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: 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.