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Lenovo has introduced what it claims is not only the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad yet, but also the fastest ultraportable around.

The X201 is a 12.1in model and packs in a "normal Volt" Core i7 processor, the 2.66GHz i7-620M, Lenovo said. You can also opt for a Core i5 CPU, if you want a cheaper option.

Lenovo X201s

CULV-less: Lenovo's X201s has full-voltage Core i7 on board

The company also claimed the machine delivers a 11-hour plus battery life, though that's with an optional nine-cell battery - the standard model comes with a four-cell power pack.

A slightly thinner and lighter variant, the X201s, weighs in at 1.14kg and gets an extra hour out of that optional nine-cell battery - and presumably more from the standard one too. It's also built out of carbon fibre.

Lenovo is also preparing a tablet version, the X201t, which sports a capacitive multitouch display

Lenovo X201t

X201 tablet: multi-touch screen for pen or fingers

The ThinkPad X201, X201s, X201 tablet go on sale next month with prices starting at approximately £849, £1099 and £1149, respectively. ®

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