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The ThinkPad Edge brings a new, youthful look to the tried-and-true Bento box ThinkPad. It has a large 15-inch display and a new keyboard, featuring chicklet-style keys that still retain the ThinkPad's typing feel.

Description

  • Status: Discontinued
  • Price at launch: $649.00

Availability

  • Laptop type: Mainstream
  • Width: 14.96 inches
  • Depth: 9.72 inches
  • Thickness: 1.33 inches
  • Weight: 5.31 pounds
  • Color: Black / Red, Black

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7
  • Notable apps: ThinkVantage Technology

Software

  • Screen size (diagonal): 15.6 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1366 px
  • Resolution (Y): 768 px

Display (base)

  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: No
  • Number pad: No

Keyboard

  • Type(s): Trackpad, Pointing stick

Mouse

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Arrandale
  • Model: Celeron P4500
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.86 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Arrandale
  • Model: Core i5-430M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.26 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 2.53 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Integrated
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Discrete GPU model: Mobility Radeon HD 5145
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 512 MB

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 2 GB
  • Max. config RAM size: 4 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1066 MHz
  • RAM slots: 2

Memory

  • Options: HDD (5400RPM), HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base drive type: HDD (5400RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 250 MB
  • Max. config HDD: 500 MB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD, Memory Stick Duo, xD, MMC

Storage

  • Optical drive type: Tray-loading

Optical Drive

  • Speakers: 2
  • Surround sound: Yes

Audio

  • Effective pixels: 2 megapixels

Webcam

  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Biometric scanner: Yes

Sensors

  • USB: 3
  • Combo eSATA / USB: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • VGA: 1
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm mic / headphone combo: 1
  • Card slot(s): ExpressCard/34

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • 802.11n frequencies: 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Optional
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • WiMAX: Optional

Connectivity

  • Size: 6 cell, 4 cell
  • Chemistry: Unknown
  • Removable: Yes
  • Quoted time: 2.9 hr

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