New information is available on the Lenovo’s upcoming ThinkPad X1 Extreme ultrabook that will be officially announced at IFA 2018 in Berlin.
As revealed by WinFuture, the device will have a 15.6-inch display that will be available in two versions – a touch with 4K (3840×2160) resolution and a non-touch with FullHD (1920×1080) resolution. Confirmed the presence of an infrared camera for unlocking via Windows Hello, the 720p webcam, thin edges, 18mm thickness and weighs 1.7kg.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme could be to counter the Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro. Details on the hardware components are also interesting: Lenovo focuses on the Intel Coffee Lake processors, with the basic model that will feature an Intel Core i5-8300H quad-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz (with maximum frequency at 4GHz). The alternative will be the Intel Core i7-8750H at 2.2GHz (maximum frequency at 4.1GHz). In both cases, a dissipation of a maximum power of 45watts is reported.
Beyond the Intel Coffee Lake H processors, Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme will offer Windows 10 Pro as an operating system, 8GB/16GB of RAM, 256GB/512GB SSD PCIe storage and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti GPU. For connectivity, includes 2x USB-C compatible with Thunderbolt 3, 2x USB-A, 1x Ethernet, 1x HDMI 2.0, WLAN Gigabit and Bluetooth 5.0. It packs 80Wh battery which can provide juice for up to 13 hours.
As for the price, we are talking about figures starting from EUR 2600 – approximately $3035.