Lenovo updates its laptops with Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 3 and ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3. Program, 15.6 inch screen, 4K OLED definition, Comet Lake-H processor up to Octo Core i9, NVIDIA Quadro graphics card or GeForce or even Wi-Fi ax and 4G connectivity, all under Windows or Linux.
The Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 3 and ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 are updates to existing Ultrabooks that target professionals .
They are built around an Intel Comet Lake-H processor , up to the Octo Core i9 and up to the Xeon for the P1 which weighs 1.7 Kg .
These new Ultrabooks also incorporate up to 64 GB DDR4 of RAM (2 slots) as well as M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD storage which increases to 4 TB thanks to 2 slots.
In addition, they benefit from a 15.6 inch screen provided with several options, including a 4K OLED (3840×2160) HDR500 600cd / m² with touch technology usable with the fingers or an optional stylus.
But while the Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 3 is announced with a professional NVIDIA graphics card up to the Quadro T2000 , the ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 is equipped with an NVIDIA consumer graphics card up to the GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q .
Connectivity side, it is about 2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen2) Thunderbolt 3 , an HDMI 2.0 video output, a headphone / microphone combo audio port, an SD card reader and of Wi-Fi ax wireless modules , Bluetooth 5.0 but also optional 4G .
The Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 3 and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 are planned under various operating systems: Windows 10 (Pro) of course but also Linux distributions like Fedora, Red Hat or Ubuntu .
In addition, these computers benefit from a double pointing system composed of the classic touchpad and the most precise (and rare) TrackPoint , but skip a numeric keypad at the chiclet keyboard.
A biometric reader is also integrated for authentication by fingerprint recognition via Windows Hello technology, a technology also used by the optional infrared webcam for authentication by facial recognition.
Equipped with an 80Whr battery, the Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 3 (with anti-trace coating) and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 which offers a battery life of 14 hours are expected for July 2020, from respectively 2019 dollars and 1749 dollars.