The new ThinkPad X1 series devices sport 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processors, IR cameras and Windows 10 Pro
At the ongoing CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Lenovo has introduced a number of new ThinkPad series devices. The brands new products include the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop, ThinkPad X1 Yoga convertible and ThinkPad X1 Tablet. The new 6th-gen ThinkPad X1 Carbon is being touted as the worlds lightest 14-inch business notebook. The brand claims that the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd-gen is the worlds only convertible featuring an integrated pen and global LTE-A connectivity. Both the ThinkPad X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga are also being touted as the worlds first notebooks to support Dolby Vision HDR and up to 500 NITS peak brightness.
All three new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 series devices are based on Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. They are powered by up to 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processors with vPro, and are equipped with up to Intel UHD 620 graphics. The new ThinkPad X1 devices come with up to 16GB of DDR3 RAM and up to 1TB of PCIe solid state drives. All three are also equipped with fingerprint sensors, IR cameras and Kensington locks for enhanced security. They also feature Amazon Alexa digital assistant, and come with optional stylus pen support.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga also come with a 720p HD camera with ThinkShutter camera privacy webcam cover or IR camera without ThinkShutter, and dual array microphones. They are rated to deliver up to 15 hours of battery life, and support RapidCharge fast charging technology. For connectivity, they offer global LTE support, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, two USB 3.0 ports, two Intel Thunderbolt 3 ports, 4-in-1 microSD card reader and HDMI ports. Both devices sport 14-inch displays with Dolby Vision, and are available in multiple screen resolutions.
As for the ThinkPad X1 Tablet, the device sports a 13-inch 3K display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The tablet offers a 2-megapixel front shooter and an 8-megapixel rear snapper with IR camera option. This one is rated to deliver up to 9.5 hours of battery lie. The connectivity features of the slate are similar to the X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga.
Coming to the pricing, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th-gen will be available starting at $1,709, while the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd-gen will retail starting at $1,889. Both will be available starting later this month. The ThinkPad X1 Tablet 3rd will retail starting at $1,599 in March.
Apart from these devices, Lenovo has also introduced the new ThinkVision X1 monitor. The updated 27-inch UHD display features one of the worlds slimmest profiles at just 4.7mm and four-side near borderless bezels, claims the brand. This one will be available later this month, and its pricing will be revealed at local launch.