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EXTREME MOBILITY FOR PROFESSIONALS.

Tough, slim and light, the 12.5" ThinkPad X230 elevates the business laptop to a new level with its vivid IPS display, purer sound and peerless keyboard ergonomics. Start faster, resume faster and charge your battery less, giving you more time to strive for success.

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Features

Weighs Less than 3lbs

Whether you're travelling around the world or commuting between offices, starting at 2.96 lbs, the X230 won't weigh you down.

Up to 24.9 Hours Battery Life

The X230's 6-cell battery offers up to 9.9 hours unplugged, or pair with an optional external slice battery and get up to 20.1 hours.

3G, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth®

Wherever you are you will be able to get connected with a complete suite of wireless technology and Lenovo Mobile Access means you don't need an expensive long-term contract.

12.5-inch HD Display with 300 NIT IPS Technology

Vivid colors and nearly 180-degree wide-screen viewing angles make viewing and working a pleasure on the X230 laptop.

Precision Keyboard

The new precision island keyboard with improved ergonomic design and optional backlight is the best ThinkPad keyboard yet.

Integrated 720p HD Webcam and Dual Digital Array Microphones

Crystal clear video & audio, face tracking and keystroke noise suppression technology will help you web conference or chat like you're really there.

Dolby® Speakers with Advanced Audio™ v2

Enjoy an immersive surround sound experience whether listening to a presentation or kicking back with a movie.

MIL-SPEC Tested

Validates the ruggedness, durability, and quality of the ThinkPad X230 by testing against eight parameters: high pressure, humidity, vibration, high temperature, temperature shock, low pressure (15,000 ft), low temperature, and dust.

ThinkVantage Technologies

With easy to use, practical and secure software solutions including Password Manager, Rescue and Recovery, and Access Connections, Lenovo has got you covered.

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Tech Specs

PDFThinkPad X230 Laptop Datasheet

PDFThinkPad X230 User Guide

DescriptionThinkPad X230 Laptop
Processor
  • Intel® Core™ i3-2370M (2.40 GHz, 3MB L3, 1333MHz FSB)
  • Intel® Core™ i5-3210M (3.10 GHz, 3MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
  • Intel® Core™ i5-3320M (3.30 GHz, 3MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
  • Intel® Core™ i5-3360M (3.60 GHz, 3MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-3520M (3.60 GHz, 4MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
Operating System
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
  • Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Memory
Up to 16GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Storage
  • HDD
  • 500GB (5400rpm)
  • 320GB/500GB (7200rpm)
  • SSD
  • 128GB SSD SATA3
  • Intel® 180GB SSD SATA3
Display
  • 12.5" HD 300 NIT Wide-Viewing (IPS) Panel
  • 12.5" HD 200 NIT Panel
Webcam
Low-light 720p HD camera with face-tracking
Battery Life
Up to 24 hours with optional Lenovo 90W Ultraslim AC/DC Combo Adapter
Dimensions (WxDxH)
305mm x 206.5mm x 19 - 26.6mm (12.01" x 8.13" x 0.75" - 1.05")
Weight
1.34kg (2.96lbs)
I/O (INPUT/OUTPUT) Ports
  • 1 Mini DisplayPort with audio
  • 1 VGA
  • 2 USB 3.0
  • 1 USB 2.0
  • 1 Always on USB 2.0
  • 1 4-in-1 SD Card Reader (SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC slot)
  • 1 Express Card 54mm
  • 1 Smart Card Reader† (Only available on select models.)
Wireless WWAN
  • Qualcomm® Gobi™ 4k LTE VzW/HSPA
  • Qualcomm® Gobi™ 3K 14.4Mbps/HSPA
  • Ericsson HSPA+ WWAN Minicard (H5321gw)
Optical Drive
UltraBase with Multi-Burner
Communication
Ethernet RJ45
Audio
Dolby® Advanced Audio™ 2.0
Keyboard
ThinkPad Precision Keyboard: island-style, six-rows with optional backlight
Graphics
  • Intel® HD 3000 Graphics
  • Intel® HD 4000 Graphics
WIMAX/WIFI
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250 (Kilmer Peak) 2x2 AGN
  • ThinkPad 1x1 b/g/n
  • Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2200 (2x2 BGN)
  • Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 AGN
  • Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN
  • Qualcomm Gobi 3000
  • Integrated Mobile Broadband (Sierra Wireless MC7750 - Gobi 4000 for Verizon LTE and EV-DO)
Battery
  • 4 cell (29 Wh), up to 8.9 hrs
  • 6 cell (63 Wh), up to 9.9 hrs
  • 9 cell (94 Wh), up to 14.8 hrs
  • 6 cell (57 Wh) slice battery, up to 24.9 hrs with 9 cell and 6 cell slice

    Software Offerings

    Offerings [RSB]Description [RSB]
    Supported Lenovo Tools
    • Access Connections
    • Lenovo Solutions for Small Business
    • Password Manager 4.0
    • Power Manager
    Preloaded Applications
    • Adobe® Reader®
    • Intel® Learning Series Software Suite
    • Microsoft Office 2010 (requires purchase of product key for activation)
    • Microsoft Windows® Live™ Essentials
    • Norton™ Internet Security™ (30-day free trial)

      Accessories & Services

      • Lenovo Slim USB Portable DVD Burner (0A33988)

        Lenovo Slim USB Portable DVD Burner (0A33988)

        Slimmer, lighter and more portable than ever! The Lenovo Slim USB Portable DVD Burner -- is a small form factor external portable DVD and CD recordable drive powered by one or two available USB 2.0 ports with one USB Y cable, depending on configuration.

      • Lenovo USB 3.0 Dock / Port Replicator (0A33970)

        Lenovo USB 3.0 Dock / Port Replicator (0A33970)

        Enables a clutter-free desktop with cable management for multiple monitors, LAN, and up to five USB devices.

      • Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)

        Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)

        The portable, ambidextrous Lenovo Wireless Laser Mouse is perfect for anyone looking for a compact mouse to use every day and while on-the-go. Scroll through documents, spreadsheets, and more with increased accuracy and control – plus, an advanced power management system, a high-efficiency laser sensor, and an off switch help to maximize your battery life.

      • ThinkPad Ultraportable Case (41U5062)

        ThinkPad Ultraportable Case (41U5062)

        For protection and easy transport.

      Protect Your ThinkPad Laptop With Lenovo Services
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      Why Lenovo Services?

      • Comprehensive portfolio of award-winning services to support your PC throughout its lifecycle.
      • Services performed by Lenovo-certified technicians using Lenovo-qualified parts. No one knows our machines like we do!
      • Global delivery network and infrastructure delivering expertise where you need it most.

      24/7 Access to Advanced Technicians

      • Priority Technical Support makes your priority, our priority. 24x7 priority call routing to Lenovo’s advanced-level technicians, electronic incident tracking, and escalation management.

      On-Site Convenience and Extended Protection

      • Extended Warranties (up to 5 years) offer fixed term, fixed cost protection to help you accurately budget for PC expenses.
      • Warranty Upgrades/On-Site Service can maximize uptime and productivity with convenient, fast repair service at your place of business.

      Drops or Spills? No Problem With Accidental Damage Protection

      • Accidents happen, but it’s still possible to protect yourself from expensive, unexpected repairs. Lenovo provides coverage for damage incurred outside of warrantee under normal operating conditions, such as minor spills, drops, electrical surges, or damage to the integrated display.

      Ultimate Data Security

      • Keep Your Drive allows you to retain possession of your drive and data for maximum security and protection. (Not available in all regions.)
      Standard on the X230:
      Battery Life
      Up to 9.9 hours with standard 6 cell battery
      Weight
      Starting at 1.36 kg (2.99 lbs)
      Microphones
      Dual noise-cancelling HD microphones
      Speakers
      Stereo speakers with Dolby® Advanced Audio™ v2
      Ports
      Mini DP, VGA, 2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, Combo jack, 4-in-1 SD card reader
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      COOL MACHINES.

      Our systems are built to lessen heat in critical areas, and our fans are specially designed to run quietly with the least amount of power. That means less strain on the system's components, lower power consumption, and more comfort for the user handling the system.

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