The popular business brand Lenovo, have launched two new laptops for the corporate market, well when we say two new laptop what we actually mean is one that comes with a choice of two different screen sizes. The first is the ThinkPad Edge E430 this has a 14 inch display, while the E530 offers the slightly larger 15.6 inch display.
Both of these laptops come with a wide range of options that can really beef up the final price of the unit. On the subject of price, it seems that Lenovo are up to their old price tricks again. On the Lenovo shopping page, it states the price of the E430 as being $1,154, but the Lenovo price web store price is just $549, that’s a saving of $605, what a bargain that is, even though slightly annoying.
The new ThinkPad Edge laptops come with either a 14 inch or 15.6 inch Wide high definition LED backlit, Anti-glare display with a 1366 x 768 of pixel resolution and there is an integrated 720p HD web camera with built-in face tracking and microphone. The choice of processor starts with the Intel Core i3-2350M version with 3M Cache and 2.30 GHz, while the graphics options start with the base version of the Intel HD Graphics card. As for memory there will be a 4 GB of PC3-12800 DDR3 (1 DIMM) and for storage there is an average 320 GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD) with 7200 rpm.
Other features are the HDMI port, an up to 4 in 1 media card reader, DVD recordable optical drive, networking with the 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, a Spill resistant keyboard and of course, there is the multi-touch mouse pad too. This is a slim ThinkPad at 1.08 inches and weighs in at a hefty 4.74 pounds but that is with the six cell Li-Ion 48WH – 75+ Battery in place that Lenovo claim can offer the user up to 9.3 hours of power in ideal conditions.
The new Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 and E530 are available now with prices starting from $549 on the Lenovo shop page.
Source [Laptop Computer Planet]