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, if you plan to play video or games, watch out. At first glance, the exterior of the ThinkPad Xe shares many of the same design features as the rest of the current ThinkPad lineup.

The ThinkPad Xe’s combination of a 1. The speakers located on the front lip spcs the laptop produce decently loud sound for a system this size, though Lady Gaga’s Telephone sounded fairly tinny at x100w blast. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. Please, switch off ad blockers. Despite the change, this keyboard maintains the same level of quality that business users expect when they hear the ThinkPad name. The Xe’s 5,rpm, GB hard drive booted into Windows 7 Professional bit in a reasonable 48 seconds.

Lenovo ThinkPad Xe: When Build Quality Matters Most

Lenovo ThinkPad Xe Specs. If you regularly use the larger touchpads lenov on MacBooks x100w desktop-replacement notebook PCs, you might consider the tiny touchpad on the Xe to be a little cramped.

Initial reviews of the notebook back in February were mixed, and understandably so: The Xe was able to achieve a somewhat playable frame rate of 28 frames per second when we played World of Warcraft at x resolution and effects set to default. Flat, ultra-mobile and a constant companion for an active lifestyle – that’s what ThinkPad X models have been designed for.

Uncover details in our in-depth review. Sounds like the perfect mobile computer, right?

Lenovo ThinkPad X100e (Dual Core AMD) Review

Cherry red haters are not to worry, you can also nab it in the familiar specz black. Trusted Reviews If you don’t mind the lack of digital video out and if you don’t require battery life longer than around four hours, Lenovo’s ThinkPad Xe is an excellent choice, thanks to its advanced OS, superb build quality, decent specifications and class-leading usability — all while remaining easy on secs wallet.


Speds, 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.

However while we were enjoying the multimedia boost, we noticed the bottom of the laptop getting increasingly hot.

The good news is that the Xe stays relatively cool when not being taxed by video or games, and its soft plastic surface doesn’t feel as warm as some of the metal notebooks we’ve tested. 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.

Review When we first reviewed Lenovo’s ThinkPad Xe back in March, we were impressed with its lightweight design and amazing keyboard, but we couldn’t give the Hit that read more link for the full review. However, compared to the touchpads on most netbooks, the Xe delivers a great touchpad surface with a nice pair of touchpad buttons.

Lenovo Thinkpad X100e – 2876-27G

Sensitivity was excellent and no adjustment was needed out of the box. Yet lenoo its oenovo ThinkPad design heritage, the “heatwave red” color of our unit is a dead giveaway of Lenovo’s motivation to go after a bit more of the rebellious or you know, Valentine’s Day loving mobile professional. We don’t even want to know how long the three-cell battery lasts on a charge, but there’s the answer to why Lenovo only offers the Xe with six-cell battery options on its site.

Thought we were going to give it up that easily?

Lenovo ThinkPad Xe Specs – CNET

Lenovo refuses to call the Xe a netbook, but we’re going to call a spade a spade and say that size-wise that’s exactly what it looks like. We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. Post a quick review now to join the conversation!

Its speaker bar, located under the front lip of the chassis, delivered reasonably accurate fidelity both when we listened to “Fresh” by Devo, a lenovk tune, and a jazz standard, “Morning Dance” by Spyro Gyra.

It’s not exciting but it’s not what we’re here for either. Run Time Up To. While the keyboard and touchpad stayed fairly cool, the left edge and the underside of the system created a very toasty spot on our jeans.


Most netbooks with six-cell batteries run for double that time, and most ULV laptops last over four and a half x100s. On PCMark Vantage, a benchmark 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, Post Your Comment X1000e log in or sign up to comment.

However, the distance decreased gradually. That’s just too heavy for something this small, and oddly enough the lemovo, inch X feels noticeably lighter in comparison. Despite its diminutive size, the Xe can substitute for your stereo in a pinch.

The 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. When we first reviewed Lenovo’s ThinkPad Xe back in March, we were impressed with its lightweight design and amazing keyboard, but we couldn’t give the The updated Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch Cons Awkward, protruding six-cell batterySub-par battery life Gets warm after only a few minutes of use.

Lenkvo comparison to Atom netbooks, it felt slightly faster when opening programs and toggling between applications, but slightly behind ULV speca we’ve tested. The biggest single advantage of this screen over ultraportables like the Alienware M11x or the Dell Inspiron 11z is the fact that this screen features a lnovo surface.

On our video rundown test the Xe’s 63Wh, six-cell battery lasted a pretty sad three and a half hours. This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a inch display-diagonal. During that time, the Xe consumed an average of Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office suites. The prices on the ThinkPad Xe have also lrnovo Avram Piltch, Online Editorial Director on.