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Lenovo Announces ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook

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Lenovo today announced its new ThinkPad, with design enhancements inspired by the results of an extensive global research project. The ThinkPad T431s is the thinnest T series ever featuring a sleek, innovative trackpad, enhanced keyboard and refined aesthetics.

"We obsess over the pursuit of perfection – as evidenced by more than 20 years of Lenovo ThinkPad design and engineering accolades. However, perfection cannot be achieved without a key ingredient: customer insight," said Dilip Bhatia, vice president and general manager, ThinkPad Business Unit. "The ThinkPad T431s is the first device featuring Lenovo's new design, which represents a comprehensive examination of user experience and input."

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I can't help but wonder who exactly they used for research. NBR forums has a 30 page thread on this very notebook and it's basically complaints about ruining the Thinkpad lineup and all the bad decisions gone into this notebook.
 
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I like ThinkPads and right away I can see that large trackpad and keyboard is going to upset many ThinkPad users.
 
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Perhaps there is a legitimate reason why they are called "StinkPads"?
I have literally never heard them called that before and I question the intelligence of anyone who does.
 

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Thinkpads are great business style laptops. I have owned about 6 ranging from pentium 4 to AMD Athlon II to Intel I3 and they do what they are designed to do.
 
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I have literally never heard them called that before and I question the intelligence of anyone who does.
I concur. It is pretty obvious that the poster in question has not owned a few of these excellent machines, or even used them in actual, serious corporate environments...where hundreds of machines have performed flawlessly for years! :shadedshu