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IBM ThinkPad X60s

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews of IBM ThinkPad X60s. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The battery and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the image quality and touchpad. There are some mixed reviews about the energy efficiency.

performance, price, battery, portability, design

screen, touchpad, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the IBM ThinkPad X60s is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for IBM ThinkPad X60s

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of IBM ThinkPad X60s from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the battery and performance.

price, performance, battery

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: IBM Lenovo X60s Core Duo Laptop Notebook With Wireless and CheapIBM Lenovo X60s Core Duo Laptop Notebook With Wireless and Cheap

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for IBM ThinkPad X60s

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of IBM ThinkPad X60s from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Opinions about the price and battery are on the whole positive. The usability and performance also get good comments. There are some negative reviews about the image quality and touchpad.

durability, performance, usability, battery, price

touchpad, image quality

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo ThinkPad X60s 1702 - Core Duo L2400 / 1.66 GHz - Centrino Duo - RAM 512 MB - HDD 60 GB - GMA 950 - cellular modem ( EV-DO Rev.0 ) - Gigabit EthLenovo ThinkPad X60s 1702 - Core Duo L2400 / 1.66 GHz - Centrino Duo - RAM 512 MB - HDD 60 GB - GMA 950 - cellular modem ( EV-DO Rev.0 ) - Gigabit Eth

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Review IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad X60s Notebook

 

Professional for journeys - with display weakness. Presumably des

Especially robust and stable case ; First-class materials and workmanship ; Compact dimensions, low weight ; User-friendly input devices ; Passable performance ; Comprehensive software tools ; Individual configuration possible ; Optional batteries of...

Only a track point available ; Display's low brightness and contrast ; Vertical stability to the vantage point ; Moderate temperature and noise emissions ; Short battery runtime of the standard battery

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: Dan Sommer (pcworld.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X60s

 

Ultraportable workhorse lacks an integrated optical drive, but its design and performance are top-notch.

Very fast Well designed

Very expensive, No touchpad

Strong performance, battery life, and keyboard make this expensive business notebook a winner.

Sep, 2006

Expert review by: Dan Sommer (pcworld.com)

Latest ThinkPad Is a Top-Notch Ultraportable

 

Lenovo's laptop combines great performance with nice design touches.

Apr, 2006

Expert review by: abaxter (NotebookReview.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X60s and X60 Review (pics, specs)

 

The ThinkPad X60s is the latest incarnation of the popular ultraportable ThinkPad X-series from Lenovo. The X60s is the evolution of the former ThinkPad X41 notebook, while the ThinkPad X60 (no "s") is the update to the ThinkPad X32. This review will...

The X60s is a leap forward in performance over the X41 and offers more in terms of ports and features. Some will find the built-in EVDO antenna an irresistible feature, some will love the extra USB port and FireWire. Personally, the off the scale...

Mar, 2006

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X60s

 

While roaming Manhattan, I consistently received download speeds of over 750 Kbps. I was able to access my e-mail, surf the Web, and even download video clips at nonfrustrating rates. Adding to my enjoyment was Lenovo's wireless client, Access...

More than 7 hours of battery life. Integrated EV-DO. Best keyboard. Excellent management utilities. 3 USB ports

No built-in optical drive. Hard-to-use docking station. Runs a little warm

For those who live out of a suitcase and fly frequently, this ultraportable provides integrated EV-DO and plenty of battery life.

Expert review by: tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X60s review

 

A great ultraportable for the price

Slim and stylish ; Tough ; Keyboard and extras ; Features ; Price

Battery life ; Image vibrancy

Overall the Lenovo is a powerful tool that is ideal for the mobile professional at an excellent price

Jun, 2007

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Lenovo ThinkPad X60s review

 

The Lenovo ThinkPad X60s' tiny size makes it arguably even more desirable than the MacBook, at least if you squint.

IBM's chums deliver a truly teeny laptop with most of the features you need. Tiny and feather-light, with good battery life, although it's pricey and has no optical drive.

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: (itreviews.co.uk)

Lenovo - ThinkPad X60s

 

Once the mainstay of many a corporate employee, IBM's ThinkPad range (now under the Lenovo banner) would, you might assume, have been put out to grass by now, what with its austere matt black finish and ...

The ThinkPad may have been overshadowed by flashier looking notebooks but it's back (if it ever went away, of course) with a bang. The combination of great performance, portability and stunning battery life make the ThinkPad X60s a winner, although you...

Jun, 2006

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Very good ... better (80w) than original (65w).

 

Very good ... better (80w) than original (65w).

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: A customer (rakuten.com)

works great...

 

The original adapter that came withe laptop use to get heated up. This one - no such thing. It works better than the original in that sense... great.

Nov, 2010
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Product Specifications

Offering great features and options, the ThinkPad X60s ultraportable notebook is a thin and light notebook with a 12.1-in XGA TFT with 1024 x 768 resolution.

Audio

Audio system:24-bit Intel High Definition Audio / High Definition Audio / Intel HDA 24-bit / Intel High Definition Audio
Number of built-in speakers:1
Speaker Power:0.5

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Battery life (max):3 / 3.2 / 4.2 / 8 / 8.4
Number of battery cells:4 / 8
Run Time (Up To):3.2hour(s)/3hour(s)/4hour(s)/8hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Camera

Front Camera:N

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.3in
Height:0.8in/1.1in
Weight:2.9lbs/3.1lbs/3.5lbs/3lbs
Width:10.6in

Display

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

Energy Management

AC adapter power:65

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA 950
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128
Maximum Resolution:2048 x 1536

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Belgium/France/Germany/Italy/Spain/Sweden/Switzerland/United Kingdom/United States
Localization:English/French/German/Italian/Spanish/Swedish
Manufacturer:Lenovo
Model:1702/1703/1704/1705
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo ThinkPad X60s

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / TrackPoint/Keyboard / TrackPoint

Keyboard

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

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz

Memory

Internal memory:0.5 / 1
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2 / 4
Memory clock speed:667
Memory layout:2 x 0.5
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 0.5
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Miscellaneous

Color:Black
Manufacturer Selling Program:Global Models Plus/TopSeller

Modem

Cellular Enhancement Protocol:CDMA 2000 1X EV-DO Rev. 0/HSDPA
Cellular Network Supported: Yes
Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem/Fax / modem / cellular modem

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Networking features:Ethernet/Fast Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / WLAN, Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth/Bluetooth / 802.11a/b/g

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD-RW / DVD±RW / No

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:24x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD-Writer/None
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Other Features

Audio system:24-bit Intel High Definition Audio / High Definition Audio / Intel HDA 24-bit / Intel High Definition Audio
Dimensions (WxDxH):10.6 x 8.31 x 0.787 / 10.6 x 8.31 x 1.06
Display:LCD
Docking solution:X6 UltraBase
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port:No / Yes
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:ITU V.90 / ITU V.92 / V.92
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Weight:2.95
Wireless Technology:802.11 a/b/g / IEEE 802.11a/b/g / IEEE 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11a/IEEE 802.11b/IEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a/IEEE 802.11b/IEE 802.11g/Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11a/IEEE 802.11b/IEEE 802.11g/Bluetooth / Intel 3945 a/b/g / Intel 3945 a/b/g & Bluetooth

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

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:1 x Docking/Port Replicator
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
Parallel ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
Serial ports quantity:2
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:65

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Clock Speed:1.5GHz/1.66GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):12 / 9
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:151 / 291
Processing die size:143 / 90
Processor:L7400 / T2500
Processor cache:2 / 4
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom / Yonah
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Core™ Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.5 / 1.66 / 1.83 / 2
Processor front side bus:667
Processor lithography:65
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:L7400 / T2500
Processor Number:L2300/L2400
Processor operating modes:32-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo L7000 series / Intel Core Duo T2000 series
Processor socket:Socket 478 / Socket 479
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17 / 31
Tjunction:100
Type:Core Duo/No CPU

Processor special features

Embedded options available: Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: No
Intel 64:N / Y
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 (VT-x):Y
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
Physical Address Extension (PAE): Yes
Processor ARK ID:27236 / 28026
Processor code:SL8VP
Processor package size:35 / 35 x 35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

RAM

Installed Size:0MB/1GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB/4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Security

Cable lock slot:IBM / Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Software

Bundled software:ThinkVantage Access Connections, Diskeeper Lite, PC Doctor diagnostics, Symantec Client Security 3.0 (with 90 days of virus definitions), ThinkVantage Productivity Center, ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, ThinkVantage System Update, Adobe Acrobat Reader / ThinkVantage Access Connections, PC Doctor diagnostics, Symantec Client Security 3.0 (with 90 days of virus definitions), ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software, ThinkVantage Productivity Center, ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, ThinkVantage System Update, Adobe Acrobat Reader / ThinkVantage Access Connections, PC Doctor diagnostics, Symantec Client Security 3.0, ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software, ThinkVantage Productivity Center, ThinkVantage Rescue & Recovery, ThinkVantage System Update, Adobe Acrobat Reader\n / Y
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 Vista Business / Windows XP Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:80
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:100 / 120 / 40 / 60 / 80

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA/Serial ATA/IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:None./Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB/100GB/40GB/60GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video

Video adapter, bus:PCI Express

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.31
Height:0.787 / 1.06
Weight:2.65 / 2.87 / 2.89 / 2.91 / 2.93 / 2.95 / 3.53
Width:10.6