While the other ThinkPads of the P series are being given major updates, the multimedia counterpart ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 only has minor updates. The biggest innovations of this generation: LTE-A and Wi-Fi-6 are now available to pre-order on the Bhphoto store.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme workstation laptop is without a doubt one of the most important new additions to the ThinkPad brand in recent years. It was created to compete with laptops like the Dell XPS 15. The Lenovo X1 Extreme can be broken down to the simple formula: thin case, powerful components.
The thinnest mobile workstation hit the market first in 2018. There was a small refresh last year and the third generation of Lenovo X1 Extreme Gen 3, will only be a comparatively small update. Nothing changed in the design.
While nothing changes in the basic specs, there are still a few new features. The biggest innovation is LTE-A, which the predecessors were completely missing. Another new communication feature is Wi-Fi 6, which, together with the Intel Comet Lake H series, finds its way into the X1 Extreme Gen 3.
Like the ThinkPad P17, it will come with a new, brighter 4K UHD display option. In addition, the new laptop should be less susceptible to fingerprints, and Lenovo also wants to improve the speakers. It packs 10th Gen Intel H Core processors along with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650TI GPU are perfect for creators, gaming enthusiasts, and other demanding multi-taskers.
The workstation also supports rapid-charging technology delivers a 0-80% battery charge in just an hour. It is also tested against 12 military-grade requirements and more than 200 quality checks to ensure they run in extreme conditions.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 pricing and availability
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 pricing starts from $1,0943.22 and it can be pre-ordered through the Bhphotovideo.com website.