Lenovo announced some new ThinkPad laptops, ThinkVision monitorsIdeaPad laptop, IdeaCentre Mini desktop and Tab M9 tablet ahead of CES 2023. The new devices focus mainly on new hybrid work environments and introduce new lightweight devices, 2-in-1 models and ultraportable laptops equipped with the latest Intel Core processors.
Lenovo also unveiled a half-dozen accessories, helping users get better at living in the new hybrid ecosystem. The company announced the new Lenovo Go Desktop Station, Lenovo Go 4K Pro Webcam, Lenovo Professional Wireless Rechargeable Combo Keyboard and Mouse, and new Lenovo L-Series, T-Series, and ThinkVision P-Series 4K Monitors.
ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Gen 11)
The the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon features a large 14-inch OLED display. It is available in up to 2.8K resolution and offers 400 nits brightness and HDR500. The side bezels are thin, and there’s also a full HD camera on top with an IR sensor. The laptop runs Windows 11, and its dimensions are 315.6 x 222.5 x 15.36 mm. The ThinkPad X1 is also very light: it weighs only 1.12 kg.
As for the specifications, it is equipped with the latest Intel Core processors, and can be configured with up to 64 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 2 TB of NVMe PCIe Gen 4 SSD. It has an Intel Iris X GPU, Dolby Atmos speakers with Dolby Voice, and a 360-degree microphone for conferencing.
On the ports side, there are two Thunderbolt 4 ports, two USB-A 3.2, an HDMI 2.0b and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The laptop also has Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6E, and it also supports 5G sub-6GHz, 4G LTE with eSIM and Nano SIM. The X1 Carbon also has a 57 Whr battery, and a fingerprint sensor integrated into the power button. It is also equipped with a dTPM 2.0 chip and is MIL-STD 810 H certified.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Gen 11) will be available from April 2023, starting at $1,729.
ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 8)
Similar to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, the X1 Yoga has a 14-inch 4K OLED display with 500 nits of brightness, and there is also an AOFT Touch option on some models. The screen can also be flipped and switched to tent mode, allowing users to use it as they wish. The X1 Yoga is equipped with a full HD camera and MIPI IR sensor. The laptop comes preinstalled with Windows 11 and is quite small at 314.4 x 222.3 x 15.53mm. The device weighs 1.36 kg.
Inside, it features the latest Intel Core processors, up to 64GB of LPDDR5 memory, up to 2TB PCIe NVMe Gen 4 SSDs, and Intel Iris X graphics. Like the X1 Carbon, it needs support for Dolby Atmos audio with Dolby Voice and a 360-degree quad-array microphone.
As for ports, the X1 Yoga has two Thunderbolt 4 ports, two USB-A 3.2, one HDMI 2.0b, and one 3.5mm headphone jack. There is also Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6E, 5G sub-6GHz, 4G LTE with eSIM and Nano SIM. There is also a dTPM 2.0 chip, fingerprint sensor, as well as MIL-STD 810 H. It also has a decent sized 57 Whr battery.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 8) will be available from April 2023, starting at $1,859.
ThinkPad X1 Nano (Gen 3)
The ThinkPad X1 Nano features a traditional, compact form factor. It is thin, light and has narrow edges a modern and homogeneous look. It has a 13-inch display with up to 2K resolution and 450 nits brightness. There is also an AOFT touch option for some models. Like the other ThinkPads on this list, it has a full HD camera and a MIPI IR sensor. The X1 Nano weighs only 0.97 kg and its dimensions are 293.2 x 208 x 14.47 mm.
Configuration-wise, the ThinkPad X1 Nano features a very similar configuration to other refreshed ThinkPads. It is powered by the latest Intel Core processors and features 16GB LPDDR5 memory, a 2TB NVMe PCIe Gen 4 SSD, and Intel’s Iris X graphics card. On the battery side, it is powered by a 49.6 Whr battery.
The ThinkPad X1 Nano has two Thunderbolt 4 ports, two USB-A 3.2 ports, an HDMI 2.0b port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It is also equipped with Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6E, 5G sub-6GHz, 4G LTE with eSIM and Nano SIM. It is also equipped with dTPM 2.0 chip, fingerprint sensor and MIL-STD 810 H standard.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano (Gen 3) will be available from April 2023, starting at $1,649.
ThinkVision P27pz-30 and P32pz-30 (Gen 30)
The The new P-series monitors are equipped with mini-LED screens, which support 1,152 dimming zones. They are available at 27 and 31.5 inch screen sizes and supports HDR10 and HLG formats. They are also DisplayHDR1000 certified and reach a maximum brightness of 1200 nits. Lenovo says both of these monitors are great for creators because they incorporate DCI-P3 and Adobe RGB standards and feature anti-flicker technology to reduce eye strain.
Lenovo’s ThinkColours software makes it easy to configure and manage colors, and can automatically dim the screen when the user leaves, and adjust screen brightness based on ambient light.
The new monitors can also connect to USB-C or Thunderbolt-enabled laptops, smartphones and tablets, delivering up to 40 Gbps of data and video transfer over a single USB4 cable. They also support 4K monitors, and can provide up to 15W of power to smartphones and 140W to other devices.
The monitors offer three USB Type-C, four Type-A and two HDMI 2.1 ports, as well as Ethernet and DP ports. Lenovo says the stand is made of 90% PCC aluminum, 95% PCC ABS for the back cover, and 85% PCC ABS for the frame and stand, to reduce waste and be more environmentally friendly.
The ThinkVision P32pz-30 will be available from August 2023 for $1,599. The price of the ThinkVision Mini LED P27pz-30 is 1,699 euros in Europe, and it will be available in August 2023.
ThinkVision VoIP Monitors (Gen 30)
The new ThinkVision VoIP monitors (T27hv-30, T24mv-30 and T24v-30) include features that enhance and simplify the virtual meeting experience. The new monitors feature a 5-megapixel camera with infrared sensors, a separate RGB lens and privacy shutter, built-in dual microphones with noise cancellation, and two built-in 5W speakers.
The new generation of VoIP monitors includes a dedicated Microsoft Teams button that instantly launches the application, helping users jump straight into conference calls with just the push of a button. These monitors also support Windows Hello for a more secure login option.
Lenovo says these monitors also feature a traffic light that can turn red when the user is on a call or spends too much time in front of their screen. There is also a distance warning to alert users when they are too close to the screen. There are also “human and light detection sensors” that can automatically adjust the screen based on blue light.
The new ThinkVision T27hv-30 features a 27-inch QHD display, while the ThinkVision T24mv-30 and T24v-30 feature a 23.8-inch FHD IPS display. The T27hv-30 and T24mv-30 also support USB-C upstream.
The Lenovo ThinkVision VOIP monitors (T27hv-30, T24mv-30 and T24v-30) will be available from May 2023. Pricing starts at $519, $399 and $259 respectively.
ThinkVision P49w-30 (Gen 30)
Those who work in front of a dual-screen setup will likely appreciate this new behemoth. The new ThinkVision P49w-30 is an ultrawide, and it measures 49 inches diagonally.. It has a QHD IPS panel and offers a contrast ratio of 2000:1. It has 13 ports, including docking functionality with two Thunderbolt 4 ports with up to 100W power delivery, and a front-facing USB-C port with 15W fast-charging capability.
The monitor supports a wide variety of desktop and laptop computers, and Lenovo claims that it’s a perfect device that can serve as a 2-in-1 solution, without having to deal with all the cables. The monitor can also switch between two PC sources, which is done with the click of a button. The True Split feature also allows users to split one monitor into two, allowing settings and ratios to be adjusted independently.
The ThinkVision P49w-30 also supports daisy-chaining up to two other dual Quad HD monitors over Thunderbolt 4, and it has two built-in 5W speakers. Additionally, the monitor also supports the ThinkVision MC60 Modular Camera and Microphone.
The new Lenovo ThinkVision P49w-30 will be available from June 2023 for $1,699.