The IBM ThinkPad T40 is an excellent laptop for office goers, or even home users, with basic functional needs. It is quite capable of handling a web browser, a media player, and word processor simultaneously, which is enough power to satisfy the needs of the non-gaming laptop user. The ThinkPad T40 in stock is equipped with a 1.6 GHz processor, 1024 MB of RAM, and 80GB of hard disk capacity. This can be expanded using the PC slot available.
For musical people, the ThinkPad allows for listening through its stereo speakers, or by connecting headphones or external speakers through the phone-out port. Recording is also possible using the mic-in port, and movie enthusiasts can use the VGA or S-out video ports to play films on large screens. The ThinkPad's own screen, at 14.1", is sufficient for daily needs, and runs at good refresh rates on a 1024x768 resolution.
This specimen comes pre-loaded with Windows XP Pro. XP Pro is a very stable operating system, and compatible with almost all softwares on the market. It comes with features that allow the average person to start using it right away, without making any further additions for office work or media play.
The ThinkPad T40 weighs in at under 5 lb and is extremely portable, making it an excellent choice for those who are always on the move. It comes in a classy black, which remains the universal favorite of teenage home users and professionals alike.