Lenovo ThinkPad X220 & X220T News: Official Pricing & Release

Yesterday we gave you some details about the Lenovo ThinkPad X220 laptop with specs, including its screen size of 12.5-inches with resolution of 1366×768, options of up to a 2.7GHz Core i7 processor and a choice of SSDs. Today we’ve heard that the X220 laptop and also the X220T convertible Tablet are now official and have news on pricing and the release date.

As we noted yesterday the X220 laptop’s real strong point is its battery life of around 15 hours with the capability of boosting it to 23 hours with the slim external battery pack. The ThinkPad external pack will set you back $179. As for pricing for the ThinkPad X220, it starts from $899 and the release date is set for April, according to an article by Joanna Stern over on Engadget.

We also have news of the Lenovo X Series convertible Tablet PC and the X220T also boasts the Sandy Bridge processors and although the battery life isn’t quite so impressive, with the external pack you’ll get up to 16 hours out of it. It also has a 12.5-inch screen and the multitouch screen features scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass. The X220 Tablet is due for release in April with prices starting from $1,199.

Both the X220 laptop and X220 Tablet feature self-closing hinges thereby offering enhanced antenna and speaker placement and 45% larger touchpads. If you want to find out more about the Lenova ThinkPad X220 laptop check out an article on notebook.com where you can find a hands-on video, a mini-review, full specs, a first look video and much more.

What are your thoughts on the ThinkPad X220 laptop and X220 Tablet? Let us know by sending us your comments.

  • Ken

    Everything with the X220 is great except for the screen resolution. The 768 limitation is irritating. Even the older X200s could get you to 900. Come on, guys. Do I hear component shortage? I can't think of another reason not to have a higher resolution standard (or option). Who thought this was a good idea?