Story image

Lenovo’s new mobile workstation thinnest and lightest yet

17 Aug 2018

Lenovo has announced a new addition to its ThinkPad mobile workstation portfolio – the ThinkPad P1.

It is now the thinnest and lightest offering in its mobile workstation range - dimensions are 361.8mm width x 245.7 depth x 18.4mm height.

Weight starts at 1.7kg, depending on customers’ choice of hardware options.

The goal of streamlined design for the P1 has also extended to the power supply which is 35% smaller and lighter than predecessors.

Certified for key ISV applications, it features 8th Gen Intel Xeon and Core processors, including support for the Core i9 CPU, and delivers ECC memory support and clocks speeds up to 4.6GHz.

The graphics capabilities are also extended with the NVIDIA Quadro P1000 and P2000 professional graphics cards.

It includes a 15-inch, 4K UHD display, representing 100% of the Adobe colour gamut, as well as a touchscreen, IR camera standard, 4TB of M.2 PCIe storage and 64GB of memory at 2667MHz.

“When we set out to create the ThinkPad P1, we knew our challenge was to build a mobile workstation that would carry the legacy of professional power and reliability of our ThinkPad portfolio, but also meet our customer’s need for a thin, light and sleek design,” says Lenovo workstations general manager Rob Herman.

“Whether you are looking for power, the lightest mobile workstation around or sleek and slim tech-envy, the ThinkPad P1 delivers on all counts, period.”

Lenovo has also announced the ThinkPad P72 aimed toward the oil and gas, automotive and financial industries.

It includes a 17-inch chassis includes the latest 8th Gen Intel Xeon and Core processors, and the NVIDIA Quadro graphics up to the P5200.

The P72 comes with up to 6TB of storage, 128GB of memory and 16GB of Intel Optane memory.

Availability and pricing has not yet been announced.

Microsoft appoints new commercial and partner business director
Bowden already has almost a decade of Microsoft relationship management experience under her belt, having joined the business in 2010.
Zoom’s new Rooms and Meetings features
Zoom has released information about the upcoming releases for its Rooms and Meeting offerings for 2019.
Aussie company set to democratise direct-to-orbit IoT access
Adelaide-based Myriota has released a developer toolkit that has been trialled and tested by a smart waste management platform.
Apple's AirPods now come with 'Hey Siri' functionality
The new AirPods come with a standard case or a Wireless Charging Case that holds additional charges for more than 24 hours of listening time.
Dynatrace takes pole position in APM Magic Quadrant
It placed highest on Ability to Execute and furthest on Completeness of Vision in the 2019 Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM).
HCL and Xerox expand strategic partnership
Under the terms of the agreement, HCL will manage portions of Xerox’s shared services, including global administrative and support functions.
Avaya expands integration with Google Cloud AI
This includes embedding Google’s machine learning within conversation services for the contact centre, enabling integration of AI capabilities.
Forrester names Crowdstrike leader in incident response
The report provides an in-depth evaluation of the top 15 IR service providers across 11 criteria.