Lenovo ThinkPad P1 and P72 notebooks pack Xeon CPU, Nvidia graphics, fingerprint scanners, and other top-of-the-line specs. Lenovo on Monday revealed it two new ThinkPad workstations that feature high performance, and portability.
The ThinkPad P1 is its thinnest and lightest laptops ever, measuring 0.7 inches, while the P72 is thicker at 1 inch. Both supports Intel’s latest Core or Xeon processors, a huge amount of system memory and solid-state storage, and NVIDIA’s Quadro discrete graphics.
Lenovo says the P72 sports a 17.3-inch IPS screen, 4K display, offering up 1920 x 1080 with a brightness of 300 nits as well as another option of 3840 x 2160 with a brightness of 400 nits. Backed by eighth-generation Core and Xeon processor options, the system memory of the device can be configured up to a hefty 128GB and discrete graphics up to Nvidia’s Quadro P5200 graphics chip.
Talking about the connectivity, the ThinkPad P72 has three USB-A ports, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, one Ethernet port, a Mini Display Port 1.4 jack, one HDMI 2.0 port, an SD card reader, an audio combo jack, and a Smart Card reader. On the wireless side of things, it contains Wireless AC and Bluetooth 5.0.
Moving on to ThinkPad P1. The workstation features NVIDIA’s Quadro P1000 or P2000, Wireless-AC 9560 802.11ac Wi-Fi solution, offering up to 1.73 Gbps throughput over 160 MHz channels and supporting Bluetooth 5.0 tech. you will also find two Thunderbolt 3 ports, a mini GbE header, an HDMI 2.0 output, a 4-in-1 card reader, a fingerprint scanner, a TRRS audio port, and two USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A connectors. You will get up to 64GB of RAM and up to 4TB of NVMEe SSD storage as well as a 35 percent smaller power supply than its predecessors.
Both laptops will arrive at the end of August with a starting price of $1,949 for the P1 and $1,799 for the P72.