The speakers on the T40 are absolutely ridiculous. When compared to other notebook screens, the screen may or may not be in the same class as the best displays on Sony or Toshiba machines the VAIO XBrite screens and Toshiba TruBrite are both very nice, but have a glossy finish that causes reflection. Great wireless range and features, Bluetooth, Skip to main content Look and feel The T40’s design is very no-nonsense. On the front of the T42 is the IrDA port. It would be nice to have a built-in media card reader for such flash storage devices as SecureDigital cards or CompactFlash cards.

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UltraBay provides option to easily put in an extra hard drive, different optical drive such as a DVD burner, or an extra battery. I easily get 4 hours of charge on my ThinkPad T40 that has a It is firm and vvideo very responsive to heavy-handed h40. Whichever wireless solution you choose, the built-in, dual-band videl on the side of the ThinkPad T40’s display will help you maintain your wireless connection.

Visit our network of sites: Pentium M Processor 1. Great wireless range and features, Bluetooth, After a few weeks of use, we have now found ourselves in love with the T40’s trackpoint. Look somewhere else for visual flash; this machine is for getting work done. Will T video cable work in a Ts of same resolution?

IBM ThinkPad T42 with Biometric Security Review (pics, specs)

Whether the T40 is an official Centrino depends on your choice of wireless hardware. The ThinkPad 42 does not end the streak of disappointing laptop speakers.


I have a question that’s probably more appropriate or was already outdated for This allows you to connect to Bluetooth enabled PDAs, t400, cell phones, GPS devices or whatever else you can find out there on the market. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme 8. But no ThinkPad has this option.

IBM ThinkPad T42 with Biometric Security Review (pics, specs)

The company will also sell older T-series systems with Pentium 4-M processors through this summer. It would be nice to have a built-in media card reader for such flash storage devices as SecureDigital cards or CompactFlash cards.

The T40 has its port in the front left corner, which may work adequately for some; others who use infrared printers or other devices will likely regret IBM’s not locating it on the rear of the laptop. The first question to answer regarding this feature would be, why is IBM even introducing this? A notch above expectation. You have to do three successful finger swipes, using the same finger, over the reader and then the software will record your fingerprint and converge the ibmm successful swipe images view larger image.

IBM Thinkpad T40 Review

If your notebook all of a sudden one day is behaving strangely and crashing, you can use the built-in Restore and Recovery utility and take your notebook back to a point in time so everything is setup exactly as it was at that chosen time. You can beef up the T42 and get a 1. Anyway, the larger screen is what really causes battery life drain.


The latest T42 refresh, and for the specific L1U model that I have, the tradition of building on security features comes in the form of adding a fingerprint reader that allows a user to swipe their finger to gain access to the T T40 T0 Output T4x series specific matters only.

Additional buttons include three volume-adjustment buttons — up, down, and mute — above the keyboard, plus an Access IBM button, which takes you directly to the company’s support software. The usability and ergonomics of a keyboard is hugely important for a laptop, IBM has done much research and exerted great effort to ensure this important feature is as good as it can be. One thing that has been an annoyance with other laptops is the location of the infrared port.

Whereas cheaper laptops ship with a one-year parts-and-labor warranty, the T40 comes standard with a three-year warranty.

Backside of T42 view larger image. IBM has really refined this design as it is very precise and easy to use.

When configured so that it is powered by a 1. Whether you go with a preset system ibk a customised one, you get a decent variety of component choices, including Intel’s new Pentium M processor in 1. Speakers and battery life The speakers on the T40 are absolutely ridiculous.

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