Lenovo ThinkPad L412 review and price
On (20th April), 2010 Lenovo had revealed that they are going to release two new eco friendly Thinkpad L series of laptop- Lenovo Thinkpad L412 and Lenovo Thinkpad L512. These models are expected to hit market around Mid-May.
Update May 20, 2010 – The Thinkpad L412 seems to have been available and is going out. It is slightly expensive though
Build and specifications of Lenovo Thinkpad L412
Design of the Lenovo Thinkpad L412 aimed for commercial purpose. At base price of $649 Lenovo Thinkpad L412 will come with latest Intel processor and strong durability.
The significant feature of this ThinkPad model is powerful web conferencing. Moreover, the L412 model of lenovo Thinkpad is eco-friendly. Upto 30% part of this model is built by post consumer content like old water jugs and used IT equipments. These things are used in making LCD cover, palm rests, and case halves.
If you compare the system from durability aspect, then as per Lenovo, this model passed eight different military specification tests. These tests include high and low temperatures, vibration, altitude, dust etc
Lenovo Thinkpad L412 will come with Intel core i3 or i5 processor though some model comprises Celeron processors (Intel Celeron P4500). The keyboard is spill resistant.
The L412 model of lenovo will come with 14” HD backlit display with 1366*768 pixels resolution with antiglare feature. The graphic option includes Intel Integrated GMA HD or ATI ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145 with 512MB DDR3. The system runs of Windows 7.
The memory comprises upto 8GB DDR3 RAM. Thinkpad L412 model of lenovo equips enough hard disk space, i, e 500 GB HDD with 5400 revolution per minutes
The connectivity feature comprises 4 USB port , display port with Audio, one eSATA port, 7-1 multimedia card reader, 34 mm Express Card along with Mini Dock Expansion Generation 3.
As Thinkpad L412 laptops are manufactured for business purpose, so it will provide an outstanding voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) service. It also provides a range of connectivity choices, which comprises Ethernet, Bluetooth, WiFi, 3G and 4G. The laptop features high resolution camera, which is compatible with low light conditions.
Lenovo Thinkpad L412 provides 8 hours of battery back up and battery options are 3-cell, 6cell and 9 cell.
This environment friendly laptop consumes 40% less power then its predecessor Thinkpad model.