Pics and Information on NEW ThinkPads!


Diamond Member
Jun 23, 2005
The new SL series (more of a "consumer" ThinkPad rather than a business oriented one)

The ThinkPad SL series will feature:
Centrino 2 platform
DDR2 667Mhz RAM
Turbo Memory
Intel X4500 or nVidia GeForce 9300
AntiGlare or VibrantView (Glossy) screen
Fixed optical drive with optional Blu-Ray
Optional 320GB 5400rpm hard drive
Gigabit Ethernet, WWAN, WiMax, WLAN, Bluetooth

The new ThinkPad T400 and T500:

Centrino 2 + vPro processors up to 2.8Ghz
DDR3 memory
SSD option
Up to 320GB 5400rpm or 200GB 7200rpm hard drive
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 (T400) / 3650 (T500)
256MB graphics cards
Hybrid graphics
LED Backlit screen
GPS, WLAN, WiMax, UWB, Bluetooth
7-in-1 card reader
Optional 9-cell battery, 8.2 hours battery life
T400 weighs 2.2kg and T500 weighs 2.6kg
DisplayPort on the T500

The new ThinkPad R Series

Montevina Core 2 Duo processor or Celeron processor
Cantiga (PM / GM / GL) chipset
GMA 4500MHD integrated graphics processor / ATI Mobility Radeon 3470 (128MB)
80-320GB 5400rpm hard drives or 80-200GB 7200rpm hard drives
Maximum 4 GB DDR3 memory
Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, WiFi
USBx3, ExpressCard, VGA, 1394a, etc.
Optional built-in camera
Magnesium alloy framework
ThinkVantage software

Finally, the new X200:

The ThinkPad X200 will feature:
Centrino 2 + VPro technology platform up to 2.4Ghz
DDR2 (667MHz) or DDR3 (1067MHz) RAM
12-inch WXGA LCD screen
64GB SSD or up to 320GB 5400rpm/200GB 7200rpm hard drive
Full size T Series keyboard
Optional 1.3-megapixel camera
USBx3, Express Card,3 in 1 card reader
Magnesium alloy lid and chasis
9-cell battery, up to 9.6 hours
WiMax, GPS, etc.
Starting from 1.32 kg

Links w/Pics (they are in Chinese since Lenovo is based in China):

In English from Engadget:


Diamond Member
Aug 31, 2005
Looks great

Edit: Although I wish the T series would keep nVidia graphics