Lenovo has come up with new upgrades for their ThinkPad series. The series is quite popular among work-purpose users around the world. The main attractions of the ThinkPad series, X13 and X13 Yoga are witnessing major refreshments overall with new chipsets and displays. There are other ThinkPad models which have attained updates from Lenovo such as T14, T14s, T15, T15s, and L-Series.
Lenovo has announced ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 series that actually brought all the other upgrades mentioned in the above models. The Thinkpad X13 Gen 2 is a lightweight notebook series that has two choices where users can opt for – the Intel and AMD chipsets. In addition to X13 Gen 2, Lenovo also has a YOGA edition that is a more flexible and portable variant for the user.
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 Specifications
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 series sports a 13.3-inch 16:10 aspect ratio IPS display. It can go up to 300 nit peak brightness and has a 100 percent coverage of sRGB color space. The X13 Gen 2 moreover comes with a touch capacitive screen as an option. The 16:10 aspect ratio is a big plus for the user as many other manufacturers have opted for this aspect ratio for more productivity space as the screen will be taller than usual displays.
The new-generation Intel Tiger Lake CPUs and AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPUs are powering the latest ThinkPad series. The AMD CPUs will power the “ThinkPad X13 Gen 2” and Intel processors are used for “X13 Gen 2 i”. An 11th-Gen Intel Core i7 vPro CPU and integrated Intel Iris Xe Graphics powers the “X13 Gen 2 i” as ‘i’ suggests in the name.
The X13 Gen 2 out-of-the-box has up to 32GB LPDDR4x RAM clocked at 4,266Mhz and up to 2TB PCIe Gen4 SSD for storage. The X13 Gen 2 has a battery pack of 54.7Whr cell and claims to last up to 15.5 hours. The lower variant features a 41Whr battery with 12 hours of battery life.
There’s a different variant that gives an option for a WQXGA resolution Low Power IPS panel. This panel has 400 nit peak brightness, 100 percent sRGB coverage, and Low Blue Light. Other additional connectivity options are Wi-Fi 6E/ Wi-Fi 6, NFC, two Thunderbolt 4 ports, two USB Type-A 3.2 ports, an HDMI 2.0 port. There is a 3.5mm headphone jack provided and the notebook has optional 5G support.
Price and Availability
However, not only X13 Gen 2 but every other model in the ThinkPad series T14, T14s, T15, T15s, and L-Series have updated with the same set of specifications. Moreover, the above-mentioned ThinkPad models have features such as Match-on-Chip fingerprint readers.
The high-end Lenovo Thinkpad T-series with Intel chipsets comes with human presence-detection sensors.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 goes on sale for a starting price of $1,139 or Rs. 82,400. The Intel version – X13 Gen 2 I starts for a price tag of $1,299 or Rs. 94,000. The laptops flaunt in two different color schemes, Black and Storm Grey. The Intel variants are scheduled for sale from March 2021 and AMD chipset versions will go on sale from May 2021.