Lenovo ThinkPad X120E

  • Lenovo ThinkPad X120E
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  • Curved keyboard design is comfortable, Highresolution 11.6inch display, Powered USB port for charging devices, Superb price for the performance, HDMI port
  • Fast for a netbook, Best keyboard in the business.
  • Wellbuilt business netbook, Excellent video/graphics performance, Good battery life.


  • No docking station, Somewhat small palm rest, No keyboard light
  • Not an ultraportable, despite Lenovo's characterization.

Expert reviews and ratings

By NotebookCheck on 86

With the ThinkPad X120e, Lenovo was able to improve upon a number of areas where the X100e faltered. Hardware-wise, the display now provides a more uniform illumination with a higher contrast and the addition of the HDMI-port is a definite welcome to...

By ConnectReviews on

If you're looking for a small, ultra-portable business laptop for taking from meeting to meeting that's small enough to fit on an airplane tray table, you're in luck. Today we're taking a look at the ThinkPad X120e from Lenovo. The X120e...

By InfoWorld on 80

Lenovo's marketing preferences aside, the X120e is not an ultraportable: Its screen is too small and its performance is too slow. We're not even sure why the company would want to match it against full-fledged ultraportables. But the X120e is...

By ZDNet UK on

Consternation ensued, both on Facebook and on the forums, with correspondents expressing dismay at being denied the choice enjoyed by US customers. Although we found the ThinkPad Edge 11" a perfectly decent...

By PCWorld on 80

This is not an ultraportable, though Lenovo refers to it as such; rather, it's one of the best netbooks ever....

By Notebook Review on 70

We were big fans of the ThinkPad X100e and had high hopes for the new ThinkPad X120e. In general, Lenovo delivered the goods, but it isn't perfect. For starters, several other companies have risen to the challenge of making good netbook...

By HotHardware on

In our SiSoftware Sandra tests, the ThinkPad X120e performed well. It's performance level wasn't in-line with Atom and Neo CPUs, but rather somewhat more powerful CPUs; that could be found in mainstream notebooks and desktops just a few months...

By PC Mag on 80

The Lenovo ThinkPad X120e is arguably the best netbook for business, but it comes at a premium. Buy it nowBuy direct from Lenovo and check for...

By cnet on 81

The AMD Fusion-powered ThinkPad X120e is an 11-inch ultraportable that's better and more affordable than last year's model, making it an even better choice for small-business...

By Engadget on 80

It's a good thing we believe in second chances, eh? The X120e is without a doubt an improvement over the X100e in terms of battery life, thermals, and performance, and considering we've always loved its classic looking chassis and amazingly...

By LaptopMag on 70

AMD's Fusion processor gives Lenovo's smallest business notebook longer battery life and more graphics...

By Computer Shopper on 79

With its comfortable keyboard and very low price, the ThinkPad X120e is suitable as a second PC to serve as a traveling adjunct to a more powerful primary computer. Just don’t call it a netbook....

International Review By Tweakers on 80

Voor wie opzoek is naar een kleine laptop met goede batterijduur maar meer kracht dan een Atom is de x120e een goede keuze.PS: Excuses voor de kwaliteit van de foto's ik ga nog proberen betere te nemen.PPS: opmerkingen/suggesties over de review zelf...

International Review By Betabuzz on 75

Das Lenovo ThinkPad X120e ist ein kostengünstiges Subnotebook, das mit einem attraktiven Preis und einer ansehnlichen Anwendungsperformance eine hervorragende Alternative für kleine- und mittelständige Unternehmen darstellt. Viel Lob...