PC maker Lenovo is expanding the popular ThinkPad line of business laptops with several new models. These aren't radical redesigns, but these revamped versions of the T, L, and W series ThinkPads use Intel's second-gen Cote i-series processors, and have several other improvements, including a new 720p Webcam.
The new models number six in total: T420s, T420, T520, L420, L520, and W520. The T series is and upscale thin-and-light line, whereas the L series is both less expensive and also green-friendly, with Lenovo claiming that the L series contains, "more post-consumer recycled content than any laptop in the world." At the other end of the spectrum, the W series ThinkPads are mobile workstations, with Intel Extreme Edition processors and standard discreet graphics.
All of these new Lenovo laptops will feature Intel's slightly delayed second-gen Core i-series CPUs, a platform previously known by the code name Sandy Bridge. Lenovo claims this will give users a 20 percent performance boost and double the graphics power, compared with the last-generation Core i-series CPUs. … Read more