Lenovo ThinkPad SL400
Low price point doesn't strip away too many traditional ThinkPad features; uses current Centrino 2 platform; antiglare display option with every penny (it costs 5,000 pennies); same great ThinkPad keyboard you've come to know and love; optional 9-cell battery provides long life; WWAN is standard.
Magnesium alloy roll cage absent; Draft N Wi-Fi not offered; optional 9-cell battery brings weight up to a relatively hefty 6 pounds.
Lenovo didn't shed too many features in rolling out its cheapest ThinkPad to date, the 14-inch SL400. Don't let the glossy lid fool you, there are a lot of familiar ThinkPad touches that make it a good bet for business users.
03-Oct-2008 11:41 AM PDT