Notebook Computers include fingerprint reader.

Press Release Summary:

Think Express models of ThinkPad R52 Notebooks are available with 1.7, 1.8, or 2.0 GHz Intel Pentium M processor, each with 2 MB L2 cache and 533 MHz FSB. They feature 14.1 or 15.0 TFT display, Rescue and Recovery(TM), integrated 56 K V.90 modem, 1 GB Ethernet, and 40, 60, or 80 GB HDD. Fingerprint reader on selected models helps prevent unauthorized access to notebook and data. Wi-Fi wireless LAN and Bluetooth wireless technology is available on selected models.

Original Press Release:

Think Express Models of the ThinkPad R52 Notebook Include a One-year Limited Warranty

At a glance
Think Express models of the ThinkPad R52 notebook feature:
Intel Pentium M processor 740 (1.7 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 533 MHz front-side bus (FSB)), Intel Pentium M processor 750 (1.8 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 533 MHz FSB), or Intel Pentium M processor 760 (2.0 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 533 MHz FSB)
Wireless upgradable on selected models (open bay models)
Wi-Fi wireless LAN and Bluetooth wireless technology on selected models
Rescue and Recovery
IEEE 1394 port on selected models
Ultrabay Enhanced modular drive bay
PCMCIA support includes PC Card and ExpressCard
Integrated 56 K V.90 modem (V.92-designed) and 1 GB Ethernet
RJ-45 and RJ-11 connectors; two USB 2.0 ports; infrared port
40, 60, or 80 GB high-speed HDD
IBM Support Center: 800-426-7378
Microsoft Windows XP Professional and selected applications installed
One-year limited warranty; one-year limited warranty on battery

New Think Express models of the ThinkPad® R52 notebook include fingerprint reader for stronger security and fast Intel(TM) processors for exceptional computing power for business users. The systems include a one-year limited warranty.

New data protection: The most secure notebooks available are now even better.

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 Password Manager and the 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 a finger.

Feel the power
Intel Centrino mobile technology on selected models:
Intel Pentium(TM) M processor family
Intel PRO/Wireless family
Intel 915 chipset family
Modem and 1 GB Ethernet connection standard
Wireless-enabled with Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG LAN (Wi-Fi Certified based on IEEE 802.11b/g) or Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG (Intel 11a/b/g) on selected systems

UltraNav dual-pointing system, featuring TrackPoint® and customized touch pad for the ultimate in pointing flexibility

UltraConnect antenna to help optimize frequency coverage and performance for improved wireless LAN connectivity around the world when used with compatible options

Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0 (requires download of software from Lenovo(TM))

Microsoft Windows XP Professional and selected applications installed

Standard 512 MB of PC2-4200 (533 MHz) memory expandable to a maximum of 2 GB

Count the benefits
ATI Mobility Radeon X300 (64 MB) graphics chipset for clear images

Rescue and Recovery(TM)

Sleek design: 34 to 37 mm (1.35 to 1.46 in) or 37 to 40 mm (1.46 to 1.58 in) slim

358.1-mm (14.1-in) TFT display with 1024 x 768 resolution or 381.0-mm (15.0-in) TFT with 1024 x 768 resolution or 1400 x 1050 resolution

Easy-loading Ultrabay(TM) Enhanced modular drive bay

Support for optional ThinkPad Dock(TM) II, ThinkPad Mini-Dock, or ThinkPad Port Replicator(TM) II

CD-RW/DVD-ROM 24x-24x-24x-8x max combination10 Ultrabay Enhanced(TM) drive or DVD Recordable 8x max Ultrabay Enhanced drive on selected models

Access program blue button; ThinkLight® keyboard light; individual volume up, down, and mute buttons

RJ-45 and RJ-11 connectors; standard ports including S-Video out

Exciting technology: The Active Protection System(TM), a ThinkVantage(TM) technology, helps protect your HDD from some damage that could be caused by shock. A system board-mounted sensor continuously monitors your ThinkPad notebook for sudden movement, and temporarily stops the HDD when a fall or similar damage event is predicted.

Planned availability date
August 2005

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