Notebook Computer suits small and medium businesses.

Press Release Summary:

ThinkPad® R51e is powered by choice of 1.4 or 1.5 GHz Celeron® M processor with 1 MB L2 cache and 400 MHz FSB. Unit also accepts 1.7 GHz Pentium(TM) M processor with 2 MB L2 cache and 533 MHz FSB. Along with 14.1 or 15 in. TFT display with 1,024 x 768 resolution, computer integrates ATI Radeon XPress 200M graphics, 56 K V.90 modem, and 10/100 Ethernet. It features CD-ROM or CD/RW/DVD-ROM as well as 40 GB, 5,400 rpm HDD.

Original Press Release:

New Models of the ThinkPad R51e Notebook - Ideal for Small and Medium Business

At a glance
New models of the ThinkPad R51e notebook include the following features:

Intel Celeron® M processor 360 (1.4 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache, 400 MHz front-side bus (FSB)), Intel Celeron M processor 370 (1.5 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache, 400 MHz FSB), or Intel Pentium(TM) M processor 740 (1.7 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 533 MHz FSB)
358.1-mm (14.1-in) or 381.0-mm (15-in) TFT display with 1024 x 768 resolution
Integrated ATI Radeon XPress 200M graphics
56 K V.90 modem (V.92-designed) and 10/100 Ethernet
UltraConnect antenna on selected models (requires Internet access, not included)
Standard ports: Two USB 2.0, external display, RJ-45, RJ-11, and parallel port
ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery
One-year limited warranty

The ThinkPad® R51e notebook delivers exceptional computing power with your choice of Intel(TM) processors. These notebook computers include ATI Radeon Xpress 200M graphics and ThinkPad 11b/g or 11a/b/g wireless or are wireless upgradeable (on selected models).

Count the benefits

56 K V.90 modem (V.92-designed) and 10/100 Ethernet
Microsoft(TM) Windows(TM) XP Professional or Microsoft Windows XP Home and selected applications installed
Standard 256 or 512 MB PC2-4200 (533 MHz) memory expandable to a maximum of 2 GB
358.1-mm (14.1-in) or 381.0-mm (15-in) 1024 x 768 resolution display
Enhanced battery life: Up to 4.0 hours
Sleek design: 37 mm (1.5 in) slim
24x max CD-ROM or 24x-24x-24x-8x max CD/RW/DVD-ROM
PC card slot (type II and III-compatible)
40 GB/5400 rpm GB HDD
ThinkVantage(TM) Rescue and Recovery(TM)
Access program button; ThinkLight® keyboard light; individual volume up, down, and mute buttons
Ergonomic keyboard with palm rest, TrackPoint® pointing device with Press-to-Select, and Internet scroll bar
Standard ports: Two USB 2.0, external display, RJ-45, RJ-11, and parallel port


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 system.

Optional ImageUltra(TM) services

Selected ThinkPad notebooks are enabled for ImageUltra. For more information, visit

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Planned availability
September 2005

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