Lenovo has announced on Tuesday (May 15th) its entire ThinkPad line will be getting a refresh for 2012. The whole line will be upgraded with Intel's latest processing technology Ivy Bridge, USB 3.0 ports and Lenovo's own ThinkPad Precision Keyboard.
The thing about the ThinkPad Precision Keyboard is offering a precise and yet comfortable typing experience, and as per bloggers who managed to have a "hands-on", the keyboard, which has an optional bright backlight for those who might have any sight difficulties, does not disappoint.
The ThinkPad L-series will come equipped with Lenovo's recent unveiled RapidCharge technology, as the name says, it charges your laptop pretty fast and with a long-lasting battery (Lenovo promises up to 9.5 hours). ThinkPad L430 (14-inch), L530 (15-inch) will retail for $879.
14-inch T430 and 430s, and 15-inch T530 will offer up to 30 hours of battery life (WOW) and a 720p HD camera. The trio will come with Thunderbolt USB 3.0 ports and Ivy Bridge Core i7-variants. The T430s will retail for $879, while the others will be out for $1,399.
The ThinkPad W530 is a perfect-gamer in configurations. 32GB of RAM and a quad-core Ivy Bridge processor. It retails for $1,529. Rounding up, ThinkPad X230 (pictured) and X230T will get Ivy Bridge upgrades with 4G mobile connectivity compatibility, they will retail for $1,179 and $1,479, respectively.