Lenovo Wants To Re-launch The Retro ThinkPad

Posted: Jun 26 2015, 12:26pm CDT | by , in News | Technology News


Lenovo wants to re-launch the Retro ThinkPad

Lenovo is keen to re launch its retro ThinkPad with a multi-shading ThinkPad logo

Presently, Lenovo plan VP David Hill gas devised an idea: an old-school ThinkPad loaded down with ultra-advanced guts. Designed by Richard Snapper for IBM in 1992, the classic ThinkPad was iconic laptop, back then. It has been twenty three years but its design is still cherished and praised.

To honor the dynamic and breath-taking appearance of IBM’s ThinkPad, Lenovo wants to launch another ThinkPad with revolutionized technology and functions. David Hill, in his recent blog post shared renders with the first colorful ThinkPad logo, exposed screws, a blue enter key, dedicated volume controls, a seven-line console and a 16:10 viewpoint screen. It would, obviously, be furnished with the most recent innovation and an 18mm thin case.

David also presented the idea of using rubberized paint that will give ThinkPad mainstream rather stunning look. He also revealed a multi-shading ThinkPad logo highlighting the red, blue and green tints that graced IBM's word mark on past versions. David’s idea also includes two ThinkLights above the display screen. According to Hill’s estimate, it all will fit into 18 millimeters thick framework.

The whole concept of re-launching ThinkPad with most modern technology and features is to pay tribute to the legendary ThinkPad launched back in 1992. This idea is although just an imagination and dream of David hill and he thinks that huge support, money and technology would be required to make it a reality.

He said, “Actually bringing a retro inspired ThinkPad to market would require significant sales volumes to justify the development effort and tooling expense. Lenovo team is welcoming feedbacks and suggestions on this matter.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/32" rel="author">Ahmed Humayun</a>
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