Lenovo is back with the ThinkPad X1 Extreme update. Entering its fifth generation, this tough business laptop is claimed to be the fastest ThinkPad X1 variant.
Features of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 comes with a compact body design. The thickness is about 17.9mm. Meanwhile, the weight starts from 1.88 kg. It also looks premium. The cover is made of solid black carbon fiber material, which is still the same as the previous generation .
Claimed to be the fastest, the performance of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 is now entrusted to the 12th Generation Intel processor. The highest variant uses an Intel Core i9 processor and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics card.
Lenovo also still maintains a 16-inch screen with an aspect ratio of 16:10. The difference is, the options are now more complete. Users will be presented with the option of a refresh rate of up to 16Hz, touch features, 100% sRGB to UHD + screen resolution. It’s a shame that Lenovo has not provided an option with an OLED display panel.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 specs at a glance:
|ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5|
Up to 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 H-series vPro® Processor
|YOU||Windows 11 Pro|
|RAM||Up to 64GB DDR5 4800MHz|
Up to two devices – 4TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD – Maximum 8TB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti; NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 8GB; NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8GB; NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti 16GB
16” 16:10 WUXGA (FHD+) IPS 300nits, non-Touch, 100% sRGB, Low Blue Light
16” 16:10 WQXGA (QHD+) IPS 500nits, non-Touch, 100% sRGB, Low Blue Light 165Hz
16” 16:10 WQUXGA (UHD+) IPS 600nits, non-Touch, 100% Adobe, Low Blue Light, HDR400, Dolby Vision
16’ 16:10 WQUXGA (UHD+) IPS 600nits, Touch, 100% Adobe, Low Blue Light, HDR400, Dolby Vision
|Audio||Dolby Atmos Speaker System
FHD 1080p Infrared Hybrid camera with shutter
|Battery||90Whr, Rapid charge|
|Safety system||dTPM 2.0|
Match-on-Chip Fingerprint Reader on Power button
Kensington™ 12mm nano lock slot
|1 x HDMI 2.1|
|2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1|
2 x Intel Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4)
|1 x SD Express 7.0 Card slot|
|1 x 3.5mm audio jack|
|1 x Nano SIM slot (optional)|
WLAN Intel Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 AX (2×2)
|WWAN Cat20 5G|
(W x D x H)
|359.5 x 253.8 x 17.9mm|
To ensure stable performance, Lenovo has embedded a cooling system with liquid metal paste and a vapor chamber. The cooling system is claimed to be able to boost performance by up to 10 percent with more efficient thermal management and allows power consumption or TDP of up to 110W.
Other features Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 has a military-standard rugged design, brings a Full HD 1080p webcam camera with infrared features and a camera shutter to protect privacy, Thunderbolt 4 port and speakers with Dolby Atmos support are available.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 price
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 is planned to be available on the market in June 2022. The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 starts at US$2049.