Lenovo Revs Up Latest Laptops with Dual Cores

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Lenovo's Z series and low-cost R60 notebooks are backed by the power of Intel Core Duo chips.

With the exception of the Thinkpad X41 tablet, Lenovo is rounding up the rest of the Thinkpads and giving them Intel Core Duo updates.

The company announced May 16 that its Thinkpad Z series, including the Z61m and Z61t, as well as the budget-friendly Thinkpad R60, will receive dual-core processing power.

The Thinkpad Z61t is the more portable version of the Thinkpad Z61m, weighing under 5 pounds. The machine still maintains a 14.1-inch screen and Thinkpad keyboard and Trackpoint. Prices start at $1299.

However, the biggest improvements to the laptop come internally with the offering of an Intel Core Duo processor and 1GB of RAM.

The Z61t can now be configured with the titanium cover or the traditional Thinkpad black cover. Also new is the option for an integrated Webcam with a stereo microphone, and a choice of either WXGA or WXGA+ screens.

Read the full story on PCMag.com: Lenovo Revs Up Latest Laptops with Dual Cores

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Cisco Cheng is PC Magazine's lead analyst for laptops and tablet PCs. He is responsible for benchmarking, reviewing, and evaluating all laptops and tablet PCs. Cisco started with PC Magazine in 1999 as a support technician, testing printers, PC components, networking equipment, and software. He became the lead analyst for the laptop team in 2003 and since has written numerous reviews, buyer guides, and feature stories for both PCMag.com and the print magazine.

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