Lenovo today announced the latest additions to its ThinkPad and ThinkVision portfolio. The redesigned and redesigned ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 offers greater power, better connectivity and rich configuration options capable of meeting customer demand. Powered by the latest 11th Gen Intel Core i9 H-Series vPro processor and available with the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs, up to 64GB of DDR4 memory and dual solid-state drive (SSD) support, the X1 Extreme Gen 4 also integrates Optional 5G Wireless WAN for high-speed access to cloud data.
With 74 percent of companies planning to permanently switch to more remote work, users need an exceptional collaboration experience. The X1 Extreme Gen 4 offers 16-inch edge-to-edge display options up to 4K, with Dolby Vision support, a new FHD camera, dual noise-cancelling microphones and a user-oriented Dolby Atmos Speaker System that is 20 percent higher than the previous generation. All this performance wrapped up in a legendary ThinkPad durable package that weighs less than 1.81kg (4lbs)!
Lenovo is also introducing the ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 and L13 Yoga Gen 2 with the latest AMD Ryzen™ 5000 series mobile processors. Designed to deliver value without compromise, the L13 series helps users work more efficiently with features aimed at productivity and security. To complete the picture of the new hybrid workstyles, Lenovo is also launching a new ThinkVision M15 mobile monitor that offers second screen flexibility in a highly portable package, the ThinkVision T24m-20 monitor and MC50 camera that together , offer a carefully thought-out, high-quality video conferencing solution.
THE fourth generation ThinkPad X1 Extreme is designed as a powerhouse to delight digital creatives and consumers seeking the power for work and entertainment with 11th generation Intel Core i9 H-series processors and the optional Intel vPro platform, designed to deliver high performance, protected by ThinkShield for resources business-class security features, vivid screens and advanced mobile graphics options. Thin at just 17.7mm and less than four pounds (1.81kg), the X1 Extreme Gen 4 exudes quality with multiple layers of reinforced carbon fiber.
Extreme performance requires maximum thermal efficiency so users can push their creative limits without worrying about overheating. Lenovo engineers have developed three new complementary cooling systems for the configured NVIDIA RTX models. A hybrid cooling system uses both traditional heat pipes and a large steam chamber to keep intensive graphics running at their best.
Keyboard air intake increases cool airflow through the fans, maintaining spill resistance. Finally, a dual bypass design allows air to flow over the top and bottom of the cooling system to improve thermal insulation. These elements offer a glimpse into Lenovo’s relentless pursuit of improving engineering processes that help further protect state-of-the-art internals.
New features include:
- New 16-inch 16:10 screen, surrounded by a slim four-sided bezel design, encased in a 17.7mm chassis weighing 1.81kg (3.99lbs)
- Display options offer up to 600 nit brightness with 4K resolution, Dolby Vision HDR for ultra vivid image quality and features low blue light technology. Factory touch, pen and color calibration capability is also optional.
- Enabling stunning visuals requires high-performance mobile graphics delivered courtesy of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050Ti, NVIDIA RTX 3060, RTX 3070 or RTX 3080 Laptop GPUs, the latter with 16GB of GDDR6 memory.
- Communicating from anywhere has never been easier or faster with Intel Wi-Fi 6E and optional 5G Wireless WAN providing a great connection at home, in the office or on the go.
- X1 Extreme Gen 4 can be configured with up to 64GB of DDR4 memory and two 2TB M.2 PCIe Gen 4 SSDs and a standard 90Whr (Watt hour) battery that provides up to 10.7 hours of battery life.
- The new design integrates an FHD infrared camera for better video conferencing quality, and naturally includes a physical camera shutter. Unified communications and entertainment are enhanced by a Dolby Atmos Speaker System that emits crystal clear sound towards the user and far-field microphones ensure they are clearly heard.
- Security and ease of use are not forgotten. The fingerprint reader is integrated into the on/off button for easy entry via Windows Hello, a larger 115mm touchpad that matches users who prefer this method of control over the legendary TrackPoint and quick access keys that allow a quickly answer and disconnect audio and video calls.
An excellent companion to the X1 Extreme is the new mobile monitor ThinkVision M15. Weighing just 860 grams, the M15 nearly doubles the X1 Extreme’s viewing space with an extra 15.6 inches of FHD display, easily connected via a USB Type-C cable that can also offer power pass-through for a stylish solution of cable. It can even connect to a compatible smartphone with a full-function Type-C USB port.
Whether you add a convenient second screen to a home office or comfortably share content with colleagues in meeting spaces, the ThinkVision M15 is suitable for long-term use thanks to an ergonomic height-adjustment stand and features TÜV Rheinland low blue light technology to reduce noise. eye strain. Plus, it comes with a protective cover so you can conveniently slip it into a carrying case with a laptop.
If a larger fixed monitor is needed for a dedicated workspace, the ThinkVision T24m-20 is not just a 23.8-inch FHD monitor, but an effective solution for docking a USB Type-C cable that supports data, video /audio, ethernet signal transfer and up to 90W of power supply to compatible devices. It also supports more advanced features such as daisy chaining for a multiple monitor setup and a mirrored power button that can hook up to a connected, compatible PC.
The ThinkVision T24m-20 also features Lenovo Display Control Center software, called ThinkColor, which helps users seamlessly multitask and make advanced screen adjustments through a simple point-and-click user interface on single or multiple monitors. .
Designed to fit any current ThinkVision P or T series monitor, the new ThinkVision MC50 Monitor Webcam is, however, perfectly suited to transform the T24m-20 into an affordable video conferencing center. The 1080p FHD camera with built-in dual noise canceling microphones provides excellent audiovisual quality and has an intelligent smart traffic light that turns on a red light above the camera when the user is on a conference call, thus informing colleagues or family that the user are you busy”!
The MC50 is easy to use with a plug-and-play USB connection, has a tilt and swivel function so only the camera needs to be repositioned, not the entire monitor, and includes a physical camera shutter and an anti-theft accessory for greater security.
Finally, Lenovo is expanding its ThinkPad L series portfolio with two new additions powered by AMD Ryzen 5000 series mobile processors with AMD Radeon graphics and PRO versions available. Boosting productivity with flexible docking options and Modern Standby, the L13 black or silver notebooks include thinkShield’s built-in security solutions for added peace of mind. Enterprise-grade biometrics such as Windows Hello face recognition, a Match on Chip fingerprint reader, along with a physical camera shutter and AMD security features combine to improve data and device protection.
The ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2 is the first Windows 10 convertible notebook powered by the latest AMD Ryzen mobile processors. Delivering the speed and responsiveness needed in today’s working-anywhere world, the 13.3-inch L13 Yoga Gen 2 delivers multimode versatility up to 10.6 hours a day from its 46Whr battery. The optional Integrated Pen is designed to work on the touch-enabled screen in the familiar way users do, with precise functions of more precise writing, drawing, scrolling and swiping.
The ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 provides a powerful, enjoyable and secure experience. With the same core components as the L13 Yoga and up to 10.8 hours of battery life, the L13 Gen 2 is the ideal choice for today’s hybrid work style.
Prices and availability
|ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4||August 2021||€2099 (VAT not included)|
|ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2 (AMD)||August 2021||€749 (VAT not included)|
|ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 (AMD)||August 2021||€649 (VAT not included)|
|ThinkVision M15 Mobile Monitor||Q3 2021||€229 (VAT included)|
|ThinkVision T24m-20||Q3 2021||€299 (VAT included)|
|ThinkVision MC50 Webcam Monitor||Q3 2021||€99 (VAT included)|