Lenovo introduced three new ThinkPad models under the X1 brand at CES 2016 today, including the new ThinkCentre X1 all-in-one, ThinkVision X1 monitor and a range of ThinkPad Z1 accessories.
The new ThinkPad X1 Tablet is one of those devices, as a two-in-one convertible, it allows the user to easily attach a keyboard for easy typing, or detach for a more personalized tablet experience. It features a 12-inch screen with a 3:2 aspect ratio display and will be available with either a Full HD+ panel or a higher resolution 2K display.
It will also come with up to an Intel Skylake M7 processor, with 1TB of storage.
It measures just 0.33 inches thick and weighs 2.4 pounds with the keyboard, or 1.75 without.
The X1 tablet will be priced differently depending on the configuration, with the option to add more modules that improve things like battery life, or even add a pico projector.
Lenovo also revealed their fourth generation of the X1 Carbon notebook, claiming it to be the lightest 14-inch business notebook available, whilst featuring support for Intel’s sixth generation Skylake Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, 1TB NVMe PCIe-based solid state storage and a battery life that is said to last up to 11 hours.
The notebook measures 13.1 x 9.0 x 0.66 inches and weighs 2.6 pounds, featuring a WQHD screen. it will be priced starting at $1,299 (£879) and will start shipping in February.
The Carbon will also be joined by a number of other devices, including the ThinkPad Z1 Yoga convertible, which is the first of its kind to include an OLED display, whilst keeping the laptop, stand, tent and tablet modes that the Yoga line is known for.
That display is sized at 14 inches and sports a WQHD resolution. The Yoga will also support an active digitizer stylus that can be charged via a port on the convertible.
The X1 Yoga is sized at 13.1 x 9.0 x 0.66 inches and weighs 2.8 pounds, it will be priced starting at $1,449 (£980), and will start shipping this month.
The ThinkCentre X1 is an all-in-one desktop that is just 11mm thin, built with an aluminum chassis, it features a sleek design that aims to work great with any space. It’s 23.8 inch Full HD screen also features an anti-glare coating and can be angled between -5 and 45 degrees.
The all-in-one also features up to Intel’s Skylake Core i7 processor, a 1TB SSHD or 512GB SSD, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, five USB 3.0 ports, an optional card reader, DisplayPort in and out combo port and a LAN port.
The ThinkCentre X1 will be available starting from $1,029 (£696) when it ships in March.
The ThinkVision X1 is for those who already have a computer, featuring a 27 inch 4K2K display, it has a slim design that allows the screen to offer 178-degree viewing angles, alongside a 6ms response time.
It also has USB-C connectivity, a Full HD webcam that can be swiveled to the needed position, integrated stereo 3W speaker, a four-port USB hub, HDMI 2.0 ports and a DisplayPort 1.2.
The ThinkVision X1 will be available in May for $799 (£540).
There are also a number of new accessories, including the ThinkPad X1 Wireless Touch Mouse, which has Bluetooth 4.0 and wireless modes, and is aimed at being used for presentations. It will be priced at $96 (£46). Then there is the ThinkPad Z1 WiGig dock, which allows you to plug in various accessories and connect to them wirelessly via a WiGig-enabled tablet or laptop. It supports the 802.11ad wireless format that’s up to ten times faster than traditional Wi-Fi. It comes with DisplayPort, HDMI, three USB 3.0 ports and two USB 2.0 ports. It also includes Gigabit Ethernet, Kensington lock and an audio combo jack.
It will be priced at $250 (£150).
And that’s not all, there’s also new X1 In-Ear Headphones that support the Dolby Audio System, priced at $69 (£46), as well as the ThinkPad 65W Micro Adapter, which is priced at $80 (£54) and is said to be 58% smaller and 50% lighter than a standard power adapter.
All ThinkPad accessories start shipping this month, except the Micro Adapter. The Micro Adapter will be available in April.