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New Lenovo ThinkPad Laptop Ruggedized For Students and Schools

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Lenovo announced today the ThinkPad X130e laptop, specially ruggedized for education and with the features needed to help students in grades K-12 and their schools get the most out of their PC technology. Equipped with the advanced technology expected for an educational laptop, the ThinkPad X130e comes with choices of the latest Intel or AMD processors and fast, integrated graphics as well as wireless connectivity and multimedia tools for today's digital learning. Designed to be handled by kids, the ThinkPad X130e has a reinforced and extra durable top cover, keyboard and hinges. Schools will also like its performance, reliability and customizable options including asset tags, BIOS modifications, custom imaging and a broad selection of custom colors.

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EEwww. What a word!

Resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, matte, for those that are interested. Looks like an interesting laptop/netbook.

And it comes in black for those that don't want red. ;)

 

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Matte does not get nearly enough love. :(
 

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whats wrong with matte?
 

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I like it, well at least they thought it doesn't have to like a toy when you are aiming at young audiences
 
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LOVE this notebook! Excellent, this is something that will see lots of use in my household. :)
 
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I won't lie, I'm really digging the look of this new TP. I saw this when I was hunting for a cheap notebook sporting the E-450 APU and, with the exception of a non-backlit KB, it's perfect!
 

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I have 3 of the x130e, 1 for my girlfriend, and the others for my travels, other for my business partner, we absolutely love them, esp the battery life, the fact that they carry the think pad name, and lenovo customer service is top notch. I had one have its hard drive driver become corrupt, lenovo overnighted a box with an overnight slip I got my lappy back in 4 days just as I left it, (A brand new one too, I check the SN#)

so yea, enough of my praise. I love APUs! (they are quick too) was considering an SSD upgrade for mine, but they come with a WD blue 7200 rpm standard, its great for what I do on it, excel spreadsheets, daytrading, sims.