Notebook Computer features shock protection system.

Press Release Summary:

ThinkPad® Z60m offers Intel Pentium M processor 740, 15.4 in. widescreen, multimedia ports, and graphic choices including 3USB, 1394, 3-1 digital media reader, and up to 128 MB discrete graphics. Features include UltraNav dual-pointing system with TrackPoint® and customized touch pad, and Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0. Select models are available with integrated fingerprint reader technology and Bluetooth wireless technology.

Original Press Release:

New Models of the ThinkPad Z60m Notebook Include a One-Year Limited Warranty

The new ThinkPad Z60m notebook features:

Intel Pentium M processor 740 (1.7 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 533 MHz front-side bus (FSB))
PC2-4200 double data rate 2 (DDR2) SDRAM 533 MHz SO DIMM memory
512 MB or 1 GB of memory standard, depending on model expandable to 2 GB
60 or 100 GB HDD
Multi-Burner DVD Recordable 4x maximum, Ultrabay Enhanced drive

Choice of communications:

56K6 V.907 modem (V.92-designed) IEEE 1394 and 1 Gigabit Ethernet LAN connection
Integrated Bluetooth wireless technology on selected models
Intel PRO/Wireless 2519ABG network connection
UltraNav dual-pointing system featuring TrackPoint® and customized touch pad, and Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0, Trusted Computing Group (TCG)-compliant


The new Z60m notebook is versatile to meet the most demanding work and home tasks. It combines the convenience and mobility of a notebook with the performance and functionality of a desktop. This powerful system offers a bright 15.4-inch widescreen, which offers more viewing area than standard TFT screens. Its additional space enables increased productivity for spreadsheet and multimedia applications. In addition, the Z60m offers an array of multimedia ports and graphic choices including: 3USB, 1394, 3-1 digital media reader, and up to 128 MB discrete graphics.

The new ThinkPad® Z60m notebook computer is the ideal solution for frequent travelers who need high performance and a widescreen in a lightweight package. New models offer the new titanium top cover.

Unique data protection

The most secure notebooks available are now even better. Selected models include integrated fingerprint reader technology from ThinkVantage(TM) technologies to help prevent unauthorized access to your ThinkPad notebook and data. For details, refer to Fingerprint reader technology in the Description section.

The Active Protection System(TM), a ThinkVantage technology, helps protect your HDD from some damage that could be caused by shock. A system board-mounted sensor continuously monitors your ThinkPad notebook for sudden movement, and temporarily parks the HDD read/write head when a fall or similar event is predicted.

Intel(TM) technology

Intel Centrino mobile technology on selected models
Intel Pentium(TM) M processor family
Intel 915GM chipset with Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 or Intel 915PM chipset with ATI Mobility Radeon X300 (64 MB) graphics, depending on model

Long battery operation:
Up to four hours on the six-cell battery
Intel PRO/Wireless 2519ABG network connection
UltraConnect antenna to help optimize frequency coverage and performance for improved wireless LAN connectivity around the world when used with compatible options
ThinkVantage Access Connections utility to help manage wired and wireless communications, if applicable
ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery(TM) 3.0
391-mm (15.4-in) widescreen TFT display with 1280 x 800 resolution; this TFT display is available with standard 200-nit panel or a MaxBright 300-nit high brightness panel, depending on model
Microsoft(TM) Windows(TM) XP Professional with selected applications
Note: Included software may differ from it's retail version, if available, and may not include user manuals or all program functionality. License agreements may apply.

Ultrabay Enhanced(TM) for fast and easy hot- and warm-swapping of selected options
Light and portable: The ThinkPad Z60m notebook is approximately 37.3-mm to 40.2-mm (1.5-in to 1.6-in) thin with optimal travel weight starting at 2.7 kg (5.94 lb).

Robust system manageability: The ThinkPad Z60m notebook features support for IBM Director Agent and is designed to the PXE 2.1 manageability requirements for mobile systems.

Availability date
November 22, 2005

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