Lenovo Refreshes ThinkPad X1 Carbon, ThinkPad X1 Yoga, ThinkPad X1 Tablet at CES 2017; Unveils Miix 720

Ahead of CES 2017, Lenovo has launched a host of products under its portfolio including ThinkPad X1 Carbon, ThinkPad X1 Yoga, ThinkPad X1 Tablet, Miix 720, Lenovo Active Pen 2, Lenovo Legion Y720 Laptop, Lenovo Legion Y520 Laptop, Lenovo Smart Assistant, Lenovo Smart Assistant Harman Kardon Edition, Lenovo Smart Storage, Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller, and Lenovo New Glass C200. Here, we look at the ThinkPad and Miix launches.

The 2017 ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebook by the company has been touted as the lightest notebook in its class, weighing in at 1.13kg. It comes in two 14-inch display variants with screen resolutions WQHD (1440×2560 pixels) and full-HD (1080×1920 pixels). The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is available with Intel’s seventh-generation Core processors and can be configured with up to 16GB of RAM. It is available with up to 1TB of SSD PCIe storage.

In terms of connectivity, the 2017 ThinkPad X1 Carbon features several options like two USB Type-C ports, two USB 3.0 ports, and an HDMI port. The Windows 10 laptop comes with Lenovo’s iconic TrackPoint as well. In terms of security, the laptop features a fingerprint scanner and an infrared camera at front that supports facial recognition with support for Windows Hello logon. The laptop will be made available in colour variants Black and Silver by the company. It has been priced starting $1,349 (roughly Rs. 92,200) and will be made available from February.

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Lenovo has further updated its ThinkPad X1 Yoga, which now has a redesigned rechargeable pen-ThinkPad Pen Pro (2017). The convertible Windows 10 laptop is available with 14-inch display variants including WQHD OLED (2560×1440 pixels), WQHD IPS (2560×1440 pixels), and full-HD IPS (1920×1080). It comes with Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 or Intel HD Graphics 620, depending on the processor chosen. The connectivity options include two Intel Thunderbolt 3 ports, three USB 3.0 ports, and an HDMI port, microSD card reader, and a Micro-SIM card slot.

The company has further made some improvements to the keyboard. “The new keyboard retracts fully flat in tablet mode offering greater stability and user comfort and anchoring the keycaps delivers better long term key durability and reliability,” it said in its release. The Windows 10 laptop is capable of offering up to 16 hours of battery life, barring the OLED variant, which can offer up to 10.5 hours of battery life. It is available with up to seventh generation Intel Core processors and up to 16GB of RAM. The convertible laptop has been priced starting $1,499 (roughly Rs. 1,02,000) and will be made available in from February.

Apart from these devices, the company has also updated its ThinkPad X1 Tablet. The company claims that the updated ThinkPad X1 Tablet offers up to 5 hours of additional battery life over its predecessor. The tablet features a 12-inch 2K (2150×1440 pixels) IPS touch display and is available with an option of up to seventh generation Intel Core processors. The tablet is available with up to 16GB of RAM.

It is available with a fingerprint scanner option as well. The tablet sports an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel camera at front. Users also get a platform choice between Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro. The tablet is further available with a wide range of docking options. It has been priced by the company at $949 (roughly Rs. 64,800) and will be made available from March.

Lenovo’s new 12-inch Windows 10 tablet, the Miix 720, comes with a QHD+ (2880×1920 pixels) display and is available with up to seventh generation Intel Core i7 processor. The tablet is available with up to 16GB of RAM and 1TB PCIe SSD for storage. It comes with company’s new Active Pen 2 and has an infrared camera for Windows Hello support. The Lenovo Miix 720 further comes with a detachable keyboard cover with a kickstand. The tablet has been priced by the company at $1,000 (roughly Rs. 68,300) and will be available from April.