Lenovo announces 4 new ThinkPad models with Intel’s Kaby Lake processors, the ThinkPad E470, ThinkPad T470, ThinkPad X270, and ThinkStation P410.which features a cleaner, premium TouchPad that supports Microsoft Precision TouchPad for a more consistent trackpad user experience while new security features include support for Windows Hello for facial recognition login and a biometric fingerprinting sensor. All new ThinkPad models with Windows 10 will come preloaded with an optimized Microsoft Signature Image to ensure a clean and fast system, right out of the box.
With regards to color design, the four ThinkPads and the Lenovo V310 will come out in Classic Black while the Miix 510 will be sold in a sleek silver color. Another visible change is the inclusion of USB Thunderbolt 3 support with a protection circuit chip attached to address incorrect power levels in the ThinkPad devices.
The ThinkPad’s legendary durability remains as every device went through rigorous testing for the Mil-SPEC 810G military standard, consisting of 10 durability tests which include humidity, low temperature, high vibration, and high altitude.
Dynamic duo: Lenovo and Intel
Keeping things running under the hood is Intel’s 7th generation Kaby Lake processor which promises to boost the ThinkPad’s features further thanks to its faster processing, higher clock speed, improved graphics performance, and a more efficient architecture.
Perfect for engineers, architects, 3D animators and other extremely demanding users, Kaby Lake’s Hyper-Threading feature allows for more efficient multi-tasking and performance-heavy tasks such as 3D and video rendering. Its upgraded graphics core can also stream videos in beautiful and crisp 4K quality.