The newest ThinkPad line looks quite solid. And we will help you choose a suitable model.
For professional users, ThinkPad laptops for decades is known as one of the best and most reliable brands. Since the acquisition Lenovo, the units of personal computers at IBM in 2005 the line continues to develop the latest and intriguing methods. Whether it is a series X, a series T or series E, there is always from what to choose. But precisely because of this, the search for the best Lenovo ThinkPad can be a difficult task.
On the top of our top there is a series of X. The models of this series are the best of the discharge "light". They provide for a long battery life, possess reliable safety functions, as well as the classic ThinkPad TrackPoint joystick on the keyboard. In addition, the laptops are durable, and in Lenovo proudly declare that many users took with them the device series even in the most distant corners of the planet (and, which is especially important, laptops have survived at the same time), including the top of Mount Everest, on the bottom of the ocean, and even into space.
All ThinkPad Lotbooks of the X series are equipped with 8th generation Intel processors, high-speed solid-state drives, and the volume of RAMvaries from 4 to 32 GB.
Lenovo also offers Yoga models from the X series, including x390 Yoga. They are equipped with a touch screen, and the display can be turned 360 degrees and get 4 different modes of operation of the device: laptop, tablet, tablet tent and console.
Some versions of Yoga also have special handles (for example, X390 Yoga), which allows digital input, and display PDF files and other documents.
Series X1: Carbon, Yoga, Extreme
Do not confuse THINKPAD X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga and X1 Extreme with a series X. These are more premium devices with higher price tags.
ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the thinnest and light laptop ThinkPad line, which also provides for a long time of autonomous work. ThinkPad X1 Carbon offers reliable security features, such as Slider Thinkshutter to hide webcams, as well as Fingerprint scanner. In general, this is a well-assembled laptop, which works fine and is able to compete with other devices in this price range.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme is one of the most expensive options, but it also has the highest technical characteristics - especially ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2. The price starts from about $ 1,700 (about 105,000 rubles), the laptop is equipped with Touch 4K screen with AMOLED Matrix, which works from Video cards NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650. The device also offers up to 64 GB of RAM and a high-performance Intel Core i7 9th generation processor. That is why Lappopop is great for such complex tasks as rendering video, not to mention the games.
If you like 2-B-1 models, you can consider ThinkPad X1. It has an excellent display, productivity and fully aluminum case.
Series T - Next on our list. These are traditional ThinkPad laptops in style folding beds, oriented more on professional or business users. Some may also consider the device as a good alternative to MacBook. The current models of the T series include 14-inch ThinkPad T490, ThinkPad T480 and 15-inch ThinkPad T580. 15-inch versions have a numeric keypad (right from the main). Some 14-inch laptops series T are also distinguished by a long battery life, and Lenovo declares that T490 can work without recharging up to 20 hours.
ThinkPad Series T also has models with a touch screen and a wide range of connectivity capabilities, including ports USB-C and USB-A.
If you are interested in buying ThinkPad Series T, then we recommend T480. We like the universal connectivity, battery life, touch panel and keyboard - and all this at a great price.
To purchase an excellent ThinkPad, it is not necessary to spend a whole condition. There are a few more than available options, in particular, the E series. Prices start from $ 550 (34,000 rubles), and most of the models offer excellent equipment and good build quality, sacrificing with weight and mobility. For example, ThinkPad E590 has an excellent 8th generation Intel processor, and the price is less than 40,000 rubles, but there are considerable 2.12 kg. The cheapest models of the series E are also equipped with screens with a smaller resolution of 1366 x 768, and there are no touch displays in the line.
However, ThinkPad E490S, which costs from $ 750, has with a metal case and has a thin, smooth form factor, as well as security features, such as Webcam Thinkshutter and fingerprint scanner. "Under the hood" of all devices of the E series are the 8th generation Intel processors, but for those whose budget is less, there are options and AMD Ryzen.