Lenovo has this week announced a huge update to its ThinkPad X, T and L Series at CES 2016, coming alongside the ThinkPad X1 refresh, the new models will come with Intel’s sixth generation Skylake processor for extra performance and battery life.
The first of these devices is the ThinkPad T460 series, within which the ThinkPad T460 has been updated with a 14-inch display, up to an Intel Core Skylake i7 processor, discrete Nvidia GeForce 940MX graphics, 32GB of RAM and 256GB of PCIe-based SSD storage, with a battery life that is said to last up to 14 hours.
The ThinkPad T560 is the upgrade from that, featuring an extra two hours of battery life, and the option to include a higher resolution 3K display.
The ThinkPad T460 will be priced from $909 (£615) and the ThinkPad T560 will start at $969 (£655), both will be available in February.
Then there is the ThinkPad T460S and T460P, both of which are slimmer variants of the two aforementioned notebooks. The T360S measures just 13.0 x 8.9 x 0.74 inches, and includes WQHD panel, up to an Intel Core i7 Skylake processor, 34GB of RAM, 512GB of PCIe SSD storage, discrete Nvidia GeForce 930M graphics and 10.5 hours of battery life.
The ThinkPad T360P boosts that with a quad-core Intel Skylake Core i7 processor, and up to 32GB of RAM.
The ThinkPad T460s starts at $1,059 (£716) and the T460p starts at $1,249 (£845). Both models ship in February.
Next up is the ThinkPad 13, which can now be configured with up to an Intel Skylake Core i5 processor, 512GB of SSD storage, and 16GB of DDR4 RAM. It also features a 13-inch display
It also features a 13-inch display, weighs just 2.3 pounds, and includes a full-size HDMI port, USB 3.0 port, USB Type-C port and support for OneLink+
A Windows version of the ThinkPad 13 will be available in April for $449 (£303), alongside a Chrome OS option that will be available in June for $399 (£270).
The ThinkPad X260 has also received the Skylake treatment, now available with a 12.5 inch Full HD IPS display, up to an Intel Core i7 processor with integrated graphics, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and either 512GB of SATA storage or PCIe storage.
It also weighs just 2.9 pounds and is said to last 21 hours from a single charge.Pricing starts at $929 (£628, AU$1,272) when the system ships in February.
Pricing will start at $929 (£628) when the system ships in February.
Last on the list is the ThinkPad L460 and ThinkPad L560, both of which come with up to an Intel Skylake Core i7 processor, or an Intel Celeron processor, the option for a discrete AMD Exo Pro Radeon R5 with 2GB DDR3 VRAM graphics card and more.
Both will be available in February, the L460 will start at $749 (£506), whilst the L560 will start at $779 (£527).