A classic ThinkPad, the Lenovo ThinkPad R61 is full of nice features you don't usually find in a laptop, such as the ThinkLight, an LED that illuminates the keyboard.
The Lenovo ThinkPad R61's 14.1in screen and 2.6kg weight make it an ideal travel companion, too. For a work-oriented notebook decked out with all the trimmings, the Lenovo ThinkPad R61 is hard to beat.
The Lenovo ThinkPad R61's first-rate keyboard includes both a touchpad and an eraserhead nub, as well as dedicated internet forward and back buttons.
An integrated fingerprint reader, located in the right palmrest, makes log-ins a breeze once you set it up. You can hot-swap devices - the dual-layer DVD drive or an extra battery, among others - in and out of the right-side modular bay with one hand. On-screen documentation and system recovery utilities are just a button press away, with the Lenovo ThinkPad R61.
The 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo T7500-equipped Lenovo ThinkPad R61 performed admirably in our speed tests, with a WorldBench 6 Beta 2 score of 80. The Lenovo ThinkPad R61's 3-hour, 19-minute tested battery life is good.