In pictures: 20 years of the ThinkPad

Sep 6, 2012
  In 2005 IBM launched the ThinkPad Reserve Edition. While a classy leather case isn’t enough to induce someone to part with $US5,000 these days, this product was designed to spruik the upper limits of IBM’s global support back then, with buyers treated to beneftis such as maximum two-ring telephone support and 4-hour turnaround for repairs.  
 
In 2005 IBM launched the ThinkPad Reserve Edition. While a classy leather case isn’t enough to induce someone to part with $US5,000 these days, this product was designed to spruik the upper limits of IBM’s global support back then, with buyers treated to beneftis such as maximum two-ring telephone support and 4-hour turnaround for repairs.
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