Lenovo introduces updated ThinkPad XI with Windows 10
Lenovo kicked off the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with a full range of exciting new devices built for Windows 10.
These new devices were thoughtfully designed to meet user needs and habits, whether at home, in the office or on-the-go, and take advantage of great Windows 10 features, including Windows Hello with built-in face recognition cameras and fingerprint readers and touch screens that light up Windows Ink.
ThinkPad X1 Carbon
The next generation of ThinkPad X1 products are committed to uncompromised innovation. The 2017 ThinkPad X1 Carbon, available in classic ThinkPad Black and a new Silver color, offers more than 15 hours of battery life, weighs just 2.5 pounds and packs a 14-inch high quality IPS display into a new sleek 13-inch form factor.
The X1 Carbon has been redesigned to include Thunderbolt 3 ports, which allows for super-fast and slim port connection that lets you transfer data quickly, super-fast LTE-A Wireless WAN and WIFI Certified WiGig options that deliver superlative performance and connectivity.
ThinkPad X1 Yoga and ThinkPad X1 Tablet
The updated ThinkPad X1 Yoga is also available in the new Silver color and is flexible and adapts to your needs offering true multi-mode capability and in the 14-inch notebook size with an OLED screen with higher resolution than 4K.
A redesigned rechargeable pen and improved ‘rise and fall” keyboard complete the improved experience. Along it is the ThinkPad X1 Tablet which continues to impress with its lightweight, modularity and serviceability.
The ThinkPad X1 Tablet has unique modules that offer port expansion and up to 5 hours of additional battery life, and an integrated projector option making it easier to go from creation to presentation. It also comes with new Intel Core processors for better performance and graphics than ever.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon starts at $1,349, and will be available beginning in February 2017. The ThinkPad X1 Yoga starts at $1,499 and will be available beginning in February 2017. The ThinkPad X1 Tablet starts at $949 and will be available beginning in March 2017.
Work-life integration with the Miix 720
The ultra-chic Miix 720 detachable includes the features needed to work smarter. Users can simply remove the keyboard to instantly transform the Miix 720 into a feature-rich touchscreen tablet. Paired with a Lenovo Active Pen 2 and Windows Ink, and is ideal for effortless note taking with OneNote or Microsoft Edge.
The integrated infrared camera unlocks Windows Hello facial recognition which allows to login without the hassle of having to recall or re-type your password, and the up to 150-degree tablet kickstand easily adjusts to any angle.
The other features include an ultra-crisp 12-inch QHD+ display for super crisp screen resolution and precision high end touchpad-enabled keyboard that makes for an awesome input experience, and 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and Thunderbolt 3.
Two new gaming laptops: the Lenovo Legion Y720 Laptop and Lenovo Legion Y520 Laptop with Windows 10
Lenovo is launching a dedicated sub-brand for gaming computers called Lenovo Legion. This offers gamers powerful gaming devices and community engagement.
Lenovo’s first new Legion offerings come in the form of two powerful gaming laptops designed for PC gamers: the Lenovo Legion Y720 Laptop and Lenovo Legion Y520 Laptop powered by Windows 10.
Lenovo Legion laptops are outfitted with up to the latest NVIDIA graphics cards and Intel’s latest 7th Gen Core i7 processors. More RAM also means better game play and boosting up RAM specs delivers that extra edge as the second most desired upgrade based on gamers’ feedback.
Gamers can run and stream their favorite game, respond to chat questions and play music all at the same time without a hitch powered by the 16 GB DDR4 memory.
With Windows 10, both of these new laptops are equipped with the Xbox app and can take advantage of Xbox Play Anywhere.
The Lenovo Legion Y720 Laptop also features:
- VR-ready with up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB DDR5 graphics
- World’s first Windows based Dolby Atmos PC1 with two 2W JBL speakers and a 3W subwoofer for incredible sound
- Thunderbolt 3, the fastest port available on a PC today to plug and play at lightening speeds and the option of an integrated Xbox One Wireless controller, which is able to support up to four controllers simultaneously for gaming with friends.
- High-quality screen resolution with up to UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS anti-glare display
- An optional RGB keyboard for more precise gaming in the dark
The Lenovo Legion Y520 Laptop also features:
- 6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) display for an amazing visual experience
- Immersive Dolby Audio Premium sound with two 2W Harmon Kardon speakers
- Optional red backlit keyboard for gaming in the dark
Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller
The Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller is not only a wireless mouse and keyboard in one, but also a remote control that fits in the palm of your hand and dramatically improves the way you connect to your PCs, the web and displays.
The keyboard area doubles as a Windows 10 gesture-supported touchpad – simply press it to type, or slide your fingers to navigate. The entire keypad surface is the touchpad, and its lightweight design would not weigh you down.