Lenovo announces updated ThinkPad lineup with Intel 7th Gen processors and more


Lenovo today announced some major changes to its 2017 ThinkPad lineup. The new ThinkPad laptops will come pre-loaded with Microsoft Signature Image of Windows 10, support Microsoft Precision TouchPad drivers, and more. Read about it in detail here. Lenovo today also announced a number of updated ThinkPad laptops and accessories. Find the details below.

ThinkPad Yoga 370:

The new ThinkPad Yoga 370 comes with the 360-degree hinge and Lift n’ Lock Keyboard. It is just 18mm thick and weighs a little over 3 lbs. It comes with a ThinkPad Pro pen and offers up to 10 hours of battery life.

  • Processor: Latest Intel Core I technology
  • OS: Windows 10 Pro
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 620
  • Memory: Max 16GB DDR4
  • Storage: Up to 1 TB PCIe NVMe SSD
  • Audio: Integrated Stereo Speakers
  • Battery: 6 Cell (51Wh) 10 hours
  • Display: 13.3? FHD Touch 1920×1080
  • Features and Ports: FPR, dTPM2.0, NFC, WiGig, HDMI, Thunderbolt, Display Port, USB 3.0 x2, mSD, Pen (6.5mm), Bluetooth 4.2, Headphone/ Mic, 802.11ac
  • Weight/Dimensions: Starting at 3.17 lbs.’ (1.44 kg) / 12.34” x 8.66” x .70” (313.5 x 220 x 17.8mm)
  • New 13.3? design in silver or black
  • Anti-reflective/Anti-smudge LCD finish
  • dTPM 2.0
  • Precision Touchpad

The ThinkPad Yoga 370 will be available starting March 2017 and the starting at $1264USD.

ThinkPad T470:

The main highlight of the new ThinkPad T470 is its optional Intel Optane 16 GB cache drive. Lenovo is also offering optional Windows Hello camera on this model in addition to the fingerprint reader and Windows Hello camera option.

  • Processor: Latest Intel Core I technology
  • OS: Windows 10 Pro
  • Graphics: GeForce 940MX with 2GB GDDR5
  • Memory: 32GB DDR4
  • Storage: Up to 1 TB OPAL2PCIe-NVMe M.2, Intel Optane 16GB. Memory 2242
  • Audio: Integrated Stereo Speakers
  • Battery: Front: 3 cell 23Wh (Front), Rear: 3 cell (48Wh) and 6 cell (73Wh) 18 Hours
  • Display: 14? FHD IPS Touch 1920×1080
  • Features and Ports: USB 3.0 x 3, HDMI, Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type C), Ethernet, SD Card slot, FPR, dTPM2.0, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, Headphone/ Mic, 802.11ac
  • Weight/Dimensions: 13.25” x 9.15” x .78” (336.6 x 232.5 x 19.95mm)
  • Touch fingerprint reader, IR camera option
  • Intel Optane Memory option
  • dTPM 2.0
  • Precision Touchpad

The ThinkPad T470 will be available starting February 2017 and starting at $914USD.

ThinkPad T570:

ThinkPad T570 is similar to the T470 mentioned above, but since its a 15-inch model, you can opt for a UHD display (3840×2160) in addition to the standard FHD (1920×1080) version.

  • Processor: Latest Intel Core I technology
  • OS: Windows 10 Pro
  • Graphics: GeForce 940MX with 2G 2.5GHz GDDR5
  • Memory: 32GB DDR4
  • Storage: Up to 1TB OPAL2 PCIe-NVMe M.2 TLC, HDD Intel Optane 16GB Memory
  • Audio: Integrated Stereo Speakers
  • Battery: Front: 3Cell (32Wh), Rear: 6 Cell (48Wh & 73Wh) 16 Hours
  • Display: 15.6” (1920 x 1080) FHD Touch or (3840 x 2160) UHD non-Touch
  • Features and Ports: WiGig, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.0 USB x 3, Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type C), FPR, NFC, dTPM2.0, IR (Exclusive with WiGig), Headphone/ Mic, 802.11ac
  • Weight/Dimensions: Starting at 4.4 lbs. (1.14 kg); 14.4” x 9.95” x .79” (365.8 x 252.8 x 20.2mm)
  • Touch fingerprint reader, IR camera option
  • Intel Optane Memory option
  • dTPM 2.0
  • Precision Touchpad

The ThinkPad T570 will be available starting March 2017 starting at $909USD.

ThinkPad T470S: 

The ThinkPad T470s is like the Ultrabook edition of T470 laptop. ThinkPad T470s weighs just 2.9 lbs and it supports up to 24 GB of memory, with 8 GB soldered on and a single DIMM available for another 16 GB.

  • Processor: Latest Intel Core I technology
  • OS: Windows 10 Pro 64
  • Graphics: Integrated Graphics (no Discrete option)
  • Memory: Max Up to 24GB DDR4 (1 DIMM)
  • Storage: SSD only, Up to 1TB PCIe SSD
  • Audio: HD (Dolby Home Theatre (V4)
  • Battery: 3 cell Li-Poly (49.8Whr front+rear),2 pcs, Integrated, Up to 10.5 hrs
  • Display: FHD IPS, FHD IPS touch (250 nit), WQHD IPS (300 nit)
  • Features and Ports: Ethernet, Thunderbolt 3 (USB-Type C), USB 3.0 x 3, HDMI, Headphone/ Mic, 4-in-1 Media and SD Card Reader, Bluetooth 4.2, mDP, WiGig, FPR, dTPM, 802.11ac, NFC (under touchpad)
  • Weight/Dimensions: 2.9lbs and 13.03” x 8.92” x .74” (331mm x 226.8mm x 18.8mm)
  • USB Type-C
  • Silver color option
  • dTPM 2.0
  • Precision Touchpad

The ThinkPad T470s will be available starting February 2017 starting at price will be $1099USD.

ThinkPad 13:

The ThinkPad 13 is one of the more affortable laptop in the whole ThinkPad lineup. Even at its price range, it comes with Intel 7th gen processors, with up to 32 GB of DDR4 with 2 DIMM slots, and up to 512 GB of PCIe storage.

  • Processor: Latest Intel Core I technology
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 620
  • Memory: Max. 32GB DDR4 (2 DIMM)
  • Storage: Up to 512GB OPAL2 PCIe-NVMe M.2
  • Audio: Integrated Speakers
  • Battery: 3 Cell (42Whr)
  • Display: Up to 13.3” (1920 x 1080) FHD IPS Touch
  • Features and Ports: FPR (optional), SD Card, 3.5 Combo Audio, HDMI, USB 3.0 x 3, USB Type-C, 4-in-1 card reader, dTPM 2.0
  • Weight/Dimensions: Starting at 3.17lbs. (1.44kg) 12.67” x 8.77” x .75” (322 x 223 x 19.1mm)
  • FHD IPS Touch display
  • Backlit keyboard (optional)
  • dTPM 2.0
  • Precision Touchpad
  • Colors: Black or Silver

The ThinkPad 13 will be available in January 2017 starting at $674USD.

ThinkPad X270:

ThinkPad X270 is the smallest ThinkPad laptop with 12.5-inch display. The updated model now comes with USB-C support. It supports the ThinkPad split battery with 23 Wh in the front and 48 or 72 Wh in the rear. With the additional battery, this device can offer up to 21.4 hours of battery life.

  • Processor: Latest Intel Core I technology
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Graphics: Integrated
  • Memory: 4,8,16GB DDR4 (16Max)
  • Storage: Up to 2TB HDD/512GB PCIe SSD
  • Audio: Dolby Audio
  • Battery: Front: 3 cell (23Wh); Back: 3 cell (23Wh), 6 cell (48Wh), 6 cell (72Wh) 21.4hours
  • Display: 12.5” HD (220nit, 300nit IPS), FHD (300nit IPS) FHD Touch
  • Features and Ports: HDMI, Type C, Ethernet, Headphone/Mic, USB 3.0 x 2, USB 3.0 always on x 1, 4-in-1 SD Card Reader, Smart Card Reader (Option with NFC), dTPM 2.0
  • Weight/Dimensions: 2.9lbs; 12.02” x 8.2” x .79” (305.5mm x 208.5mm x 20.3mm)
  • Intel processors
  • Fingerprint reader
  • dTPM 2.0
  • Precision Touchpad

The ThinkPad X270 will be available in March 2017 starting at $909USD.

Lenovo also announced new ThinkPad L570 and ThinkPad L470 mainstream laptops with latest Intel processors,  FHD IPS (250 Nits) displays, up to 12 hours of battery life and more.

The ThinkPad L570 and ThinkPad L470 will be available starting March 2017 with the starting price of $909USD and $778 USD respectively.

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