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Lenovo X200 Touch Tablet PC Arrives



Lenovo just sent me their X200 Tablet PC with touch support to use during our coverage of CES 2009. Look for some review InkShows and comparison posts in the coming days and weeks.

Lenovo is also outfitting the rest of the team with various Lenovo solutions:

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  1. Amitai Rosenberg

    12/10/2008 at 11:55 am


  2. Rob Bushway

    12/10/2008 at 11:59 am

    it is not true multi-touch. Lenovo uses the marketing term multi-touch to refer to touch and active digitizer pen (multi) support. They made big improvements in their touch support over the x61, though.

  3. Amitai Rosenberg

    12/10/2008 at 12:22 pm

    Ok. Thanks.

  4. Snowii

    12/10/2008 at 2:14 pm

    when can we expect a nice multitouch X200t inkshow? :)

  5. Chad

    12/10/2008 at 2:59 pm

    I cant wait to hear more… If only they could fix the shipping delays. I’ve been waiting for mine for a few weeks now.

  6. Chad

    12/10/2008 at 3:02 pm

    I just got an update on the shipping delays. Apperently their is a short supply of the AT&T WWAN cards used and lenovo can’t ship the cards separately.

    :( I guess I’m stuck waiting.

  7. Rob B

    12/10/2008 at 3:06 pm

    As Im just about to buy an X200T, I’d really love to see some comments regarding comparisons between the Superbirght LCD and hte multi-touch, especially when used outdoors. I wouldnt mind giving up the multitouch for a brighter screen if its “worth” that tradeoff(costs aside).

  8. Rob Bushway

    12/10/2008 at 3:28 pm

    there is definitely a touch inkshow in the works. However, lenovo’s x200 is not true “multi-touch”. they call it multi-touch, but it sensing technology to sense between active pen and touch. Also, I don’t have the superbright LED.

  9. lebhaft

    12/10/2008 at 4:32 pm

    hi rob, please tell me the real weight of the multi-touch version, if possible. i want to know if the passive touch panel adds additional weight to this machine, thanks!

  10. Snowii

    12/10/2008 at 6:56 pm

    is there any difference in the LED-backlit screens for X200t except the “multi-touch” feature?

  11. aswfreak12

    12/10/2008 at 8:22 pm

    Can’t wait for a review!

  12. Medic

    12/10/2008 at 10:23 pm

    What is the difference between the x200 tablet and the x200 tablet with touch?

  13. Rob Bushway

    12/10/2008 at 10:29 pm

    @medic – two big differences I’m seeing

    1) the bezel is not flat like it is in the X200 Tablet
    2) The X200 Tablet only supports active pen. The X200 Tablet with Touch supports active pen and touch.

  14. Amitai Rosenberg

    12/10/2008 at 10:43 pm

    Windows 7 on it? Please? :)

  15. Rob Bushway

    12/10/2008 at 10:57 pm

    @amitai – I’ll certainly try, but no promises

  16. HG

    12/10/2008 at 11:50 pm

    Yes I will also be waiting for the Windows 7 ink Show. :) Rob if Windows 7 works well, would you leave it and use it while at the CES show? or will just restore and put back Vista?

  17. Ross

    12/11/2008 at 1:33 am

    You guys need to learn about ebay :-) I’ve had my touch X200T for about a month now. bmm88 is a good seller if your looking at his stuff too btw.

  18. Ross

    12/11/2008 at 1:35 am

    Looked it up just now, I bought mine on Oct-27-08 and it arived about a week later. Seller was bmm89 (not 88… sorry)

  19. blackcoffeenosugar

    12/12/2008 at 11:23 am

    Matt, with the X301, is the lucky one.

  20. Donald

    12/12/2008 at 9:53 pm

    Just ordered the X200T with touch after returning a HP TX2Z after a few days. Hope it will be a better experience.

  21. james

    12/19/2008 at 9:03 am

    Donald… Do you like the HP TX2Z or the x200 better? I am not that impresses with the display on my x200 touch and may purchase the HP and sell my x200 touch. I cannot edit my photos very well on the x200 because the screen appears too washed out and it is hard to see details.

    anyway, please provide input. it would be nice to see .

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