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ThinkPad X1 Carbon Could Be Next Ultrabook King

By David Ponce

If you’re going to buy an Ultrabook, the common wisdom is to get a Macbook Air. That’s what this article is being written on and it’s definitely a solid machine. But there are other companies out there constantly trying to kick it from the top of the hill and it’s getting so that it’s kind of due for a refresh soon anyway. So the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon could very well be the one to take its place. See, we like the aluminum unibody, but carbon fiber? Well then, if you put it that way… Aside from the unique chassis material, the X1 Carbon is a 14 inch laptop weighing-in less than 3 pounds and measuring 0.71 inches think. It has a 1600×900 screen, a spill resistant a backlit keyboard, a 720p front facing webcam, embedded 3G, and RapidCharge (charging the battery to 80% in as short as 30 minutes). What sort of hardware is in it? There isn’t much info on that, other than the fair bet that Intel’s newest generation “Ivy Bridge” processors will be churning out the computations. It’ll be available in summer 2012 for an undisclosed sum.

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Deal Of The Day: $866 Off On Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E220s

By David Ponce

This $866 rebate represents a 51% deal on the original $1,699 price tag. So you’re looking at a half price Lenovo ultra-slim notebook. This one is called the E220s, and the 12.5 inch machine comes with a 128GB SSD and a Core i5 processor.

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Deal Of The Day: $300 Off On Lenovo Essential G470

By David Ponce

IBM used to have a laptop business, until they sold it to Chinese company Lenovo a while back. Since then, their product have continued to enjoy high reputation among customers and most models offer excellent value. “Lenovo’s G470 laptops are entry-level machines with a lot of features for the money. Your choice of 2nd generation Intel Core i3 or i5 processors are backed up by up to 8GB of DDR3 RAM and either 500GB or 750GB of storage. Select models can be had with a Blu-ray drive, while Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and a 6-cell battery are included on every system. You’ll also find HDMI output, four USB 2.0 ports, a 5-in-1 card reader, and 802.11n WiFi on every model.” And today you can have a Core i3, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD configuration for $499 after $300 in rebates.

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Deal Of The Day: $250 Off On Lenovo IdeaPad Z575

By David Ponce

Many of the deals we announce on this column sport processors made by Intel. But not today’s IdeaPad Z575 from Lenovo. The 15.6-inch laptop features up to an AMD A8 quad-core processor which have Radeon HD graphics integrated into the CPU. The Z575 weighs 5.73 lbs and is 1.4 inches thick, coming well featured with three USB 2.0 ports, one eSATA/USB combo, media card reader, Ethernet, VGA, and HDMI. Today’s deal has you saving $250 on the AMD A4-3300M 2.5GHz dual core model which comes with Radeon HD 6480G integrated graphics, 4GB DDR3 RAM and 500GB hard drive. Final price is $449 shipped.

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Deal Of The Day: $860 Off Lenovo E220s 12-Inch Laptop

By David Ponce

Last time we looked at a deal on the Lenovo E220s, only a couple of weeks ago, it was discounted by only $790. We kid, $790 is a lot of money! But $860 is even more, and that’s how much today’s deal is knocking off of this 12-inch, Core i5 (the other was a Core i3!), 4GB RAM, 320GB hard drive laptop. After all is said and done, you’ll get it shipped to your home for $559.

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Deal Of The Day: $865 Off A Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s

By David Ponce

Now look at the headline for a second. That’s almost $900 off we’re talking about. Not a small chunk of change, and it’s on the ThinkPad Edge E420s from Lenovo. After rebates you’re looking at a very reasonable $628 for a 14-inch laptop that comes with a Core i3-2330M 2.2GHz processor, an Intel HD 3000 graphics card, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 320GB 7200rpm HDD and a fingerprint reader. One reviewer described it like this:

Whether you’re a mobile professional, a student, or just someone who needs an affordable notebook for work and play, the ThinkPad Edge E420s is a compelling choice. This laptop offers a great typing experience, solid performance, and strong battery life.

[ $865 Off A Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s ] VIA [ LogicBuy ]

Deal Of The Day: $790 Off On Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E220s

By David Ponce

The Thinkpad Edge has been described like this by one reviewer:

The ThinkPad Edge E220s has an excellent balance of size and performance, with a great keyboard and touch pad and all the necessary ports in easy-access positions.

It’s a 12-inch ultralight that comes in Core i3 and i7 configurations. The Core i3 usually costs $1,349, but is seeing a $650 instant rebate coupled with an extra 20% off, leaving it at $559 with free shipping.

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Deal Of The Day: More Than 50% Off On Lenovo ThinkPad W520

By David Ponce

Today’s deal will please a certain type of demographic. Say you work in a business that does tremendous amounts of computing work, continually crunching numbers, preparing presentations, gobbling up gallons of printer ink for some dossier or other and shuttling from one place to another… then you’ll need something like Lenovo’s W520. Variously described by reviewers as an “ultra-powerful mobile workstation with a full HD screen and more than 9 hours of battery life” that “promises performance that’s on a par with or exceeds the most powerful desktop PC money can buy”, the W520 sounds promising. But so does its regular pricetag, which can reach north of $2,900. Well rest easy as today’s deal will bring all models configured above $2,255 down by this much: 10% off, plus $956 in instant savings, plus another 20% coupon.

This leaves the W520 at $1,039.

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Deal Of The Day: $506 Off On Lenovo ThinkPad X1

By David Ponce

Before Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 even came out, excited rumors of its existence swirled around in tech circles. And when it became a purchasable reality, positive reviews were quick to come in. It’s understandable: Lenovo’s thinnest notebook, measuring 0.65 to 0.84 inches, features some nice specs like Gorilla glass, spill resistant keyboard, an integrated fast-charging battery and a buttonless trackpad. It comes in Core i3 and i5 configurations, includes Mini DisplayPort, HDMI, Ethernet, one USB 3.0, one USB 2.0, one eSATA/USB 2.0, and 4-in-1 card reader. It has been described by some reviewers as making them feel like “interacting with it as more than just a corporate black box, but our personal notebook. In that regard, the X1 hits its mark.” [Engadget]

Well in today’s deal, you can get your hands on one for as little as $1,079 after a $386 instant saving and an additional 10% off coupon. The Core i5 version will set you back $1,173 (only $96 more) after a total of $517 dollars off. You have until June 29th for this one.

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