Notebook Computers offer optional 10.1 hour battery life.

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Suited for small and medium businesses, ThinkPad® X31 Notebooks feature Intel Pentium M processor at 1.5 or 1.7 GHz with Intel SpeedStep technology, 12.1 TFT display, and titanium composite cover. Data security is provided with IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0. Computers include Intel 855 PM chipset, 400 MHz front-side system bus, 1,024 KB L2 on-board cache, 40 GB HDD, and 256 or 512 MB memory, expandable with PC2100 or PC2700 DDR SDRAM modules to 2.0 GB.



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New IBM Think Express Models of the ThinkPad X31 Notebook Include a Three-Year Limited Warranty



At a glance
New Think Express ThinkPad X31 models for small and medium
business offer great features and options, including:
o All-day battery life (up to 10.1 hours) with system battery plus optional extended-life battery
o Enhanced port replication and expansion via ThinkPad X3 UltraBase
o Standard ports, including parallel, two USB 2.0, external
display, RJ-45, RJ-11, IEEE 1394, infrared, and Compact Flash
o Intel Pentium M processor at 1.5 or 1.7 GHz with Intel SpeedStep technology
o Choice of wireless or wireless upgradable models
o IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.07
o Easy one-button access to information on your system with
the Access IBM button
o Standard 256 or 512 MB memory and 40 GB high-speed HDD
o Microsoft(TM) Windows(TM) XP Professional
o HelpCenter® 800-IBM-SERV (426-7378)

Overview
New Think Express models of the ThinkPad® X31 notebook are ideal
for small and medium business. The slim, feature-rich notebook packs outstanding battery life and performance in a small package. Models feature a 308 mm (12.1-in) TFT display and great options. Models are as light as 1.64 kg (3.6 lb). Dimensions are 273 x 223 mm (10.7 x 8.8 in) x 24.9 to 30.2 mm (0.98 to 1.19 in). The titanium composite cover helps protect your investment.

Sensational options
o All-day computing: The optional extended life battery provides up to 10.1 hours of battery life when used with the main battery.
o ThinkPad X3 UltraBase: Cable management and expansion are
made easy through a variety of Ultrabay(TM) options.

Feel the power
o Intel(TM) Centrino mobile technology on selected models:
- Intel Pentium(TM) M processor
- Intel PRO/Wireless network connection 802.11b
- Intel 855 PM chipset
o Data security with IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0, Trusted
Computing Group (TCG)-compliant
o Accelerated graphics port (AGP) 4x
o 400 MHz front-side system bus and 1024 KB L2 on-board cache
o High-speed 40 GB HDD
o Standard 256 or 512 MB memory, expandable with either PC2100 or
PC2700 double data rate (DDR) SDRAM modules to a maximum
2.0 GB
o Brilliant 308-mm (12.1-in) XGA TFT display with 1024 x 768
resolution
o Six-cell Li-Ion battery for up to 5.5 hours of standard battery life

Get connected
o Variety of network connections: 56K V.90 modem (V.92-designed); Ethernet; Intel PRO/Wireless network connection
802.11b, IBM 11b/g Wi-Fi wireless on selected models; all non-wireless models are wireless upgradable
o Standard ports, including parallel, two USB 2.0, external display, RJ-45, RJ-11, IEEE 1394, infrared, and Compact Flash
o Infrared port for wireless data transfer or synchronization with a personal digital assistant (PDA) or cell phone

Take control
o ThinkLight® : Easy to see your keyboard in low-light conditions
o Access IBM button: One-button access to online information
(requires Internet access, not included)
o Management tools to help your system run smoothly

ImageUltra(TM) services: Help reduce your IT costs and simplify client deployment and management.

For more information, visit: http://www.pc.ibm.com/us/accessories/services/imageultra.html

Warranty: Models include a three-year limited warranty for the
system and one-year limited warranty for the battery 13 .

ENERGY STAR: All ThinkPad notebook models are designed to
meet the EPA ENERGY STAR 14 requirements for using less than 15
watts of power in sleep mode when enabled by the power-management
software provided with the systems.

Planned availability date
February 24, 2004

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