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    ThinkPad

    IdeaPad

    Essential

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    Display Size

    Display Size

    • 14"
    • 15.6"
    • 11.6"
    • 12.5"
    • 14"
    • 12.5"
    • 14"
    • 15.6"
    • 12.5"
    • 14"
    • 15.6"
    • 15.6"
    • 14"
    • 15.6"
    • 11.6"
    • 13.3"
    • 13.3"
    • 14"
    • 15.6"
    • 11.6"
    • 13.3"
    • 14"
    • 15.6"
    • 13.3"
    • 14"
    • 15.6"
    • 14"
    • 15.6"
    • 17.3"
    • 15.6"
    Portability
    Lightweight

    Lightweight

    Starting at less than 3 pounds, these ultralight and ultraportable laptops are ready to be taken on any adventure.

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    Ultrabook™

    Ultrabook™

    These sleek and light PCs are ultraresponsive with long battery life and smart technologies.

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    Long Battery Life

    Long Battery Life

    Stay unplugged and on-the-go all day with battery options that extend up to 24 hours.

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    Maximum Durability (MIL-SPEC Tested)

    Maximum Durability (MIL-SPEC Tested)

    Military-specification testing validates ruggedness, durability, and quality by testing against eight parameters: high pressure, humidity, vibration, high temperature, temperature shock, low pressure (15,000 ft), low temperature, and dust.

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    Productivity
    Maximum Data Security

    Maximum Data Security

    Turn your computer into a highly protected vault with a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip, which adds a higher level of encryption and guards against unauthorized user access.

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    Manageability Tools for the Enterprise

    Manageability Tools for the Enterprise

    Remote access, easy upgrades and rescue / recovery tools streamline maintenance processes, improve productivity, and keep costs low.

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    Specialized Application Processing

    Specialized Application Processing

    ISV-certified for hundreds of graphics- and computation-intensive programs like AutoCAD, Solid Edge, and Pro/ Engineer™ Wildfire™.

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    Integrated Webcam

    Integrated Webcam

    Built-in webcams enable easy participation in web chats and video-conferencing, featuring resolution up to 720p HD, with low-light sensivitity, wide-angle viewing, and face-tracking.

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    Versatile Features, Value Price

    Versatile Features, Value Price

    Select series deliver high value pricing with more affordable features available, ensuring the most impact for the least cost.

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    Entertainment
    Built-In Optical Drive

    Built-In Optical Drive

    Includes integrated Blu-ray Disc™ reader/writer or DVD reader/writer.

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    Gaming/Advanced Graphics Processing

    Gaming/Advanced Graphics Processing

    Lose yourself for hours in your favorite videogames with high-performance capabilities: 3D technology, dazzling HD displays, blazing-fast HD graphics (with available switchable graphics technology), HDMI ports, and vivid surround sound.

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    Dolby® Home Theater®

    Dolby® Home Theater®

    Experience full-impact 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound anywhere with Dolby Home Theater v4 on your PC. All the power and nuance of the cinema, all the immediacy of live performance — now from a laptop.

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    Dolby® Advanced Audio™

    Dolby® Advanced Audio™

    Dolby® Advanced Audio™ v2 is a suite of audio technologies that enables a PC to deliver a crisp, clear cinematic surround sound experience over its built-in speakers. It also adds clarity to sound from headphones.

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    Design
    Classic Design

    Classic Design

    Sophisticated and timeless, these laptops project a professional image with traditional covers, award-winning keyboards, and solid construction.

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    Stylish Colors & Textures

    Stylish Colors & Textures

    Assorted textures and patterns (including leather-style palm rests and 3D-effect covers), vibrant colors, and unique design touches provide a modern appeal for those who want to make a statement.

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    TrackPoint® Navigation

    TrackPoint® Navigation

    With the support of a touchpad, the red TrackPoint® button on the keyboard acts as a mouse/cursor to help scroll and navigate with greater flexibility. Note that all models include an integrated touchpad or for some of our 2013 models that are further optimized for Windows 8, a 5-point click integrated TrackPad.

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    CUSTOM DETAILS

    CUSTOM DETAILS

    You can tell the difference, from durable hinges to acclaimed keyboards.

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