Choices of laptop are rising day by day and its best example is “ThinkPad Edge S430,” which is introduced by Lenovo. ThinkPad Edge S430 is a part of Lenovo’s small-to-medium (SMB) laptops, which feature serious business technology together with personal lifestyle computing. ThinkPad Edge S430 was first shown at CES 2012, which was held in January. It will be one of the first laptops powered by Intel Thunderbolt I/O technology and upcoming 3rd-gen Core processor aka lvy Bridge. ThinkPad Edge S430 is completely ready to sell in Europe with a price of around 809 Euros ($1,000 USD).
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 comes with stylist look that is designed with Mocha Black, metal accents and soft-touch finish encased. It is best suited for Image conscious professionals because they don’t need to look further than the ThinkPad Edge S430 laptop. Users can easily carry this laptop with them because it is just 0.87″ thick and 4 pounds in weight. It is also packed with USB 3.0 port and Dolby Home Theatre v4 technology by which user can transfer full-length HD movie within 30 seconds. ThunderBolt port can also support external graphics cards. It is equipped with optical drive such as a DVD burner or second hard drive for up to 1 TB of storage, so that it will be mostly preferred by those who want to use disc based media.
ThinkPad Edge S430 comes with 14-inch display screen with 1600 x 900 HD+ resolution and 4-in-1 memory card reader. With the HD+ resolution, users will perceive an almost 20-percent increase in content above the fold, that means less scrolling and more output. It is packed with Nvidia’s Optimus tech and 2GB of graphic memory that run recent games decorously and older games quite smoothly. Top side of the laptop is set with 720p HD webcam, which enables users to do video chat with their friends and family members.
Business oriented notebook is packed with Windows 7 operating system and most notable apps like MS Office Starter 2010 and Norton Antivirus 2012. ThinkPad also comes with Wi-Fi and 6 cell battery. It will be available in June 2012 in selected market. ThinkPad Edge S430 will be available in India at the price tag of Rs. 40,000. There is no choice for color; it is available only in Brown color.
Specifications of Lenovo Thinkpad Edge S430:
- 14-inch display with 1600 x 900 resolution
- Intel Thunderbolt I/O technology
- Intel integrated or NVIDIA Optimus graphics
- Lenovo Solution Center powered by Intel Small Business Advantage
- 720p HD webcam at the top
- 2GB of graphics memory
- Equipped with USB 3.0 port
- Upcoming 3rd-gen Core processor (aka Ivy Bridge)
- Up to 1 TB of hard drive storage
- DVD burner
- Dolby Home Theatre v4 technology
- 2 USB 3.0, Ethernet LAN, Wi-Fi, HDMI, media card reader, Thunderbolt
- 4-in-1 memory card reader
- Windows 7 Operating System
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