Tablet Notebook enables conversion of handwriting to text.

Press Release Summary:

ThinkPad X41 is available with 1.5 GHz Intel Pentium M Low Voltage Processor or 1.2 GHz Intel Pentium M Ultra Low Voltage processor, both with 2 MB L2 cache and 400 MHz FSB. Super Wide Angle 12.1 in. XGA TFT display offers 1,024 x 768 resolution and anti-reflective, anti-glare coatings. Additional features include 256 or 512 MB memory, 40 or 60 GB HDD, Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0, Rescue and Recovery(TM), and 6.3 hr battery life with 8-cell battery.

Original Press Release:

New ThinkPad X41 Tablet Notebooks Include a Three-year Limited Warranty

At a glance
The new ThinkPad X41 Tablet notebook offers great features and options, including:

Convertible to a ThinkPad notebook; conversion of handwriting to text

Common options, accessories, and docking solutions with ThinkPad X40 and X41 notebooks

Battery life of up to 6.31 hours on system with eight-cell battery

Enhanced port replication and expansion via the optional ThinkPad X4 Dock

Intel Pentium M Low Voltage (LV) processor 758 (1.5 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 400 MHz front-side bus (FSB)) or Intel Pentium M Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) processor 753 (1.2 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 400 MHz FSB)

Choice of wireless or wireless upgradable models

Integrated UltraConnect antenna to help optimize worldwide frequency coverage and performance for improved wireless LAN connectivity on 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g networks

Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0

Rescue and Recovery(TM)

Standard 256 or 512 MB memory and 40 or 60 GB HDD

Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005

IBM Support Center: 800-426-7378

The new ThinkPad® X41 Tablet notebook is a thin and light convertible tablet with a 307-mm (12.1-in) Super Wide Angle XGA TFT with 1024 x 768 resolution and antireflective, antiglare protective coatings. Models weigh as little as 1.61 kg (3.5 lb)9 to 1.84 kg (4.0 lb) with the small footprint starting at 274 mm x 242 mm (10.8 x 9.5 in). Handwriting and voice recognition are enabled through Microsoft(TM) Windows(TM) XP Tablet PC Edition 2005. Handwriting is digitized with an industry-standard WACOM digitizer.

Feel the power
Intel(TM) Centrino mobile technology:
Intel Pentium(TM) M processor family
Intel PRO/Wireless family
Intel 915 GM chipset family
Data security with Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0, Trusted Computing Group (TCG)-compliant
Up to 128 MB of Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900
400 MHz FSB and 2 MB L2 cache
40 or 60 GB 4200 rpm 1.8-inch HDD
Standard 256 or 512 MB; ThinkPad PC2-4200 DDR2 400 MHz memory, expandable with optional SDRAM SO-DIMM module to a maximum 1.28 or 1.536 GB
Four- or eight-cell Li-Ion battery

Get connected
Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection 802.11b/g, Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection 802.11a/b/g, or integrated Bluetooth wireless technology on selected models

Integrated 56K V.90 modem (V.92-designed)

All non-wireless models Wi-Fi wireless upgradable

Extensive standard ports, including two USB 2.0 (one powered), external display, RJ-45, RJ-11

Secure Digital card slot for options that enable storage expansion, communications, and data transfer between PCs and peripherals

4 MB infrared port for wireless data transfer or synchronization with a compatible PDA or cell phone

New ThinkPad X4 Dock provides cable management and expansion through a variety of Ultrabay(TM) Slim options.

Powered USB optical drives: Read and write CDs and DVDs without the need for a separate adapter.

New ThinkPad X41 Tablet Sleeve protects the system's fit and finish while enabling portability and handwriting on the go.

Take control
Access IBM: One-button access to online information (requires Internet access, not included)

Access Connections: Simplifies management of multiple connectivity environments

Tablet Shortcut Menu that provides command of Access Connections, Presentation Direction, and other function keys even when keyboard access is blocked in tablet mode

Tablet hardware buttons that enable critical system and screen management in tablet mode with one touch on the screen casing

Due to a delay in the availability of Intel device drivers, models containing Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG cards will be available in August 2005.

Planned availability
June 2005

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