Category:X200s

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ThinkPad X200s

This page gives an overview of all ThinkPad X200s related topics.

Standard Features

  • One of the following processors:
    • Intel Celeron M processor 723 (1.2GHz, 1MB L2, 800MHz FSB)
    • Intel Core2 Duo processor SU9300 (1.20GHz, 3MB L2, 800MHz FSB)
    • Intel Core2 Duo processor SL9300 (1.60Ghz, 6MB L2, 1066MHz FSB)
    • Intel Core2 Duo processor SU9400 (1.40GHz, 3MB L2, 800 MHz FSB)
    • Intel Core2 Duo processor SL9400 (1.86GHz, 6MB L2, 1066MHz FSB)
    • Intel Core2 Duo processor SL9600 (2.13GHz, 6MB L2, 1066MHz FSB)
  • Onboard Graphics
    • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
    • Intel Mobile 4 Series
  • One of the following screens
    • 1440x900 12.1" (LED backlight) 250 nit
    • 1280x800 12.1" (LED backlight)
    • 1280x800 12.1" (CCFL backlight) 200 nit
  • Memory
    • Support for up to 8GB DDR3-RAM PC3-8500
  • Card Reader
    • SD, SDHC, and MMC (default)
    • SD, SDHC, MMC, MS, MS Pro, with a Modem
  • Network
    • Wired
      • Intel Gigabit Ethernet Controller (82567LM)
    • Wireless
      • Thinkpad Wifi BGN (An currently badly supported Realtek 8192. However, there is a way to make this card work under Linux [1].)
      • Intel WiFi Link 5100AGN
      • Intel WiFi Link 5300AGN
      • Intel WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 (AGN) with My WiFi Technology
    • Bluetooth
    • UWB
  • Other Options
    • X200 UltraBase
    • Fingerprint reader (Authentec 2810)
    • Intel Turbo Memory 2GB
    • Audio (Conexant Azalia Audio Codec)
  • Battery Sizes - 4 cell, 6 cell, 9 cell (sticks out the back)

ThinkPad X200s

Resources

Debian Lenny install: http://comcap.free.fr/x200s.html

Debian Sid install: http://larsgg.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!2019B2D8CDA6ED!748.entry

Arch Linux install: http://itgen.blogspot.com/2008/12/installing-arch-linux-on-lenovo.html

CentOS 5 install: http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Laptops/Lenovo/Thinkpad-X200s

The above Debian related links explain the hoop-jumping required (in early 2009) for x200s models that have the 5300 wireless card. However if you have a model containing the 5100 (e.g 7469-5KG) then a standard Debian Lenny install ('HD-media' on USB key+wireless net install) works fine and is straightforward.

Reviews

http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=67851