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.


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.


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.


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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