Image: ThinkPad P1 laptop is dubbed Lenovo's "thinnest, lightest and sleekest" mobile workstation. Image by Lenovo.
Image: ThinkPad P1 laptop is dubbed Lenovo's "thinnest, lightest and sleekest" mobile workstation. Image by Lenovo.
Image: ThinkPad P1 laptop is dubbed Lenovo's "thinnest, lightest and sleekest" mobile workstation. Image by Lenovo.
Image: ThinkPad P1 laptop is dubbed Lenovo's "thinnest, lightest and sleekest" mobile workstation. Image by Lenovo.

CAPE TOWN - Lenovo has unveiled its ThinkPad P1 laptop which it has dubbed as its "thinnest, lightest and sleekest" mobile workstation.


The new laptop was made in partnership with Aston Martin to ensure better performance. 

“At Aston Martin, we are committed to a high standard of excellence with a drive to push to the next-level,” said Neil Jarvis, Director of IT and Innovation, Aston Martin. 

“We see the expression of similar values in the creation of the new ThinkPad P1 Whether it’s our creative team benefiting from the professional graphics and stunning display or our executive team looking for an ultra-thin and light system with a touch of style, the ThinkPad P1 is the right fit for a variety of users across our company.”


The laptop features a1080p or 4K 15.6-inch display, measures  18.4 x 361.8 x 245.7 mm and weighs 1.7kg.

The P1 is available in multiple configurations and offers the choice of Intel 8th-gen Core i5, i7, i9, or Xeon processors.

Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620, or Nvidia Quadro P1000 or P2000 GPUS; up to 64GB of DDR4 2,667MHz RAM; and up to 4TB of SSD storage are also available to users.

Connectivity on this devices features Bluetooth 5.0, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, four USB-C ports – 2 Thunderbolt and 2 USB 3.1 and HDMI.

What Lenovo is punting about its new laptop, however, is its size.

Lenovo is also offering users an array of operating systems to choose from, including Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, Ubuntu Linux, and Redhat Linux.

According to the company's press statement, the ThinkPad P1 will go on sale at the end ofAugust 2018, with a starting price of $1,949. 

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