For professional users of ThinkPad laptops, for decades known as one of the best and most reliable brands. Since the acquisition Lenovo the units of personal computers from IBM in 2005, the lineup continues to develop the newest and intriguing ways. Whether it's the X series, series T or series of E, there is always plenty to choose from. But because of this, finding the best Lenovo Thinkpad can be an arduous task.
At the top of our stamp series is X. the models of this series are the best from the category "light". They provide a long battery life, have a reliable security features, as well as the classic ThinkPad TrackPoint joystick on the keyboard. In addition, the laptops durable, and Lenovo proudly declare that many users take with a series, even in the most remote corners of the planet (and, more importantly, the laptops with the survivors), including to the top of mount Everest, the bottom of the ocean, and even into space.
All laptops ThinkPad X series equipped with Intel 8th-generation high-speed SSD, and the RAM varies from 4 to 32 GB.
Lenovo also offers the Yoga model of the X series, including X390 Yoga. They are equipped with a touch screen, and the display can be turned 360 degrees to 4 different modes of operation of the device: laptop, tablet, tablet, tent, and console.
Some versions of Yoga also have a special pen (e.g., X390 Yoga) that allows you to perform numeric input and display in this PDF files and other documents.
X1 series: Carbon, Yoga, Extreme
Do not confuse the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, Yoga X1 and X1 Extreme series X. It's a more premium device with a higher price tag.
ThinkPad X1 Carbon — is the thinnest and lightest laptop line ThinkPad, which also provides a long battery life. ThinkPad X1 Carbon offers reliable security features, such as slider ThinkShutter to hide webcam and fingerprint. In General, this is a well built laptop which works fine and is able to compete with other device in this price range.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme — one of the most expensive options, but it also possesses higher technical characteristics — especially ThinkPad X1 Gen 2 Extreme. The price starts from about $ 1,700 (about 105 000), a laptop equipped with a touch screen with 4K AMOLED matrix, which is powered by Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650. The device also offers up to 64GB of RAM and high-performance Intel Core i7 9-th generation. That is why a laptop is ideal for such challenging tasks as rendering video, not to mention the games.
In the ThinkPad X1 Gen 2 Extreme you should also highlight the excellent keyboard, 4K AMOLED display with HDR and the highest CPU performance.
If you like model-type 2-in-1, we can consider the ThinkPad X1. It has excellent display performance and a fully aluminium case.
the Series T
T Series – next on our list. It is a traditional laptops in style clamshell aimed more at professional or business users. Some may also consider the device as a good alternative to MacBook. Current models of the T series include the 14-inch ThinkPad Ht490, Samsung T480 and 15-inch ThinkPad T580. The 15-inch versions have a numeric keypad (to the right of main). Some 14-inch laptops T-series also have a long battery life and Lenovo says that Ht490 can work without recharging up to 20 hours.
The ThinkPad T series also has models with a touch screen and a wide range of connection options, including ports USB-C and USB-A.
If you are interested in buying ThinkPad T series, we recommend T480. We like versatile connectivity, the battery life, touchpad, and keyboard — and all this at a great price.
To acquire excellent ThinkPad is not necessary to spend a fortune. There are a few more available options, in particular, e series Prices start from $ 550 (34 000), and most models offer excellent equipment and a good build quality, sacrificing weight and portability. For example, Samsung E590 has a great Intel processor 8-th generation, and the price is less than $ 40,000, but weighs a considerable 2,12 kg. The cheapest E-series models also are equipped with screens with a smaller resolution of 1366 x 768, and touch displays in the line do not exist.
However, ThinkPad E490s, which costs from $ 750, has a metal case и имеет тонкий, гладкий форм-фактор and функции безопасности, такие как веб-камера ThinkShutter и fingerprint. «Под капотом» всех устройств серии E стоят процессоры Intel 8-го поколения, но для тех, у кого бюджет меньше, есть варианты и с AMD Ryzen.