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ThinkPad® X41 is based on 1.5 GHz Intel Pentium M, low voltage processor with 2 Mb L2 cache and 400 MHz FSB. It includes Intel 915GM chipset, 12.1 in. TFT display with 1,024 x 768 pixel resolution, 40 Gb HDD, Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900, variety of network connections, and 512 Mb DDR2 memory expandable to max of 1.536 Gb. Integrated fingerprint reader on selected models helps to prevent unauthorized access to notebook and data.

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New IBM ThinkPad X41 TAA-Compliant Notebook Model - Ultimate Mobility in a Versatile Ultraportable

At a glance
The new Trade Act Agreement (TAA)-compliant ThinkPad X41 notebook offers great features and options, including:

All-day battery life (up to 8.11 hours) with eight-cell system battery and an optional extended-life battery

Enhanced port replication and expansion via the optional ThinkPad X4 UltraBase Dock

Intel Pentium M Low Voltage (LV) processor 758 (1.5 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 400 MHz front-side bus (FSB))

Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG network connection

Integrated UltraConnect(TM) antenna to help optimize worldwide frequency coverage and performance for improved wireless LAN connectivity on 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g networks

IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.06

IBM Rescue and Recovery

Brilliant 308-mm (12.1-in) TFT display

Microsoft(TM) Windows XP Professional

Support Center: 800-IBM-SERV (426-7378)

The new ThinkPad® X41 notebook includes faster processors and a 307-mm (12.1-in) TFT display. Models are as light as 1.25 kg (2.8 lb) and deliver a footprint as small as 268 x 211 mm (10.5 x 8.3 in).

New data protection: New integrated fingerprint reader technology on selected models helps to prevent unauthorized access to your ThinkPad notebook and data.

Fingerprint reader is integrated into the palm rest of the ThinkPad notebook computer.

Combine the integrated fingerprint reader with IBM Password Manager and the IBM Embedded Security Subsystem for strong security measures that are easy to follow.

Fingerprint reader offers users a convenient solution - Authenticate at system startup and log on to Microsoft(TM) Windows(TM) with a swipe of your finger and a single password.

Powered USB optical drives: Read and write CDs and DVDs without the need for a separate adapter.

ThinkPad X4 UltraBase Dock: Cable management and expansion are made easy through a variety of Ultrabay(TM) Slim options.

Feel the power
Intel(TM) Centrino mobile technology:
Intel Pentium(TM) M processor family
Intel PRO/Wireless family
Intel 915GM chipset family

Data security with IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0, Trusted Computing Group (TCG)-compliant

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900

400 MHz FSB and 2 MB cache


Standard 512 MB, PC2-4200 double data rate 2 (DDR2) memory, expandable with SDRAM modules to a maximum of 1.536 GB

Brilliant 307-mm (12.1-in) XGA TFT display with 1024 x 768 resolution

Eight-cell Li-Ion battery for up to 5.7 hours of battery operation

Get connected
Variety of network connections: 56K V.90 modem (V.9214-designed) and Gigabit Ethernet; Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG network connection

Extensive standard ports, including two USB 2.0 (one powered), external display, RJ-45, RJ-11, and infrared

Secure Digital card slot for options that enable storage expansion, communications, and data transfer between PCs and peripherals

Infrared port for wireless data transfer or synchronization with a compatible PDA or cell phone

Take control
ThinkLight®: Easy to see your keyboard in low-light conditions

Access IBM: One-button access to online information (requires Internet access, not included)

Management tools to help your system run smoothly

Rescue and Recovery(TM)

Access Connections: Simplifies management of multiple connectivity environments

IBM Active Protection system, a ThinkVantage(TM) technology, to help protect your HDD from some damage that could be caused by falls

Planned availability
April 2005

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