Lenovo’s ThinkPad X130e student-oriented notebook is now available for just $429. Built to withstand K-12 education environment, the X130 is MILSPEC-tested for durability and comes with rubber bumper around top cover and stronger corners, bezel, hinges, keyboard and ports. The alway-son Active Protection System also protect the notebook against sudden drops.
The ThinkPad X130e is powered either AMD Fusion E-300 1.3GHz processor with AMD Radeon HD6140 graphics (model , or Intel Core i3-2367M ULV 1.4GHz processor with Intel GMA HD 3000 graphics. Both models sport 4GB of RAM (Max 8GB) and 250GB hard drive (max 500GB). The X130e has a 11.6-inch 1366×768 LED-backlit LCD display and a low-light sensitive VGA webcam. It supports WiFi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth and mobile broadband are available as an options.
The AMD model is priced at $429 and the Intel model costs $549.