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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However, when we upped the resolution to x and turned up the special effects, that rate dropped to an unplayable 8 fps. CNET may get a commission from these offers. However, If you don’t plan to heat up the system by playing full screen HD video or 3D games, the Xe has the best ergonomics of any A better all-in-one PC twist. Performance and battery life The Xe is the first ever ThinkPad to be powered by an AMD processor, and also one of the first ultraportables we’ve reviewed with the company’s single-core 1.

This particular touchpad has some multitouch capabilities, including pinch-to-zoom and pivot-rotation. The prices on the ThinkPad Xe have also dropped: This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks.

The inch-thick laptop is slightly longer than inch netbooks, but it’s still compact enough to fit into a small handbag and carry in one hand. Lenovo ThinkPad Xe – That means a lightweight minimalist design.

The webcam produced sharp, clear images even in incredibly low light. Look and feel Unlike the new Edge seriesthe Xe’s angular edges and boxy build scream traditional ThinkPad design, and as part of the X Series family it looks more like a shrunken X or X more than anything else. On 3DMark06, a benchmark that measures overall graphics prowess, the system scored a solid 1, which was nearly identical to the single-core Xe 1, and the category average 1,but nearly double the Intel-powered IdeaPad U and Aspire Timeline TZ That said, it can run in dual channel mode, so adding another 1GB stick of DDR should at least offer a marginal gain alongside the additional performance boost that comes with more memory.


The ThinkPad Xe is available with three processor choices, all of which are 1.

We’re not sure pushing a dual-core version of this processor out the door is the answer — AMD just isn’t playing on the same level as Intel when it comes to low-power CPUs, and the Xe unfortunately demonstrates that all too clearly. Pros Compact, sturdy buildStellar chiclet keyboard Impressive graphics performance for its class.

Out of the box we had no problems streaming p YouTube videos, and upgrading to Flash Flat, ultra-mobile and a constant companion for an active lifestyle – that’s what ThinkPad X models have been designed for. Businesses still demand the best, speecs in this economy they now also demand it for less money. From around the web. Hard Drive Spindle Speed. However, the soft plastic surface of the palm rest didn’t chafe our wrists like the rough plastic on the ThinkPad X series.

That said, this is still a ThinkPad keyboard in every way that matters. However, if you plan to play video or games, watch out.

The Synaptics touchpad and TrackPoint provide a fantastic lsnovo of control points for moving your cursor in various applications. Speaker quality is average as the maximum volume output is loud enough to fill a large meeting room with clear sound.

However, compared to the touchpads on most netbooks, the Xe delivers a great touchpad surface with a nice pair of touchpad buttons. That said, xx100e notebook continues to have two serious disadvantages when compared to Intel-powered competitors: Horizontal viewing angles are good out to at least 60 degrees to either side before you start to notice color distortion.

Lenovo ThinkPad Xe: When Build Quality Matters Most

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We’re definitely fans of the dual-core ThinkPad Xe’s svelte form factor, responsive keyboard, great navigation options, and strong multimedia playback. Single Review, online available, Long, Date: Take a look at our review to find out.

That’s just too heavy for something this small, and oddly enough the larger, inch X feels noticeably lighter in comparison.

The ThinkPad Xe’s combination of a 1. This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a inch display-diagonal. InLenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market. 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.

Video Output Graphics Processor. Memory Max Supported Size. The only real blemish is the rather large bulge provided by the system’s six-cell battery.

We consider temperatures above 95 to be uncomfortable and above unacceptable. The first affordable ThinkPad ultraportable laptop has arrived. Screen and Speakers The The lenovk keyboard is a smaller version of those found on the ThinkPad Edge series and nearly as comfortable.

Lenovo ThinkPad X100e Review

Sensitivity was excellent and no adjustment was needed out of the box. We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. Please, switch off ad blockers.

Both navigation methods provided extremely accurate navigation. Lemovo we were going to give it up that easily? Is this the ideal companion for road warriors? So, details like letters are bigger. The ThinkPad Xe was more than powerful enough to play any video we threw at it with great accuracy. Our favorite productivity system lasts 17 hours on a charge.

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