In the latest version of the ThinkBook 14 and ThinkBook 14s, Lenovo continues to offer stylish office notebooks with a good price-performance ratio, thanks to Intel Tiger Lake and AMD Ryzen Renoir, the offered performance is quite impressive.
Lenovo has already presented the ThinkBook 15p and the ThinkBook 14s Yoga multi touch laptop, with the Lenovo ThinkBook 14 Gen 2 further office notebook with a decent price-performance ratio is added. It is optionally available with Intel Tiger Lake or with AMD Ryzen 4000, Thunderbolt 4 is only available with the Intel version.
At 17.9 mm and 1.4 kg, the ThinkBook 14 is slightly thicker and heavier than the 14.9 mm thin and 1.27 kg light ThinkBook 14s, but there is up to 40 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, while the 14s maximum can be equipped with 16 GB 4,267 MHz LPDDR4x-RAM. The thicker model can optionally also be configured with an Nvidia GeForce MX450, at least in combination with an Intel processor.
The Lenovo ThinkBook 14 Gen2 has a 2.5-inch hard drive that fits an M.2 PCIe SSD, and the battery juice lasts a maximum of eight hours. It has a 14-inch 1080p display, which can be designed as a touchscreen if required.
The ThinkBook 14 Gen 2 is equipped with two USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 ports, one of which is a Thunderbolt 4 port on the Intel model, plus two USB-A 3.2, HDMI, an SD card reader, AUX, and Ethernet port. An HD webcam with a privacy shutter, stereo speakers, an illuminated keyboard, and a fingerprint sensor in the power button is also available.
Price and availability
Recently, Lenovo has also made available the X1 Carbon Gen 9 ultrabook with a carbon fiber housing, an Intel Tiger Lake, Thunderbolt 4, and an optional 14 inch 4K display, but the announced 5G modem is currently missing.