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Lenovo ThinkPad Notebooks

Product
Developers: Lenovo
Date of the premiere of the system: 2017/09/11
Last Release Date: 2019/05/15
Technology: Office equipment

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ThinkPad is a line of notebooks.

2019

ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2

On May 15, 2019 Lenovo provided ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 — the version improved in comparison with the predecessor offering improvements among which there are Intel processors Core i9 of the 9th generation, the graphic processor Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 with design of Max-Q, and the increased volume of storage on 4 TB.

ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2

ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 created for experienced business users is the thin and easy notebook from the operating room sistemoywindows 10 which is suitable both for a mobile way of life, and for the needs requiring high performance.

Thanking still to a number of the improved functions, including brighter touch 4K display O LED using Dolby Vision and the speaker system Dolby Atmos, one may say, that this 15-inch notebook was created for intensive workloads from video and editing photos before graphic rendering, applications AR/VR and many other.

The first-ever notebook with the bending display

At the Lenovo Accelerate 2019 conference the Lenovo company provided as it claims, the first-ever notebook with the bent display. It filled up ThinkPad X1 product family.

Innovation it is supplied with the unique 13.3-inch OLED display with resolution capability 2K which is capable to be folded double, reducing laptop width by 50%. The screen was developed by LG Display company.

Lenovo notes that such notebook can be put as the book and it is convenient to carry in office, on meetings, etc. ThinkPad X1 combines the capacity of the notebook and mobility of the smartphone to correspond to a way of life of the user, said in the product description.

In the spread-out type the gadget can use as the big tablet. Besides, it can take the form of the book adapted for reading and also the mini-notebook (then one part of the screen acts as the keyboard).

Developers provided the built-in support which keeps the device in near vertical position for convenient text typing on the wireless keyboard. Work with the stylus which is located in a front part of the notebook and is charged by means of USB-C port is supported.

Lenovo provided the first-ever notebook with the bending display. Video
Lenovo provided the first-ever notebook with the bending display. Video

The producer did not begin to open technical specifications of the device during its announcement. Only it is known that the device works running the Windows 10 operating system. Also it is announced the approximate mass of a product — less than two pounds (about 0.9 kg).

Observers of the The Verge edition tested the portable computer with the bent display and noted its some shortcomings. First, according to journalists, the mechanism puts it seems unreliable. Secondly, the display has small viewing angles, considerably changing colors when viewing sideways.

The beginning of sales of ThinkPad X1 with the bent display it is planned for 2020.[1]

ThinkPadT490s, T490, T590, X390 and X390 Yoga

On February 27, 2019 the Lenovo company announced updates in ThinkPad product line: the T490s, T490, T590, X390 and X390 Yoga models are added.

ThinkPad T490

According to the company, the ThinkPad models provide a podklyuchennost at the expense of the wireless LTE-A device and also protect thanks to the solution ThinkShield and provide consumer experience using displays of high resolution, a sound of Dolby AudioTM Premium and the updated ThinkPad keyboards.

The updated appearance of the ThinkPad T and ThinkPad X series includes a set of functions which provide to users full experience of use of devices: the ThinkShield functions, including ThinkPad PrivacyGuard with PrivacyAlert and physical protection of the camera ThinkShutter are available on the majority of models; ThinkPad BIOS with a possibility of most correction; the WWAN block for communication with the outside world providing connection speed up to gigabits, using the solution Fibocom L860-GL CAT16 LTE on T490 model; the T490s, X390 and X390 Yoga models use Intel Wi-Fi 6 Gig+; double microphones with sensitivity 4 meters and scope range 360o; the display with support of Dolby Vision on all devices of series T; the display with the lowered power consumption on T490s and T490; last modifications processors of the eighth generation Intel Core.

All ThinkPad models include the module Wi-fi and optionally global LTE-A. The ThinkPad T490 model brings connection to the following level, it supports CAT16 LTE-A with antenna 4×4 UltraConnect that provides connection speed to gigabits and the maximum signal intensity. The ThinkPad T490s, X390 and X390 Yoga models also include technology of Intel Wi-Fi 6 Gig + with Bluetooth 5.1.

The reader of a fingerprint Match-on-Chip provides the increased security as the biometric mold does not leave the chip, providing more reliable procedure of the login and net surfing.

ThinkShutter is the solution which is physically closing the camera available on all versions of cameras, protects you from the hackers who are connected to observation.

ThinkPad PrivacyGuard activates protection of the screen on one contact of the button. PrivacyAlert can warn if someone spies because of a shoulder.

Emergence of the graphic user interface became the most important change that allows to simplify navigation in BIOS. A number of improvements in security of BIOS and also its controllability give to users and IT administrators new opportunities for setup.

Administrators can set far off passwords for supervising or exclusive access at the level of protection of BIOS.

Can limit access to ports, erase data from the hard drive using Secure Wipe or manage far off start of a system through WiFi PXE Boot or HTTPs Boot. BIOS is capable to return independently to the necessary backup copy in case of damage or the attack from a virus. It protects users from hacker attack at the level of the code of the low level, programming of devices.

The monitor with a contrast 500 nit and support of Dolby Vision creates the picture with color saturation, contrast and brightness. Also the company developed the monitor of high definition with the lowered energy consumption and contrast 400 nit on the basis of technology of a low-temperature polysilicon (LTPS) for longer operation of the battery.

Audio conferences on VOIP technology can sometimes cause such problems as low quality of a sound, distortion of a voice or noise on a background. For the first time in a series of the products ThinkPad T and X the company built in two microphones of hypersensibility which improve quality of work at the VOIP conferences, especially in situations when many people participate in a call, and it occurs in the noisy premises. The Dolby Audio Premium system improves a sound.[2]

The updated ThinkPad X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga

On January 8, 2019 the Lenovo company provided notebooks of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga series. The provided notebooks received the Intel processors Core of the 8th generation, the updated displays, speaker systems with technology of volume sounding Dolby Atmos, optional wireless Cat16 LTE-A modems and advanced antennas for connection to WLAN and WWAN networks.

Design for any tasks

ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Notebooks of the 7th generation of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon series became even thinner and easier than predecessors. The top model equipped 4K with the display with technology of dynamic super loudness Dolby Vision received an optional upper cover with a covering from unpainted carbon fiber. Visible carbonic weaving emphasizes use of this material in construction of the body of the notebook. Such solution became result of numerous wishes of the users who are brought together by Lenovo during the global polls.

X1 Yoga

Absolutely other design of the body of the X1 Yoga notebook using aluminum alloy - implementation of one more relevant request. Devices 2019 of model year are executed in the aluminum body 'grey metallic' colors manufactured with a high accuracy.

Engineers of Lenovo were faced by a difficult task - to make rather thin and easy aluminum body meeting all requirements for durability and the durability shown to ThinkPad series notebooks, and capable to sustain all tests which traditionally there take these devices.

«
To create ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2019, we had to return on blueprint stage and to develop from scratch construction of the body. It was difficult to achieve that level of durability, reliability, quality and convenience which is expected by our users from ThinkPad family notebooks.
Akira Fukusima, chief executive of division of development of ThinkPad
»

Audio and video of technology from Dolby

Cooperation with Dolby company allowed to achieve a high quality audio and video playback of content. In addition to Dolby Vision technology which increases visual comfort when watching video at the expense of display dynamic super loudness, providing the ultra-realistic and live image, the provided X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga models received technology of volume sounding Dolby Atmos. She creates the fascinating sound picture when listening via the built-in speaker system with four individually developed and configured loudspeakers or via any earphones. The sound created by it surrounds the user, creating feeling of the movement and submerging in the center of a plot of the movie or a game.

Security first of all

In 2018 malefactors more than 1.4 billion passwords from most of which part was offered afterwards for sale in DarkNet were stolen. By 2021 the general damage from the crimes connected with theft of information will reach 6 trillion dollars that is equivalent GDP Japan or England and Franciums combined. Among the victims of cybernetic crimes there are even companies from the list of Fortune 500 which because of it lose reputation and market positions. For this reason security and data protection at the different levels become decisive factors when choosing corporate PCs and notebooks. Equipment of all ThinkPad notebooks the solutions of ThinkShield presented recently developed by Lenovo especially for protection of devices identification data, confidential information and internet- connections, allowed to secure users and to solve the most part of problems information security.

For additional protection during operation in crowded places, these ThinkPad X1 models are optionally equipped with the FHD display with a brightness of 400 nit also ThinkPad Privacy Guard technology which protects the screen from curious eyes. Software of ThinkPad Privacy Alert informs the user if the stranger looks in the screen, and the Privacy Guard mode immediately includes. The physical valve of the camera ThinkShutter is present at models with IK and HD webcams now. Reliability and speed of operation of the fingerprint scanner working on Match-on-Chip technology and supporting Microsoft SecureBio is increased.

X1 Carbon

The 7th generation of ThinkPad X1 Carbon received a number of the improvements increasing comfort and productivity of work, among which:

  • Thickness of notebooks decreased up to 14.95 mm, and the weight of models begins from 1.11 kg at the diagonal of the display of 14 inches.
  • The speaker system consisting of two high-frequency loudspeakers located on top and two lower low-frequency loudspeakers with Dolby Atmos technology provides fascinating realistic sounding, worthy bonus devices.
  • Four microphones with a wide zone of sensitivity allow suit collective teleconferences and to use voice assistants, such as Cortana and Alexa, in crowded premises — a system will distinguish a voice of the owner and to execute only his commands.
  • The powerful battery providing till 15 o'clock independent operation and wireless LTE-A the modem expand opportunities for work out of office and the house. The compatibility with with the CAT 16 LTE standard allows to download information with gigabit speeds in 4G networks.
  • At choice of the user different displays are offered, including the amazing 4K display with a brightness up to 500 nit, in 10-bit flowers and Dolby Vision technology and also the FHD display with a brightness of 400 nit.

X1 Yoga

Among the main differences of the updated generation there is ThinkPad X1 Yoga:

  • Weighing only 1.3 kg, thickness of the notebook decreased by 11% in comparison with the previous generation - up to 15.2 mm.
  • Narrower framework of the screen allowed to reduce dimensions by 17%.
  • Notebooks are executed in the aluminum body 'grey metallic' colors manufactured with a high accuracy.
  • X1 Yoga support all docking stations of Lenovo, including ThinkPad Mechanical Dock.
  • The built-in digital feather of ThinkPad PEN Pro offers enhanced capabilities for information input.

2018

ThinkPad X1 Extreme

On August 31, 2018 Lenovo provided replenishment of a line of ThinkPad X1 notebooks. According to the company, the 15-inch notebook of this series — ThinkPad X1 Extreme — received the selected video card NVIDIA. ThinkPad X1 Extreme is focused on advanced users and prosumers.

ThinkPad X1 Extreme
ThinkPad X1 Extreme

ThinkPad X1 Extreme is suitable for work with the applications processing data bulks. It is also suitable for editing video and a photo, graphic rendering, applications of virtual and augmented reality. Thanks to compatibility with all popular headsets users can enjoy immersion to the virtual worlds with the minimum delays and use the notebook for educational, training, medical tasks and modeling. The video card NVIDIA GeForce 1050Ti opens extensive game opportunities before users.

ThinkPad X1 Extreme differs in durability and endurance. Four layers of the strengthened carbon fiber create the body of an upper cover, including the central layer absorbing blows and concussions. The main body from aluminum alloy effectively takes away and disseminates the surplus heat generated by a powerful stuffing. X1 Extreme weighs from 1.7 kg.

The combination processors Intel Core of the 8th generation which range includes also 6-core Core i9 up to 64 Gbytes of RAM and a possibility of a complete set disk SSD Raid provides to dual solid-state PCIe in configuration 0/1 high performance.

ThinkPad X1 Extreme is the tool for joint work: the microphone of distant action and the audio system with Dolby Audio Premium technology provide a clear sound and comfort during video conferences. Till 15 o'clock independent operation allows to work at full capacity throughout the day and to have a good time after its termination, without worrying about battery power. Thanks to technology of fast charging Rapid Charge the X1 Extreme battery is charged up to 80% of rated capacity in only 60 minutes. It was not also without the corporate ThinkPad Keyboard keyboard with the course of a key of 1.8 mm.

According to representatives of the company, construction of ThinkPad X1 Extreme became the reply of Lenovo to requests of users for which the increased transparency and the universal technologies suitable for the solution of both personal, and professional tasks is necessary. The possibility of the choice of the touch screen provides the comfort comparable with smartphones and tablets. Functions of voice actuation with personal assistants to Cortana Premium and Amazon Alexa provide the following interoperability layer of the user with the PC.

Fans of casual games will estimate the UHD display with diagonal 15.6 inches and technology of volume sounding Dolby Atmos allowing to enjoy this 3D sound via compatible earphones and also the smooth graphics provided with the video card NVIDIA GeForce 1050Ti MaxQ.

Moreover, the ThinkPad X1 Extreme display supports video playback in the Dolby Vision HDR format.

Thinkpad P1

On August 13, 2018 the Lenovo company announced the professional Thinkpad P1 notebook focused on the professionals needing the capacity of the powerful workstation, but at the same time not limiting themselves with work behind the only workplace at office.

Lenovo Thinkpad P1 notebook
Lenovo Thinkpad P1 notebook

According to the producer, feature of execution of Thinkpad P1 is transfer of a design in classical ThinkPad style on mobile workstation with high-performance components without prejudice to design and functionality. The weight of Thinkpad P1 is 1.7 kg, thickness is 18.4 mm. Dimensions of the notebook make 361.8 x 245.7 x 18.4 mm.

Lenovo noted that the Thinkpad P1 notebook received all attributes of the full-fledged workstation: the 15.6-inch display with the permission 4K, the professional graphic accelerator Nvidia Quadro of series P (to P2000), processors Xeon or Intel Core the eighth generation, support of RAM of DDR4 up to 64 GB and the drive to 4 TB.

Mobile workstation of Lenovo ThinkPad P1 undergoes certification on durability and shock resistance on the army MIL-SPEC standard on 12 categories and 21 tests. The notebook received the certificate of Energy Star 6.1 for economic energy consumption. According to the test "MobileMark 2014. Battery", the notebook provides battery life till 13 o'clock, noted in Lenovo.

According to information provided by the producer, the Thinkpad P1 notebook will be available in two options of execution of the 15.6-inch display – with permission of Full HD or 4K UHD. the 4K-version of the display (3840 x 2160 pixels) is executed on a matrix of IPS, equipped with touch functionality, and provides brightness up to 400 nit at a color scope 100% of a gamma of Adobe and the 10-bit depth of color. Thinkpad P1 options with the Intel processor of the eighth generation will be available to the order: 6-core Intel Core i7-8850H from 9 MB a cache memory, vPro technology and clock rate of 2.60 GHz (to 4.30 in the Turbo Boost mode), or 6-core Intel Xeon E-2176M from 12 MB a cache memory, vPro technology and clock rate of 2.70 GHz (up to 4.40 GHz in the Turbo Boost mode).

Lenovo Thinkpad P1 notebook
Lenovo Thinkpad P1 notebook

In the first case a system supports up to 64 GB of RAM of DDR4 with clock rate to 2666 MHz, support to 32 GB of RAM of DDR4 error correcting is available to the second processor (ECC). The notebook is also completed with the professional discrete graphic Nvidia Quadro card up to the version of P2000 from 4 GB of video memory of GDDR5.

Thinkpad P1 is delivered with the solid state drive with a capacity up to 4 TB with the high-speed NVMe interface. As wireless communications interfaces of Wi-fi are submitted (Intel 9560? 802.11AC 2 x 2) and Bluetooth 5.0.

The list of ports and the Lenovo ThinkPad P1 interfaces also includes the built-in card reader "4 in one", Thunderbolt ports 3, USB- A, HDMI 2.0, mini Gigabit Ethernet, I will corrode audio for the headset and the reader smart cards. The standard equipment also includes the infrared camera and the webcam of high resolution.

Thinkpad P1 will be available in retail from the preset operating room sistemoywindows 10 Home 64, Windows 10 Pro 64 or Windows 10 Pro for Workstations 64 (only to the version with chips of Xeon). The list of additional accessories for the device includes a docking station of ThinkPad Thunderbolt Workstation, a corporate backpack under 15.6-inch notebooks and also the external 32-inch ThinkVision P32u monitor.

Deliveries of mobile workstation of Thinkpad P1 start at the end of August, 2018. Thinkpad P1 price in the minimum complete set for the market of the USA begins with $1949. For the Russian market of the price are not announced yet.[3]

Beginning of deliveries to Russia ThinkPad E480 and E580

The Lenovo company announced on March 26, 2018 the beginning of deliveries to Russia of notebooks of a line of ThinkPad — the ThinkPad E480 and E580 models with diagonals of screens 14 and 15.6 of inch will become available to the order since March, 2018. Business devices of the average level received more productive processors, fast solid-state disks, fingerprint scanners for an instant unblocking, displays with a thin framework, the universal USB connectors Type-C, illumination of the keyboard and the integrated TPM chips.

Devices are much easier and thinner than the predecessors that will allow them to take less places in bags and portfolios of the professionals working out of office.

ThinkPad notebooks of series E are equipped with the Intel processors Core of the 8th generation. The graphic Radeon AMD cards and up to 32 Gbytes of RAM provide high performance during the work with resource-intensive tasks, including when processing photo and video images. Different versions of drives allow to pick up an optimal configuration under specific needs. Users can select fast solid state drives with a capacity of 2 Tbytes, and if necessary — the combined storage guaranteeing fast loading of OS and applications.

Batteries of notebooks support till 13 o'clock independent operation, and the 65 Watts optional charger allows to be recharged during a short break using technology of fast charging.

Both models have modifications with brighter and contrast IPS displays with permission of FHD which offer the increased comfort during the work with images and texts.

Thanks to the ThinkPad keyboard it is possible to work with the corporate trackpad and the spacious touchpad not only behind a desktop, but also on the way.

Specifications

ThinkPad E480:

  • Processors: to Intel of the 8th generation of Core i7
  • Operating system: to Windows 10 Pro 64-bit;
  • Display: up to 14 inches of HD or IPS FHD. Thin framework, antiglare covering;
  • Graphics: to GDDR5 Gbyte AMD Radeon RX 550, 2;
  • Camera: Camera 720 p with the dual microphone;
  • RAM: up to 32 Gbytes of DDR4;
  • Versions of drives:
    • PCIe M.2, solid-state up to 512 Gbytes,
    • HDD up to 500 Gbytes (7200 RPM), 2 Tbytes (5400 RPM) 2.5 SATA
    • Dual drive (option);

  • Battery: 45 Vtch, till 13 o'clock independent operation. Charger 45 or 65 of W with support of fast charging;
  • Audio: Dolby Advanced Audio Lync-certified, support of Smart Audio loudspeakers;
  • Security: fingerprint scanner (option), dTPM 2.0 security technology, Kensington connector;
  • Network: Ethernet RJ45/AC 2x2/s;
  • Ports: 1×USB 3.0 Type-C, 2×USB 3.1, 1×USB 2.0, HDMI, the Micro SD card reader combined by audio the connector, RJ45;
  • Dimensions: 329.3×242×19.9 mm (metal body), 329.3×242×21.9 mm (plastic body);
  • Weight: from 1.75 kg;
  • In addition: keyboard illumination, connection of a docking station on USB of 3.0 dock; USB 3.0 Ultra Dock.

ThinkPad E580:

  • Processors: to Intel of the 8th generation of Core i7
  • Operating system: to Windows 10 Pro 64-bit;
  • Display: 15.6 inches of HD or IPS FHD. Thin framework, antiglare covering;
  • Graphics: to GDDR5 Gbyte AMD Radeon RX 550, 2;
  • Camera: HD Camera 720 p with the dual microphone;
  • RAM: up to 32 Gbytes of DDR4;
  • Versions of drives:
    • PCIe M.2, solid-state up to 512 Gbytes
    • HDD up to 500 Gbytes (7200 RPM), 2 Tbytes (5400 RPM) 2.5 SATA
    • Dual drive (option);

  • Battery: 45 Vtch, till 13 o'clock independent operation. Charger 45 or 65 of W with support of fast charging;
  • Audio: Dolby Advanced Audio Lync-certified, support of Smart Audio loudspeakers;
  • Security: fingerprint scanner, dTPM 2.0 security technology, Kensington connector;
  • Network: Ethernet RJ45/AC 2x2/s;
  • Ports: 1×USB 3.0 Type-C, 2×USB 3.1, 1×USB 2.0, HDMI, the Micro SD card reader combined by audio the connector, RJ45;
  • Dimensions: 369×252×19.95;
  • Weight: from 2.1 kg;
  • In addition: keyboard illumination, connection of a docking station on USB of 3.0 dock; USB 3.0 Ultra Dock.

Price and availability

The provided models are available to the order in the Russian market since March, 2018 at estimated retail price from 35 thousand rubles and above depending on a configuration.

ThinkPad Yoga line

On March 20, 2018 the company Lenovo announced the beginning of deliveries to Russia notebooks ThinkPad Yoga lines. The ThinkPad X1 Yoga, X380 Yoga and L380 Yoga models are available to the order from the middle of March, 2018. Transformers are equipped productive processors, displays with Dolby Vision technology and also scanners fingerprints. Capacious batteries with technology of fast charging and 4G the modem expand functionality and allow to work in non-standard conditions. Thanks to the special hinge opening construction on 360 °, and the updated touch screen of the device are suitable for work in the notebook mode, tablet or the display.

ThinkPad X1 Yoga notebook
ThinkPad X1 Yoga notebook

ThinkPad X1 Yoga are equipped with processors to Intel Core i7 of the 8th generation, and some modifications — the chipsets supporting the vPro functions for the simplified management of big parks of corporate notebooks. Up to 16 Gbytes of RAM and SSD drives with a capacity up to 1 Tbyte provide comfort during the work with big files and resource-intensive applications, specified in Lenovo.

Thanks to battery with a capacity of 54 Ach the X1 Yoga model supports up to 151 working hours without recharge. The built-in 4G modem gives the chance to work worldwide and not to depend on Wi-Fi of connections.

According to the developer, IPS screens with the diagonal of 14 inches and technology of dynamic super loudness Dolby Vision, allow to work with any multimedia content, and the powerful Dolby Premium audio audio system — to watch video with complete immersion in a plot. The built-in ThinkPad PEN Pro stylus distinguishing 4096 extents of pressing opens possibilities for drawing, writing of notes and work with the text. It is possible to charge the stylus through USB-C port that reduces quantity of necessary cables.

ThinkPad X380 Yoga notebook
ThinkPad X380 Yoga notebook

The ThinkPad X380 Yoga model equipped with the display with diagonal 13.3 inches received DDR4 and solid state drives with a capacity from 128 Gbyte to 1 Tbyte to 16 Gbytes of RAM. The battery with a capacity of 51 Vtch provides till 13.6 o'clock independent operation.

The ThinkPad L380 Yoga notebook with the FHD IPS screen with diagonal 13.3 inches has a possibility of expansion of RAM to 32 Gbytes (DDR4 2400 MHz) and is offered in modifications with solid state drives to 512 Gbytes. The battery with a capacity of 45 Vtch supports up to 12 working hours without recharge.

ThinkPad L380 Yoga notebook
ThinkPad L380 Yoga notebook

All ThinkPad Yoga models of 2018 are equipped with technology of fast charging RapidCharge which allows to fill battery power even during a short break.

Weighing 1.39 kg and thickness of 17 mm of ThinkPad X1 Yoga has 2 USB 3.0 ports (Type C) and 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports with capacity to 40 Gbps which can be used for connection of external monitors. Besides, the device has HDMI, the multiformat card reader, I will corrode for connection of a docking station and combined audiorazjy. For those who need to connect at the same time large number of devices — the L380 Yoga model having 5 USB 3.0, 2 ports from which with universal Type C connectors.

The compactness of the ThinkPad Yoga models did not affect durability of the body and resistance to adverse conditions of the external environment. Each model successfully passed test in the conditions of mechanical loadings, high and low temperatures, humidity, influence of dust and the lowered atmospheric pressure at the height of 5000 meters above sea level, noted in Lenovo.

Withdrawal of ThinkPad X1 Carbon

At the beginning of February, 2018 the Lenovo company announced a voluntary response more than 80 thousand ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebooks because of risk of their ignition.

As reported in Consumer Product Safety Commission of the USA (US Consumer Product Safety Commission), it is about fifth generation of the laptops ThinkPad X1 with 14-inch displays and the body of black or silvery color which were released in China during the period since December, 2016th in November 2017.[4]

According to the regulator, about 78 thousand these devices were sold in the USA, and about 5.5 thousand more are implemented in Canada. Lenovo specified that the response does not extend to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebooks made on November 1, 2017 and later.

Learn whether the program of a response extends to the notebook, it is possible on serial number of the device on its back cover
Learn whether the program of a response extends to the notebook, it is possible on serial number of the device on its back cover

As the producer explains, because of the screw loose properly in a number of laptops there is a threat of damage of the li-ion cell that, in turn, it is capable to cause overheating of devices, ignition or even explosion.

Lenovo learned about a problem after three owners of ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebooks of fifth generation addressed to the company and complained of the overheating of devices which led to their damage.

As of the beginning of February, 2018 of Lenovo any message about harm to people or their property, in addition to notebooks did not arrive. Nevertheless, in the company strongly recommended owners of the notebooks getting under a response to stop to use them immediately.

Lenovo intends to inspect the recalled devices and to fix problems, in case of need. All works will be performed free of charge.

Learn whether the program of a response extends to this or that notebook it is possible on the website of the producer on serial number of the device on its back cover. Also on the corresponding page Lenovo provides the detailed instruction about what needs to be done if the laptop in the list of withdrawn.[5]

ThinkPad X1 line

On January 9, 2018 the Lenovo company provided the updated ThinkPad X1 line. The thin and easy devices of bonus level combining performance and technologies entered it. X1 Tablet, X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga support a number of advanced technologies, for example, of Dolby Vision HDR.

Main features of a line:

X1 Yoga are the first PCs which support an output of images with broad dynamic range (HDR) of Dolby Vision1

  • 13-inch form factor of the X1 Tablet model with display 3K compatible to HDR2
  • Cover for the ThinkShutter webcam for ensuring bigger confidentiality
  • A universal power supply with USB Type-C for cross-platform compatibility
  • The universal connection solutions providing broad compatibility and protection against key board locking
  • Far-Field microphones for ensuring excellent voice transmission with support of Amazon Alexa3
  • The free beta of the software of Lenovo Crystal for Windows 10
  • Monitor 4K UHD ThinkVision X1 with a framework

ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2018)
ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2018)


ThinkPad X1 Tablet

ThinkPad X1 Tablet
ThinkPad X1 Tablet


Features of ThinkPad X1 Tablet:

  • High performance with the Intel processors Core 8 of generation and the full-fledged ThinkPad keyboard
  • Freedom of action with the touch 13-inch display of format 3K HDR Ready and the digital Lenovo PEN Pro handle
  • The durability of ThinkPad tested according to the Mil-Spec standard, and the increased data security thanks to existence of infrared cameras, the fingerprint reader and support of Windows Hello service


ThinkPad X1 Carbon and ThinkPad X1 Yoga

ThinkPad X1 Carbon
ThinkPad X1 Carbon
ThinkPad X1 Yoga
ThinkPad X1 Yoga


Main features of ThinkPad X1 Yoga:

  • Support of Dolby Vision HDR technology and screen intensity 500 nit
  • Microphones with the wide direction characteristic Far-Field Communication 360o support the Wake on Voice and hands-free Amazon Alexa3 function
  • The cover closing the built-in webcam for bigger confidentiality
  • Recognition of the person using the infrared camera ensures the big performance and safety
  • X1 Yoga is model with support LTE-A5 technology

2017: ThinkPad A275 and A475

On September 11, 2017 the Lenovo company provided notebooks of a corporate line - A275 and A475. They are created on the basis of PRO AMD technology.

ThinkPad A275 notebook, (2017)
ThinkPad A275 notebook, (2017)

In development process of devices of this line the architecture of DASH (Desktop and Mobile Architecture for System Hardware) is used. It helps to increase the speed and flexibility of processes, has open tools for infrastructure management.

Data protection in these devices is provided by means of the built-in hardware security system of AMD PRO, the system of identification of users of Windows Hello and the fingerprint scanner ThinkPad Match-on-Chip.

The accumulator of ThinkPad A275 and A475 notebooks provides more than 10 working hours without recharge. The network interface supports networks of the LTE-A standard. The quality of installation and assembly conforms to military standards of mechanical protection.

Devices are equipped processors with AMD PRO or Ryzen PRO.

ThinkPad A275 and A475 notebooks will become available in Russia since November, 2017.


Characteristics of ThinkPad A275

  • Weight: from 1.36 kg
  • Display diagonal: 12.5 inches. An antiglare covering, permission to Fhdprocessory: to generation AMD PRO A12-9800B 7 / to generation AMD PRO A12-8830B 6
  • Operating system: to Windows 10 Pro/ to Windows 7 (with AMD PRO 6 of generation)
  • Graphics: the integrated graphics of AMD Radeon R7
  • RAM: up to 16 Gbytes of DDR4 1866MHz
  • Drives: up to 512 Gbytes NVMe M2 SSD or 1 Tbyte of HDD
  • Support of the LTE-A mobile networks
  • Interface: USB Type-C, 2 USB 3.0, HDMI, RJ45
  • Scanner of a fingerprint Match on Chip


Characteristics of ThinkPad A475

  • Weight: 1.63 kg
  • Display diagonal: 14 inches. An antiglare covering, permission to FHD
  • Processors: to generation AMD PRO A12-9800B 7 / to generation AMD PRO A12-8830B 6
  • Graphics: the integrated graphics of AMD Radeon R7
  • RAM: up to 32 GB of DDR4 1866MHz
  • Drives: to 512GB OPAL PCIe M.2 SSD / up to 1 TB HDD
  • Support of the LTE-A mobile networks
  • Interface: USB Type-C, 3 USB 3.0, HDMI, RJ45
  • Scanner of a fingerprint Match on Chip

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