Lenovo yet announced nan relase of their caller and improved foldable Windows tablet Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold 16 today, which is launching from $2499:
Lenovo really has bragging authorities of this being their 2nd foldable tablet already, which is thing only Lenovo tin opportunity truthful far.
The motorboat comes a later than expected, but pinch nan use that this is now a much mature instrumentality than it would person been otherwise, and possibly moreover much importantly, it is released astatine a important reduced cost.
$2499 is nan introduction price, arsenic location are 4 different exemplary configurations to chose from. Since it’s a foldable tablet, it evidently has an OLED screen, successful this case, a 16.3-inch Folding OLED pinch a show solution of 2560 x 2024, and a size of 12 inches erstwhile folded, pinch 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut, up to 600 nits brightness (HDR), and Dolby Vision.
This folding surface besides supports nan 4096 unit level supported Lenovo Precision Pen 2 which conforms to each nan WGP, AES 2.0 and MPP 2.0 protocols.
The processor family is nan 12th gen Intel Core range, pinch choices of nan 4.4 Ghz i5-1230U aliases 1240U, aliases nan 4.7 GHz i7-1250U aliases 1260U, each pinch Intel Iris Xe Graphics GPU.
RAM starts astatine 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM (5200 MHz), and goes up to 16GB aliases 32GB, pinch akin retention choices, ranging from 256GB of SSD PCIe Gen4 TLC Opal 2.0 storage, up to 512GB aliases 1TB.
All types of foldable tablets are successful a flagship category, truthful people nan Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold 16 besides has Wi-Fi 6E, arsenic good arsenic Bluetooth 5.1, optional 5G, a fingerprint scholar connected nan keyboard, HD Audio and 3x 2W speakers pinch Dolby Atmos, 4 far-field mics pinch Dolby Voice, a 5MP beforehand camera and 5MP rear camera, and a 68Wh artillery pinch Rapid Charge support that tin complaint nan artillery 80% successful 1 hour.
At 150 nits brightness, nan artillery life is rated to astir 15 hours connected nan apical exemplary and 10 hours connected nan introduction level model. It’s delivered pinch a 65W USB-C slim charger pinch PD 3.0 support.
As for nan outer hardware, it has support for 4 outer monitors pinch nan Thunderbolt ports moreover supporting monitors pinch 5120 x 3200 solution astatine 60Hz. So now we’re taking awesome league.
The ports are 2x Thunderbolt 4 / USB4 ports and 1x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 larboard pinch Power Delivery 3.0 and DisplayPort.
And nan beingness keyboard is backlit, though some nan pen and nan keyboard pinch nan gangly rear guidelines are optional extras connected nan cheapest configuration.
It tin beryllium delivered pinch either Windows 11 Home aliases Pro, which you’ll person to chose betwixt erstwhile you bid it.
The thickness erstwhile opened is conscionable 8.6mm, truthful arsenic a tablet it’s thinner than galore different regular tablets, though nan weight is 1260 grams. But for a foldable tablet this size, I see that to beryllium acceptable.
– Tom Bowen