Lenovo introduces a 16″ workstation in its ThinkPad P line. The ThinkPad P16 will get Intel Core HX processors and an option for an OLED screen. The workstation can be equipped with up to 128GB DDR5 and up to 8TB of SSDs. Lenovo also introduces a new Chromebook.
According to Lenovo, the ThinkPad P16 ‘the best features’ of the P15 and P17 in a compact form factor. The P16 has a 16:10 screen; the P15 and P17 models are equipped with 16:9 screens. Laptops with 16:10 screens at 16″ are about as wide as 15.6″ variants with a 16:9 screen, but offer more screen space in height.
The ThinkPad P16 has an aluminum housing with large air outlets on the back. Lenovo uses Intel Core HX processors with a TDP of 55W in the mobile workstations. Those processors are very similar to the Alder Lake processors for desktops.
Lenovo equips the ThinkPad P16 with up to an RTX A5500 GPU, up to 128GB of DDR5 and up to 8TB of SSDs. There will be variants with a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels and versions with an OLED screen with a resolution of 3840×2400 pixels.
According to Lenovo, the laptop will be available in the United States later this month for prices starting at $179. It is not clear which configuration buyers will receive for that amount. It is also not yet known when the ThinkPad P16 will be released in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Lenovo ThinkPad C14 Chromebook Enterprise
Lenovo is also introducing a new business Chromebook. The ThinkPad C14 has Alder Lake processors with vPro, up to a Core i7. It has an SSD of up to 256GB and up to 16GB of RAM. The 14″ screen has a full HD resolution and a touchscreen is optional. The Chromebook can also be optionally supplied with a 4G modem.
The ThinkPad C14 weighs 1.56 kg and is equipped with a 57 Wh battery. In the US, the Chromebook will be released in June for prices starting at $629. Details about the availability and prices in the Netherlands and Belgium are not yet known.