Combining the power of the ThinkPad P15 and ThinkPad P17, Lenovo has now released the ThinkPad P16 . Unlike the ThinkPad P16s i Gen 1 which was launched last March, the ThinkPad P16 comes with a faster performance.
Features of Lenovo ThinkPad P16
One thing that steals the attention of the ThinkPad P16 is its design. The ThinkPad P16 looks more modern. The body is coated in Storm Gray color with additional red accents around the large ventilation area.
According to Lenovo, the design of the large ventilation holes is important to support better thermal management. The reason is, behind its compact body the ThinkPad P16 carries very powerful specifications.
The Lenovo ThinkPad P16 is powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core HX-Series processor. Options available up to Intel Core i9. It supports up to 128GB of RAM and available SSD storage space with a capacity of up to 8TB. In the graphics sector, Lenovo provides graphics card options up to Nvidia GeForce RTX A5500. To compensate for its very fast performance, the ThinkPad P16 brings a new cooling system that relies on a vapor chamber system with dual cooling fans.
In the screen sector, the ThinkPad P16 will be available with four 16-inch screen options with an aspect ratio of 16:10. Screen options available from Full HD+ to UHD+ resolution. Most interestingly, Lenovo also provides an option with an OLED touch screen panel.
Lenovo ThinkPad P16 specs at a glance:
|YOU||Windows 11 Pro
Windows 11 Home
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
|Processor||12th Gen Intel
Core i5, i7, i9
Up to 16 cores
|RAM||Up to 128GB DDR5-4800MHz
Four SODIMM slots
ECC or non-ECC
|Graphics Card||Up to NVIDIA RTX A5500|
|Storage Space||Up to 8TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD
Up to 2 drives
16:10 aspect ratio
IPS, 300 nits, anti-glare, 100% sRGB, low blue light
IPS, 400 nits, anti-glare, 100% sRGB, low blue light
IPS, 600 nits, anti-glare, 100% AdobeRGB, low blue light, HDR400, Dolby Vision
OLED, touch, 400 nits, anti-reflective, 100% DCI-P3, low blue light, HDR500, Dolby Vision
|Connectivity||Two Thunderbolt 4
Two USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1)
USB-C 3.2 (Gen 2)
SD card reader
|Wireless||Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
Bluetooth 5.2 vPro
|Safety system||dTPM 2.0
|Dimension||14.3 x 10.5 x 1.2 inches
(364mm x 266mm x 30.23mm)
|Weight||From 6.5 pounds (2.95kg)|
With these specifications, the ThinkPad P16 will be ideal for various computing needs that require intensive CPU and GPU performance. For example, engineering, 3D rendering, to creating VR and AR simulation content.
Other features, the Lenovo ThinkPad P16 still carries a tough design with MIL-SPEC military standards, a Full HD IR webcam with cover and facial recognition features, and a fingerprint sensor for additional security. 4G connectivity and NFC support are also optional.
Lenovo ThinkPad P16 Price
The Lenovo ThinkPad P16 is planned to be available in the market starting at the end of May 2022. The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad P16 starts at US$1979.