When compared to other Lenovo laptops, the X61 recharges its battery extremely fast. The review unit did not have this feature which is probably a good thing since I live over an hour drive from anywhere where I could reasonably expect to get service. Lenovo Comes Late Source: This was small enough to not add any real bulk to my carrying case, a great pair to the X The dock has the modem and Ethernet ports, line in and out, parallel and serial ports anyone still using these? As you can see from results below, the X61s scored well compared to other recent notebooks even though its CPU runs at half the power. If you are a person who needs a lot of mobility or just want a small notebook, the X61s makes a compelling argument.

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There was a whopping 98 processes when I booted into Vista which I think contributed to slower boot times. Lennovo the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and ,enovo devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper. The screen lacks defined blacks and good contrast. Given the lower resolution of the X61s screen, scrolling is a much more important activity particularly in things like Internet and Office.

There are 15 brightness levels on the X61s. To help keep the weight down the X61s does not have an optical drive, but one is available via the UltraBase.

I found myself returning from a coffee break to the computer shutting itself down, only to have to spend another minute powering it back up. Thickness of X61 compared to Blackberry Pearl view large image. It is of course black and squared like all ThinkPads. At the brightest setting lenovp is perhaps a tad washed out, but fine for normal use. Luckily, there are better free software sppd floating around the Internet.


Lenovo Thinkpad X61s – External Reviews

The Task Manager on the X61s view large image. The X61s was faster than my R60, though not by a huge margin. Even so I found transitioning to the Touchpoint to be painless, and I even found myself using it on my T60 without realizing it. The software was easy to setup and correctly read the fingertip each time.

The speakers inside the X61 are very weak, and I would have to suggest wearing headphones for watching movies. In general, the X61 will offer x61e bit better performance while the X61s will have better battery life.

Lenovo Thinkpad X61s

Striking a very good balance between performance and battery life, the X61s lenovvo a highly recommended ultralight business notebook. I did periodically get up to stretch or do other things, ensuring the screen remained on while I was away. I personally found sitting at the PC for that amount of time difficult. Equipped with larger eight cell battery, battery life was nothing short of spectacular.

Lenkvo is definitely not the case on the X61s. You just plug it into the base, and you can use the big monitor and all the other peripherals one usually associates with a desktop.

The notebooks are almost the same, save for the CPUs. Weighing in at bit over leonvo pounds with the eight cell battery, the X61s is completely portable. I never really used the Touchpoint on my T60, falling back to the touchpad on almost all occasions.


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For the ultimate travel machine, I personally would install XP Professional on it for better battery life.

The notebooks are almost the same, save for the CPUs. It is not too hot to use, but you may find yourself with sweaty palms lenlvo awhile.

The keys seemed a tad smaller than the ones on my than the keys on my R Overall I think the rpm hard drive provided the biggest benefit, giving it instantaneous load times.

I attached the dock for the pictures so you could see what you get with that as well. I always setup the red knob on my ThinkPads to scroll. It is located on the underside of the notebook. As with most other laptops without an IPS screen, viewing angles are not great, but the sweet spot was big enough to allow for some adjustments.