Notebook Computer suits processor-intensive applications.

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Weighing 7.6 lbs, ThinkPad® G40 notebook offers 14.1 in. display with 1024 x 768 resolution and employs 2.2 GHz Intel(TM) Celeron® processor with 128 KB of on-board L2 cache. Its 12.9 x 11.1 x 1.5 to 2.0 in. design houses 20 GB HDD, 24x-10x CD-ROM, integrated 10/100 Ethernet and 56 K V.90 modem. Features include TrackPoint® pointing device with Internet scroll bar, Press-to-Select, magnifying functions, and ThinkPad ComfortSlant keyboard design.



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



At a glance

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

o Powerful Intel Celeron processor1 at 2.2 GHz and 128 KB of on-board L2 cache

o 20 GB2 HDD

o Access IBM button, for easy access3 to ThinkVantage(TM) technologies and IBM service and support

o Integrated communications: 10/100 Ethernet and 56 K V.90 modem4 (V.92-designed)5

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

o Integrated Intel graphics with dynamic video memory technology6

o Integrated diskette drive

o 24x-10x CD-ROM7

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

o One-year limited warranty

o Windows XP Home Edition and selected applications installed

Overview

The new model of the ThinkPad® G40 notebook offers a powerful desktop computer alternative with the personality of a ThinkPad notebook. At a weight8 of 3.5 kg (7.6 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 depot limited warranty.

Feel the power

o Powerful Intel(TM) Celeron® processor at 2.2 GHz and 128 KB of on-board L2 cache

o Storage: 20 GB HDD

o Windows(TM) XP Home Edition and selected applications installed

Count the benefits

o Sleek9 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

o 128 MB of 64-bit double data rate (DDR) memory, providing high-speed multitasking, expandable up to 1 GB10

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

o Individual volume up, down, and mute buttons

o 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

o ThinkPad ComfortSlant keyboard design for maximum comfort with extended typing

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

o Easy ejection of attached options

o Full-screen magnification

o Enhanced power management with standby and hibernation

o ImageUltra(TM) services

- Selected ThinkPad notebooks are enabled for ImageUltra.

- For more information, visit:

http://www.pc.ibm.com/us/accessories/services/imageultra.html

Availability date

October 14, 2003

Reference information

1 Power management features may reduce processor speed when in battery mode.

2 Storage devices (HDDs, memory keys) are measured in MB, GB, or TB. For storage, MB equals 1 million bytes, GB equals 1 billion bytes, and TB equals 1 trillion bytes; accessible capacity is less. Up to 4 GB is used in service partition. Maximum internal disk capacities may require the replacement of any standard HDDs and the population of all HDD bays with the largest currently supported drives available.

3 Requires Internet access, not included.

4 The V.90 modem can receive data at up to 56 Kbps from a compatible service provider and transmit data at up to 31.2 Kbps. Public networks currently limit maximum download speeds to about 53 Kbps. Actual speeds depend on many factors and are often less than the maximum possible.

5 Public network download speeds are limited to 53 Kbps. Upload speeds are limited to 48 Kbps for V.92 modems. Actual speeds depend on many factors and are often less than the maximum possible. V.92 functions and speeds require compatible phone line and server equipment, and download of V.92 support device driver when available. Check with your telephone and Internet service providers for availability.

6 For ThinkPad models without a separate video card, memory supports both system and video. Accessible system memory may be up to 48 MB less than the amount stated, depending on video mode.

7 Variable read rate. Actual playback speed will vary and is often less than the maximum possible.

8 Includes battery and standard optical drive in system; weight may vary depending on vendor components, manufacturing process, or options.

9 Thickness may vary at certain points on the system.

10 Expandable to up to 1.0 GB of system memory. Memory options up to 512 MB SDRAM SO DIMMs each can be added in the two available slots for memory expansion. To obtain the 1 GB maximum memory, replace the standard 128 or 256 MB module with two 512 MB modules.

Trademarks

ImageUltra, ThinkVantage, Rapid Restore, and Update Connector are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.

ThinkPad, TrackPoint, PS/2, eServer, and xSeries are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.

Intel is a trademark of Intel Corporation.

Celeron is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.

Windows and Microsoft are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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