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Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and design. The performance and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

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50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t 9442 - Core Duo T2500 / 2 GHz - Centrino Duo - RAM 1 GB - HDD 100 GB - DVD?RW (?R DL) / DVD-RAM - GMA 950 - Gigabit Ethernet - WLLenovo ThinkPad Z61t, Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 (2x1.66GHz), Windows XP Professional, 14.1" WXGA (Titanium), 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM, 80GB Hard Drive, CD-RW/DVD

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Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t Review (pics, specs)

 

This is a review for the new 14.1 widescreen ThinkPad Z61t with titanium cover. The Z61t is the update to the newer widescreen Z series of ThinkPads. It sports Intel's Core Duo processor. The Z series is the more multimedia oriented notebook in the...

Good Build Quality Attractive solid Look Great Performance Excellent Keyboard Lots of Connection Options Minimal Bloatware ThinkVantage Tools

No DVI support even with docking station Heat issues Speakers not loud enough Screen could have been better Expensive

Overall this is a very impressive, feature rich laptop with great build quality. It's a great multimedia laptop fast enough to be a desktop replacement and light enough to carry around when traveling. It's a great compromise between a business and...

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Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t Notebook

 

Many people think that the Thinkpads are a solid line of notebooks, but not a particularly exciting one. It's true, on the surface they are all work and no play and we know they are extremely popular with business users, but that does not mean they...

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Lenovo ThinkPad Z61T notebook computer

 

Notebook computers have been fast outselling desktops, and the market for these devices is fast becoming glazed over as notebooks become more similar in look and feel as well as in price and performance. First it was the widescreen format that...

Windows Vista Capable notebook built to withstand most drops, shocks, and spills

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LENOVO THINKPAD Z61T CORE DUO 1.83GHZ 1024MB 60GB XP PRO DVDRW

 

The Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t has a World Bench 5 score of 81. This is definitely a good score for a machine with these specifications. The score could prove surprising. However, this system does not support gaming systems. The security scanner works well...

Solid and sturdy; High performance levels; Excellent keyboard; Numerous connections

Unit gets heated up; Speaker quality poor; Expensive; No DVI support

Lenovo ThinkPad Z61T has a different built than other available laptops. The system offers in-built support for the most common mishaps with a laptop like spills, drops, and shocks. Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t is a good and advantageous buy. It is functional,...

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Lenovo Z61t

 

The Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t is a multimedia orientated notebook that includes a built-in webcam, widescreen display and a multi-card media reader. The Z6...

Titanium cover, Display, Fingerprint scanner, Solid performance

Not ideal for gaming

If you don't want to play lots of games and need a solid notebook for office tasks, the Z61t should fit the bill quite nicely.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t

 

Titanium cover, Display, Fingerprint scanner, Solid performance

Not ideal for gaming

If you don't want to play lots of games and need a solid notebook for office tasks, the Z61t should fit the bill quite nicely.

Product Specifications

The ThinkPad Z61t notebook computer is the ideal solution for frequent travelers who need high performance and a wide screen in a lightweight package.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone/Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):2.3hour(s)/3.7hour(s)/4hour(s)/6.3hour(s)/6hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB/4MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9in
Height:1.2in
Weight:4.2lbs/4.4lbs/4.6lbs/4.9lbs/6.4lbs
Width:13.1in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:14.1in/14in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.6cm/35.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 768/1280 x 800/1440 x 900
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Lenovo
Model:9440/9441/9442/9443
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / TrackPoint / UltraNav/Keyboard / TrackPoint / UltraNav

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:533MHz/667MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Silver
Manufacturer Selling Program:TopSeller

Modem

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

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / 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 / IEEE 802.11n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth/Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:16x (CD) / 4x (DVD/24x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD/DVD-Writer
Write Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.46GHz/1.66GHz/1.83GHz/2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:410/T1300/T2300/T2300E/T2400/T2500/T5500/T7200
Type:Celeron M/Core 2 Duo/Core Duo/Core Solo

RAM

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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty /4 years warranty/Extended service agreement

Software

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

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA/IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:100GB/120GB/40GB/60GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino/Intel Centrino Duo
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950