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IBM ThinkPad X32

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of IBM ThinkPad X32. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the keyboard and battery are on the whole positive. The screen and durability also get good views.

portability, durability, screen, battery, keyboard

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Expert review by : factus8 (

IBM ThinkPad X32 Review (pics, specs)


The ThinkPad X32 is the latest revision to IBM's X30 series of ThinkPad notebooks. Although the X32 is designated as an ultraportable notebook along the lines of the ThinkPad X40 and X41 series, the X32 may also be compared to IBM's T Series ThinkPads....

Jul, 2005

Expert review by : Stephanie Bruzzese (

ThinkPad X32


For businesspeople who work long hours on the road, the ThinkPad X32 offers an excellent combination of light weight, sufficient screen and keyboard space, plenty of ports and lengthy battery life.

Compact, sturdy case ; Long battery life ; Sizable screen and keyboard ; Lots of connectors

Aging graphics-chip and memory technologies

Jun, 2005

Expert review by : Stephanie Bruzzese (

ThinkPad X32


For businesspeople who work long hours on the road, the ThinkPad X32 offers an excellent combination of light weight, sufficient screen and keyboard space, plenty of ports and lengthy battery life.

Jun, 2005

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Pros: This is very portable and compact together with its sturdy case. There are a lot of ports and battery last longer. Cons: None Overall: I am a businessman and this laptop helps me in the field work. This is highly recommended for those people who...

Jul, 2006

Product Specifications

The ThinkPad X32 notebooks are ideal for small and medium businesses. The slim, feature-rich notebook packs outstanding battery life and performance in a small package. These models feature a TFT display and options that include additional memory, port replication, and docking. The titanium composite cover helps protect your investment.


Audio system:AD1981B / SoundMAX
Number of built-in speakers:1
Speaker Power:0.5

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery life (max):5.7
Number of battery cells:6
Run Time (Up To):5.7hour(s)/6.1hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB


Front Camera:N

Dimensions & Weight


Disk Drive

Hard disk drive type:ATA-100 (Enhanced IDE)


Aspect Ratio:4:3
Display Diagonal:12.1
Display Resolution:1024 x 768

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:12.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):30.7cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon / Intel GMA 900
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.016

Hard Drive

Hard disk drive type:ATA-100 (Enhanced IDE)


Country Kits:United Kingdom/United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo ThinkPad X32/ThinkPad X32

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / TrackPoint/TrackPoint / Keyboard


Keyboard number of keys:85
Keyboard type:Full Size
Pointing device:Pointing Stick / Trackpad


Data Bus Speed:400MHz


Internal memory:0.25 / 0.5
Internal memory type:DDR-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:1 / 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


Manufacturer Selling Program:Global Models Plus


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem


3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Bluetooth / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Networking features:Ethernet/Fast Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / Ethernet/Fast Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.11b/IEEE 802.11g / Ethernet/Fast Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.11b/IEEE 802.11g/Bluetooth / Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth/802.11b/g

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Optical Storage

Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Other Features

Audio system:AD1981B / SoundMAX
Battery Type:6 Cell / 6 Cell Lithium-Ion
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Dimensions (WxDxH):10.7 x 8.78 x 1.18
Infrared data port: Yes
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:56K V.92 / V.92
Security Features:-Hard disk drive password\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password\n-Supervisor password / -Hard disk drive password\n-Power-on password\n-Security Slot\n-Supervisor password
TV in port: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: No
Wake-on-Ring ready: No
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11b/g

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:No / Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:Expansion bus (for dock or port replicator)
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
Parallel ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Bus type:FSB
Clock Speed:1.8GHz/2GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):18
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Number of Processing Die Transistors:144
Processing die size:87
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Dothan
Processor cores:1
Processor family:Intel Pentium Mobile
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.7 / 1.8 / 2
Processor front side bus:400
Processor lithography:90
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:745
Processor Number:745/755
Processor operating modes:32-bit
Processor Series:Intel Pentium M 700 series
Processor socket:H-PBGA479, PPGA478
Processor threads:1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):21
Type:Pentium M

Processor special features

Embedded options available: Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:N
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:27591
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No


Installed Size:0MB/256MB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM


Cable lock slot:IBM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty


Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Operating system installed:Windows XP Professional


Card reader integrated: No
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Ultra-ATA/100
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:Ultra-ATA/100
Total Storage Capacity:40 / 60

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB/40GB/60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino


Video adapter resolution:2048x1536 65536 colors
Video adapter, bus:AGP 4x

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon

Weight & Dimensions

Height (front):0.98
Height (rear):1.19