Pros

  • Fast for a netbook
  • Best keyboard in the business

Cons

  • Not an ultraportable, despite Lenovo's characterization

At A Glance

This is not an ultraportable, though Lenovo refers to it as such; rather, it's one of the best netbooks ever.

Manufacturer’s Description

X Series offers virtually every connectivity option available. For optimum wireless performance, our ultra durable patent-pending top cover technology molds strong, non-interfering glass-fiber sides to the tough carbon-fiber backing. Use convenient Access Connections software to manage your connectivity options as you change locations.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 05962RU
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 6 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
VGA Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 11.60 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Backlight Technology LED
HDCP Supported Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer AMD
Graphics Controller Model Radeon HD 6310
Storage
Storage Size 320 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA/300
Hard Drive RPM 7200
Optical Drive Type No
General Information
Manufacturer Lenovo Group Limited
Manufacturer Part Number 05962RU
UPC Code 645743004740
Brand Name Lenovo
Product Name ThinkPad X120e 05962RU Notebook
Marketing Information

X Series offers virtually every connectivity option available. For optimum wireless performance, our ultra durable patent-pending top cover technology molds strong, non-interfering glass-fiber sides to the tough carbon-fiber backing. Use convenient Access Connections software to manage your connectivity options as you change locations.

Product Model 05962RU
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
Product Line ThinkPad
Product Series X120e
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • ThinkPad X120e 05962RU Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Lenovo
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 3.0
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.2"
Width 11.1"
Depth 8.3"
Weight (Approximate) 52.96 oz
Color Matte Black
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Finger Print Reader No
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer AMD
Processor Model E-350
Processor Speed 1.60 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 1 MB
Chipset Manufacturer AMD
Chipset Model A50M FCH
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Professional
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad, Trackpoint

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 57.0
Battery
Battery Life 5:26   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 745.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 531.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 441.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 892.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 634.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 1502.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 458.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 329.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 379.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 9.8   Watts
Sleep power usage 1.2   Watt hours
Off power usage 0.0   Watt hours
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 27.42   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 27.69   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 18.72   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 18.31   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 800x600 11.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 8.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 20.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 17.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 17.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 17.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 863.0