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CES 2017: Lenovo unveils new ThinkPad X1 family, Miix 2-in-1 and more

Lenovo upgrades ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, Miix 2-in-1 at CES. Besides, the company announces brand new gaming series laptops and smart assistant thanks to Amazon Alexa.

ThinkPad X1 Carbon


As reported earlier, the 5th gen ThinkPad X1 Carbon packs new Kaby Lake processors, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 1TB of storage, and up to 15.5 hours of estimated battery life. The new X1 Carbon comes with ‘Microsoft Signature’ tag, meaning no bloatware. The trackpad now uses Microsoft’s precision tech. Lenovo cramped 14-inch display into a 13-inch body with the help of thin bezels. The ports are also updated with USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 tech. Don’t worry, USB-A and HDMI ports are present too. All that package weighs only 2.5 pounds.

ThinkPad X1 Carbon comes with a new Silver color option and will ship from February at a starting price of $1350.

ThinkPad X1 Yoga

The ThinkPad X1 Yoga is basically a X1 Carbon with a 360-degree hinge. The processors, RAM, Storage, color options and others are same as X1 Carbon. It comes with 4K OLED display option. The updated rise and fall keyboard now pushes keys inward and upwards when using in Tablet mode. The older variant uses keyboard frame to go up and down to provide a flat surface in Tablet mode.

The new X1 Yoga starts at $1499 and begins shipping in February.

Miix 2-in-1


Miix 2-in-1 is essentially a Surface Pro with watchband hinge and superior keyboard. It comes with 7th gen Kaby Lake processors, 12-inch QHD display, USB-C/Thunderbolt connectively, and Windows Hello compatible infrared camera. Lenovo gives two color options to choose from – Champagne Gold and Iron Grey. The pricing starts at $999 and will be ship in April. Lenovo is also selling an optional new Active Pen 2 with $59.99 price tag.

Lenovo Legion Y720 and Y520 gaming laptops


As expected, Lenovo enters in gaming category with two new laptops. Both the laptops pack 7th gen Intel i7 processors, latest NVIDIA graphics cards, 16GB DDR4 RAM, and an optional red backlit keyboard.


The pricing starts at $899 for Y520 and $1399 for Y720 and will ship in February and April respectively.

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