Lenovo Makes a Run at the Low-Cost Market with Its ThinkPad Edge

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Lenovo Makes a Run at the Low-Cost Market with Its ThinkPad Edge

by Cameron Sturdevant

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Keyboard Change-Up

Lenovo has smashed up the classic ThinkPad keyboard, rearranging it for business users who like to watch movies.

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Print Screen

The print screen key is remarkably useful on the first row. Sysreq is gone.

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Top Row

Top row keys are for media operations first, function keys second. Gone are lots of flashing lights. Most operations such as microphone mute are displayed on the screen only.

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Front

Media card reader.

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Right Side

From left to right: two USB ports, the optical drive and power connection.

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Rear

Far left: powered USB port.

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Left Side

From left to right: VGA port, combination eSATA/USB, network port, HDMI and headphone jack.

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ThinkVantage Toolbox

Out-of-the box tools are useful and hardly ever aimed at selling additional products.

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Power

Power manager out of the box.

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Support Tools

Lenovo wraps the ThinkPad Edge in time-tested tools.

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