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Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon Now Optimized for Windows 8 Touch

  Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon Now Optimized for Windows 8 Touch

    Thin, light and durable carbon fiber Ultrabook captures the Windows 8
                                  experience

Business Wire

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- December 11, 2012

Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) today announced the new ThinkPad X1
Carbon Touch, optimized for Windows 8 and now adds touch experience to the
industry’s leading business class Ultrabook. The X1 Carbon and X1 Carbon Touch
are developed from superior grade carbon fiber and deliver legendary
durability and the highest levels of performance. The new X1 Carbon Touch
paves the way for mobile professionals who demand the best in mobility and
entertainment and want to experience the simplicity of touch gesture control.

“Bringing touch gesture control to our best ThinkPad ever is a natural
evolution of the portfolio and a big step towards fulfilling our promise to
bring computers into a new PC+ era,” said Peter Hortensius, president, Lenovo
Product Group. “We are excited to be able to offer customers the best
experience in a thin and light business class Ultrabook. The X1 Carbon Touch
is the Ultrabook to beat.”

The X1 Carbon Touch – The World’s Lightest 14” Touch Notebook

Weighing in at a svelte 3.4 pounds and just 20.8mm thin, the ThinkPad X1
Carbon Touch is constructed with carbon fiber material that provides strength
and durability beyond traditional notebook materials. You can interact
naturally with smooth 10 finger touch on the vibrant 14 inch HD+ display and
further enrich your Windows 8 experience using the large multi-gesture glass
touchpad.

Even with its thin and light design, the X1 Carbon Touch packs a punch. Revel
in the power of Intel Core i5 and i7 processors and enjoy multimedia content
with Dolby Home Theater v4. Certified as the first Ultrabook optimized for
Microsoft Lync, the HD face tracking camera and dual array microphones ensure
high quality video and voice track capability without the need to use USB
peripherals.

For the true mobile warrior, a new optional slim 65W AC adapter is now offered
as the perfect companion for your new X1 Carbon Touch. At just 17mm thin and
weighing 53% less (235g) than the standard AC adapter, it fits neatly into
your bag and gives you maximum portability as you travel with the world’s
lightest 14” Ultrabook.

For the business user the X1 Carbon Touch provides peace of mind for any
situation with state of the art security and manageability including vPro,
Integrated Fingerprint Reader, Trusted Platform Module and BIOS encryption.
Lenovo’s RapidCharge technology provides the industry’s fastest charge times
while the 8 hours of battery life and optional 3G connectivity ensures maximum
productivity virtually anywhere.

Pricing and Availability^1

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is available now at www.lenovo.com or through
Lenovo business partners. Prices start at $1,499.

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About Lenovo

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $US30 billion personal technology company
– and the second largest PC company in the world, serving customers in more
than 160 countries. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and
mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a
highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by
Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the
company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and
easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include
legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well
as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including
tablets and smart phones. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan;
Beijing, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, see
www.lenovo.com.

^1Prices do not include tax or shipping and are subject to change without
notice and is tied to specific terms and conditions. Reseller prices may vary.
Price does not include all advertised features. All offers subject to
availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and
specifications at any time without notice.

Contact:

Lenovo
Kristy Fair, 919-257-6329
krisfair@lenovo.com