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kelvinhall05

Has anyone here used a Thinkpad X260?

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I need a new laptop and this seems to be my best bet. Does anyone have any experience with one? How's battery life? How's the screen, trackpad, and keyboard? Does it run hot or loud? Any complaints? Hell, does anyone have one they'd like to sell? Thanks!


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Might be worth asking the people over at r/thinkpad.

The keyboards on most thinkpads are excellent and the trackpads are very good (taking into consideration that they dont have glass surfaces).

Make sure to get an IPS panel if you want a good screen, the TN panels are usually pretty bad.

Battery life depends on the external battery you get (24whr, 48whr or 72whr).

With a 72whr external battery (72whr external and 24whr internal for 96whr total) battery life should be brilliant.

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