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Lenovo announces the next-generation ThinkPad X1 Fold with improved design and performance

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold

Lenovo today announced the next-generation ThinkPad X1 Fold device with improved design and performance. The new ThinkPad X1 Fold features a 22% larger 16-inch folding OLED display, 25% thinner chassis, and thinner bezels all around. Also, the back cover is now made from 100% recycled woven performance fabric. Also, the optional full-size backlit ThinkPad keyboard now features TrackPoint and large haptic touchpad.

The ThinkPad X1 Fold will be powered up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, SSD storage up to 1TB and memory options up to 32GB LPDDR5.

The 600nits HDR brightness folding OLED panel is 16.3 inches with a 4:3 aspect ratio offering maximum space with the versatility to be oriented in portrait or landscape modes when unfolded. It also supports optional magnetic-attach pen utilizing Wacom protocol.

A new display interface was developed, which folds the non-active area enhancing durability and enabling thinner bezels.

This foldable device comes with three USB Type C ports, including two Thunderbolt 4 ports. There are three Dolby Atmos speakers installed where two are always active preserving stereo sound. There are twin dual microphone arrays and Dolby Voice optimizing microphone and speaker performance leveraging spatial audio technology for great meeting experiences.

Key Specs:

ThinkPad X1 Fold
Performance Processors Up to Intel vPro with 12th Gen Intel® Core™ U9 i5 and i7 Processors
OS Up to Windows 11 Pro
Memory Up to 32GB LPDDR5
Storage Up to 1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD
Graphics Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
Displays 16.3-inch (2024×2560) foldable OLED 600nit HDR/400nit SDR, DCI-P3 100%, Dolby Vision, On-cell Touch with Pen support
16.3-inch when open / 12-inch when folded
Audio Dolby Atmos 3-speaker system (2 speakers work at any one time)
Dolby Voice enabled – 4x microphones (2x mics work at any one time)
Camera 5MP RGB+IR with Intel VSC option
Battery 48Whr (optional additional 16 Whr based on configuration)
65W AC Rapid Charge
Security Chip TPM 2.0
Physical Touch Fingerprint Reader (on keyboard)
Windows Hello face login
Connectivity Ports 2 x Intel Thunderbolt 4
1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2
Nano-SIM card tray
Wireless Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 AX (2×2)
Optional 5G Sub 6 (LTE supported)
Bluetooth® 5.2
Design Dimensions
(W x D x H)
Unfolded: 276.1 x 345.7 x 8.6mm (10.87in x 13.6in x 0.34in)
Folded: 176.4 x 276.2 x 17.4mm (6.9in x 10.87 x 0.68in)
Weight System: 1.28kg / 2.82 lbs
System with Keyboard and stand: 1.9kg / 4.19lbs
Sustainability Recycled PET Woven Performance fabric cover
97% PCC recycled plastic used in speaker enclosure
97% PCC recycled plastic used in the 48 Whr and 16 Whr battery
At least 90% PCC recycled plastic used in standard 65-watt adaptor
Low-temperature solder
90% recycled and/or sustainable packaging

 

The next gen ThinkPad X1 Fold will be available from Q4 starting at $2,499.

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