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A close-up of the Latitude X1 with Windows XP fired up.
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Here’s what it looked like when I was using it. I don’t like touch pads, so I used this wireless notebook mouse, with the USB dongle plugged in on the left side.
The Latitude X1 from another angle, and powered down.
Notice how thin the screen is. Very nice.
Top view, with lid closed
Here’s a size comparison with my Treo 650 to show you how compact the X1 is.
Here you can compare the thickness of the X1 to my Treo 650.
Here’s a view of the right side. From left to right: CompactFlash, USB, Gigabit Ethernet, modem, power button.
Here’s a view of the left side. The ports, from left to right, are: power adapter, VGA, USB (for D/Bay), Firewire/1394, microphone, headphone jack.
This is how the D/Bay connector for the CDRW/DVD combo drive works. It also doubles as a standard USB 2.0 connector (but only one port).
Here’s the external CDRW/DVD combo drive.
The cord and connector for the combo drive wind around and tuck in nicely.
AC adapter, laptop, and combo drive
AC adapter and latop
Standard battery (bottom) vs. extended battery (top)
Extended battery (top) vs. standard battery (bottom)
X1 with the exended battery (back view)
X1 with the exended battery (side view)
X1 with the exended battery (top view)
One of the unique features of the Latitude X1 is the SD card slot, which is conveniently located on the left side, in front of the keyboard. This is great for transferring files or uploading photos from a digital camera.