The folks at Liliputing, who seem to keep an eye out for German news, report a new ultraportable from Lenovo is on the way. Though it should pack more punch than the standard netbook, the starting price tag for the X100e is well within reach at $449.
- Display: 11.6â€³ 1366 x 768 screen
- CPU: AMD Athlon Neo MV-40
- OS: Windows 7 Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Pro (32 bit or 64 bit)
- Memory: Up to4GB
- Storage: 160/250/320GB 2.5â€³ 5400rpm HDD
- I/O: 3 USB ports, VGA output, 4-in-1 card reader
- Connectivity: 802.11b/g/n WiFi, optional Bluetooth, 3G
- Input: Trackpoint and multi-touch touchpad
- Camera: 0.3MP
- Battery: 3 cell (2.2 hour) or 6 cell (5.1 hour)
- Dimensions: 11.1â€³ x 82.” x 11.2â€³ (w/6 cell battery)
- Weight: 3.3 pounds (w/6 cell battery)
- Price: Starting at $449
The same German story also reports a new ThinkPad called the Edge will offer a selection of AMD and Intel processors, a multi-touch trackpad, and options that include a UMTS/GPS module, external DVD burner, and 4- and 6-cell batteries.