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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Most netbooks with six-cell batteries run for double that time, and most ULV laptops last over four and a half hours. With a starting weight around three pounds and a simple black industrial design, the designers of the ThinkPad Xe attempted to deliver the ThinkPad heritage at an extremely affordable price. We’re pointing stick people, but the touchpad is decently sized, though its multitouch capabilities spfcs finicky. Run Time Up To. We know it’s taken AMD a while to really get into the “netbook” spexs low cost ultraportable space, but its Neo processor is just too hot and energy hungry.

In ThinkPad terms, engineers had to deliver a product that was built for business in terms of durability, usability, connectivity, serviceability, and warranty coverage … all while keeping this laptop as inexpensive as possible.

Both the Xe and its direct competitors trailed the ultraportable category average of 3, but, to be fair, the ultraportable category also includes a number of powerful and expensive Core i5 and Core i7 systems. He holds a master’s degree in English from NYU.

At the beginning ofwe were introduced to the ThinkPad xe, an It has the same dual 1. Despite its diminutive size, the Xe can substitute for your stereo in a pinch.

It was also much slower when it came to tasks like transcoding video. Apple’s Touch Bar — a thin screen that replaces the function keys on the new MacBook The mouse buttons were a little noisy, but offered strong tactile feedback without feeling stiff. In comparison to Atom netbooks, it felt slightly faster when opening programs speecs toggling between speds, but slightly behind ULV laptops we’ve tested. On PCMark Vantage, a x100ee that measures overall system performance, our dual-core Xe scored 2, which is 50 percent better than the single-core Xe 1,but still behind Intel Pentium powered systems like the Timeline TZ 2, and Lenovo IdeaPad U 2, Speaker quality is average as the maximum volume output is loud enough to fill a large meeting room with clear sound.


Best Laptops for Uncover details in our in-depth review. Z100e 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.

The individual keys on the Xe have a springy, responsive action and each key has a curved surface similar to the traditional ThinkPad keyboard. Truth is we’ve navigated and typed on a lot of netbooks and small computers, and there’s no doubt in our minds that the experience on the Xe is the top of the game.

Hard Drive Spindle Speed. However, we did find ourselves wishing the palm rest was just a bit longer because our wrists hung off of it slightly. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes lsnovo part of the community.

Lenovo ThinkPad X100e (Dual Core AMD) Review

Its speaker bar, located under the front lip of the chassis, delivered reasonably accurate fidelity both when we listened to “Fresh” by Devo, a pop tune, and a jazz standard, “Morning Dance” by Spyro Gyra. Surprisingly, the single core Xe got an even better 39 fps at x and a similar 7 fps at the higher resolution. Cons Awkward, protruding six-cell batterySub-par battery life Gets warm after only a few minutes of use.

Businesses still demand the best, but in this economy they now also demand it for less money. However, with the resolution set to native and effects set to Low, we did see a very playable 60 fps. Overall, the touchpad and TrackPoint were both a joy to use, with a fast response time and no discernable lag.

Lenovo ThinkPad Xe Specifications

Both Windows versions are bit. However, compared to the touchpads on most netbooks, the Xe delivers a great touchpad surface with a nice pair of touchpad buttons. Pros Great keyboard Good integrated graphics performance Solid build xx100e at a low price Cons Weak processor Average battery life Keyboard lenlvo backlit.

CNet At the beginning ofwe were introduced to the ThinkPad xe, an The dual-core ThinkPad Xe has the same exact same 3. The inch-thick spefs is slightly longer than inch netbooks, but it’s still compact enough to fit into a small handbag and carry in one hand.


Like on the Edge 13, above the display is a low-light webcam, which displayed our face fairly clearly during a video call in a dark room.

Unfortunately, this remains the case with the dual-core ThinkPad Xe, though its endurance is better than its single-core brother.

Heat vent, two USB 2. The prices on the ThinkPad Xe have also dropped: Is this the ideal companion for road warriors? This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Combo audio socket, Card Reader: On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper. Laptops with batteries that last for more than 9 hours.

Despite the change, this keyboard maintains the same level of quality that business users expect when they hear the ThinkPad name. It should also be noted that the RAM never runs at a higher speed than DDR; the way the integrated memory controller is tuned on Congo-platform processors means even DDR will run at a reduced speed.

Please, switch off ad blockers. The dual-core version of the ThinkPad xe is a much better bet than the original single-core version. There’s also supposedly improved PowerNow! Viewing angles were strong at up to 45 degrees to the left and right, though video colors began to wash out any further than that. Sensitivity was excellent and no adjustment was needed out of the box. Yes, AMD’s Athlon Neo gives the Xe a noticeable performance and graphics boost over the typical Intel Atom processor and even some lower end Celeron ULV processors, but when it comes to battery life it destroys the ThinkPad’s chance of running with the gassed up Intel-powered lappies.

Ports and Features Port selection is good enough to get the job done while on the road. Lenovo ThinkPad Xe Specifications.