For avid readers wanting to see the spec comparison between the older Lenovo ThinkPad with the newly launched Apple Macbook Pro, below is the comparison. For those who want to buy the Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E431 laptop, the specs and price in Australia are also seen below:
Design And Display
The Lenovo ThinkPad comes with a 10.1-inch IPS LCD touchscreen, rendering 800 x 1280 pixel resolution. The Macbook Pro 13 is a 13.3-inch LED backlit screen with keyboard for input. Native resolution on the Apple device is 1280 x 800 pixels.
The Lenovo ThinkPad has 10.24 x 7.15 x 0.55-inch dimensions and weighs about 730 grams. The Macbook Pro 13 comes with 12.78 x 8.94 x 0.95-inch dimensions and weighs about 2.06 kilograms.
Hardware And Operating System
The Lenovo ThinkPad has a 1 GHz dual core processor and Nvidia Tegra 2 chipset. It comes in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants. The Macbook Pro 13 carries a 2.5 GHz dual core Intel core i5 processor and also comes with a 2.9 GHz dual core Intel i7 processor variant.
The Lenovo ThinkPad runs on the Android operating system, the Honeycomb version on the device can be upgraded to the Ice Cream Sandwich version. It has 1 GB of RAM. The Macbook Pro 13 runs on the X Mountain Lion operating system. It may have 4 GB and 8 GB RAM options.
The Lenovo ThinkPad is equipped with a 5 MP primary camera and a 2 MP secondary camera. The Macbook Pro 13 has a 720p FaceTime HD camera and being a laptop it does not have a secondary camera.
Keyboard And Trackpad On Macbook Pro 13
The Macbook Pro 13 carries a full size backlit keyboard, including 12 function keys and four arrow keys and ambient light sensor. The multi-touch trackpad supports inertial scrolling, pinch, rotate, swipe, three-finger swipe, four-finger swipe, tap, double-tap and drag capabilities.
Lenovo ThinkPad Laptops
Readers who prefer a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop can consider the Edge series. The Edge E431 comes with a 14 inch touch screen with Intel Core i5-3230M Processor and Windows 8 operating system. It has 4 GB of RAM and 500 GB of hard disk drive.
Price In Australia
The Macbook Pro 13 is sold at around AU $1,349 for the i5 processor and 4 GB Ram and the AU $1,649 for the i7 processor and 8 GB RAM. The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 Laptop is around AU $799 in Australia.
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