Four new laptops are joining the ThinkPad family including the company’s thinnest ThinkPad ever, the ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga. Also being announced is the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9, X1 Yoga Gen 6, and the all-new ThinkPad X12 Detachable. All of which are powered by 11th Gen Intel Core processors.
The ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga is a mere 11mm thin and houses a 13.5-inch low power display with support for Dolby Vision HDR and a Dolby Atmos speaker system. The new generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon (9th Gen) and X1 Yoga (6th Gen) were also announced and now house a new 16:10 aspect ratio for their displays. Both have also been equipped with thoughtful new features such as low blue light, and an integrated fingerprint reader.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 and X1 Yoga Gen 6 are also the newest addition to Lenovo’s portfolio of 5G-ready ThinkPad devices. Like the X1 Titanium Yoga, both laptops support Dolby Vision and are equipped with Dolby Atmos speaker systems. Additionally, these two devices will be the world’s first laptops to support Dolby Voice. With this feature, vocal quality is enhanced for both voice and video calls.
Last but definitely not least is the all-new ThinkPad X12 Detachable. As stated in its name, this convertible laptop is able to detach from its keyboard and transform into a 12.3-inch tablet. To get the most out of the device, Lenovo has added support for both the Lenovo Precision Pen and the Lenovo Digital Pen. The screen is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
Designed to be the remote worker’s partner, the ThinkPad X12 Detachable also comes with docking accessories. Powered by Microsoft Azure Sphere is Lenovo’s ThinkPad Thunderbolt 4 and USB-C Universal Smart Docks. Additional features include device management and port status monitoring without the need of being hooked up to a PC.
With 2020 giving emphasis on staying connected, Lenovo made sure to include Wireless WAN (WWAN) for faster wireless connections on their ThinkPad X1 models. In the event that WWAN signals aren’t available, it’s replaced by WiFi 6.
In addition to that, ThinkPad X1 devices, excluding the X1 Fold, are designed on the Intel Evo platform and are powered by the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Xe graphics. As for security, the company includes Windows Hello facial recognition, with automatic lock when the user walks away, and there is an optional PrivacyGuard ePrivacy display, and Privacy Alert.
The ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga and ThinkPad X12 Detachable will be available as early as January with a starting price of $1899 and $1149 respectively. On the other hand, both the ThinkPad X1 Carbon and ThinkPad X1 Yoga will be available in February of this year starting from $1429 and $1569 respectively.