Lenovo Releases The First ThinkPad Powered by Snapdragon Processor
Today Lenovo announced an all-new ThinkPad developed in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Microsoft – ThinkPad X13s. As the world’s first laptop powered by the premium Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 compute platform, running up to Windows 11 Pro. The ultra-slim, ultra-light fan-less design delivers the next level of always-on silent, always-connected PC experiences in addition to incredible multi-day battery life rated up to 28 hours. AI accelerated experiences, enhanced 5G connectivity options including mmWave, and application support through the Microsoft App Assure program for seamless productivity, security, and collaboration.
The ThinkPad X13s is built with 90% certified recycled magnesium in the top and bottom covers, 97% PCC plastic in the battery Printed Circuit Board (PCB) cover and battery frame, and with recyclable carton and bumpers in the packaging4, ThinkPad X13s is designed to consume less energy. Manufactured using Lenovo’s low temperature solder method that can reduce carbon emissions by up to 35%5, ThinkPad X13s also includes low power 13.3-inch 16:10 display configurations, with touch or Eyesafe low blue light options. The reduced need for AC power can help reduce energy consumption.
The Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 compute platform delivers exceptional battery efficiency with the performance expected for a premium business laptop. The world’s first 5nm platform for Windows PCs, Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3’s superior architecture makes it Qualcomm Technologies’ most powerful and efficient connected platform. Designed for use in premium, truly mobile PCs, it delivers processing speeds with system-level performance boosts of up to 57% and handles multi-tasking up to 85% faster for incredibly smooth, responsive performance7. Staying always on and always connected is possible with seamless switching between Wi-Fi and ultra-fast 5G mmWave or 5G sub6, or 4G LTE networks. AI accelerated audio and camera capabilities create immersive video conferencing experiences that help users stay productive and engaged.
Lenovo’s ThinkPad X13s will be available starting May 2022 at a retail starting price of $1099.00. In the U.S., the ThinkPad X13s will be available on AT&T, and on Verizon later in 2022.
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