ThinkPad X300 Now Available for Just $2,404

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MacBook and MacBook Pros may be coming later today to the Apple Store, but the Lenovo ThinkPad X300 is available now at the Lenovo online store, starting at a "sale price" of $2,404 instead of $3,006 (Lenovo's "previous price") or Mossberg's $2,476 quote. Full configurations after the jump.

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ThinkPad X300 13 inch widescreen with integrated graphics and DVDRW Price: $2,488.80

System processor[1]
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo SL7100 (1.2GHz, 4MB L2, 800MHz FSB)

Display type
13.3 WXGA+ TFT (LED backlight) 3x3 UltraConnect II

System graphics
Intel® Graphics Media Adapter X3100

Total memory[8]
1 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz SODIMM Memory (1 DIMM)

Hard Drive[4]
64 GB Solid State Drive

Fixed Bay Device[5]
Ultrathin DVD Burner

Wireless Card[10]
Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG (supporting Centrino Pro)

Battery[60]
ThinkPad X300 Series 3 Cell LiPolymer Battery

ThinkPad X300 13 inch widescreen with integrated graphics and 3 cell bay battery
Price: $2,404.80

System processor[1]
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo SL7100 (1.2GHz, 4MB L2, 800MHz FSB)

Display type
13.3 WXGA+ TFT (LED backlight) 3x3 UltraConnect II

System graphics
Intel® Graphics Media Adapter X3100

Total memory[8]
1 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz SODIMM Memory (1 DIMM)

Hard Drive[4]
64 GB Solid State Drive

Fixed Bay Device[5]
ThinkPad X300 Series 3 Cell LiPolymer Bay Battery

Wireless Card[10]
Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG (supporting Centrino Pro)

Battery[60]
ThinkPad X300 Series 3 Cell LiPolymer Battery

[Lenovo]

DISCUSSION

kaisermachead
kaisermachead

On the hardware front, this is definitely a better deal on paper than the Air (though the Air makes this thing look like an ogre aesthetically), but Vista is the deal-breaker for me. If it had XP, I'd say this was damn near perfection.