Summary: Even lighter? With its Thinkpad X201s, Lenovo offers a lighter 12 inch Thinkpad that can serve with current Core ix hardware. Find out more about its characteristics and mobile qualities in this detailed review.
Pros: Bright display with matt surface, Very good keyboard, Excellent trackpoint, Good communication configuration, Long battery life, Very good application performance, When required, the powerful Thinkpad X201s can provide long battery runtimes, depending on load and battery alternative.
Cons: A somewhat small touchpad, Long recharge times, Display with low contrast ratio, No eSATA, USB 3.0, display port, HDMI, No webcam, No fingerprint scanner, A fast interface for connecting peripheral devices, a digital video interface and a screen with a higher contrast.
Summary: The $1,659 ThinkPad X201s offers an industry leading combination of power, generous screen real estate, and endurance that road warriors will love. Unfortunately, if you're interested in doing video conferencing, you'll have to look to such systems as the ThinkPad X201. For practically the same price, that ultraportable offers better performance and a webcam. You get an hour less of battery life and a lower-resolution display, but we think it's a better deal.