ThinkPad X1 Fold: Lenovo Foldable PC is now available to order from Lenovo
Lenovo has announced a ThinkPad like no ThinkPad you’ve ever seen earlier: the ThinkPad X1 Fold. Think Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, but a 13-inch OLED laptop screen. It’s possible to preorder now, starting at $2,499.
The concept is that you can handle the Fold like a giant tablet when it’s fully unfolded or divide the screen into two adjacent displays.
You can prop the ThinkPad X1 Fold up horizontally to use it as a full 13-inch notebook, with an optional detachable keyboard and easel stand. You can fold the point up 90 degrees, turn it vertically, and use it as a little laptop a touchscreen keyboard rises on the bottom half.
You can utilize it horizontally and use it as a book, with an elective stylus. Or you can fold the entire thing up, and carry it around without it using up much space in your bag.
In terms of other specs, the production Fold begins with Intel’s Lakefield processors, two USB-C ports, and a SIM-card slot, 8GB of RAM, up to 1TB of storage, and a 50Wh battery. It weighs 2.2 pounds and can proceed with 5G support.
Lenovo also stated the ThinkPad X1 Nano, which is the lightest ThinkPad ever built at 1.99 pounds. This ThinkPad is based on Intel’s new Evo platform, which is expected to confirm that laptops perform long battery life, fast charging, and agile boot time, among other features.
Evo systems also require to incorporate Intel’s 11th Gen Tiger Lake processors, Wi-Fi 6, and Thunderbolt 4.
The Nano has a 13-inch 2K 16:10 display with touch and non-touch options. Lenovo states that it’s on the same height as a 14-inch 16:9 screen. And it appears with several AI security features: it can recognize when you’re driving by and wake itself up, for example, and lock itself when you walk away.
Specs-wise, the Nano appears with 11th Gen Intel processors up to an i7, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 1TB of storage, a 48Wh battery, four 360-degree microphones, and Intel’s Xe combined graphics. It helps 5G as well and can run Linux in enhancement to Windows 10 Pro.
The Nano will be available in Q4 of 2020, beginning at $1,399.
Lenovo announced numerous enhancements to its ThinkPad X1 Fold line as well. The flagships add the $729 ThinkBook 13s Gen 2 which is also Evo-verified, the $879 ThinkBook 14s Yoga the initial convertible ThinkBook, which has a built-in pen, and the $549 ThinkBook 15 Gen 2 which begins with built-in Bluetooth earbuds.
The 13s and 15 also have AMD claims. They’ll both be ready in October; the Yoga is happening in November.
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