Lenovo has launched six new ThinkPad laptops – T420s, T420, T520, L420, L520 and W520 - based on the second generation Intel Core and Core vPro processors. The ThinkPads are scheduled to be available in March.
Lenovo has announced six new ThinkPad laptops – the T420s, T420, T520, L420, L520 and W520 – that claim to maximize performance and offer higher productivity for mobile business professionals.
The ultra-thin, sub 1.8kg ThinkPad T420s speeds up boot time 30 percent with Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0; the T420 boasts battery life of up to 30 hours with extended battery; the W520 mobile workstation offers twice the performance of previous models; and the L Series gives users recognized ThinkPad durability at exceptional value.
Smart PC Power & Performance Management
The new laptops incorporate self-aware and adaptive technologies to sense where power is needed most. With Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, it can increase processor speed during performance intensive tasks such as video editing, and 3D applications. Incorporating Lenovo Turbo Boost+, it enables laptops to stay in Turbo Boost even longer by keeping processor temperatures below required thermal limits. In this way, the notebook PCs can achieve up to 30 percent longer battery life.
Extended Battery Life
With its standard 9-cell battery, the ThinkPad T420 delivers up to 15 hours of battery life, while the T420s offers up to 10 hours with its 6-cell and optional optical bay battery combined. For extreme battery life requirements, the ThinkPad T420, with its standard 9-cell battery and optional 9-cell slice battery, provides up to 30 hours of computing power. The business class laptops also feature NVIDIA Optimus that switches graphics automatically; the T Series and W Series laptops provide 33 percent better battery performance over previous discrete graphics models.
Ease of Use
Lenovo’s Instant Resume helps to maintain wireless connection on the laptop during sleep mode for up to 99 minutes, eliminating the need to login and reconnect. The ThinkPad T420s claims to be the first business class notebook to offer Dolby Home Theater v4 for clearer audio quality.
Pricing and Availability
The ThinkPad T, L and W Series will be available starting in March from Lenovo business partners and www.lenovo.com. Pricing for the T420s, T420, T520, L420, L520 and W520 starts at approximately US$1,329, US$779, US$909, US$719, US$719 and US$1,329, respectively.