The Lenovo ThinkPad X120e is powered by AMD Fusion systems and it is 11 inches in size. The good aspects of the Lenovo ThinkPad X120e include an AMD E-350 CPU that provides a long battery life. It consists of rock-hard graphics and an awesome keyboard. Other than that it is a solid device having the typical proficient ThinkPad design. However, the knob of the battery and the heavy framework of the device are a big turn off, adding the valued space that is taken up by the relic rubberized trackpoint. Moreover, Lenovo ThinkPad X120e is much more costly than many other AMD Fusion systems.
The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad X120e is from $399 to around $1000. The processor of the ThinkPad X120e is 1.6 GHz dual-core AMD Fusion E-350 and its memory is 4 GB, 66 MHz DDR3 RAM. It consists of a hard drive of 320 GB with 7200 rpm. The Lenovo ThinkPad X120e has an ID1510 + SB800 Chipset and graphics AMD Radeon HD 6310. The operating system of the ThinkPad X120e is Windows 7 Professional (64 bit). The measure of its dimension is 11.1 x 8.3 inches; height 0.6 – 1.2 inches and the measure of its screen is 11.6 inches diagonally. The Lenovo ThinkPad X120e falls in the category of Ultraportable.
Design and Performance
The design of the Lenovo ThinkPad X120e is similar to that of most ThinkPad’s with a matte black and robust texture. It just an inch thicker than the usual ThinkPad but that does not make it breathtakingly professional. It is elongated from the front and that makes it look pretty slim. When comparing it with the X100e, it has not changed at all, infact it is sad to know that it still consists of the bulging battery on the back of it.
The matte screen and the deck of the keyboard are enclosed in robust black plastic completely. The keyboard of the Lenovo ThinkPad has raised textured keys that live up to the standards of ergonomics and it offers a great response and easy experience with typing. The keyboard does not consist of extra and unneeded keys as in typical QWERTY keyboards but consists of a narrow function row with Functions to enable volume adjustment, brightness and various other commonly used functions.
The ThinkPad has a small but solid multitouch pad which has a wide spread space around it. The native resolution of the 11.6 inches screen of the ThinkPad is 1,366 x 768 pixels and it offers a good readability. The speakers in the ThinkPad are the stereo ones that are located underneath the keyboard and offer a great level of volume and this makes them a better than average speakers. Also the ThinkPad has a Webcam that is 1,280 x 720 pixels and the video quality of the portable looks best at 640 x 480 pixels.
Therefore, the overall performance of the CPU of the Lenovo ThinkPad X120e is comparatively better than most netbooks and it fulfills the AMD Fusion platform assurances such as improved graphics, a longer battery life and its working can be located somewhere between a netbook and a full-fledged computer.