Dual pointing devices.
Backlit keyboard and overhead light.
Durable magnesium construction.
Street cred in the boardroom.
Battery life is second to none.
IPS display is fantastic.
Great durability, ports, and performance.
Comfortable backlit keyboard.
Shorter battery life than competitors.
Suddenly thick and heavy in an ultrabook world.
Disappointing battery life vs. its predecessor.
Acceptable but uninspiring performance.
Touchpad frequently frustrates.
Should come with SSD standard.
Short palm rest.
Heavier than some 13-inch competitors.
By TopTenREVIEWS on February 28, 2013
The native resolution of the Lenovo ThinkPad X230 is 1366 x 768 pixels on a 12.5-inch display. It features a built-in 0.9-megapixel webcam capable of shooting at 720p, as well as integrated Dolby Advanced Audio speakers. Perhaps the most impressive...67
By Computer Shopper on September 07, 2012
If you're in a mobile occupation where mixing laptop and tablet functions will enhance your productivity, this ThinkPad convertible is an attractive offering—but you'll soon have a number of less chunky Windows 8 hybrids to choose from....60
By PCPer on July 31, 2012
For ThinkPad enthusiasts the change of keyboards is the X230’s defining feature. There are already some nasty rage-reviews on Lenovo’s website. Personally, I like the keyboard, and I would certainly buy this laptop for my own personal use....-
By itproportal.com on July 18, 2012
As a laptop for on-the-go productivity, the Lenovo ThinkPad X230 is an excellent performer, with the best productive capability we've seen in a business ultraportable. However, if your notebook usage won’t likely demand high performance...80
By Computer Shopper on July 03, 2012
Like the X220 before it, the compact ThinkPad X230 is a worthy heir to ThinkPads' black-suited, button-down business heritage. New competition from sleek ultrabooks (including Lenovo's), however, suddenly makes it look chunky....80
By Good Gear Guide on July 01, 2012
If you're after a small laptop that's also powerful and comfortable to type on, the ThinkPad X230 is perfect. It has an excellent, backlit keyboard and its screen is also splendid. The only thing we don't like is the touchpad, but it does...90
By pcworld.com_techhive.com on June 08, 2012
This is an updatede version of the ThinkPad that IT types and business users love. Still, modernists may wish for a more svelte...70
By Computerworld on June 08, 2012
Until now, if you wanted to use a smaller, lightweight notebook, you had to decide whether you wanted top performance (which meant carrying around an extra battery) or long battery life (with a slower system that pulled less power). Intel's Ivy...-
By Wired on June 04, 2012
A little over a year ago, just before ultrabook mania got its start, we crowned Lenovo’s ThinkPad X220 a near-masterpiece of ultralight laptop design. The 12.1-inch, 3.3-pound laptop had power to spare, nearly five hours of battery life with the...60
By evogadget.com on June 01, 2012
Lenovo's ThinkPad X230 is a notebook with a lot of goodies to offer. Especially if the user wants the best in business...-