If you want speed, definitely go with a Core Duo processor. The underside of the R60 has the expansion slot for if you want to put the notebook into a docking station. You can also see the battery and how it locks in with this view. The R60 under review has the following specs:. This R60 weighs just under 7lbs and my T43 weighs around 5.

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Demanding types will wish the IPS lenogo option that is offered with the T60 were available here. This R60 weighs just under 7lbs and my T43 weighs around 5.

Lenovo ThinkPad R60e

Our review machine happens to be a bit of a show off and speed demon. Below is the R60 acting as a tent, you ibm lenovo r60e see the battery and AC jack plus a fan is all we have here.

Reception is fine, no troubles, the antenna of the R60 is in the screen to give extra range. Keep in mind too, inside you have a magnesium constructed roll cage to protect components, so although plastic will succumb to cracking during a fall more so than magnesium alloy, your internals are further protected by a sturdy skeleton.

In the picture below you see it next to my full time laptop, the ThinkPad T43 The R60 is not a multimedia notebook and as such the speakers are there for system sounds and listening to say streaming talk radio or Podcasts on iTunes software.

On paper, it seems that very similar configurations can be made. Ibm lenovo r60e bit of ibm lenovo r60e leakage is seen at the bottom of the screen, but certainly not much or anything to be concerned about ibm lenovo r60e large image.

Ibm lenovo r60e lid of the R60 is constructed of plastic while the T60 is made of a mag-alloy — a sturdier more rugged material. You can also see ibm lenovo r60e battery and how it locks in with lenofo view. Visit our network of sites: Many options on the T60 are available on the R60 and sizes are very similar.

The R60 has two rather large fan vents, one on the back and one on the left side. In fact, the ThinkPad T60 I reviewed earlier in the year had essentially the same specs and performance results as this Ibm lenovo r60e Wireless network management application with the R60, just click on the network you want to connect to. You can configure the R60 to be a speed demon or one that simply gets the job done. The R60 is recommended for small business buyers and those in education.

ThinkPad TopSeller R60e notebook models — Ideal for small and medium business

The T60 also comes with a new Access Connections IBM built-in software for managing wireless look that displays all the wireless networks in range on a little map with strength. If you want to listen to music with any type of enjoyable experience plug in headphones or external speakers for a richer audio ibm lenovo r60e. As far as brightness and quality, the R60 screen is good. The R60 uses a rugged plastic case design. In using the R60 without Wi-Fi and at medium brightness 3rd notch of 7 it ibm lenovo r60e 3 hours 47 minutes of battery life when used lightly ibm lenovo r60e review, or idling.

In addition a couple of rubber feet elevate the laptop slightly to provide airflow underneath. R60 right side view view large image.

Lenovo ThinkPad R60 Review (pics, specs)

If you want speed, definitely go with a Core Duo processor. You can see here the R60 is thicker than my T43, the T43 ibm lenovo r60e on the left and the R60 on the ibm lenovo r60e view large image. You can change your settings at any time. The R60 does not use the same case construction as the T60 and it is not as wonderfully thin and light. The Intel Core Duo 2. Below are the Super Pi result calculations for crunching the numbers on 2-million digits of accuracy for Pi:.

However, the T60 is thinner and has a more durable casing.

The all black design makes distinguishing the two notebooks tough from afar.