The ThinkPad P-Series line, which is a workstation-class business laptop from Lenovo, is growing. There are two models announced namely ThinkPad P14s Gen 3 and ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1 . Both of them put forward a compact design and fast performance.
Lenovo ThinkPad P14s Gen 3
Entering its third generation, the Lenovo ThinkPad P14s Gen 3 is now even more compact. The thickness of the body is now only about 17.9 mm. Meanwhile, its weight is 1.39 kg. 100 grams lighter than the second generation. That way the ThinkPad P14s Gen 3 is the lightest mobile workstation from Lenovo today.
The Lenovo ThinkPad P14s Gen 3 is supported by a variety of 14-inch IPS screen options. There are three options to choose from, namely with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 and support for touch or non-touch features, a resolution of 2240 x 1400 with a brightness level of 300-nits and 100% sRGB, and a resolution of 3840 x 2400 with a touch feature, X-Rite calibration, 500 -nit, and 100% DCI-P3.
Lenovo ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1
Meanwhile, the ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1 comes with a 16-inch screen panel and a 16:10 aspect ratio. According to Lenovo, the ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1 could be a cheaper alternative to the ThinkPad P15 and ThinkPad P17. No wonder the ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1 screen panel option only has two options with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels and 2560 x 1600 pixels.
The specifications for both are similar. The ThinkPad P14s Gen 3 and ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1 are powered by processor options up to Intel Core i7 vPro. It supports up to 48GB of RAM and a 2TB SSD can be installed. For discrete graphics card options available options up to Nvidia Quadro T550.
Lenovo ThinkPad P14s Gen 3 and ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1 specs at a glance:
|ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1||ThinkPad P14s Gen 3|
|Processor||Up to Intel vPro® Enterprise with 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 P-series processors|
|YOU||Up to Windows 11 Pro
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
|RAM||Up to 48GB|
|Storage space||Up to 2TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD|
|GPU||Intel integrated UHD or Intel Iris Xe,
NVIDIA T550 Laptop GPU
|Screen||16-inch Narrow Bezel, up to WQXGA, 400nit, Dolby Vision, Low Blue Light, XRite||
14-inch Narrow Bezel, up to WQUXGA, 500nit, Touch, Dolby Vision, Low Blue Light, XRite
|Audio||Dolby Audio Speaker System|
|Camera||HD or FHD Infrared Hybrid camera with privacy shutter|
|Feature||Match-on-Chip Fingerprint Reader on Power button
Privacy Guard Display option
Kensington™ lock slot
|Connectivity||1 x HDMI 2.0b
2 x Thunderbolt 4
2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1
RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
1 x 3.5mm audio jack
|WLAN Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 AX (2×2)|
|WWAN 4G LTE CAT 16 or CAT 4 with eSIM|
|Dimension||361.9×255.5×20.5mm||317.7 x 226.9 x 17.9mm|
With these specifications, these two laptops have also won certification for various ISV programs including ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Creo, Revit, Solidworks and many more.
Lenovo ThinkPad P14s Gen 3 and ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1 prices
Lenovo ThinkPad P14s Gen 3 and ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1 are planned to be available in the European market in April 2022. Prices for Lenovo ThinkPad P14s Gen 3 start from 1529 Euros and ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1 from 1549 Euros.