Lenovo announces smarter ThinkPad Laptops 

10:41 | 05/09/2019
Lenovo, a $50 billion Fortune Global 500 company, announced on August 30 its latest ThinkPad laptops providing smarter productivity, connectivity, and security experiences built for the future workforce.
lenovo announces smarter thinkpad laptops
The Lenovo ThinkPad T490

With the latest X1 Carbon running Intel’s 10th Generation CPU’s, Lenovo unleashes its first commercial platform part of the Project Athena programme, ready to take on a full day’s work with all day battery life and the latest Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. The updated commercial laptop line-up also includes a 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processor refresh on the premium ThinkPad X1 Yoga, the ThinkPad X390, and the ThinkPad T490. Also announced are new ThinkPad L13 and L13 Yoga laptops for those who seek ThinkPad attributes in an affordable, high-value package.

Designed and engineered around ThinkPad’s core foundational principles, these new laptops address the needs of a new generation of workforce and their dynamic workspaces. People are seeking devices that offer intuitive, secure features, and faster, higher performance to improve their workday – and ThinkPad is here to help them accomplish their most important goals. ThinkPad features industry-leading security with ThinkShield™, the ability to stay connected with LTE-A Wireless WAN and Wi-Fi 6 in the latest select models. The ThinkPad line-up continues to offer premium usability experience through vivid high-definition displays, immersive Dolby AudioTM, and the renowned ThinkPad keyboard. In today’s tech world, security is a top priority, and Lenovo has addressed this need by adding innovative ThinkShield security features to the machines. The hybrid HD+IR Camera with ThinkShutter™ protects users from prying eyes. Secure multi-factor authentication is possible with Windows Hello™, along with a match-on-host fingerprint reader. The lightweight form factor, versatile connectivity options, and long battery life empower users to achieve more, no matter where work takes them.

“We know from user insights that the next-gen workforce expects much more flexible working methods. This includes the need to work from anywhere, anytime with technological tools at their disposal that are fast, secure, intuitive, and mobile,” said Jerry Paradise, vice president, Commercial Product and Portfolio Management, Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo. “Our unparalleled family of ThinkPad laptops gives business professionals smarter productivity, security, and connectivity experiences along with greater choice in selecting the device that’s right for them.”

ThinkPad X1 Carbon:

lenovo announces smarter thinkpad laptops
ThinkPad X1 Carbon

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th Gen

“Congratulations to Lenovo on their latest ThinkPad X1 Carbon. I am proud of the co-engineering between Intel and Lenovo to build exceptional performance into this device. With so many of today’s workers on the go so much of the time, they need power for a full workday, ready-to-go responsiveness, and the latest connectivity. This is the ultimate PC experience,” said Stephanie Hallford, vice president in the Client Computing Group and general manager of Business Client Platforms at Intel Corporation.

• Up to a 6-core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processor delivering multi-threaded performance, support for brilliant 4K content, and best-in-class connectivity with Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and Thunderbolt™ 3 for on-the-go productivity whether in the office, with a customer, or somewhere in between • Project Athena enabling optimised battery life, best-in-class connectivity with Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and more that’s co-engineered with Intel for mobile performance • Just 14.9mm thin and starting at 2.4 pounds (1 kg) • A diverse selection of 14-inch display options is available, including the stunning 500 nit, 10 bit, 4K Dolby Vision®-enabled panel, or the option of a new, brighter 400 nit FHD display • The Dolby Atmos® Speaker System, featuring two top-firing tweeters and two down-firing woofers, delivers a more immersive soundscape • Four far-field microphones enhance the experience of conferencing and collaboration • Enjoy up to 18.5 hours of productivity, and when the power gets low, Rapid Charge can deliver 80 per cent battery in just 60 minutes • Global LTE-A Wireless WAN and new Wi-Fi 6 Gig+ option offer lightning-fast connection speeds for an always-on experience

ThinkPad X1 Yoga:

lenovo announces smarter thinkpad laptops
ThinkPad X1 Yoga

This 4th generation multi-mode laptop is smaller, thinner, and lighter than ever, and is constructed in a precision-machined "Iron Grey" aluminium chassis. • Up to 6-core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors • Weighs less than 2.9 pounds (1.4kg) and is just 15.5mm thin • Now supports all docking solutions, including ThinkPad Mechanical Dock • Enjoy up to 18.3 hours of productivity, and when the power gets low, Rapid Charge can deliver 80 per cent battery in just 60 minutes. • Dolby Vision®-enabled display and Dolby Atmos® Speaker System with far-field mics • Global LTE-A Wireless WAN • Integrated ThinkPad Pen Pro offers precise, multi-mode pen input

ThinkPad T490:

lenovo announces smarter thinkpad laptops
ThinkPad T490

ThinkPad T490

• Up to i7 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors • Just 17.9mm thin and starting at 3.2 pounds (1.5 kg) • Impressive display selection, including the stunning 500 nit, WQHD Dolby Vision™ panel, or a new, brighter 400 nit FHD display. • Dolby Audio Premium™, featuring two up-firing speakers • Dual far-field microphones improve conferencing audio • Enjoy up to 15 hours of productivity, and when the power gets low, Rapid Charge can deliver 80 per cent battery in just 60 minutes • Global LTE-A Wireless WAN and new Wi-Fi 6 Gig+ offer lightning-fast connection speeds.

ThinkPad X390:

lenovo announces smarter thinkpad laptops
ThinkPad X390

ThinkPad X390

• Up to i7 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors • Just 16.5mm thin and starting at 2.8 pounds (1.3 kg) • Impressive display selection, including a new, brighter 400 nit FHD display. • Dolby Audio Premium™, featuring two down-firing speakers • Dual far-field microphones improve conferencing audio • Enjoy up to 16.8 hours of productivity, and when the power gets low, Rapid Charge can deliver 80 per cent battery in just 60 minutes • Global LTE-A Wireless WAN for lightning-fast connection speeds.

New ThinkPad L Series

The new ThinkPad L13 and L13 Yoga combine enterprise-grade performance and mobility in a high value package. The bezels are thinner, offering you the same 13-inch screen size contained in a smaller footprint than their predecessors.

ThinkPad L13:

lenovo announces smarter thinkpad laptops
ThinkPad L13

ThinkPad L13

• Up to i7 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors • Just 17.6mm thin and starting at 3.1 pounds (1.4 kg) • Impressive display selection, including a 300 nit FHD IPS Touch Display. • Dolby Audio Premium™, featuring two down-firing speakers • Enjoy up to 14 hours of productivity, and when the power gets low, Rapid Charge can deliver 80 per cent battery in just 60 minutes

ThinkPad L13 Yoga:

lenovo announces smarter thinkpad laptops
ThinkPad L13 Yoga

ThinkPad L13 Yoga

• Up to i7 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors • Just 17.6mm thin and starting at 3.3 pounds (1.5 kg) • Impressive display selection, including a 300 nit FHD IPS Touch Display • Dolby Audio Premium™, featuring two down-firing speakers • Enjoy up to 12 hours of productivity, and when the power gets low, Rapid Charge can deliver 80 per cent battery in just 60 minutes

Pricing and Availability

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th Gen with Intel 10th Gen is expected to be available starting September 2019, starting at $1,479. ThinkPad X1 Yoga 4th Gen with Intel 10th Gen is expected to be available starting September 2019, starting at $1,609. ThinkPad T490 with Intel 10th Gen is expected to be available starting October 2019, starting at $1,129. ThinkPad X390 with Intel 10th Gen is expected to be available starting October 2019, starting at $1,019. ThinkPad L13 is expected to be available starting October 2019, starting at $749. ThinkPad L13 Yoga is expected to be available starting October 2019, starting at $919.

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $50 billion Fortune Global 500 company that employs 57,000 employees and operates in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, the company is developing world-changing technologies that create a more inclusive, trustworthy, and sustainable digital society. By designing, engineering, and building the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices and infrastructure, Lenovo is also leading an Intelligent Transformation – to create better experiences and opportunities for millions of customers around the world.

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