Details Published: 09.01.2020 11:36 Author: Super Roman Views: 1
At CES Lenovo unveiled the full information about the revolutionary laptop with a flexible screen ThinkPad X 1 Fold, announced in may 2019. The innovative form factor of the device changes the perception of modern portable notebook providing high performance. Fold ThinkPad X1, which combines the power of a notebook with the portability of a smartphone. The new product can be used in different modes, from compact mobile devices to laptop with slim 13-inch display.
The device is made from a combination of lightweight alloys and carbon fiber with a leather cover. The novelty has inherited the traditional line of ThinkPad reliability and durability. The device, designed to always be connected, powered by Intel® Core™ received the Windows 10 operating system and support for 5G (optional).
“Creating the world’s first PC with flexible screen was a challenge that the developers successfully managed. ThinkPad X1 Fold became an engineering masterpiece that comes once a decade”, says Christian Theisman (Christian Teismann), the President of the division of personal computers and smart devices Lenovo.
Ease of use
According to research by customer experience, customers who during the day constantly switching between phones, tablets and laptops innovative technologies with new opportunities. ThinkPad X1 Fold – ultrabook is a new type, which successfully combines the advantages of many devices. The laptop is very compact and will fit even in the smallest bag, as it weighs less than 1 kg. Specially for Windows 10, the company’s engineers have developed “smart” software that adapts the device for operation in any mode.
In full screen mode X1 Fold great for work with visual content with a POLED display with a diagonal of 13 inches. Users will be able to fully enjoy watching your favorite TV series, because the device is equipped with Dolby Audio. You need to prepare a presentation? Built-in stand securely holds ultrabook to the desktop that will allow you to connect an additional keyboard – Mini Bluetooth Fold Keyboard. In portrait mode, users can take notes or sign online documents using a stylus Active Pen. The display can be folded in half and use as a tablet, or folded and read as a “book.”
In notebook mode, users can work with two independent screens, managing to do more. This format provides the opportunity to conduct a video call on the top screen while simultaneously editing a presentation on the bottom. An interesting and informative lecture? With the ThinkPad X1 Fold, you can record the most important details right at the time of viewing. Enjoy the benefits of two independent displays in full screen and in portrait modes.
You need to work in the office? X1 to Fold, you can connect a full sized keyboard, mouse or second display via a connector USB Type-C. Optional stand ThinkPad x1 Fold Stand provides an even more comfortable work on the device in portrait or full screen modes.
Reliability and durability
The ThinkPad development team for over four years has collaborated with Intel engineers and LG Display, overcoming the challenges faced in the development of PC with a flexible screen. To create a unique mechanism hinge tested six different designs and more than twenty of their variations. In the end, the developers settled on an aspect ratio of 4×3 and 13-inch screen to provide higher performance and create a pleasant user experience. POLED display has passed numerous strength tests. This helped to ensure that the screen meets all the criteria of usability and endurance. The model has inherited the reliability of the ThinkPad line: the stress tests and cycles of repeated bending of the screen to confirm this.
“Our long-standing partnership with Lenovo gives good results. Cooperation between teams was incredible, and the overall engineering work has helped to create a unique PC with a flexible screen,” – says Gregory Bryant (Bryant Gregory), Executive Vice President of Intel and General Manager, Client Computing Group.