ThinkPad X1 Hybrid with instant Media Mode Coming Q2 2012 @$1599

Lenovo just announced their Hybrid ThinkPad at 13.3-inches, which comes with an instant on mode that gives users ability access media content with ease. The X1 Hybrid includes Instant Media Mode (IMM). IMM includes a Qualcomm dual core processor, up to 16 GB of memory and a custom Linux-based operating system. To switch to IMM from Windows, users simply click on an icon on the laptop’s home screen. With IMM, users can watch videos, view photos, listen to music, browse the web and even work on documents with double the battery life, up to 10 hours.

Measuring less than 0.6-inches and weighing less than four pounds, the 13.3-inch ThinkPad X1 Hybrid goes heavy on performance by doubling the CPU performance and quadrupling the graphics performance of previous Lenovo 13-inch laptops. The hybrid comes equipped with choices of the latest Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, up to 8GB of ram  and the Windows 7 operating system.