 2008, there are 2 vendors which released new mini and portable laptop. Asus produced Eee PC 4G. In several countries, they are sold out at the first launching which are limited production, but the vendor delayed to release second generation of this gadget because of "Echo Peak" . This moment is a advantage for it's rival, Everex, to take a portion of mini portable laptop market.
If we compare between them, we have to notice at least 2 consideration : Performance and price.
Eee PC has specifications :
  • 7" compact design and only 0.92kg
  • 7 inci 800x480, prosesor Celeron 630Mhz Celeron M
  • Memory DDR2 512Mb
  • Solid sate disk (SSD) 4GB
  • Durable, shock-proof solid-state design
  • Rich network and wireless connectivity
  • Graphic user interface for simplicity and ease of use
  • Over 40 built-in applications for learn, work and play
You can look the rival's specification,
Everex Cloudbook ce1200v :
  • 1.2GHz, VIA C7®-M Processor ULV
  • 512MB DDR2 533MHz, SDRAM
  • 30GB Hard Disk Drive
  • 7" WVGA TFT Display (800 x 480), VIA UniChrome Pro IGP Graphics, VIA High-Definition Audio
  • 802.11b/g, (1) 10/100 Ethernet Port, (1) DVI-I Port, (2) USB 2.0 Ports
  • (1) 4-in1 Media Card Reader, (1) .3MP Webcam, (1) Headphone/Line-Out Port, (1) Microphone/Line-In Port, (1) Set of Stereo Speaker, (1) Touchpad
  • (1) 4-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery
Based on notification on market review, I get that Everex Cloudbook ce1200v is better than Asus Eee PC

Fujitsu Lifebook S6510 : More Than Just A bussiness Notebook

Fujitsu at the end of year 2007 released new notebook named Fujitsu Lifebook S6510. This was categorized as wide-screen notebook. At released time this notebook's price US$1,529. Fujitsu Lifebook S6510 was designed from light material. For more detail you can learn the spesification below :

  • Genuine Windows Vista Business (32-bit version)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 2.20GHz, 4MB L2, 800MHz FSB with 64-bit
  • 2GB PC2-5300 DDR2 667MHz SDRAM (4GB max)
  • 120GB (5400 RPM); Serial-ATA hard disk drive (shock-mounted)
  • 8xDVD-SuperMulti (+/-R Single Layer) drive supporting 9 formats
  • 14.1-inch diagonal Crystal View widescreen display (1280x800 WXGA) with LED backlight
  • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 with up to 384MB
  • Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN (802.11a/g/n)
  • Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
  • 1.3MP webcam
  • 3 buah port USB 2.0
  • IEEE 1394 / FireWire port
  • VGA Monitor out port
  • Headphone / line-out port
  • Microphone in port
  • PCMCIA PC card slot
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN port
  • 3-in-1 card slot reader
  • Standard Main Battery: 6-cell Lithium-ion (10.8V, 5800 mAh, 63 WHr)
  • Optional Modular Bay Battery: 6-cell Lithium-ion (10.8V, 2300 mAh, 25 WHr)
  • Dimensions: 12.36" x 9.25" x 0.96/1.42"
  • Weight: approx. 4.0 lbs. with standard battery and optical drive, 3.7 lbs. without optical drive


Guide to a Notebook

A laptop or portable computer is nothing more than a small laptop that weighs 2.2 to 18 pounds (1 to 8 kg), which depends on the make, model, size, the material is made of it, and many other factors. Notebooks generally operate on one main battery or via an external adapter that can both charge the battery and power the laptop.

Laptops are able to do the same work in an office staff, the only difference is that they are generally less powerful for the same cost. They contain similar elements, such as desktop computers and perform the same functions, except that they are miniature in size and suitable for use transportable and efficient energy consumption. Notebooks usually have different LCD and memory modules. They have a built-in keyboard; entry is through a keyboard or a pointing stick, but an external mouse can also be attached.

There are different categories of laptops. UMPCs are Ultra Mobile PC and are very portable. Because they are small, they can take in a small touch screen, while some other models have one minute physical keyboard and a mouse interface. The other type is Ultraportables, which are portable and the screens are less than eleven inches and are less than 3.7 pounds (1.7 kg) weight. They are generally used by travelers because they are small and lightweight but very expensive. They have an extended battery life and integrated graphics. The other type of portable is the Sony VAIO FJ76, and the Dell XPS M1330 and XPS M1210. Then we have the great laptops, which are more desktop computers in the budget. And if you want the power of the office, then you can opt for the replacement of office that can accommodate many components of performance.

Regarding processors are concerned, you should go for the faster that your budget allows. You can opt for the `Intel Centrino, which has a lot of speed and a good battery life. Or you can also go to the economic recovery Betting AMD mobile processors whose performance has lagged behind Intel. If you intend to watch DVDs on your laptop and large screen for those who provide clearer, larger and larger images. The only consideration is that they are not designed to carry a lot.

For a large system performance, it is vital to have enough memory (RAM) that will allow you to run multiple applications simultaneously. Adequate RAM is also essential for the image and video editing, graphics, 3D and gaming. Booklets typically have a terrible sound quality so it is recommended to use speakers or headphones. These are some of the factors that you should consider before buying a laptop.

Also keep in mind that like any electronic device, your computer is vulnerable to accidents, as well as system failures. It is recommended that you get at least a three-year warranty and other insurance.

Health risks associated with the use of a laptop has been a controversial issue for some time. Research has shown that the heat generated from notebooks can raise the temperature of the scrotum resulting in a reduction of sperm. One solution may be used on a table or keep him away from the tower, which allow for better cooling of the notebook and also prevent your turn excessive electromagnetic radiation and heat.

Some of the major brands who are Acer TravelMate notebook which, Ferrari and Aspire models, BenQ, with its Compaq Armada, LTE, and EVO Presario models. Other major labels Gateway, HCL, Lenovo, LG, Micro-Star International, Panasonic, Samsung, Toshiba and others.

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Notebook Story

Computing on the move has been a priority area for many companies in information technology for years. The idea of being able to work on the road is extremely fascinating. A notebook, also known as a laptop, which can also be understood as a laptop has been the solution for these tasks related laptop.


It is a little difficult to determine which is the first laptop or portable computer ever made. The Osborne 1 was considered by most historians to be the first true laptop or notebook. This was done by Adam Osborne in the year 1981. It included a 5-inch screen, modem, floppy drive, the software included some programs and a battery. The total weight of the laptop is about 11 kg. Gradually, after that Epson, Radio Shack, IBM, Apple Computer, etc. all come with a laptop. IBM's convertible IBM PC introduced in 1986 was a real laptop. This laptop launched in the region. Since the beginning of these models, copybooks were enormous development.

Features and Performance

Portables have the same major components that Desktops: microprocessor, memory, operating system, input / output ports, hard disk drives, speakers and sound cards and speakers. However, all laptops have power management features to extend battery or battery power when the battery is low. A notebook differs from a desktop in terms of food, display and the type of input devices it uses. Notebook processors usually have several places, which means slow modes which contribute to increasing the battery life and can also run on low voltage. Hard drive in the notebook also served in the same manner as in Desktop. They are slower in speed and have less capacity.

In addition to the hard drives, notebooks are also options for disk storage system such as floppy disks, CDs and DVDs. A notebook was also different input / output ports, which allow you to connect to various devices. Most laptops today feature built-in modems and Ethernet for connectivity outside. Ports infrared wireless connectivity are also becoming very popular. One of the most critical components in a laptop is its battery as it runs on battery for use while the move. Battery life is offered for each device because it depends on the configuration and power management features implemented. All computers come with a LCD display for output. For input, notebooks are featured with a keyboard embedded in the text for inputs. Regarding the pointing devices, notebooks use one of three Trackball, pointing stick, Touchpad.

Pros and Cons of Notebook

The most important advantage of a laptop is portability. You can work with ease at any time and any place. Also, access to the wireless network in public places is increasingly useful notebooks. The counting of disadvantages for a book always starts with its high cost. Not only the initial cost, its parts are expensive and are not interchangeable. Notebooks have less storage capacity and its processor is operating normally at a lower speed when on battery. Laptops are also prone to theft because of its portability.

Future directions

With falling prices and the acceptance of new technologies, we can expect to see a significant increase in demand for laptops. Vendors are also working on the design of the laptop to make it stronger so that it could withstand shocks and jerks. New technologies are integrated into laptops to avoid failure and data loss. Mainly used by business enterprises, professionals and businessmen, vendors are now targeting students and home users and due to increased affordability of these devices.

Thus, the emergence of this new category of use is definitely on the cards. This means that there is a huge potential for laptops in the coming future and price reductions offered to technological improvements are sure to fuel growth.

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