Thinkpad X61: My favorite is the X61 and X250.
Which are your favorite Thinkpads? What are the reasons? My favorite is the X61 and X250. Thanks.Which are your favorite Thinkpads? What are the reasons? My favorite is the X61 and X250. Thanks.
I love the X220 because of the classic keyboard and its boxy look and feel. Despite its age, I can get 5-6 hours on the X220 on a nine cell battery. Second favorite is the X280 because it was the first Thinkpad I bought.
T520 & T530 Formerly: L40SX , 700C, 755CD, 760ED, 560, 570, 380, 600X, X20, X23, X31, X40, A20P, A31P, T41P, T42, T43, T60P, T61, T530, T520, T470s, T480, transnote, panasonic CF28 , CF29, CF19 mk2 , CF19 mk5 soon a panasonic CF-33 win 10
eBay. I got a new one last week after the primary battery in this T470s unit up and died all of a sudden a week before, which resulted it halting the charging of the secondary battery. If your primary dies, you have to remove it so that the secondary can at least charge.
The IBM ThinkPad 701 with the butterfly keyboard is my favorite of all time because of the design and because I love ThinkPads of that era. They were compact and had relatively thin bezels years before any other manufacturers really thought of doing such things.
The 701 is a masterpiece. As far as I know, it’s the only laptop thats part of a permanent collection at a major museum (NYC’s Museum of Modern Art/MoMA).
I love the 700 series in general because they are the first ThinkPads and man did IBM come out swinging. Their first effort at making laptops and they were best in class and won several prestigious design awards Richard Sappers classic “bento box” design holds a special place in the hearts of millions. I’d say it’s arguably the most iconic laptop design ever made. ThinkPads, the original Apple Macintosh and the original Apple iMac are probably the most iconic computer designs of all time. Almost anyone can identify one at first sight.
The X220 is another favorite of mine because it’s the last X-series with the traditional keyboard design. I also love the old W-series. The W700ds with the slide out screen is particularly cool. I held onto my W530 out of nostalgia in fact.
My dream was always to have one W series 17” desktop replacement and one X-series ultraportable for on the go. I had to wait until they brought back the 17” ThinkPads though.
Now I’ve got my dream set up. A P17 for home and an x1 Nano to go. I thought it would be kind of fun to have the bookends of the line up. The biggest ThinkPad and the smallest/
I was so sorry to see that they killed off the 17.3” ThinkPad almost as quickly as they brought it back. Now the new P16 16” is the biggest one you can get. Not happy with some other design decisions made with it either but that’s a different topic…
4:3 T60/ T60p, T420 (last classic keyboard & many upgrades possibilities then X270 (last Xseries that includes dual batteries & proper docking support.
I like the X61 because of its small form factor. I like X250 because it's the first wide Thinpad X with good battery life.
My favourites are T60,T61,T43,X41
T480 with T25 keyboard, unfortunately I don't have one but it's the best of both worlds. Wish Lenovo made a classic keyboard for my T14.
My favorite from a nostalgic pov would be the 760ED, first one I ever used, had mpeg video acceleration, and another quirky keyboard that tilted up when you opened the lid. Favorite that I currently have and use is my loaded T480 with pretty much all the options.
for me its the T430, X230 and T440p. I think the T430 is one of the best thinkpads ever made but I like the improvements and sheer upgradablity of the T440p
My favorite ThinkPads:
X41, X201, x230, x260, T420 and the ones that I don't have: T460, x250, T480, X201s, T430s, T490.
actually I own more...
X201 (Yes another one 🤣)
Just posted in local Craig's list X201T and T440p as I'm not using them as much as others.