Conclusion: We weren’t surprised to find that Lenovo’s new convertible is a good laptop. The company’s experience in this area has paid off with Microsoft’s move towards touchscreen devices. No other convertible on the market can match the value proposition of the Twist.
Pros: Good build quality, Thin and light, Excellent keyboard, Great hardware value
Cons: Limited connectivity, Extremely dim display backlight, Runs hot when displaying 3D graphics, Confusing bloatware
Summary: Final Thoughts
The ThinkPad Edge is definitely another great offering from Lenovo, especially for people looking for a great mix of business and consumer features. As far as the business aspect goes you do get the ThinkVantage software suite that has a lot of very cool business features many people...
Pros: – Awesome red color on the lid, – ThinkVantage tools, – Comfortable new keyboard
Cons: – Poor battery life, – Looks a little boxy compared to the 13inch model, – Loud optical drive
Conclusion: In an effort to compete in the mid-level notebook market, Lenovo created a sleek and slim ThinkPad that’s affordable yet has a solid build. The ThinkPad Edge reaches a good balance between giving users enough power to run essential business and entertainment software while using ultra-low voltage...
Pros: ThinkPad build quality at a more affordable price, sleek and slim., Pro: ThinkPad build quality at a more affordable price, sleek and slim.
Cons: No built-in optical drive., Con: No built-in optical drive, not for serious gaming.
Summary: Final Thoughts
With its 1.3GHz ULV processor and small size the ThinkPad Edge fits somewhere in between a netbook and ultraportable notebook. I really don’t think we would be seeing systems like this without Windows 7.
Pros: – Great mix of consumer and business features, – ThinkVantage Tools, – New keyboard does not disappoint, – Great battery life
Excerpt: After over a decade of filling the same matte black boxes with fresh hardware, Lenovo has finally bowed to the design gods and attempted to put a little bit of an edge on the stiff reputation of the working-class ThinkPad.
Excerpt: What do you do when you’ve tapped out the deep-pocketed customers and sold all the $5,000 laptops you can? If you’re Lenovo, you go cheap. Lenovo continues its march into lower-cost notebooks with its latest laptop, the ThinkPad Edge, at once a departure from traditional ThinkPad design but with...
Pros: ThinkPad construction quality shrunken down and cheapened up for the masses. Very good performance and solid build quality for the price. Best keyboard in its class. Consumerized design works.
Cons: Iffy touchpad. Second-tier brands offer similar specs for even less. Integrated graphics.
Summary: With a relatively affordable starting price and a new design, the ThinkPad Edge loosens up the ThinkPad look — but losing an optical drive keeps it a yard short of being a top-choice compact business laptop.
Pros: Excellent keyboard and touch pad, Compact body, Bright display
Cons: No optical drive, Limited configuration options
Conclusion: ThinkPad Edge 13 (665D817) - это недорогой (около 400 Евро) 13.3-дюймовый ноутбук с рядом отличительных особенностей, нехарактерных для данного ценового диапазона. Аппарат оснащен первоклассными устройствами ввода (тачпад, трэкпойнт, клавиатура), его корпус отличается высокой прочностью и...