Pros

  • Extended battery life
  • Nice docking station

Cons

  • Optical drive not integrated
  • No touchpad; eraserhead only

At A Glance

The optical drive is not integrated, but in all else--especially battery life--this business portable is top-notch.

Manufacturer’s Description

ThinkPad X61 Notebook is designed for extremely mobile users who spend most of their time working away from the office. This small and light notebook is optimised for portability and long battery life.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 767559U
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 7.80 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 12.10 "
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 GMA X3100
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 160 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Lenovo Group Limited
Manufacturer Part Number 767559U
UPC Code 883609254841
Brand Name Lenovo
Product Name ThinkPad X61 Notebook
Marketing Information ThinkPad X61 Notebook is designed for extremely mobile users who spend most of their time working away from the office. This small and light notebook is optimised for portability and long battery life.
Product Model 767559Y
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
Product Line ThinkPad
Product Series X61
Memory
Standard Memory 2 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-667/PC2-5300
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • ThinkPad X61 Notebook
  • Lithium lon Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Docking
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Model PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology CDMA2000 (1xEV-DO)
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core 2 Duo
Processor Model T7300
Processor Speed 2 GHz
Cache 4 MB
Bus Speed 800 MHz
Software
Operating System Windows Vista Business
Operating System Architecture 32-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type Trackpoint
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type CardBus Type II, Communication Daughter Card

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 75.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Battery
Battery Life 6:14:46 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 309.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 404.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 405.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 578.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 559.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 830.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 282.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 903.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 249.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 15.48   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 8.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 397.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0