Lenovo Reveals Five New ThinkPad Laptops

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Lenovo’s dependable line of business-oriented notebooks is receiving a few additions today. The Chinese firm rolled out five new models at IFA, touting what the company claims to be a new modernized design.  While the ThinkPad line has traditionally resisted change, these new models will boast a sleeker thinner design, with larger touchpads and an even color change, opting for “Graphite Black” over the ThinkPad’s standard black casing.  In addition to a new design, Lenovo will be ramping up the specs with the inclusion of Intel’s fourth generation Chipset and Lenovo’s new Power Bridge technology, which employs both an internal and a one-size fits all external battery that is interchangeable between all five new models. Despite all the changes, the new additions still appear to be Lenovo business-minded devices complete with TrackPoint nubs and round-bottom keys.

Lenovo ThinkPad T440sThinkPad T440s and T440

The lower-end of the ThinkPad line will be receiving two new 14-inch models in the form of the Lenovo ThinkPad T440 and the T440s. The new 14-inch notebooks will offer greater portability with a lighter and thinner design than their predecessors, along with a larger touchpad design that first debuted in the Lenovo T431s. The two notebooks offer near identical builds, though the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s offers considerably higher specs along with a considerably higher price tag. The T440s will come equipped with a Core i7 processor and a built in 1080p touchscreen, while the T440 will opt for Core i5 processor and consumers will need to pay extra for the touchscreen option.

Lenovo will offer the Lenovo ThinkPad T440 and the T440s at the end of October with units starting at $900 and $1,150 respectively.

Lenovo ThinkPad X240ThinkPad X240

The ThinkPad X240 will be aimed at the road warrior that demands the most portable design. The 12.5-inch notebook will feature 20.3mm thin form factor that weighs in at less than three pounds. The small portable travel device won’t skimp on performance either, as it will feature a fourth-generation Intel processor, a full HD display option with touch, a backlit keyboard and a complete set of ports that will offer full connectivity without the need for added dongles.

Lenovo will also begin offering the ThinkPad X240 at the end of October with units starting at $1,100.

Lenovo ThinkPad S440 and S540

Lenovo ThinkPad S440

Lenovo closes out its new offering with two new notebooks aimed at the premium market. The two devices will pack a bit more of a punch than a T-series, as both the 14-inch S450 and the 15-inch S550 will feature I fourth-generation Intel Core i7 CPUs with discrete graphics and touch-enabled displays.

Lenovo will begin offering the ThinkPad S440 and the ThinkPad S550 in select markets starting in September with units starting at €700 and €650 respectiv

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