Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2012

Good time for buying THINKPADS!

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  • Nov 29th, 2012 11:56 am
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Good time for buying THINKPADS!

Just heads up...
http://shoplenovo.i2.com/SEUILibrary/co ... ode=FNDEPP

They have cheaper models starting at only ~$650 but the two below are basically top notch..


You save ~$100-$200 (BLACKFRIDAY NOT CAXNOV2012 COUPON )


Thinkpad T530 - ~$900 or ~$1100 with FHD (1920 x 1080) Screen
Intel Core i5-3360M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
NVIDIA NVS 5400M Graphics with Optimus Technology, 1GB DDR3 Memory

9 Cell Li-Ion TWL 70++
15.6" HD+ (1600 x 900) LED Backlit AntiGlare Display, Mobile Broadband Ready

Windows 8 Pro 64
4 GB DDR3 - 1600MHz (1 DIMM)
Keyboard (Backlit) US English
UltraNav with Fingerprint Reader
720p HD Camera with Microphone
500GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm
DVD Recordable 8x Max, Dual Layer, Ultrabay Enhanced w/ SW Royalty for Windows 8
Express Card Slot & 4-in-1 Card Reader
90W AC Adapter - US (2pin)
Bluetooth 4.0 with Antenna
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 AGN

Thinkpad T430 ~$850.00
Intel Core i5-3360M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
9 Cell Li-Ion TWL 70++
14.0" HD+ (1600 x 900) LED Backlit AntiGlare Display, Mobile Broadband Ready
NVIDIA NVS 5400M Graphics with Optimus Technology, 1GB DDR3 Memory

Windows 8 Pro 64
4 GB DDR3 - 1600MHz (1 DIMM)
Keyboard (Backlit) US English
UltraNav with Fingerprint Reader
720p HD Camera with Microphone
500GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm
DVD Recordable 8x Max, Dual Layer, Ultrabay Enhanced w/ SW Royalty for Windows 8
Express Card Slot & 4-in-1 Card Reader & Smart Card Reader
90W AC Adapter - US (2pin)
Bluetooth 4.0 with Antenna
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 AGN


Lenovo Thinkpad T430 review
http://www.laptopmag.com/review/laptops ... -t430.aspx
9 cell = 13 hours of battery life

http://www.notebookreview.com/default.a ... d+t430&p=1
9 cell = 15 hours of battery life


Lenovo Thinkpad T530 review
http://blog.laptopmag.com/15-inch-busin ... tude-e5530
9 cell = ~11 hours of battery life

http://www.notebookcheck.net/Review-Len ... 027.0.html
9 cell = ~10 hours of battery life
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just waiting for the daily door busters starting tomorrow

Likely getting a T530 by saturday
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possible a X1C deal? seems new trend is convertible /twist multi-touch screen with win8
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Low end T430u for $584.
Intel Core i5-3317U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.60 GHz)
Windows 8 64
14.0W HD (1366 x 768) LED, Anti-Glare, Black (With No WWAN)
Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel Core Processor i5-3317U
4 GB DDR3 - 1600MHz (1 DIMM)
Keyboard US English International with a Euro symbol
320GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm
24 GB Micro Solid State Drive, Serial ATA3 with ExpressCache and Diskeeper utility
3 cell Li-polymer Battery 47 Whr
65W AC Adapter - US (2pin)
ThinkPad a/b/g/n Wireless & Bluetooth 4.0 (2x2 ABGN & BT 4.0)
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at both ends wrote:
Nov 21st, 2012 10:23 pm
Low end T430u for $584.
That's got 3 cell battery --- ewww

They have T430 (regular) with the 6 cell for a little bit more
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good laptop...but, is there touch screen thinkpad ?
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never buy unless a price error period
Finally I bought my revo at 305$. Plus acer timelineX 3820T for 570$ and H340 for 230$. My home is full of Acer products, low price, medium quality but better life.
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eyesonme wrote:
Nov 21st, 2012 11:35 pm
never buy unless a price error period
tough thing to follow...lately none of the price error orders been going through...tried one a month back...order cancelled
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Toronto
well, i dont think it is a good time, because it is still a little expensive
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T430s is at 721 with the lowest configurations, good deal... I find that the the t430/t430s/t530 is pretty ugly IMO
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zakregent wrote:
Nov 22nd, 2012 12:11 am
T430s is at 721 with the lowest configurations, good deal... I find that the the t430/t430s/t530 is pretty ugly IMO
Meh - it's more "conservative"
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I was hoping for X series deals :cry:
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T430U with these configurations only 716.80, MIDNIGHTDEAL ONLY!

Coupon: T430UDEAL

3351CTO - 1 Year Depot/Express Warranty
Intel Core i5-3427U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.80 GHz)
Windows 8 64
14.0W HD (1366 x 768) LED, Anti-Glare, Black (With No WWAN)
Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel Core Processor i5-3427U
8 GB DDR3 - 1600MHz (1 DIMM)
Fingerprint Reader
500GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm
3 cell Li-polymer Battery 47 Whr
ThinkPad a/b/g/n Wireless & Bluetooth 4.0 (2x2 ABGN & BT 4.0)
No Mobile Broadband support
1 Year Depot/Express Warranty
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