Lenovo has a longtime cell workstation line — its ThinkPad P collection — however it’s lagged behind HP’s ZBook and Dell’s Precision strains in terms of slim and 2-in-1 fashions, with its lightest fashions nonetheless weighing over four kilos (2 kilograms).
It lags behind in terms of saying its merchandise too. Most of the gentle and convertible fashions HP and Dell introduced earlier this yr are simply starting to turn out to be out there. Whereas Lenovo oddly hasn’t up to date its ThinkPad P40 Yoga convertible because it debuted in 2015, it is lastly providing an ultraportable: the ThinkPad P1.
The ThinkPad P1 is slated to ship within the US by the top of August, beginning at $1,950. We do not know delivery or availability elsewhere, however the US beginning worth straight converts to about £1,530 and AU$2,660.
Regardless of the choice for a 400-nit contact 4K Extremely HD show with 100 p.c Adobe RGB gamut protection, the 15-inch ThinkPad P1 targets CAD/CAM/CAE greater than the (legendary) “proper mind” design professions. Its certifications at launch are for ArcGIS, AutoCAD, CATIA, Creo, Inventor, Microstation, NX, PDMS, Revit, Stable Edge, SolidWorks, Vectorworks. And it seems the half, with the staid, fundamental black ThinkPad aesthetic.
Eighth-generation Core i7, i9 and Xeon (unspecified)Nvidia Quadro P1000 or P2000 GPU15.6-inch show choices: 300-nit HD (1,920×1,080) IPS with 72 p.c NTSC shade gamut or 400-nit 4K UHD IPS touchscreen with 100 p.c Adobe shade gamut and 10-bit shade processingUp to 64GB 2,667MHz DDR4 ECC RAM2xUSB-C/Thunderbolt, 2xUSB three.1Type-A, 1xHDMI 2.zero, 1xmini Gigabit Ethernet, mic/headphone jack, good card readerUp to 4TB PCIe SSD; RAID zero or 1 optionsDimensions: 14.2×9.7×0.7 in/362x246x18 mmWeight begins at three.eight lbs/1.7kg
Lenovo additionally gave its workhorse 17-inch P71 a bunch of element bumps for the ThinkPad P72: eighth-generation Intel Core and Xeon processors, Nvidia Quadro P5200, as much as 128GB reminiscence, as much as 6TB storage with as much as 16GB Intel Optane acceleration storage.
It is also anticipated to ship by the top of August, with costs beginning at $1,800 (straight transformed, about AU$2,450 and £1,410).