Yesterday we shared a bit of news about some updated specs on the Lenovo ThinkPad X100e. Today, Lenovo has let loose with some high performance mobile PCs all carrying the signature ThinkPad trappings.

Announced today are four new mobile products:
  • ThinkPad X201 – a 12.1″ Intel Core i7-620M notebook
  • ThinkPad W701 – 17″ Intel Core i7 notebook with NVIDIA Quadro GPUs
  • ThinkPad X201 Tablet – a 12″ tablet with an Intel Core CPU
The ThinkPad X201 is a portable business notebook aimed squarely at professionals desiring long battery life and raw processing power. Usually those two features don’t mix, and certainly not on a 12″ notebook which smaller batteries, but Lenovo is touting up to 11 hours on a 9-cell battery. Pricing: $1199 for X201, and $1599 for X201s.

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The ThinkPad W701 is a 17″ portable workstation complete with professional grade Quadrio FX 2800 and 3800 GPUs, and a integrated color calibrator.  This unit even has an optional WACOM digitizer pen to allow for fine pen-based manipulation and content creation. Pricing: $2199 for W701, and $3799 for W701ds.

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Finally, the X201 Tablet is a 12″ tablet PC running with Intel Core i7 CPUs. The screen is touch and pen based, and the 12.1″ can be rotated to be tablet form or as a traditional latop (ye’olde swivel screens). With an i7 CPU, this is likely the fastest performing tablet PC you will find for you major computation and multi-threading needs. Pricing $1549.

The above products isn’t just about the power and the specs, there’s also all the ThinkPad touches fans love like the magnesium body, biometric security, and crash-sensing HDDs.

These new notebooks will begin selling in early March.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – February 23, 2010:Lenovo(HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today is breaking barriers for thin and light performance with the new ThinkPad X201 laptop, the industry’s fastest ultraportable laptop1. Lenovo is also introducing five new Think-branded products to give customers a new level of value with more choice, unparalleled performance and greater productivity. These include the ThinkPad X201s laptop, the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad, the X201 tablet, the smart tablet for business users, the powerful W701 and W701ds mobile workstations, the most powerful ThinkPads, and the ThinkServer TS200v tower, Lenovo’s first server with unprecedented management capabilities and solid reliability at a desktop price.
 
“We’re continuing to push the envelope on innovation to give our mobile customers faster, more powerful and smarter ThinkPad laptops,” said Dilip Bhatia, executive director, ThinkPad Product Marketing, Lenovo. “These PCs incorporate the latest computing technologies and extra Lenovo features to make the PC experience more simple and productive.” 

Continue reading the Press Release here.