Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds 17" + 10.6" Dual-Screen Notebook Computer

Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds 17" + 10.6" Dual-Screen Notebook Computer

Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds 17" + 10.6" Dual-Screen Notebook Computer

B&H # LEW701DS4 MFR # 25003CU
Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds 17" + 10.6" Dual-Screen Notebook Computer

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  • 1.73GHz Intel Core i7-820QM Quad-Core
  • 4GB (2x2GB) RAM
  • 500GB 7200rpm Hard Drive
  • DVD Burner
  • nVIDIA Quadro FX 3800M 1GB Graphics
  • 17" LED Backlit Widescreen Display
  • 10.6" LED Backlit Secondary Display
  • Wacom Digitizer & Huey PRO Colorimeter
  • Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Windows 7 Professional (64-bit), 11.4 lb
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The ThinkPad W701ds 17" + 10.6" Dual-Screen Notebook Computer from Lenovo is a true portable workstation, designed for the most demanding professionals. Perfect for photographers, digital artists, and mavens of video, the notebook's large 17" LED backlit widescreen display is unmatched in quality by any competitor. The 1920 x 1200 display features a 280cd/m² brightness rating, boasts a 600:1 contrast ratio, and covers 100% of the color gamut. The display can be calibrated at any time using the integrated huey PRO colorimeter by X-Rite.

Photographers and editors often use dual-screen configurations so they may work at peak efficiency. Normally this is not an option for working on the go, unless one is brave enough to haul an external LCD display around. The W701ds offers an innovative solution: a secondary 10.6" LCD, in portrait orientation, slides out of the right side of the monitor. Perfect for palettes, toolbars, and thumbnail views, this display can be angled for optimal viewing. The secondary display features a LED backlight, 768 x 1280 resolution, 230cd/m² brightness rating, 9:15 aspect ratio, and 190:1 contrast ratio. It covers 45% of the color gamut.

The computer also features an integrated Wacom digitizer tablet, built right into the palm rest. This 3 x 5" pad accepts input from the included pen, which conveniently stows in the notebook when not in use. Graphic designers, artists, and Photoshop aficionados will feel right at home using this convenient tablet.

Professionals are certain to appreciate the system's computing power. It features nVIDIA's Quadro FX 3800M GPU, with 1GB of dedicated memory. The card's full power can be leveraged by such GPU-accelerated applications as Adobe After Effects and Photoshop.

Processing is handled by a quad-core 1.73GHz Intel Core i7-820QM CPU with 3.06GHz Turbo Boost. The system is loaded with 4GB of memory, and features a 500GB 7200rpm hard drive. You'll be pleased to know that the notebook features an integrated webcam, dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. It supports ExpressCard/34 expansion cards, and features a DVD burner for disc burning. The integrated memory card reader supports many popular card formats, including CompactFlash, Memory Stick, and Secure Digital. The computer's 9-cell battery provides approximately 2 hours of runtime per charge. Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) is the installed operating system.

Most Powerful, Responsive ThinkPad Ever
Plow through computationally and graphics-intensive applications with ThinkPad W Series laptops. Lightning-fast processors, advanced graphics, cutting-edge technology and the rock-solid reliability you'd expect from Lenovo's ultimate mobile workstation
Unstoppable Performance
  • Powerful Intel processor for more power when you need it most and easier multitasking
  • Genuine Windows 7 OS for a premium user experience
  • Plenty of storage space with Full Disk Encryption (FDE) for maximum security
  • Less power consumption with DDR3 memory
Graphics Horsepower
  • nVIDIA Quadro FX MXM-based graphics -- stable, compatible and optimized for all professional applications
  • OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) with lots of dedicated video memory for graphics-intensive applications
  • Improved viewing with high-resolution, premium WUXGA display
  • Next-generation DisplayPort technology for clearer, crisper images and a larger viewing area
  • X-Rite huey PRO color calibration for greater image accuracy, more precise color matching and a consistently true display
  • 100% NTSC gamut display for working with true-life 2-D and 3-D images
Palm-Rest Digitizer and Pen
Ideal for digital content creation and CAD/CAM applications, the ThinkPad W701 offers a 3 x 5" (8 x 12cm) Wacom palm-rest digitizer and pen. Configure the digitizer to map to the entire screen or a defined area; it's compatible with a wide range of applications, from Windows Paint to Adobe Photoshop
Dual-Screen Functionality
A second, retractable 10.6" screen on the computer expands the display area by 39%. Boost your productivity by working in multiple applications simultaneously without switching views
ISV Certifications
Photographers, light CAD/CAM users, digital content creators and other industry pros can rest assured! An extensive independent software vendor (ISV) testing and certification process verifies that your W Series can run some of the most demanding, graphics-intensive workstation applications
Built-In Solutions and Security
  • ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery for quick recovery from system crashes, even if the primary operating system won't boot
  • ThinkVantage Active Protection System to help protect your hard drive from sudden impacts
  • Great warranty protection and superior support and services
  • Integrated fingerprint reader for easy, fast and secure system access
  • 32-byte pre-boot password protection
  • ThinkVantage Client Security Solution software preloaded to help protect passwords, encryption keys and electronic credentials, and help guard against unauthorized access to data
  • BIOS port disable as a final layer of protection
  • Legendary ThinkPad durability, featuring roll-cage technology and rigorous military spec testing
Wide Range of Connectivity Options and Ports
  • Dual-Band 802.11n Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
  • USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
  • eSATA
  • FireWire-400
  • 5-in-1 Card Reader
  • CompactFlash Slot
Full-Sized, Ergonomic Keyboard
The famously comfortable ThinkPad keyboard makes typing a breeze. It features a full-size design with a 10-key numeric keypad for efficient data-entry
TrackPoint
Navigate easily with the little red TrackPoint in the center of the keyboard
ThinkLight
A tiny LED in the top edge of the display lights the keyboard so you can keep working -- even in the dark
Integrated Camera
The 2MP camera is perfect for video conferencing, VoIP and just chatting with friends online
USB 3.0 Technology
USB 3.0 technology improves file-transfer rates, speeds external device charging and enhances USB webcam performance. The computer features (1) USB 3.0 port, (3) USB 2.0 ports and (1) eSATA port that is shared with the third USB 2.0 port
Environmental Commitment
  • ENERGY STAR-rated for less power consumption, less heat emission and less noise, resulting in a more cost-effective mobile PC and a cooler, quieter environment
  • Increased power efficiency with Lenovo's Battery Stretch technology
  • Greater use of recycled plastics
In the Box
Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds 17" + 10.6" Dual-Screen Notebook Computer
  • 230W AC Adapter
  • 9-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Digitizer Pen
  • Software Bundle
    • Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
    • Rescue and Recovery
    • Access Connections
    • Password Manager
    • ThinkVantage Power Manager
    • ThinkVantage System Update
    • Fingerprint Software
    • ThinkVantage Toolbox
    • Adobe Reader
    • Skype for Windows
    • Corel WinDVD
    • Corel Burn.Now Lenovo Edition
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Performance
    Processor 1.73 GHz Intel Core i7-820QM
    Cache L3: 8 MB
    System Bus 2.5 GT/s
    Memory Slots: 4x SO-DIMM 204-Pin
    Type: PC3-8500 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
    Installed: 4 GB (2x2 GB)
    Capacity: 16 GB
    Graphics Card Type: Dedicated
    Installed: NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800M with 1 GB
    Display
    Type Widescreen
    Size 17"
    Backlight LED
    Aspect Ratio 16:10
    Finish Antiglare
    Native Resolution 1920 x 1200
    Color Gamut 100%
    Brightness 280cd/m2
    External Resolution Up to 2560 x 1600
    Dual Display Yes
    Storage
    Optical Drive Tray-Load SuperMulti DVD Burner
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 1x USB 3.0 (A)
    3x USB 2.0 (B)
    1x eSATA (Shared with USB 2.0)
    1x FireWire-400 (4-Pin)
    Display 1x VGA
    1x Dual-Link DVI
    1x DisplayPort
    Audio Integrated Stereo Speakers
    Integrated Digital Microphone
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone Output
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Microphone Input
    Expansion Slots 1x ExpressCard/34 Slot
    Flash Media Slot 1x CompactFlash
    1x SD
    1x MMC
    1x SDHC
    1x Memory Stick
    1x Memory Stick PRO
    Communications
    Network 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
    Modem 56k (RJ-11)
    Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
    Webcam Yes
    2 MP Photo
    General
    Operating System Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
    Security HDD User Password Protection, Power-On Password, Kensington Lock Slot, Fingerprint Reader
    Keyboard Keys: 89
    Type: Full-Size
    Features: Numeric Keypad
    Pointing Device TouchPad & TrackPoint
    Battery 9-Cell Lithium-Ion  Providing up to 2 Hours per Charge
    Power Requirements AC: 100-240 VAC
    Consumption: 230 W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 16.1 x 2.1 x 12.2" / 40.9 x 5.3 x 31.0 cm
    Weight 11.43 lb / 5.18 kg

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