Lenovo’s new ThinkBook series has specifications similar to ThinkPad at a lower price
Along with the new ThinkCentre PC and the updated ThinkPad X1 extreme, Lenovo has also introduced its new ThinkBook S-series laptops. The laptops are specifically designed for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in which Lenovo has focused on safety and security. portability. The device is aimed at “young executives experts in technology with attractive and profitable devices”.
The introduction of a completely new line of laptops is quite new when it comes to the strategies used by Lenovo. However, it is worth seeing this if you want something portable, safe and efficient.
Currently, the series is getting the ThinkBook 13 and ThinkBook 14. The ThinkBook line starts at $ 729, which is reasonable compared to the ThinkPad series, which starts at $ 1000. This series combines ThinkPad features with a fairly affordable price. .
Design and exhibition
Both laptops are lined with a combination of aluminum and magnesium to give them an elegant look. The bevels on the screen are ultra narrow with a mineral gray finish. These laptops are designed to give a premium appearance in a small form factor. The body of the notebook is less than 0.65 inches wide and can be placed flat at 180 degrees.
Upon reaching the screen, the ThinkBook 13s has a 13-inch screen and the ThinkBook 14s has a 14-inch screen. Both laptops have a Full HD 1080p screen, however, we can also expect an optional 4K OLED screen. The ThinkBook 13s also comes with Dolby Vision support.
Since laptops are designed for commercial use, which includes the intensive use of keyboards, the keyboard is spill-resistant and can withstand 60 cc of liquid without malfunctioning. The keyboard has a Skype shortcut key to answer and end calls at the touch of a button. It is evident that when designing the keyboard, Lenovo has followed a minimalist approach.
The battery life is quite impressive for both laptops. In ThinkBook 13s, the battery life reaches a maximum of 11 hours and for ThinkBook 14s, the maximum battery life is 10 hours. The series presents a fast charge in which one hour of charging can get the battery up to 80%.
One of the claims made by Lenovo when it comes to the ThinkBook S series is the security they provide. Laptops have a verification step at startup, and it also has a fingerprint sensor on the power button. The ThinkBook S-series laptops have Discrete TPM 2.0 security chips, a physical shutter on the webcam for security and Hinged-coated hinges to reduce Wi-Fi distortions.
Under the hood, there is an eighth-generation Intel Core i7 processor, two RAM options: 8 GB and 18 GB and up to 512 GB of SSD storage. There is an optional AMD Radeon 540X with 2 GB of GDDR5 VRAM (Intel UHD 620 if you get the other option).
The laptops will be launched at the end of May. The ThinkBook 13 will start at $ 730 and the 14 at $ 750.