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Old 07-05-2011, 08:00 PM
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Default Lenovo ThinkPad T420s Review: Lightweight and Powerful

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.laptopmag.com/review/laptops/lenovo-thinkpad-t420s.aspx' target='_blank'>http://www.laptopmag.com/review/lap...kpad-t420s.aspx</a><br /><br /></div><p>&ldquo;<em>Lenovo's ThinkPad T420s is the business user's ultimate Goldilocks notebook. At 14.1-inches and 4 pounds, the laptop is extremely light and portable, but large enough to provide a generous high-res screen, a powerful processor, and full-sized keyboard and touchpad. However, with a price of $1,349 (as configured), the ThinkPad T420s costs more than heavier 14-inch systems such as the ThinkPad T420 or the <a href="http://www.laptopmag.com/review/laptops/hp-elitebook-8460p.aspx">HP EliteBook 8460p</a>. Spoiler alert: this lightweight notebook is worth the investment.</em>&rdquo;</p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/wpt/auto/1309481268.usr56596.jpg" style="border: 0;" /></p><p>I have not used a ThinkPad since around Y2K. At that time I swore that I would never buy one. &nbsp;Of course work bought them and even today the ThinkPad is still a business worrier&rsquo;s tool. Boy has time change my thoughts.&nbsp; First, it weights a mere 4lbs and less than a 1 inch thick. The build quality is excellent with the use of carbon fiber and plastics for durability, in case of a fall.&nbsp; Even the screen is excellent for watching HD movies. The keyboard was even mentioned as having the ability to channel a spill (coffee or your favorite beverage) away from the computer.&nbsp; Of course the downside is the cost. Time has changed the ThinkPad and is looking like a contender. &nbsp;For you ThinkPad fans does this fit the bill?</p>
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Old 07-05-2011, 09:06 PM
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