Notebook Computer meets ENERGY STAR requirements.

Press Release Summary:

ThinkPad® G40 notebook entry model, suited for processor-intensive applications, is powered by 2.4 GHz Intel(TM) Celeron® processor with 128 KB on-board L2 cache. Weighing 7.64 lb, it includes 20 GB HDD, Windows(TM) XP Pro with selected applications, and 14.1 in. display with 1024 x 768 resolution. Computer measures 12.9 x 11.1 x 1.5-2.0 in. Additional features include diskette drive, CD-ROM, and integrated communications: 10/100 Ethernet and 56 K V.90 modem.

Original Press Release:

New IBM ThinkPad G40 Entry Model Notebook Includes One-Year Depot Warranty


The new entry model of the ThinkPad® G40 notebook offers a powerful desktop computer alternative with the personality of a ThinkPad notebook. At a weight of 3.47 kg (7.64 lb) for the 351.8-mm (14.1-in) display with battery, this easy-to-use notebook is ideal for processor-intensive applications. This model includes a one-year limited depot warranty.

Feel the power

· Powerful Intel(TM) Celeron® processor at 2.4 GHz and 128 KB of on-board L2 cache

· Storage: 20 GB HDD

· Windows(TM) XP Professional Edition and selected applications installed

Count the benefits

· Sleek design; approximately 32.9 x 28.2 x 3.7 to 5.1 cm (12.9 x 11.1 x 1.5 to 2.0 in) slim

· 128 MB of 64-bit double data rate (DDR) memory, providing high-speed multitasking, expandable up to 1 GB

· ThinkPad EasyPivot base for smooth positioning of system for a comfortable viewing angle

· Individual volume up, down, and mute buttons

· TrackPoint® pointing device with Internet scroll bar (requires Internet access, not included), Press-to-Select, and magnifying functions to help you breeze through Web pages and spreadsheets

· ThinkPad ComfortSlant keyboard design for maximum comfort with extended typing

· Keyboard function keys for quick and easy shortcuts, including:

- Easy ejection of attached options
- Full-screen magnification
- Enhanced power management with standby and hibernation


All models of ThinkPad notebook systems are designed to meet the EPA ENERGY STAR requirements for using less than 15 watts of power in sleep mode when enabled by the Power Management software provided with the systems.

ImageUltra(TM) services

Selected ThinkPad notebooks are enabled for ImageUltra.

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Availability date

January 20, 2004

At a glance

The new ThinkPad G40 entry model notebook with one-year limited depot warranty features:

· Powerful Intel Celeron processor at 2.4 GHz and 128 KB of on-board L2 cache

· 20 GB HDD

· Access IBM button for easy access to ThinkVantage(TM) technologies and IBM service and support

· Integrated communications: 10/100 Ethernet and 56 K V.90 modem (V.92-designed)

· 358.1-mm (14.1-in) display with 1024 x 768 resolution

· Integrated diskette drive

· 24x-10x CD-ROM

· Four USB 2.0 ports, PS/2® port, parallel, headphone, microphone, and RJ-45 and RJ-11 connectors

· Windows XP Professional Edition and selected applications installed

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