Pros

  • Protective roll cage offers sturdiness

Cons

  • Poor audio; no memory card slots

At A Glance

Providing long battery life but a staid design, the R60 overall is a solid choice for mainstream users on a budget.

Manufacturer’s Description

ThinkPad R60 is affordable and lightweight notebook with great performance, outstanding battery life and large, bright displays.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 94553KU
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 5.20 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
S-Video Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Screen Mode XGA
Screen Resolution 1024 x 768
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 60 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Optical Drive Type Combo Drive
General Information
Manufacturer Lenovo Group Limited
UPC Code 883609152093
Manufacturer Part Number 94553KU
Brand Name Lenovo
Product Name ThinkPad R60 Notebook
Marketing Information

ThinkPad R60 is affordable and lightweight notebook with great performance, outstanding battery life and large, bright displays.

Product Model 94553KU
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
Product Line ThinkPad
Product Series R60
Memory
Standard Memory 512 MB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-667/PC2-5300
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • ThinkPad R60 Notebook
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Model PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.6"
Width 13.1"
Depth 10.6"
Weight (Approximate) 108.8 oz
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core Duo
Processor Model T2300E
Processor Speed 1.66 GHz
Cache 2 MB
Bus Speed 667 MHz
Software
Operating System Windows XP Professional
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad, Trackpoint
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type PC Card Type II, ExpressCard/54

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 6:02   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 70.72   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 35.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 465.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Very Good
World Bench 5 Score 98.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 635.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 508.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 285.0
Ahead Nero 612.0
Windows Media Encoder 302.0
Roxio VideoWave 270.0
Adobe Photoshop 326.0
Microsoft Office XP 563.0
WinZip 397.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 411.0
Adobe Premiere 456.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 373.0