Lenovo started of CES 2011 ahead of the competition this year with the introduction of new business oriented laptops in the ThinkPad Edge line including the new 12.5″ Lenovo Edge E220S Laptop which measures less than an inch thick and weighs in at under 3.5 pounds for a very portable package.
The ThinkPad Edge E220s makes use of the new Second Generation Intel Core i processor family with options including the Intel Core i5 and Core i7 ULV processors. The Edge E220S makes use of the new Integrated Intel graphics processors and can be configured with up to 4GB DDR3 RAM. There are several hard drive choices including 250 and 320GB 5400RPM drives, a 320GB 7200RPM drive and 128GB and 80GB SSD options as well.
The ThinkPad Edge E220s also features Dolby Home Theater Audio v4, a 720P low light webcam and Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 which should deliver a more optimized Windows 7 experience including a claimed 10 second boot time with SSD configurations.
Video of the ThinkPad Edge E220s and Edge E420S:
The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E220s will be available for order in April with prices starting at $899.
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E220s Gallery:
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E220s Specifications:
|Model||ThinkPad Edge E220s|
|Notebook type||For business|
Genuine Windows ®7 Ultimate (in select markets), Genuine Windows 7 Pro, Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, Genuine Windows® 7 Home Basic (in select markets), Genuine Windows ®7 Ultimate (in select markets), Genuine Windows 7 ProGenuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, Genuine Windows® 7 Home Basic (in select markets)
|Processor||Upcoming Intel® Core™i5/i7 ULV processors|
|Maximum memory||Up to 4GB DDR3|
|Internal Storage||Choices: 5400rpm: 250GB/320GB; 7200 rpm: 320GB; 128SSD; 80GB mSATA|
|Display Size||12.5-in high-definition LED Infinity Display|
|Resolution||1366 x 768|
|Graphics Card||Intel Integrated|
|Audio / Visual||2* 2Watt integrated speakers, Dolby® Home Theater v4|
|Connectivity||VGA, HDMI, RJ-45, combo headphone/mic, 3 USB (includes 1 eSATA and 1 powered USB), 4-in-1 multicard reader|
|Communications||Gigabit Ethernet/WWAN/Realtek bgn WLAN/Broadcom abgn WLAN/Intel abgn WLAN + WiMAX|
|Camera||Low light sensitive 720p HD webcam|
|Other Features||Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2 for 10-second boot up, EPEAT-Gold rated, Energy Star 5.0, uses 10% post consumer content, GREENGUARD certified, 100% recycled/recyclable packaging|
|Dimensions||313mm X 213.5mm X 21.9mm (WxHxD|
|Weight||Starting at 3.5 pounds|