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Lenovo has expanded its portfolio of laptops with the launch of ThinkBook 13x i, ThinkBook 14p Gen 2, and ThinkBook 16p Gen 2 at CES 2021. The new ThinkBook laptops are designed for business professionals with a tall 16:10 aspect ratio. Select models in the new series come with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos support. In addition to three new models, Lenovo has launched the ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i laptop that features an E Ink display.
Lenovo ThinkBook 13x i price starts at $1,199 (roughly Rs. 87,700), while the ThinkBook 14p Gen 2 and the ThinkBook 16p Gen 2 carry a starting price tag of $849 (roughly Rs. 62,200) and $1,299 (roughly Rs. 95,000), respectively. The Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i starts at $1,549 (roughly Rs. 1,13,300). All four Lenovo ThinkBook models will go on sale starting the first quarter of 2021.
The Lenovo ThinkBook 13x i features a 13.3-inch WQXGA (2,560x1,600 pixels) IPS display with 400 nits of peak brightness and Dolby Vision support. The display comes with touch support and is equipped with a 180-degree flat hinge design. Under the hood, there is an option of up to 11th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, along with up to 16GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 1TB M.2 PCIe Gen 4 SSD. The laptop comes with regular connectivity options that include two Thunderbolt 4 ports, Wi-Fi 6, and Bluetooth v5.0.
Lenovo has offered Dolby Atmos support on the ThinkBook 13x i. There is also a 53W battery. The laptop is based on Intel Evo platform that is meant for slim yet powerful Windows machines. The ThinkBook 13x i comes in Cloud Gray and Storm Gray colour options. It laptop comes with a thin 12.9mm chassis and weighs less than 1.2 kilograms.
Unlike the ThinkBook 13x i, the Lenovo ThinkBook 14p Gen 2 is based on the latest AMD Ryzen mobile processors (with up to AMD Ryzen 9 5000 H Series). The laptop is coupled with up to 32GB DDR4 RAM and up to 1TB of PCIe SSD. It features up to 14-inch 2.8K OLED display with 300 nits of peak brightness and VESA DisplayHDR True Black standard. In terms of connectivity, the laptop includes USB Type-C, HDMI 2.0, Wi-Fi 6, and Bluetooth v5.0.
The Lenovo ThinkBook 14p Gen 2 comes in 16.9mm thickness and weighs less than 1.4 kilograms. The laptop also includes a fingerprint reader and an IR camera along with Windows Hello support.
The Lenovo ThinkBook 16p Gen 2 comes with a 16-inch 2.5K IPS display. It is also powered by the latest AMD Ryzen mobile processors, along with up to next-generation Nvidia GeForce RTX discrete graphics. The laptop can also be configured with a pre-calibrated display with X-Rite Pantone certification. The laptop is 19.9mm of thick and weighs 2 kilograms.
The Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i is quite similar to the ThinkBook 13 x i, though it features a 12-inch WQXGA (2,560x1,600 pixels) E-Ink secondary display that supports touch inputs, along with a primary 13.3-inch WQXGA IPS display with a screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent. The laptop comes with a new e-Ink User Interface (UI). It is a successor to the Lenovo ThinkBook Plus that launched at CES 2020 and debuted in India in September last year.
Other key specifications of the ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i include up to 11th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB LPDDR4X RAM, and up to 1TB M.2 PCIe Gen4 SSD. The laptop is 13.9mm thick and weighs less than 1.3 kilograms.
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