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Has the "thinkpad" got the best shell of all these?

Posted on 2011-03-10
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Looking for the toughest one out of these:
It has to be a Lenovo.

http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/ieweb/LenovoPortal/en_IE/special-offers.workflow:compare-items?category-id=66F66714E46F4ED690CF063E34731127&filter=Starting at Price_0,&vt=5&CMP_IID19=:00000037:00000E2F:&CMP_IID20=:00000037:00000E2E:&CMP_IID21=:000000F0:000001DE:&CMP_IID23=:00000037:00000E30:
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Lenovo ThinkPad Laptops Pass the “Tough Test":Meet Military Specifications for Semi-Rugged Computing
http://www.lenovo.com/news/us/en/2009/02/rugged_computing.html
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If you are only looking at Lenovo laptops, perhaps, But the Panasonic toughbooks are well known for their exterior shell toughness as they have Titanium shells which protect the laptop. The local ambulance services where I live use the toughbook exclusively and they seem to hold up very well in that environment.
Here is a video of their testing.
http://www.panasonic.com/business/toughbook/fully-rugged-laptop-toughbook-31.asp?tab=gallery&subtab=galleryVideos
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When it comes to Lenovo products, they do make a "tough" series, but they are typically not marketed to that way.  The series that are their more durable ones are their T, X, and R series.
http://www.lenovo.com/partners/us/en/pdfs/Tougher%20Than%20Toughbook.pdf

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