Lenovo Mobile Workstation Now Offers Dual-Screen Display
At CES, Lenovo will roll out a new version of its ThinkPad mobile workstation called the ThinkPad W700ds. This version of Lenovo's ThinkPad workstation offers two displays, with a secondary, 10.6-inch screen housed inside the main 17-inch display. Lenovo is also adding the option of using an Intel Core 2 Quad processor with the ThinkPad W700ds instead of the high-end Intel Core 2 Extreme chip. The Lenovo W700ds is being marketed toward professional photographers and those working in CAD fields.Lenovo is unveiling a version of its ThinkPad W700 mobile workstation at the upcoming CES expo that will incorporate a second, 10.6-inch LCD display into the laptop, allowing users to have a workstation notebook with dual-monitor support. The Lenovo ThinkPad W700ds-the "ds" is short for "dual-screen"-will debut at the start of CES, Jan. 5. While Lenovo had been waiting for the show to make the announcement, details about the new mobile workstation began leaking out Dec. 18 and 19 on sites such as Engadget.
In August, Lenovo launched the original W700 workstation with a single, 17-inch display and the company is planning to market both versions of its mobile workstation to professional photographers, graphic artists and others working in CAD fields.