Lenovo’s second foldable laptop with a 16-inch screen and 12th generation Intel processor was unveiled
In 2020, Lenovo surprised many people interested in the technology industry by introducing the world’s first foldable laptop. Lots of interesting tips about laptops There was the ThinkPad X1 Fold, including stylus support, a Bluetooth keyboard, 5G networking, and powerful hardware. Lenovo has been trying for a few years to make a foldable laptop, but even after the release of the ThinkPad X1 Fold, it knew that this laptop was more like an experimental project.
Based on all the feedback received from users, Lenovo has produced a new model of its folding laptop called ThinkPad X1 Fold 16 and tries to provide a better user experience. This laptop is the second generation of Lenovo folding laptops. Asus has just unveiled its first foldable laptop.
to report Windows CentralLenovo has upgraded the ThinkPad X One Fold laptop in almost every aspect. The first generation of Lenovo’s foldable laptop used Intel’s Lakefield processor, which was based on a hybrid architecture – but it ended very soon – however, the new laptop uses the 12th generation U-series processors of the vPro family. The most powerful configuration of the laptop has a 10-core processor (two of which are powerful cores). The use of the 12th generation processor makes the new Lenovo folding laptop have more processing power than the previous laptop. Lenovo has not only used a more powerful processor, but in the new generation of ThinkPad X One Fold, it has gone for a fanless design.
The most attractive thing about the ThinkPad X1 Fold 16 is the display of the product. This laptop uses a 16.3-inch screen with a resolution of 2,560 x 2,024 pixels. This flexible OLED screen is made by Samsung and achieves 600 nits HDR brightness. Lenovo says its laptop screen covers 100% of the DCI-P3 color space and supports Dolby Vision and a touch pen.
When you fold the laptop, you have access to the 12-inch screen. When using a Bluetooth keyboard, ThinkPad X One Fold 16 offers the same experience as a traditional laptop. The first generation of Lenovo foldable laptop had a 13.3-inch screen in the unfolded state, and an eight-inch screen in front of the user’s eyes when folded.
|Technical specifications of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold 16 laptop|
|operating system||Windows 11 Pro|
|processor||Intel vPro 12th generation Core i5 and Core i7 series|
|RAM||Max 32 GB LPDDR5|
|Graphics||Intel Iris Xe|
|Storage memory||Maximum 1 TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD|
|Display||16.3 inch foldable OLED, 2,560 x 2,024 pixel resolution, 600 nit HDR brightness, 100% coverage DCI-P3, touch pen support, Dolby Vision support|
|port||One USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2, two Thunderbolt 4|
|keyboard||Full-size bluetooth with haptic touchpad|
|connections||Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2|
|battery||48 watt hours|
|Dimensions in the unfolded state||276.1 x 345.7 x 8.6 mm|
|Folded dimensions||176.4 x 276.2 x 17.4 mm|
Lenovo says that it has changed the hinge mechanism of the ThinkPad X One Fold in the new generation so that this laptop does not have any protrusions in the hinge area when it is opened.
The most powerful configuration of the laptop uses 32 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and a 1 TB SSD storage drive and three USB Type-C ports, two of which are equipped with the Thunderbolt 4 standard. The Lenovo laptop accesses the 5G sub-6Ghz network through the nano SIM card.
Lenovo has designed the ThinkPad X One Fold laptop in such a way that regardless of the folded or unfolded state, at least two Type-C ports are available to the user. This statement also applies to product speakers; The new Lenovo laptop is equipped with three speakers with Dolby Atmos standard. Of course, in the unfolded or folded state, only two of these speakers work at the same time. In this way, regardless of the laptop mode, you will have access to Dolby Atmos stereo sound.
Lenovo says that it has equipped its new laptop with a five-megapixel webcam and an infrared camera, and in some of its configurations, it has gone to the Intel VSC system to increase security. Thanks to VSC, ThinkPad X1 Fold 16 can detect that the user is in front of the laptop and the laptop will be unlocked when the user is detected.
In the new generation of its foldable laptop, Lenovo has separated the base from the body of the product. The new base is magnetically attached to the laptop and, unlike the previous generation, allows the user to use the ThinkPad X1 Fold vertically and horizontally. Lenovo says that its new folding laptop meets the MIL-STD-810H military standard and is extremely durable.
Lenovo has decided to improve the ThinkPad X One Fold Bluetooth keyboard in the new generation. The keyboard in question was charged wirelessly in the previous generation, which was a very good feature, but it was weak in some areas. The new keyboard is much bigger and looks a lot like the ThinkPad X1 Nano keyboard, but it has one important difference: the touchpad in the new Lenovo keyboard is based on a haptic feedback system.
The keyboard connects to the laptop via Bluetooth 5.2 and it can be charged via the USB Type-C port. When you tilt the laptop to 90 degrees and place the keyboard on it, Windows 11 automatically moves the screen content to the top to provide a 12-inch view.
According to Lenovo, the ThinkPad X1 Fold 16 laptop will arrive in November 2022. The base price of this laptop is $2,500.