Lenovo’s Thinkpad X1 Fold bends to your every whim

Lenovo takes inspiration from foldable screen smartphones with its new ultraportable: the Thinkpad X1 Fold. The manufacturer has really taken up the challenge of fitting a flexible screen to the entire surface of a laptop. A major innovation that shook the PC market both through the uses resulting from it and the technical excellence in the design of such a product.

With the Thinkpad X1 Fold, Lenovo has designed an exceptional ultraportable PC, both in terms of its components and its finish. The ThinkPad X1 Fold is actually the world’s first foldable screen laptop. On the outside, this computer covered in an elegant leather folio case looks more like a beautiful notebook than a laptop. But once opened, the magic of the Thinkpad X1 Fold definitely works. Even the most jaded technophiles will not be able to remain motionless in front of the magnificent flexible 13.3-inch OLED panel (33.8 cm diagonal, definition of 2,042 points by 1,536, 10 touch points of contact) covering almost all computer surface.

The world’s first foldable screen PC

By holding it like a book, the Thinkpad X1 Fold is perfect for consulting and editing office documents, taking notes with the stylus or, more simply, getting information on the Internet or reading a digitized book. By positioning it like a laptop, a virtual keyboard appears on the bottom screen, allowing you to enter a document, send an email or even take mileage notes. And to make the most of this panel’s touchscreen functions, the Lenovo Pen and Mod Pen styluses (optional) prove reliable companions.

And for those who want to take advantage of the full Oled screen, note that there is also, as an option, the Lenovo Fold Mini Keyboard; a physical keyboard that connects via Bluetooth to the Thinkpad X1 Fold, the latter properly positioned vertically thanks to the crutch of its protective cover. Other advantages, this keyboard can be magnetically attached to the ThinkPad X1 Fold for more traditional use (physical keyboard below, screen above) and wireless recharge in contact with the computer when it is folded.

In addition to its impressive “flexibility” and exceptional modularity, the new Lenovo Thinkpad also stands out with its Intel® Core™ i5-L16G7 processor clocked at 1.4 GHz (maximum frequency of 3 GHz) and equipped with five cores including four very low consumption. (4+1). This explains the great autonomy: more than 8 hours in current use! This chip is supported by an integrated Intel UHD 620 graphics controller, 8 GB of DDR4 RAM and a 256 GB M2 NVMe SSD storage space. Excellent components that enable most current computer and Internet use wherever we are in a mobility situation.

Proven quality and well thought out design

In terms of connectivity, the Thinkpad X1 Fold takes advantage of the latest wireless technologies: Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1. Ultraportability required, it only offers two USB 3.2 Type-A sockets and one Type-C. To ensure a wired network connection, a USB Type-C to Ethernet adapter is of course provided. The most mobile of us will be happy to know that they can add a 4G module to the Thinkpad X1 Fold (through an option or in a bundle) to stay connected to the Internet wherever they are through their operator’s telephone network . .

The ending is also noteworthy. The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold is actually made of magnesium alloy and partially covered with genuine leather. It weighs only one kilogram (999 grams to be exact) and is compatible with the MIL-STD-810G military resistance standard. The Thinkpad X1 Fold can therefore easily fit into any small handbag or large jacket pocket, without the risk of breaking both in the slightest shock of everyday life.

The amazing Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold is currently on sale exclusively on Fnac for 3,479.99 euros. An extraordinary laptop that clearly gives a taste of the future of nomadic microcomputing.

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