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IBM has launched a fresh range of skinny notebooks.

Aimed at the mobile professional, the ThinkPad X Series machines weigh just 3.1 pounds and are less than an inch thick. Available from today, prices range from $2,199 to $3,099.

The range uses Intel chips - either Pentium III 600MHz or Mobile Celerons at 500MHz, and machines comes with 12.1 inch TFT screen with either Windows 98 or 2000 operating systems.

For wireless LAN, there is an optional 802.11b LAN PC card available. Bluetooth options - including a PC card - will also be on offer from next month.

The announcement rounds off Big Blue's revamp of its ThinkPads, and adds to the T Series, A Series and i Series launches. reg;

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