Lenovo’s new ThinkPads target road warriors
By Chong Jinn Xiung October 10, 2018
- ThinkPad P1 introduces power-packed laptop that is still mobile
- Bring desktop power on-the-go with the ThinkPad P72
LENOVO has introduced two new additions to its ThinkPad family with the ThinkPad P1 and P72.
Both are said to be equipped with the latest Intel Xenon processor that Lenovo says improves one’s workflow and maximises productivity.
“Mobile workstations like the two newly-launched models primarily cater to enterprise customers and high-end users. Lenovo has enjoyed double-digit growth (10.5%) over the past two quarters,” said Lenovo Malaysia and Singapore general manager Khoo Hung Chuan.
He was referring to Gartner data that showed Lenovo pulling ahead to poll position in the top five PC vendors by unit shipment estimates for 2Q18.
The new mobile workstations rock the ThinkPad’s iconic all-black design and are made to endure tough conditions like drops or extreme weather.
But it is not just physical threats, the P1 and P72 are also said to feature enhanced security with authentication features such as the ThinkShutter camera privacy, anti-spoofing fingerprint technology and facial recognition.
The new ThinkPad P1 is said to the thinnest, lightest and slimmest mobile workstation by Lenovo yet, weighing in at just 1.7kg. The device also packs a punch with Intel’s 8th Generation Xenon processor on the inside. It can be configured up to an Nvidia Quadro P2000 graphics.
If you are looking for a true desktop replacement, Lenovo has its new ThinkPad P72. Featuring a massive 17-inch screen that is powered by an Intel 8th generation Xeon and Core processors. It can be configured with up to an Nvidia Quadro P5200 graphics to tackle some of the most demanding tasks like photo, video editing and 3D rendering.
On top of that it offers up to 6TB of storage,128GB of memory and 16GB of Intel Optane memory to handle big data sets.
The ThinkPad P72 also comes powered by Intel Thunderbolt 3 technology that is claimed to offer high performance compared to a regular USB-C Port.
The Lenovo ThinkPad P1 and P72 are both available online via Lenovo’s website and at Lenovo exclusive stores at US$2,105 (RM8,719) and US$2,154 (RM8,920) respectively.
Apart from addressing the needs of enterprise customers, Khoo added that Lenovo is also focusing on small medium businesses (SMB) which is a growing segment for their business. To that end, he said that Lenovo also has its V, L and E series notebooks that are more competitively priced for the more price sensitive users.