Lenovo ThinkPad T400s and X200t Get Multitouch Displays

Lenovo’s now offering multi-touch displays on the ThinkPad T400s and X200t tablet. Multitouch displays allow users to manipulate maps, multiple items and 3D objects.

The X200t can recognize two fingers at a time and the T400s can recognize four fingers at a time.

The touch-enabled ThinkPads will ship with Simple Tap, an application that allows users to change screen brightness, volume and other settings with their fingers.

The ThinkPad T400s is a 14″ thin-and-light notebook. It’s highly unusually to find a touchscreen display on a clam shell style notebook, but I expect this feature to become common since Microsoft is supporting multitouch in Windows 7.

Here’s a quick look at the ThinkPad T400s and ThinkPad X200t with multitouch displays.

Here’s a quick video intro to Simple Tap:

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