The Lenovo Thinkpad X230 (2325-Y97) can handle any kind of tasks at ease thanks to its ultra powerful processor. One of the key aspects of this device is its ultra light outfit which is extremely sturdy as well. It lacks gaming efficiency but has quality speakers to account for entertainment purposes.
Display and Design
The Lenovo Thinkpad X230 (2325-Y97) shows off a 12.5-inch HD LED backlit display which looks sharper than the usual 15.6-inch panel with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. With the matte anti-glare finish, this screen enables you to stare at it and work continuously without any strain.
In spite of being loaded in a 26.6mm thick robust black colored body, the device has an ultra low weight of just 1.3kg making it easily portable.
Processor and OS
At the heart of the device, there is a 3rd generation Intel Core i5 3230M GPU which is paired with QM87 Express chipset and has a clock speed of 2.6GHz to deliver ultra fast performance. The CPU is assisted by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM whose capacity can be increased up to 8GB via the 2 unused memory slots. Due to the lack of any external graphics support, it manages high tech videos and games with the built in Intel HD 4000 GPU. It runs 64 bit Windows 7 Professional OS out of the box.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo Thinkpad X230 (2325-Y97) boasts of an amazing HD webcam which is paired with noise cancelling dual array HD microphone to deliver high quality video calling experience. It meets the storage needs of the user with a 500GB SATA HDD operating at 7200 rpm to deliver faster response.
A touchpad with a trackpoint and a backlit keyboard have been installed in the gadget to give comfortable computing experience. The stereo speakers are powered by Dolby Enhanced Audio 2.0 to deliver premium quality sound.
Battery and Connectivity
With a 6 cell Li-ion battery, the Lenovo Thinkpad X230 (2325-Y97) is capable of delivering a stunning backup of up to 9 hours. Apart from the usual connectivity options like VGA port, digital media reader, HDMI out, 1 USB 3.0 port, 2 USB 2.0 slots, Ethernet Gigabit, WLAN and Bluetooth, the laptop has features like one mini display port, one 3.5mm audio port and one 34mm Express card slot.