by Adam Armstrong

Lenovo Releases Two New ThinkPads

Today Lenovo expanded its ThinkPad line with the release of two new models, the ThinkPad P1 and the ThinkPad P72. The P1 will be Lenovo’s thinnest and lightest mobile workstation to date, and still packing a 15.6” 4K screen. The P72 is a 17” mobile workstation with up to 6TB of storage offered.

The new Lenovo ThinkPads can be equipped with 8th generation Intel Xeon and/or Core CPUs and with NVIDIA Quadro GPUs. For the ThinkPad P1 users get a premium style 15” mobile workstation with ample power. Aside form the CPUs and GPUs (either NVIDIA Quadro P1000 and P2000), users get a 4K UHD touchscreen that represents 100% of the Adobe color gamut. The workstation also comes with up to 4TB of M.2 PCIe storage and 64GB of 2,667MHz RAM. 

ThinkPad P1 key specifications:

  • CPU: 8th Generation Intel Xeon and Core
  • OS:
    • Windows 10 Pro for Workstations 
    • Windows 10 Pro
    • Ubuntu Linux (pre-load)
    • Redhat Linux (certified)
  • Graphics: UP to NVIDIA Quadro P2000
  • Camera:
    • IR Camera 
    • HD Camera
  • Total Memory: Up to 64GB DDR4
  • Memory DIMM Capacity: 2 SoDIMM, 32GB per DIMM
  • Total Storage: Up to 4TB NVMe SSD
  • RAID: 0,1
  • Battery: 80WHr
  • Power Supply: 135W
  • Security
    • dTPM 2.0
    • Kensington Lock Slot 
    • Touch Fingerprint Reader
  • Ports:
    • (2) Intel Thunderbolt 3 (Type-C)
    • (2) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type A)
    • (1) HDMI 2.0
    • (1) Mini Gigabit Ethernet
    • (1) Mic/Headphone Combo Jack
    • (1) Smart Card Reader 
  • WLAN
    • Intel 9560 802.11 a/c + Bluetooth 5.0
    • Media Card Reader: 4-in-1 SD Card Reader
  • DESIGN
    • Dimensions (WxDxH): 361.8 x 245.7 x 18.4mm (14.2” x 9.7” x 0.7”)
    • Weight: Starting at 3.76lbs (1.7kg)
  • Display
    • 15.6” Display
      • FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 300nits, 72% NTSC color gamut
      • 4K UHD Touch (3840 x 2160) IPS, 400nits, 100% Adobe color gamut, 10-bit color depth

For the users that need larger screens and capacity, Lenovo is also rolling out the ThinkPad P72. This 17” mobile workstation can be outfitted with the above mentioned Intel CPUs as well up to the NVIDIA Quadro P5200 for graphic cards. The P72 can be configured with up to a whopping 6TB of storage, 128GB of memory, and 16GB of Intel Optane memory. Ideal use cases include oil and gas, automotive and financial industries.

ThinkPad P72 key specifications:

  • CPU: 8th Generation Intel Xeon and Core
  • OS:
    • Windows 10 Pro for Workstations 
    • Windows 10 Pro
    • Ubuntu Linux (pre-load)
    • Redhat Linux (certified)
  • Graphics: UP to NVIDIA Quadro P5200
  • Camera: IR Camera
  • Total Memory: Up to 128GB DDR4
  • Memory DIMM Capacity: 4 SoDIMM Slots, 32GB per DIMM
  • Total Storage: Up to 6TB
  • RAID: 0,1
  • Optane Support: Intel Optane 16GB Memory 
  • Battery: 99WHr
  • Power Supply: 230W
  • Security
    • dTPM 2.0
    • Kensington Lock Slot 
    • Touch Fingerprint Reader
  • Ports
  • (2) Intel Thunderbolt 3 (Type C) 
  • (3) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type A)
  • (1) HDMI 2.0
  • (1) Gigabit Ethernet
  • (1) Mini Display Port 1.4
  • (1) Smart Card Reader 2
  • (1) Mic/Headphone Combo Jack
  • WLAN
    • Intel 9560 2x2 802.11 a/c + Bluetooth 5.0
    • Media Card Reader: 4-in-1 SD Card Reader
  • DESIGN
    • Dimensions (WxDxH): 416 x 281 x 25.9mm (16.4” x 11.1” x 1”)
    • Weight: Starting at 7.5lbs (3.4kg)
  • Display
    • 17.3” Display
      • FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 300nits, 72% NTSC color gamut
      • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS, 400nits, 100% Adobe color gamut, 10-bit color depth

Availability

Both of the new ThinkPad models are expected to be available at the end of this month with the P1 starting at $1,949 and the P72 starting at $1,799.

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