Lenovo at CES 2019: ThinkPad X1 Yoga Will get Thinner Aluminum Physique, 4K HDR LCD
Lenovo unveiled its fourth-generation ThinkPad X1 Yoga Convertible pocket book. The brand new pocket book will probably be accessible in thinner all-aluminum chassis, and also will turn into lighter than ever when launched just a few months later. As well as, the brand new ThinkPad X1 yoga convertibles are supplied with the identical show choices because the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, that’s, a 4K Dolby Imaginative and prescient-assistive LCD panel within the case of prime SKUs.
Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon Shell and Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Yoga Cabrio are a part of the ThinkPad X1 household of merchandise, however their design and dimensions are vastly totally different. This was largely as a result of Lenovo wished to construct with MILSPEC-grade convertibles and supply further graphics efficiency with ThinkPad X1 1st and 2nd technology yoga laptops. Final yr, Lenovo determined to not use the Intel processors with Iris Professional Graphics for its ThinkPad X1 Yoga notebooks, and finally used the identical platform for each clamshell and convertible ThinkPad X1 machines. This yr, the corporate is utilizing the CNC-milled aluminum chassis for the ThinkPad X1 Yoga, which makes the system way more compact and nearer to the ThinkPad X1 carbon-fiber primarily based carbon fiber.
The 2019 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga is available in a 15.2-mm (17.05 mm) case and weighs 1.35 kg. Based on the thinner show bezel, the brand new convertible 4th technology ThinkPad X1 Yoga is 17% smaller than its third technology predecessor, Lenovo says. The case is MILSPEC licensed and has handed all of the exams that Lenovo carries out with its ThinkPad X1 laptops for max sturdiness. The corporate claims it’s notably tough to make an aluminum case so sturdy and light-weight that aluminum needs to be thick to retain its power.
In relation to inside , the brand new ThinkPad X1 Yoga is powered by Intel's Eight-core Core i5 / i7 processors (similar to Whiskey Lake) with Eight or 16 GB of DRAM and a PCIe SSD of as much as 2 TB helps capability. When it comes to connectivity, the brand new Convertible gives Wi-Fi + Bluetooth with enhanced antenna design, an non-obligatory 4G / LTE-A Cat16 modem, two Thunderbolt three ports, USB three.zero Sort A ports, GbE with dongle The multimedia capabilities of the brand new X1 Yoga are much like these of X1 Carbon: The Convertible contains a Dolby Atmos-labeled speaker system, a number of far-field microphones and a 720p webcam with or with out IR sensors be lined with Lenovo ThinkShutter. Additionally notice that the brand new X1 Yoga helps all docking options, together with Lenovo's ThinkPad Mechanical Dock.
Final however not least show choices. The producer will provide its high-quality 14-inch 10-bit Extremely HD show with a brightness of 500 nits and Dolby Imaginative and prescient HDR assist with superior SKUs. Different methods are geared up with a full-HD panel with a brightness of 400 nits and the ThinkPad Privateness Guard The entry-level fashions are geared up with Full HD panels with a brightness of 300 nits.
Like its ThinkPad X1 Carbon brother, the 4th Gen ThinkPad X1 Yoga is half a yr away and will probably be launched solely sometimes in June 2019. The beginning worth of the convertible laptop computer is $ 1,929.