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Lenovo announces ThinkPad L13 and L13 Yoga, two thin and light enterprise laptops

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 and L13 Yoga
Lenovo ThinkPad L13 and L13 Yoga (Image credit: Lenovo)

What you need to know

  • Lenovo announced the ThinkPad L13 and ThinkPad L13 Yoga.
  • Both laptops feature a wide selection of ports and a thin and small body.
  • The ThinkPad L13 starts at $749, and the ThinkPad L13 Yoga starts at $919.

Lenovo announced two new enterprise laptops, the ThinkPad L13, and the ThinkPad L13 Yoga. Both laptops have a wide selection of ports and feature thinner bezels than their predecessors. The ThinkPad L13 is a traditional clamshell laptop whereas the ThinkPad L13 Yoga can flip all the way around to be used in tent mode or as a tablet.

Each ThinkPad device is available with up to an Intel Core i7 10th Gen processor. They're available with up to a 1TB PCIe SSDs and run Intel HD graphics. Both also have Dolby Premium Audio with two down-firing speakers. Each device has a range of display options including an FHD 13-inch IPS displays that supports touch. Both laptops are available in black or silver.

The ThinkPad L13 is 17.6mm thick and weighs 3.1 pounds (1.4 kilograms). It gets up to 14 hours of battery life according to Lenovo and supports Rapid Charge which can charge the device to 80 percent in 60 minutes. It has two USB 3.1 ports, two USB-C ports, an audio jack, a microSD card slot, and an HDMI port.

The ThinkPad L13 Yoga is also 17.6mm thick but weighs slightly more at 3.3 pounds (1.5 kilograms). It also has slightly worse battery life. Lenovo states that it gets up to 12 hours of battery. It supports Rapid Charge that can charge to 80 percent in 60 minutes. Like its less flexible sibling, the ThinkPad L13 Yoga has two USB 3.1 ports, two USB-C ports, an audio jack, a microSD card slot, and an HDMI port.

Both laptops are expected to become available in October 2019. The ThinkPad L13 will start at $749, and the ThinkPad L13 Yoga will start at $919.

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