Thinkpad series laptops of Lenovo are getting major updates in design and better processors. Lenovo announced that New Thinkpad Lenovo laptops will pack 8th Generation Intel core processors and will come with various added features and thinner body. Under this series, Thinkpad L, Thinkpad T and Thinkpad X will get updated.
Redesigning of laptops is a step towards making them more professional and business oriented. These laptops will be lighter in weight and slimmer in thickness. Under X series, X280 and X380 Yoga will be introduced. In Thinkpad T series, T480s, T480 and T580 are likely to launch in 2018. Thinkpad L series laptops include L380 Yoga, L380, L480 and L580. Other than these, Lenovo Tablet 10, Thinkpad Docking station and premium monitors like ThinkVision X24 and P32u will also make their way to launchpad.
Major changes these laptops will feature in comparison to old Lenovo Thinkpad Laptops are as follows
- All X, L and T series laptops will feature 8th Gen Intel core processors.
- Laptops will have better design including light weight and thinner body.
- Facial recognition for Windows Hello will be supported.
- Thinkpad got the Yoga design in L series laptops.
- Type C power adapters will be available.
Thinkpad L series (ThinkPad L380 Yoga, ThinkPad L380, ThinkPad L480, ThinkPad L580)
L series justifies great business machines with exceptional value. The Key specifications of L series laptops includes
- L series got new 13-inch display Yoga design, 14-inch and 15-inch form factors are also there.
- Multi-touch displays
- complete docking solution
- L580 offers new discrete AMD graphics
- 8th Gen Intel core processor for great performance and exceptional value.
Price of Thinkpad L380 Yoga starts from $549 while L380 should cost around $449 and L480 will start with a price tag of $779. Lenovo Thinkpad L580 laptops will have a starting price range from $769. Consumers will get these machines in their hands from February 2018.
Thinkpad T series (ThinkPad T480s, ThinkPad T480, ThinkPad T580)
Lenovo Thinkpad T480s Laptop
T series laptops are business oriented professionally designed machines, these are considered as Corporate Workhorse by the company. These will be available for customers from January 2018. Key specifications of T series laptops includes
- 8th Gen Intel core processor across all three models.
- Better security features through IR camera, ThinkShutter Camera and fingerprint reader.
- T480s is one of lightest weighted laptop in T series weighing just 1.3kg.
- High battery capacity and promises to deliver 27 hours of standby time.
- T580 will have a optional premium display up to Ultra HD.
Talking about the price, T480 comes with a starting value of $989 while Thinkpad T480s should cost around $1269. Lenovo Thinkpad T580’s price starts from $1079.
Thinkpad X series (ThinkPad X280, ThinkPad X380 Yoga)
Lenovo ThinkPad X280 Laptop
X series is known for providing full performance, Yoga design and flexibility, compact frames. The Key specifications of X series laptops are as follows
- Comes with fast charging technology known as Rapid Charge that delivers 80-percent battery juice in a matter of hour.
- X280 offers 16.6 hours of battery life in a single charge
- X380 Yoga offers around 13.6 hours of battery life in a charge.
- X series laptops are tested in some of indifferent conditions and works flawlessly in those awkward conditions as well.
- Added features like IR camera, Windows Hello, 8th Gen intel core processor and Active pen all helps together to provide a seamless experience to users.
In terms of pricing, X280 costs around $999 while X380 Yoga comes with a price tag of $1459. Both machines will go on sale from January, 2018 onwards.
Apart from these Thinkpad series laptops, company is all set to introduce a Lenovo Tablet 10 (detachable keyboard, Intel Celeron N series processor, fingerprint sensor, integrated rechargeable pen) at a unknown price and sale will start from January 2018 onwards. Chinese laptop maker also announced a Simple and ubiquitous docking solutions known as ThinkPad Docking Station (can integrate 12-inch to 15-inch laptops), it will be introduced in three models with a starting price of $199. Premium monitors like ThinkVision X24 and P32U was also introduced through official blog of the company.
Source : Lenovo Blog