In addition to announcing the world’s first foldable laptop under the ThinkPad series at its Accelerate conference in Florida, Lenovo has also introduced two new ThinkBook laptops – the Lenovo ThinkBook 13s and ThinkBook 14s. The new line of ThinkBook laptops is focused on security and support for small businesses and start for a price of $729 (approx. Rs 51,200).
In terms of design, the new ThinkBooks offer a silver coloured aluminium exterior in contrast to the Carbon Black on the ThinkPad. There’s o tracking stink like the on ThinkPad models.
Both ThinkBook laptops can be powered to up to an 8th-generation Intel Core i7 processor with an AMD Radeon 540X graphics card. The ThinkBook 13s and ThinkBook 14s can be configured to feature 4GB, 8GB or 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of SSD storage.
Lenovo offers the new ThinkBook lineup with TPM 2.0 security chips, fingerprint readers, dedicated buttons for Skype and a webcam shutter for privacy. While the smaller ThinkBook 13s offers up to 11 hours of battery life, the ThinkBook 14s offers up to 10 hours of charge.
Though the screen on the two laptops offers the same 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, there are a few key differences. The 14-inch ThinkBook 14s offers a brightness of 25 nits while the 13.3-inch screen on the ThinkBook 13s offers a higher 300 nits brightness.
Port selections include a USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 port, two USB-A 3.1 Gen 1 ports, an HDMI 1.4b port and an audio combo port. The ThinkBook 13s measures 308x216x16mm while the ThinkBook 14s is 323x223x17mm. Both laptops weigh in at under 1.5 kg.
The Lenovo ThinkBook 13s and ThinkBook 14s will be released in late May with starting prices of $729 (approx. Rs 51,200) and $749 (approx. Rs 52,700) respectively.
Lenovo has also updated its ThinkPad X1 Extreme with 9th Gen Core i9 processors, Nvidia GTX 1650 Max-Q GPU and optional 4K OLED display. The second generation ThinkPad X1 Extreme will be sold for a starting price of $1,499 (approx. Rs 1,05,500).