Lenovo ThinkPad X300

2008/03/25 |

  • Integrated DVD Drive (not offered on the MacBook Air) untitled
  • User replaceable battery options (not offered on the MacBook Air)
  • 3 USB ports
  • 10 hours of battery life
  • Solid State Drive
  • 13.3″ Widescreen LED backlit display
  • Integrated camera
  • Wired and wireless connectivity options
The MacBook Air is definitely more affordable with prices starting at $1,799, but the ThinkPad X300 offers more features including the Solid State Drive, integrated DVD Drive, and a user replaceable battery and starts at $2,866.50. It is interesting to note that the operating system that comes with the ThinkPad computer is Windows XP Professional and not Vista by default. You can upgrade to Windows Vista Business for free or Windows Vista Ultimate for an additional $63 which sounds like a pretty good deal.