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Lenovo unveils modular ThinkPad X1 tablet
Posted on 4-Jan-2016 21:19. | Tags Filed under: News.

Lenovo has unveiled its newly expanded X1 portfolio, including new additions such as the adaptable ThinkPad X1 Tablet with its modular design; the ThinkPad X1 Yoga with world’s first OLED display; and the ThinkPad X1 Carbon with an even thinner and lighter design.

Desktop users get the option of a new ThinkCentre X1 all-in-one, which the company says is a must-have design centerpiece for any office with outstanding performance to match.

The modular design of the ThinkPad X1 Tablet offers added functionality through simple clip-on optional modules:
  • Need more battery? The Productivity Module increases use up to 15 hours total
  • Ready to present? The Presenter Module includes a pico projector and HDMI port
  • Creating in 3D? Add the 3D Imaging Module with its rear-facing Intel RealSense camera
The full size ThinkPad keyboard with the iconic TrackPoint has three adjustable typing angles and recreates the classic ThinkPad keystroke feel. Keyboard and tablet together weigh just 2.4 pounds for an ultra-light laptop experience. What’s more, it is the first Windows tablet with LTE Advanced support for superfast connectivity from virtually anywhere. The ThinkPad X1 Tablet also features a removable rear panel for serviceability and upgrades.

ThinkPad X1 Yoga is incredibly thin at just 0.66 inches and light at only 2.8 pounds. It is also the world’s first convertible featuring an optional Samsung OLED display that reproduces beautifully rich colors and deeper blacks. With a patented Lift and Lock keyboard that retracts keys in tablet mode, X1 Yoga also features an active pen that is perfect for highlighting and writing notes directly on webpages using the Microsoft Edge browser. The pen is also housed & charged inside the system so it won’t get lost.

ThinkPad X1 Carbon continues to stand out as the world’s lightest 14-inch business ultrabook. One of the most refined and elegant notebooks available today, the X1 Carbon is thinner, lighter and more powerful than ever. Focused on customer-centric design improvements, we listened to customer feedback and made a number of improvements, including more display options, increased memory and storage capacity, improved connectivity and made the X1 Carbon lighter at just 2.6 pounds.

Customers expect Lenovo to keep pushing the boundaries and the ThinkPad X1 series doesn’t disappoint. With a unique combination of performance, connectivity and security focused features available in all three products, the new ThinkPad X1 family is designed and engineered for future proofing:
  • Up to 1TB high-density, low-power Samsung M.2 NVMe SSD storage offers speeds up to five times that of standard SATA SSD
  • Ultra-fast enterprise class connectivity with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE modem with 4G LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation support for up to 300 Mbps download speeds
  • Fast and secure WiGig wireless docking for a cable-free desk environment
  • Touch Fingerprint reader and Trusted Platform Module (TPM) security chip for peace of mind
  • Built tough to withstand the rigors of mobile working by passing more than two hundred Lenovo stress tests
The ThinkCentre X1 AIO comes in a ultra-thin 11mm frame giving one of the world’s thinnest desktops. The premium anti-glare display offers a bright picture from any angle on its 23.8-inch screen and despite the incredibly thin chassis, the ThinkCentre X1 is built tough. Designed to withstand dust build up, a common cause of hardware failure with desktop PCs, the all-in-one has been tested for eight hours in a dust chamber, replicating ten years in an office environment.

The 7.5mm ultra-slim ThinkVision X1 is the world’s first monitor to receive the TUV Eye-Comfort certification. Featuring a 27-inch UltraHD edge-to-edge anti-glare display, the ThinkVision X1 includes rich connectivity options such as a USB type C port, providing the perfect complement to the ThinkPad X1 Tablet.

The ThinkPad X1 Tablet will be available starting February from US$899. The ThinkPad X1 Yoga will be available starting January from US$1449. OLED models will be available starting April. Prices will be quoted nearer the time. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon will be available starting February from US$1299.

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