Lenovo launches ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen4 with up to Tiger Lake-H Core i9 CPU and GeForce RTX 3080 16GB GPU

Published: 23rd Jun 2021, 11:20 GMT   Comments

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Unleash Power and Productivity with Lenovo ThinkPad and ThinkVision

June 23, 2021 – Today, Lenovo™ announced the latest additions to its ThinkPad™ and ThinkVision™ portfolios. The redesigned and re-engineered ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 delivers more power, better connectivity and rich configuration options in response to customer demand.

Powered by up to the latest 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 H-Series vPro® processors and available with the latest NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ Laptop GPUs, up to 64GB DDR4 memory and dual Solid-State Drive (SSD) support, the X1 Extreme Gen 4 is also offered with optional 5G Wireless WAN1 for high-speed access to cloud data. With 74 percent of companies planning to permanently shift to more remote working, users need an exceptional collaboration experience. X1 Extreme Gen 4 delivers in spades, thanks to edge-to-edge 16-inch display options up to 4K along with Dolby Vision® support, a new FHD webcam, dual noise-cancelling microphones and a user-facing Dolby Atmos® Speaker System that is 20 percent larger than previous generation. All this performance wrapped in a legendary ThinkPad durable package that weighs less the 1.81kg (four pounds)2!

Lenovo is also introducing the ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 and L13 Yoga Gen 2 powered by the latest AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series Mobile Processors. Designed to offer value without compromise, the L13 series help users work more efficiently with features focused on productivity and security. To complete the picture addressing new hybrid working styles, we are also launching an all-new ThinkVision M15 mobile monitor that delivers second screen flexibility in a highly portable package, and the ThinkVision T24m-20 display and MC50 webcam that together offer a thoughtfully designed high-quality affordable video conferencing solution.

The fourth generation ThinkPad X1 Extreme is designed as a powerhouse to delight digital creatives and prosumers who seek supreme power for work and entertainment with up to 11th Gen Intel Core i9 H-series processors with optional Intel vPro platform designed to deliver high performance, protected by ThinkShield for enterprise-class security features, vivid displays and advanced mobile graphics options. Thin at just 17.7mm and under 1.81kg (four pounds)2, the X1 Extreme Gen 4 exudes quality with multiple layers of reinforced carbon fiber. Extreme performance needs maximum thermal efficiency so that users can push their creative boundaries without worrying about overheating. Lenovo engineers developed three new complementary cooling systems for the NVIDIA RTX configured models. A hybrid cooling system uses both traditional heat pipes as well as a large vapor chamber to keep intensive graphics running optimally. A keyboard air intake increases the cool air flow through the fans while maintaining spill resistance. Finally, a dual bypass design allows air to flow over the top and bottom of the cooling system to improve thermal insulation. These elements offer a glimpse of Lenovo’s relentless pursuit in perfecting the engineering processes that help further protect the state-of-the-art internal components.

New features at a glance include:

  • New 16-inch 16:10 aspect ratio display surrounded by a four-sided narrow bezel design, encased in a 17.7mm chassis weighing 1.81kg (3.99 pounds)
  • Display options offer up to 600 nit brightness with 4K resolution, Dolby Vision HDR for ultra-vivid image quality and feature low blue light technology. Touch, pen and factory color calibration capability are also optional.
  • Powering stunning visuals requires high-performance mobile graphics delivered courtesy of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050Ti, NVIDIA RTX 3060, RTX 3070 or RTX 3080 Laptop GPUs, the latter with 16GB of GDDR6 memory.
  • Communicating from anywhere has never been easier or faster with Intel Wi-Fi 6E3 and optional 5G Wireless WAN1 providing optimum connection at home, in the office or somewhere in between.
  • X1 Extreme Gen 4 can be configured with up to 64GB DDR4 memory and two 2TB M.2 PCIe Gen 4 SSDs and a standard 90Whr (Watt hour) battery offers up to 10.7 hours of battery life4.
  • The new design integrates an FHD or FHD Infrared webcam for improved video conferencing quality, and of course includes a physical camera shutter. Entertainment and Unified Communications are further enhanced by a Dolby Atmos Speaker System which fires crystal clear sound towards the user, and far field microphones ensure they are clearly heard.
  • Security and ease of use experience are not forgotten. The fingerprint reader is integrated into the power button for easier sign on through Windows Hello™, a larger 115mm touchpad caters to users who prefer this control method to the legendary TrackPoint and rapid access keys allow quick answer and hang up of audio and video calls.

ThinkPad L series

Finally, Lenovo is expanding its ThinkPad L series portfolio with two new additions powered by AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile Processors with AMD Radeon™ Graphics and PRO versions available. Boosting productivity with flexible docking options and Modern Standby, the black or silver L13 laptops include built-in ThinkShield security solutions for added peace of mind. Enterprise-level biometrics like Windows Hello facial recognition7, a Match on Chip Fingerprint Reader, along with a physical webcam shutter and AMD security features, all combine for enhanced data and device protection.

The ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2 is our first Windows 10 convertible laptop powered by the latest AMD Ryzen Mobile processors. Delivering the speed and responsiveness needed in today’s work-from-anywhere world, the 13.3-inch L13 Yoga Gen 2 delivers multimode versatility for up to 10.6 hours per day4 from its 46Whr battery. The optional Integrated Pen is designed to work on the touch-enabled display in the familiar ways’ users do, with more accurate write, draw, scroll and swipe functions.

The ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 delivers a powerful, enjoyable and secure clamshell laptop experience. With the same core components as the L13 Yoga and up to 10.8 hours of battery life4, the L13 Gen 2 is an ideal choice for today’s hybrid workstyles.

EMEA Pricing and Availability
Available startingPrice from (VAT included)
ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4Aug 2021€2099
ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2 (AMD)Aug 2021€749
ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 (AMD)Aug 2021€649
ThinkVision M15 Mobile MonitorQ3 2021€229
ThinkVision T24m-20Q3 2021€299
ThinkVision MC50 Monitor WebcamQ3 2021€99
ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 L13 Yoga Gen 2
ProcessorsUp to Intel® Core™ i9 H-series vPro® ProcessorUp to AMD Ryzen 5000 PRO series processors
OSWindows 10 ProWindows 10 Pro
MemoryUp to 64GB DDR4 3200MHzUp to 16GB DDR4 3200MHz
StorageUp to two devices – 2TB PCIe Gen 4 SSDUp to 1TB PCIe SSDGraphics Options Integrated AMD Radeon Graphics
Graphics OptionsIntel® Iris® Xe Graphics; NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050Ti ; NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 8GB ; NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB ; NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 16GBIntegrated AMD Radeon Graphics
Display16-inch 16:10, up to 4K, 600nit, HDR400, 10-bit, Low Blue Light13.3-inch Narrow B13.3-inch Narrow Bezel, FHD, 300nit, Touchezel, up to FHD, 300nit, Touch option13.3-inch Narrow Bezel, FHD, 300nit, Touch
AudioDolby Atmos Speaker SystemDolby Audio Premium
CameraFHD 1080p or FHD 1080p Infrared Hybrid WebcamHD or HD Infrared Hybrid WebcamHD or HD Infrared Hybrid Webcam, optional World-facing Camera
Battery90Whr up to 10 hours46Whr up to 10.8 hours46Whr up to 10.6 hours
ChipTPM 2.0TPM 2.0
PhysicalMatch-on-Chip Fingerprint Reader
Camera Shutter
Kensington™ 12mm nano lock slot
Match-on-Chip Fingerprint ReaderCamera ShutterKensington™ lock slotMIL-STD 810H
Ports1 x HDMI 2.11 x HDMI 2.0
2 x USB-C 3.12 x USB-C 3.2
2 x Intel Thunderbolt 4 (DisplayPort 1.4)2 x USB-A 3.2
1 x SD Card slot1 x MicroSD Card slot
1 x 3.5mm audio jack1 x 3.5mm audio jack
1 x Nano SIM slot (optional)
WirelessWLAN Intel Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 AX (2×2)WLAN Wi-Fi 6 802.11 AX (2×2)
Bluetooth® 5.2Bluetooth® 5.1
(W x D x H)
359.5 x 253.8 x 17.7mm311.5 x 219 x 17.6mm
12.26 x 8.62 x 0.69in

Requires 4G or 5G network service and separately purchased cellular data plan that may vary by location. Additional terms, conditions and/or charges apply. Connection speeds will vary due to location, environment, network conditions and other factors.
2 Based on standard base model weight. Actual weight may vary due to components, manufacturing process and configuration variables.
3 Requires separately purchased Wi-Fi router and plan that may vary by location. Additional terms, conditions and/or charges apply.  Connection speeds will vary due to location, environment, network conditions and other factors.
4 Battery life based on results of internal testing using MobileMark 2018 battery life benchmark test. All battery life claims are approximate. Actual battery performance will vary and depend on numerous factors including product configuration and usage, software, operating conditions, wireless functionality, power management settings, screen brightness and other factors. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage.
Power pass through up to 65W with a compatible AC Adapter.
6 MC50 webcam is supported on current “-20” generation ThinkVision P and T series monitors
7 Windows Hello zero-touch face recognition login requires the optional HD IR Camera.
8 Prices may not include tax, shipping or options and are subject to change without notice; additional terms and conditions apply. Reseller prices may vary. On-shelf dates may vary by geography and products may only be available in select markets. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings, features and specifications at any time without notice.

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