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Lenovo Updated ThinkPad Extreme X1 With 8th Gen Processors

Lenovo is updating its ThinkPad X1 Extreme at the IFA event, adding more power and reducing the heft in a bid to make it the ultimate business laptop.

DESIGN:

The touch-enabled display has been stretched to 15-inches now , though the bezels are comparatively very small. The hinge also bends downwards to give an impression of small bezels and elevates typing position on the back-lit keyboards. The trademark Track-Point navigator is still available in the mid of keyboard.

You will get the option for either a standard Full HD 1080p IPS panel or a touchscreen panel with support for HDR and Dolby Vision . The machine weighs about 3.75lbs. Complementary Dolby Atmos speakers are on keyboard.

HARDWARE:

Underneath, you get one of Intel’s newer 8th-generation Core i7 processors, with a Core i9 version set to be released later 2018. Alongside is support for up to 64 GB of DDR4-2666 RAM.

For  best graphics, you get a 4 GB Nvidia Ge-Force 1050 Ti, in a Max-Q configuration no-less, alongside integrated UHD Graphics 620. The former is most powerful enough for some gaming, however, if you want something better there are much other cheaper options available.

BATTERY AND PRICE:

Windows 10 Pro comes by default, with support for Hello and a fingerprint scanner. The HD webcam is covered by a shutter , a telltale sign of a business laptops. Battery life is said to last for 12 hours.

For the price, it starts with $1859.99, which is the premium you have to pay if you want a professional-looking laptop that can also do some gaming.

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