A new range of ThinkPad devices that featured the latest Core processors of Intel was announced recently by Lenovo (HKG:0992). Among the devices that were announced was the ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook, which touted to be the slimmest ultrabook in the world.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook will feature a fourteen-inch display, the Ivy Bridge processor, and will be only 18.8 millimeters thick. The T-series and the X-series of the ThinkPad of Lenovo was also updated by the company that improved its speed and enhanced its battery life.
New multimedia and connectivity options were also added into the devices which are set to be released by June 5.
Mobile broadband 4G connectivity will be added into the ThinkPad devices of Lenovo including the ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook. US consumers and other markets will be able to use the service at around $2 for thirty minutes as the company will work with mobile service providers around the world to allow users of the ThinkPad devices including the ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook to use the service.
The price of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook was not yet revealed by Lenovo although it will likely have a similar price as the ThinkPad T430U, which is at around $850.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook will become a part of the slim and light ThinkPad X1 laptop lineup of Lenovo. Upcoming laptop and ultrabook devices will feature an enhanced video-conferencing capability including web cameras that will track the faces of users and dual microphones.
In addition to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook, Lenovo is set to offer other devices that will offer enhanced battery lives, a touch screen, and optional high-definition screen displays.
Aside from the ultrabook devices such as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook, the company will also introduce a new docking station that will offer five USB 3.0 ports for its customers.