Highlights of the 2018 ThinkPad T, X and L portfolio include:
- Thinner and Lighter designs with8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors across the line-up
- Broader support of Facial Recognition for Windows Hello
- Introduces ThinkShutter physical webcam cover for camera security confidence
- Brand-new ThinkPad L Series embraces Yoga design and 13” displays
- Universal USB Type-C power adaptersacross all ThinkPad models
- New mechanical Side Docking option for ubiquitous compatibility and key-lock security
- In addition, new ThinkVision displays create productive desktop experiences and new Lenovo Tablet 10 built for vertical solutions
Let’s look at the ThinkPad portfolio for 2018:
ThinkPad X Series – Full Performance, Yoga Flexibility and Compact Design
- Mil-Spec tested for durability, the ThinkPad X series can work in some of the world’s most inhospitable places
- Rapid Charge delivers 80 percent battery in 60 minutes with X280 offering up to 16.6 hours and X380 Yoga offering up to 13.6 hours of battery life
- X280 is 20 percent lighter (2.5 pounds) and 15 percent thinner (17.4mm) compared to its predecessor
- X380 Yoga enhances end-user experience with Active Pen and secure access made easy with IR camera and Windows Hello.
- ThinkPad X280 starts at $999 (USD), X380 Yoga starts at $1,459, both available from January 2018
ThinkPad T Series – Perfected Corporate Workhorse
- Performance is boosted with powerful 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
- Class-leading security with IR camera, fingerprint reader and ThinkShutter Camera Privacy to protect valuable user data.
- Optional discrete graphics power premium displays up to UHD on ThinkPad T580
- Extraordinary longevity with extended battery options delivering up to 27 hours of battery life.
- ThinkPad T480s, at just 2.9 pounds is one of the lightest business laptops in its category
- ThinkPad T480 starts at $989, T480s starts at $1,269 and T580 starts at $1,079, all available starting January 2018.
ThinkPad L Series – Versatile Business Machines, Exceptional Value
- New 13-inch form factors and redesigned thinner and lighter 14 and 15-inch laptops offer customers greater choice
- Optional multi-touch displays, complete docking solutions and powerful 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors offer great performance and exceptional value
- ThinkPad L580 can also offer new discrete AMD graphics
- Available from February 2018, ThinkPad L380 Yoga starts at $549, L380 starts at $449, L480 starts at $779 and L580 starts at $769.
- Fresh approach to traditional docking design with one-touch slide-to-connect mechanism
- Designed to accommodate most 12, 14 and 15-inch ThinkPad laptops
- Provides complete connectivity options and keylock security for physical asset protection
- ThinkPad Docking Station will be available from January in three different models. Basic 90W at $199, Pro 135W at $249 and Ultra 135W at $299
ThinkVision X24 and P32u – Premium Monitors are your ThinkPad Laptop’s Best Friend
- ThinkVision X24 is an ultra-thin monitor at just 4mm thin with narrow (1.1mm) bezels
- Full HD In-Plane Switching (IPS) display provides a wide viewing angle and 96 percent sRGB color gamut
- ThinkVision P32u is a UHD 4K display with multi-color space capability
- The 32-inch near-edgeless monitor features Thunderbolt 3 In and Out ports for daisy-chain capability
- User comfort is maximized with a flexible stand that offers lift, tilt, swivel and pivot
- ThinkVision X24 will be available from January 2018 at $249
- ThinkVision P32u will be available from March 2018 at $1,349
Lenovo Tablet 10 – Compact, Tough and Secure Detachable
- New detachable powered by Intel® Celeron® N Series processors designed to benefit vertical applications such as healthcare and retail
- Featuring fingerprint reader and discrete Trusted Platform Module for business-class protection
- Integrated rechargeable pen, up to 9 hours of battery life1 and Wireless WAN enhance the detachable users’ experience
- Lenovo Tablet 10 will be available from January 2018, starting price will be available shortly.