Notebook Computer suits educational applications.

Press Release Summary:

ThinkPad T40 features Intel Pentium M processor at 1.5 GHz with 1 MB on-die L2 cache, 400 MHz front-side system bus with 266 MHz double data rate memory, and 512 MB of standard memory, expandable to 2.0 GB. It provides 40 GB high-speed hard disk drive, UltraNav dual-pointing system with TrackPoint and customized touch pad, and standard integrated communications of V.90 and 1 Gb Ethernet. TFT display measures 14.1 in. and provides 1,400 x 1,050 resolution.

Original Press Release:

New IBM ThinkPad T40 Notebook Computer for Education Feature Great Performance in a Lightweight Package

At a Glance
The new ThinkPad T40 notebook for education features:
o Intel Pentium M processor at 1.5 GHz with 1 MB on-die L2 cache
o Sleek profile and lightweight
o 400 MHz front-side system bus with 266 MHz double data rate (DDR) memory
o 512 MB of memory standard, expandable to 2.0 GB
o UltraNav dual-pointing system, featuring TrackPoint and customized touch pad
o ThinkPad HDD shock absorber
o 40 GB high-speed (5400 rpm) HDD
o 16x-10x-24x-8x max CD-RW/DVD
o Standard integrated communications of V.90 modem (V.92-designed) and 1 Gb Ethernet. Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection 802.11b
o Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0, Trusted Computing Platform Alliance (TCPA)-compliant
o Three-year limited warranty; one-year limited warranty on battery
o HelpCenter® 800-IBM-SERV (426-7378)

The ThinkPad® T40 notebook for education is the ideal computer for frequent travelers who need high performance in a lightweight package.

This model is available only to public or private K-12, or higher, accredited schools organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes for use by qualified students and teachers.

The ThinkPad T40 notebook models for education are for sale direct from IBM or through an Authorized Education Reseller. They are not available for resale to any other organization or individual.

Exciting New Technology
o Intel® Centrino Mobile Technology:
o Intel Pentium® M processor
o Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection 802.11b
o Intel 855 PM Chipset Family
o ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 (32 MB) graphics chipset for clear, crisp images
o 512 MB double data rate (DDR) RAM at 266 MHz
o UltraNav(TM) dual-pointing system, featuring TrackPoint® and customized touch pad for the ultimate in pointing flexibility
o UltraConnect(TM) antenna to help optimize frequency coverage and performance for improved wireless LAN connectivity around the world

Excellent Features and Options
o Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0, Trusted Computing Platform Alliance (TCPA)-compliant
o Integrated communications: modem and 1 Gb Ethernet LAN connection
o Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection 802.11b; wireless LAN LED indicator
o Access Connections utility to help manage wired and wireless communications
o 358.1-mm (14.1-in) TFT display with 1400 x 1050 resolution
o Microsoft(TM) Windows® XP Professional with selected applications
o Ultrabay(TM) Slim for fast and easy hot- and warm-swapping of selected options
o Large selection of options from IBM, including memory expansion, additional HDDs, and much more

Light and Portable: The ThinkPad T40 notebook is 26.6 mm (1.0 in) thin with optimal travel weight starting at 2.05 kg (4.5 lb) with travel bezel. Its approximate dimensions are 26.6 to 30.5 x 311 x 255 mm (1.0 to 1.2 x 12.2 x 10.0 in). The titanium composite cover gives you added strength.

Long Battery Operation: Up to 4.6 hours on the 6-cell system battery, up to 6.9 hours with the 9-cell optional battery, and up to 8.9 hours with the 9-cell optional battery and optional ThinkPad Ultrabay Slim Li Polymer Battery. Charging times will vary.

Robust System Manageability: The ThinkPad T40 notebook features support for IBM Director Agent and is designed to the PXE 2.0 manageability requirements for mobile systems.
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Availability Date
June 17, 2003

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