Lenovo unveiled its ultraportable ThinkPad X200, this 12.1" notebook weighs 2.95 pounds (1.34kg) and has a thickness of only 0.8 inches.
The weight rises to 3.58 pounds with an optional nine-cell battery, which can provide up to 9 hours of battery life, Lenovo said.
The laptop has a 12.1-inch screen with storage options of either a 64G-byte solid-state drive or a hard disk drive at up to 320G bytes. Users will be able to watch Blu-ray movies on the laptop through an optional ultrathin optical drive.
It is powered by Intel's Core 2 Duo chips running between 2.26GHz and 2.40GHz, with 3M bytes of cache. It will support up to 4G bytes of DDR3 memory and include integrated graphics. It will come with Windows Vista.
A gaggle of wireless connectivity options are available, including integrated Wi-Fi and mobile broadband. Later this year the company will offer connectivity to UWB (UltraWide Band) and WiMax wireless broadband. It also supports GPS (Global Positioning System).
The laptop measures 11.6 by 8.3 by 0.8 inches (29.5 by 21 by 2.07 centimeters) with a four-cell battery, making it comparable to Lenovo's ThinkPad X300 laptop, which weighs 2.93 pounds and measures 0.73 inches at its thinnest point.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X200 will be available next month for $1,199.