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Lenovo is updating the cutting edge of its ThinkPad notebook line with the
X301 laptop, which will include new, low-volt Intel processors and a larger
solid-state drive option, and builds on the
company’s much-talked-about ThinkPad X300 notebook.

Lenovo released the original ThinkPad X300 laptop in February and the
ultrathin notebook
received a number of favorable reviews and drew comparisons to the Apple
MacBook Air.
The X300 and the X301 each measure less than 1 inch thick and
offer a 13.3-inch LED backlight display. Both laptops also weigh about 2.9

MacBook Air,
the Lenovo ThinkPad X300 line and even the recently released Dell
Latitude E4200 notebook, which weighs 2.2 pounds and has a 12.1-inch display,

are beginning to show the limits of how far PC vendors are willing to push
mobility in both the consumer and enterprise markets.

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