Lenovo announces new ultra-portables and business laptops

ThinkPadT410_fullIt’s the new year, and time for some new stuff from Lenovo. The laptop manufacturer announced their latest and greatest recently, the new ThinkPad X100e and the ThinkPad Edge (amongst others).

The ThinkPad X100e is one of Lenovo‘s new ultra-portable line, running on either an AMD Neo or Turion CPU. It features a full size keyboard, ships with Windows 7, and is available in red or black. The X100e should be available now, starting at $449.

Additionally, Lenovo announced the release of the ThinkPad Edge, also available with the Turion or Neo chipset, and featuring a 13, 14, or 15 inch screen. The Edge system are said to be extremely energy efficient, and will reportedly run for up to 8 hours between charges. The 13-inch version is available now, with the larger screens coming out in 2Q1010.

Lenovo also made some changes to their ThinkPad T series. The T410 and T510 are the latest versions of their business line, and the only real news about these systems is their use of the new Intel CPUs, the Arrandale. These new systems will be available with the Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors. The T410 and T510 will start at $999, and will be available starting on the 7th. We’ll see if we can get some more information out of Lenovo when we visit them at their booth.

There’s some hotter stuff (the tablet-y U1 for instance) but we’ll cover those separately as the week progresses.