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The Lenovo ThinkPad X220 features a 12.5" 1366x768 IPS display, a solidly built thin frame and starting weight of 3 pounds, it is equipped with a dual-core Core i5-2520M clocked at 2.5GHz. This processor packs Intel's new HD 3000 graphics core and has max TDP of only 35W. Other specs include 4GB of PC3-10700 DDR3, a Hitachi 320GB 7200RPM hard drive, Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 wireless, Bluetooth, and a 6-cell Li-ion battery. The ThinkPad X220 also includes a full-size keyboard and an all-new oversized touchpad with integrated mouse-click buttons.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X220 comes with impressive battery life, delivers impressive performance, which is sufficient to outdo any gaming laptop, the system is strongly built and still is immensely light.
Classic ThinkPad design in a compact package; latest Intel processors.
Extremely comfortable keyboard.
Strong Performance From New Core i5 Processor, Excellent IPS Based Display, USB 3.0 Port And ExpressCard Slot
Display has great viewing angles, Responsive keyboard
Larger 12.5-inch widescreen. Durable. DisplayPort and HD Webcam are new to the family.
Comes overloaded with background apps.
The touchpad-pointing-stick combo remains an awkward compromise; hefty premium for the sturdy case; business-friendly software.
Clickpad can be a bit wonky, Design may feel outdated to some.
Bottom Got Quite Warm During Heavy Use, No Bluetooth
Washed-out, flaky webcam, Short palm rest, Poor palm rejection
New touchpad design is a one-finger-at-a-time navigating tool. Unexciting color.
Please, Lenovo, please swap the Fn and Ctrl keys once and for all.
Buttonless touchpad may bother some users, No docking station pass through on the optional slice battery.
No dedicated graphics option.
A bit pricey; weak speakers
By TechSpot on March 14, 2011
The ThinkPad X220 we tested came with the optional IPS display upgrade. This is the first time I have worked with such a display aside from the one on my iPad and I must say, it's leaps and bounds better than any other notebook screen I have used in...
By laptops.reviewed.com on June 07, 2012
The ThinkPad X220 is a sturdy machine that’s all business. The Thinkpad we tested housed an Intel Core i3-2350M processor with 4 GB of RAM and 320 GB of storage. It’s one of the smallest laptops we’ve tested; it’s travel weight...
By Expert Reviews on May 07, 2012
Powerful with amazing battery life, but an Ultrabook is a cheaper option...
By Trusted Reviews on March 30, 2012
It might not be sleek and sexy, but the 12in Lenovo ThinkPad X220 laptop has it where it counts: a rugged chassis, amazing keyboard, completely flexible and upgradable specifications including 3G, great IPS screen and - the icing on the cake - amazing...
By TechRadar on March 23, 2012
Say hello to the Lenovo ThinkPad X220, a splendid example of the Chinese manufacturer's commitment to powerful business machines. Weighing only 1.7kg, the ThinkPad X220 can easily be carried around for a day and its briefcase-friendly 306 x 232 x...
By Kitguru.net on February 23, 2012
The IBM Thinkpad is an iconic machine well known for the ‘boxy’ design, class leading keyboards and chassis rigidity to deal with the toughest of working environments. Lenovo took over the IBM personal computer division in 2005 and have...
By StorageReview on November 21, 2011
Lenovo brought a lot to the table with the ThinkPad X220 and they impressed us in almost every category. Starting with storage performance, it offers SATA 6.0Gb/s speeds for drives capable as well as an mSATA slot for drives like the Intel SSD 310....
By Tech2 on October 15, 2011
Let’s get this clear, the Lenovo X220 caters to a very selective audience - business professionals and executives who don’t need the extra frills (read: 15.6-inch HD LED Widescreens, Blu-ray DVD writer, dedicated graphics card, HDMI, etc) in...
By eTech Reviews on October 07, 2011
Lenovo ThinkPad X220 has a 12.5 inch screen and it is smaller than a 13 inch notebook but still bigger than a 11 inch system. The resolution of 1,366×768 pixels was expected on this screen size and it is the same that you get on all 11 to 13 inch...
By InfoWorld on August 27, 2011
The common denominator is small size and light weight. Otherwise, the usual tradeoffs apply. Be on the alert for lousy ergonomics, poor...
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