Lenovo unveils ThinkBook 13x i, 14p, 16p at CES 2021, including an option for NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics

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What you need to know

  • Lenovo announced the ThinkBook 13x i, ThinkBook 14p, and ThinkBook 16p at CES 2021.
  • The ThinkBook 13x i runs on 11th Gen Intel Core processors and supports Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.
  • The ThinkBook 14p and 16p run on AMD mobile processors.

Lenovo announced a slew of devices at CES 2021. Among the newly announced devices are the ThinkBook 13x i, ThinkBook 14p, and ThinkBook 16p. The laptops are built for business professionals and feature displays with taller 16:10 aspect to see more on your screen at once. The ThinkBook 13x i ($1,199), ThinkBook 14p ($849), and ThinkBook 16p ($1,299) will all be available starting in Q1 2021.

The ThinkBook 13x i is a 13-inch laptop that's thin and light. It comes in at just 1.2 kg (2.6 lbs) and is 12.9 mm (0.5 in) thick. The ThinkBook 13x is essentially the ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i, except that it doesn't have an e-Ink display on the back. It has Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and is designed on the Intel Evo platform. It runs on 11th Gen Intel Core processors and supports Wi-Fi 6.

The ThinkBook 14p runs on the latest AMD Ryzen mobile processors. The laptop has several features built for working from home and communicating over the web. It has an FHD webcam with a ThinkShutter physical for video calls and conferencing and AI-based noise cancellation to suppress ambient noise. You can switch the laptop's audio mode between private and shared modes depending on your needs at any moment. Shared mode is designed for group calling and similar situations.

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CategoryLenovo ThinkBook 13xLenovo ThinkBook 14p (Gen 2)Lenovo ThinkBook 16p (Gen 2)
OSWindows 10 ProWindows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
ProcessorUp to 11th Gen Intel Core i7AMD Ryzen MobileAMD Ryzen Mobile
Up to 32GB DDR4Up to 32GB DDR4
GraphicsIntel UHD (UMA)
AMD Radeon
StorageUp to 1TB M.2 PCIe Gen4Up to 1TB M.2 PCIe SSDUp to 1TB M.2 PCIe SSD
Display13.3 inches
IPS, Anti-glare, 400 nits, Touch, Dolby Vision
14 inches
2.2K resolution
IPS, 300 nits, 100% sRGB
14 inches
2.8K resolution
OLED, 400 nits, 100% DCI-P3
16 inches
2.5K resolution
IPS, 400 nits, 100% sRGB
PortsTwo Thunderbolt 4
3.5mm audio
Two USB-C 3.2
HDMI 2.0
tTwo USB-A 3.2
3.5mm audio
microSD reader
Two USB-C 3.2
Two USB-A 3.2
3.5mm audio
SD reader
AudioDual 2W speakers
Dolby Atmos
Four microphones
Dual 2W Speakers
Dual microphones
Row 7 - Cell 3
ConnectivityWi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5
CameraFront-facing 720p
Front-facing 1080p
Front-facing 1080p
SecurityFingerprint readerIR camera
Fingerprint reader
IR camera
Fingerprint reader
Dimensions11.73 x 8.22 x 0.50 inches
(298mm x 209mm x 12.9mm)
12.28 x 8.50 x 0.66 inches
(312mm x 216mm x 16.9mm)
13.96 x 9.92 x 0.78 inches
(354.6mm x 252mm x 19.9mm)
Weight2.65 pounds (1.2kg)3.08 pounds (1.4kg)4.4 pounds (2kg)
ColorStorm Gray
Cloud Gray
Mineral GrayMineral Gray

The ThinkBook 16p also runs on AMD Ryzen mobile processors, but it gets extra power with options with up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs. It features a 16-inch display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 that can be a pre-calibrated display that's X-Rite Pantone certified.

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