Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 to launch in August

Lenovo ThinkPad power users are up for a ride. Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 – 16 inch laptop will be launching in August for a starting price of $2,149.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme runs Windows 10 Pro and features a 16-inch display with up to 4K resolution, a 16:10 aspect ratio, 600 nits of peak brightness, HDR400 certification, and 10-bit color. The X1 Extreme Gen 3 had an OLED option, but OLED wasn’t mentioned in this announcement. Under the hood, it is powered by up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i9 H-Series vPro processor with up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU that has 16GB VRAM, and 64GB of DDR4 RAM clocked at 3,200MHz and up to 2TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD for storage.

It packs a 90Whr battery that can last up to 10.7 hours as per Lenovo. It has Dolby Atmos Speaker System as well. For connectivity, it comes with Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, an HDMI 2.1 port, two USB Type-C 3.1 ports, two Thunderbolt 4 ports, an SD card reader, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and an optional SIM (Nano) slot.

Apart from Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4, the ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 and the convertible L13 Yoga Gen 2 are also to make their debut in August. Powered by AMD Ryzen 5000 series, these models start at $799 and $999, respectively.

The L13 Yoga Gen 2 is Lenovo’s first AMD-powered Windows 10 convertible, and it comes with an optional integrated pen. Lenovo claims both systems will deliver over 10 hours of battery life, though real-world results will vary by usage.