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Lenovo ThinkPad X61s

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad X61s. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and durability. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical views about the screen. Views are divided on the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo ThinkPad X61s is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo ThinkPad X61s

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad X61s from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the size and usability. The performance and durability are also mentioned favorably, whereas the screen and price get mixed views.

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93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s (UK449UK)

 

A business orientated ultra-portable with embedded HSDPA, does this Lenovo continue the long tradition of the ThinkPad brand?

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : TechRadar (techradar.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s review

 

A well built ultraportable, but does it live up to our expectations?

Small and lightweight ; Great usability ; Good software package

Disappointing battery life ; Inferior performance

Outstanding usability in an ultraportable chassis, but battery life is poor

Apr, 2008

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s review

 

The X61s's predecessor won our ultra-portable laptop Labs a year ago.

Apr, 2008

Expert review by : Michelle Thatcher (cnet.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s review: Lenovo ThinkPad X61s

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s

Solid performance, thanks to the latest Core 2 Duo processor; extremely portable design; excellent keyboard; fingerprint reader; easy-to-use ThinkVantage utility; lengthy battery life with extended battery.

Lacks built-in optical drive; standard-aspect display feels outdated.

The ThinkPad X61s provides excellent dual-core performance in a lightweight, compact package that's still comfortable to use.

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : ZaZ (NotebookReview.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s Review

 

My first thought when pulling this the X61s out of the box was - this thing is tiny.  Then I found the battery which is amazingly about a third of the total weight of the system.  I forgot how small the X series is since I hadn't seen one in awhile. ...

Good Build Quality ; Zippy Performance ; Long Battery Life ; Light Weight ; Clear and Bright Screen ; ThinkVantage Tools ; Marvelous Keyboard ; Docking Options

Loose Screen ; Single Speaker ; Office Trial

The X61s has been a nice contrast to my R60.  I like my R60 a lot, but at times it seems heavy to me.  When I get my next notebook, I might go with something smaller like this X61. After having spent some time with the X61s, I can see why people have...

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : Michelle Thatcher (cnet.com.au)

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s - Laptops

 

Solid performance, thanks to the latest Core 2 Duo processor, Extremely portable design, Excellent keyboard, Fingerprint reader, Easy-to-use ThinkVantage utility, Lengthy battery life with extended battery

Lacks built-in optical drive, Standard-aspect display feels outdated

The ThinkPad X61s provides excellent dual-core performance in a lightweight, compact package that's still comfortable to use.

Jul, 2007

Expert review by : Michelle Thatcher (cnet.com.au)

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s review: Lenovo ThinkPad X61s

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s

Solid performance, thanks to the latest Core 2 Duo processor; extremely portable design; excellent keyboard; fingerprint reader; easy-to-use ThinkVantage utility; lengthy battery life with extended battery.

Lacks built-in optical drive; standard-aspect display feels outdated.

The ThinkPad X61s provides excellent dual-core performance in a lightweight, compact package that's still comfortable to use.

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : ZDNet (zdnet.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X61s

 

The ThinkPad X61s provides excellent dual-core performance in a lightweight, compact package that's still comfortable to use.

Solid performance, thanks to the latest Core 2 Duo processor, Extremely portable design, Excellent keyboard, Fingerprint reader, Easy-to-use ThinkVantage utility, Lengthy battery life with extended battery

Lacks built-in optical drive, Standard-aspect display feels outdated

Jul, 2007

Expert review by : Laptop Views (laptopviews.com)

Expert Review

 

The Lenovo Thinkpad X61s laptop PC is powered by 1.40 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor L7300 with 2 MB L2 Cache, 667 MHz FSB featuring Intel Mobile 945GM Express Chipset motherboard, 1-GB DDR2 PC2-5300 SDRAM (2-GB max), 160-GB 5400 rpm SATA hard disk...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Benjamin Kraft (tomsguide.com)

Strange Mix-Up: Lenovo Thinkpad X61s

 

Thinkpads, originally developed by IBM and now produced by the Chinese company Lenovo, are biz-standards, but our configuration wasn't...

Sep, 2008
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