Product specifications for the ThinkPad Xe systems. 83% Review Lenovo Thinkpad Xe Subnotebook | Notebookcheck decent specifications and class-leading usability – all while remaining easy on the. Is the Lenovo ThinkPad Xe a netbook or an ultraportable? is a little heavier than other netbooks, but I hardly noticed the extra weight.

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To see how Lenovo did in our most recent Tech Support Showdown, click here. The black, matte curved keys — Lenovo calls them “keycaped” — feel as if they’ve been molded especially for our finger tips, and the entire panel is void of any flex or bounce. That’s a good 20 percent below the category average of Next to the more expensive and larger X-Series models, Lenovo provides us, according to their statement, with the cheapest ThinkPad that was ever made.

Sounds like the perfect mobile computer, right? This means fewer typos compared to netbooks with cramped keys. While the function buttons have been shrunken down, there are two full sized Shift keys and we didn’t have to make any adjustments to our usual hand positioning when typing this review. Hit that read more link for the full review.

Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. When performing simple tasks like surfing the web or circling the globe in Google Earth, the ThinkPad Xe stayed relatively cool.


The mouse buttons were a little noisy, but offered strong tactile feedback without feeling stiff.

Lenovo ThinkPad Xe: When Build Quality Matters Most

Lenovo ThinkPad Xe Specs. From around the web. Screen and Speakers The The updated Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch Overall, the touchpad and TrackPoint were both a joy to use, with a fast response time and no discernable lag.

So, details like letters are bigger. However, when we turned the volume up to percent, the music became painfully tinny. The Xe’s X00e Networking Data Link Protocol.

Surprisingly, the single core Xe got an even better 39 fps at x and a similar 7 fps at the higher resolution. Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office suites.

However while we were enjoying the multimedia boost, we noticed the bottom of the laptop getting increasingly hot. Pros Great keyboard Good integrated graphics performance Solid build quality at a low price Cons Weak processor Average battery life Keyboard not backlit.

Lenovo ThinkPad Xe Review

While these numbers are a bit better than the lenofo Xe The biggest x10e advantage of this screen over ultraportables like the Alienware M11x or the Dell Inspiron 11z elnovo the fact that this screen features a matte surface.

Take a look at our review to find out. There’s also supposedly improved PowerNow! Thought we were going to give it up that easily? It took 1 hour and 32 minutes to charge the Xe to 80 percent of capacity, and a full 2: Though the unit we have on hand is actually the one I bought for myself again, eating our own dog food as it wereit does bear mentioning that Lenovo’s ThinkPad Xe has been getting seeded around the media lately.


Lenovo ThinkPad Xe u. It was sufficiently bright when we watched an p Alice In Wonderland clip, but when we tilted the screen back colors were quick to fade.

Heat vent, two USB 2. AC power jack, battery, and VGA out.

The palmrests are a little small for average adult male hands but they support the wrists without causing additional stress points while typing. However, we did find ourselves wishing the palm rest was just a bit longer because our wrists hung off of it slightly. The back side houses a VGA-out port. Both Windows versions are bit. That said, the notebook continues to have two serious disadvantages when compared to Intel-powered competitors: Avram Piltch, Online Editorial Director on.

Lenovo was asking CULV prices for low-end tech, and most review sites weren’t biting.

Lenovo ThinkPad X100e Review

While the keyboard and touchpad stayed fairly cool, dpecs left edge and the underside of the system created a very toasty spot on our jeans. Like on the Edge 13, above lenovl display is a low-light webcam, which displayed our face fairly clearly during a video call in a dark room. Pros Compact, sturdy buildStellar chiclet keyboard Impressive graphics performance for its class.

The webcam produced sharp, clear images even in incredibly low light.