Lenovo has announced two new ThinkPad PCs as well as the new Lenovo 3000 N200 15.4-inch widescreen notebook to join its product portfolio.

The new products include the first ThinkPad T61 14.1-inch widescreen notebook and the first ever R Series widescreen, the ThinkPad R61 14.1-inch widescreen notebook.

The ThinkPad T61 and R61 boast a new Top Cover Roll Cage; an improved cooling system; enhanced wireless connectivity with Ultra Connect II and longer battery life as well as the latest Intel Centrino Pro and Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology.

The new Top Cover Roll Cage reduces the stress on the LCD screen by 25% on average when the notebook is dropped compared to previous ThinkPad notebooks.

The notebooks offer several different connectivity options such as WWAN (on select ThinkPad T61 models) and WLAN with 802.11n technology, GB Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth and modem.

The ThinkPad T61 and R61 14.1-inch notebooks start at approximately £1020 and £680, respectively, and will be available in mid-May.

Lenovo also today introduced the Lenovo 3000 N200 15.4-inch widescreen notebook offering top connectivity and graphics capabilities with the latest Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology.

The Lenovo 3000 N200 15.4-inch widescreen notebook starts at approximately £890 and will be available at the end of May.