Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen3 4Source: Lenovo

What you need to know

  • Lenovo just announced third-generation refreshes to its ThinkPad X13 and ThinkPad X13 Yoga.
  • Both laptops feature up to 12th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Xe.
  • The ThinkPad X13 has options with AMD Ryzen PRO 6000 Series chips and AMD Radeon 600M graphics.
  • The ThinkPad X13 Yoga Gen 3 starts at $1,369, and the ThinkPad X13 Gen 3 starts at $1,119.

Lenovo just expanded its ThinkPad lineup with refreshes of the ThinkPad X13 and ThinkPad X13 Yoga. Both laptops are now in their third generation and feature the latest specs for connectivity and productivity. The new laptops will be available with up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and Iris Xe. The ThinkPad X13 will also have options with AMD Ryzen PRO 6000 chips and AMD Radeon 600M graphics.

The Intel models of the ThinkPad X13 Yoga Gen 3 and ThinkPad X13 Gen 3 will launch in June 2022 with starting prices of $1,369 and $1,179, respectively. The AMD-powered ThinkPad X13 Gen 3 will also launch in June, but it has a lower starting price of $1,119.

Lenovo highlights the ability of these laptops to deliver an optimal hybrid work experience. They feature Dolby Voice, FHD cameras, 4G LTE connectivity, and several security features.

Both new ThinkPad X13 models have a fingerprint reader, camera shutter, Kensington lock slot, and have an option for PrivacyGuard, which protects a screen from onlookers. The new Intel-based ThinkPads are also Tile-ready. The AMD models of the devices have Microsoft Pluton security processors, while the Intel versions have Intel Hardware Shield, thanks to being Intel vPro platform-based.

Category ThinkPad X13 Yoga (Gen 3) ThinkPad X13 (Gen 3)
OS Up to Windows 11 Pro Up to Windows 11 Pro
Processor Up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7 vPro Up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7 vPro
Up to AMD Ryzen PRO 6000
RAM Up to 32GB Up to 32GB
Graphics Up to Intel Iris Xe Up to Intel Iris Xe
AMD Radeon 600M
Storage Up to 2TB PCIe SSD Up to 2TB PCIe SSD
Display 13.3 inches
Up to WQXGA
400 nits
Dolby Vision
PrivacyGuard (optional)
Low blue light (optional)
13.3 inches
Up to WQXGA
400 nit
Touch
Dolby Vision (optional)
Low blue light (optional)
Ports HDMI 2.0
2x USB-C Thunderbolt 4 (Intel)
USB-C 3.2 and USB-C 4 (AMD)
2x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1
3.5mm audio
SIM
HDMI 2.0
2x USB-C Thunderbolt 4 (Intel)
USB-C 3.2 and USB-C 4 (AMD)
2x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1
3.5mm audio
SIM
Audio Dolby Audio Speaker System
Dolby Voice
Dolby Audio Speaker System
Dolby Voice
Wireless Up to Wi-Fi 6E
4G LTE CAT4 or CAT16
Bluetooth 5.2
Up to Wi-Fi 6E
4G LTE CAT4 or CAT16
Bluetooth 5.2
5G sub6 eSIM
Camera Up to FHD
IR camera
Privacy shutter
Up to FHD
IR camera
Privacy shutter
Security dTPM 2.0
Secured-core PC
Intel Hardware Shield (Intel)
Fingerprint reader
Camera Shutter
PrivacyGuard (optional)
Tile-ready (Intel)
Kensington lock slot
dTPM 2.0
Secured-core PC
Intel Hardware Shield (Intel)
Microsoft Pluton (AMD)
Fingerprint reader
Camera Shutter
PrivacyGuard (optional)
Tile-ready (Intel)
Kensington lock slot
Battery 57Whr 41Whr
54.7Whr
Dimensions From 12.01 x 8.43 x 0.63 inches (305 x 214.15 x 15.94 mm) 12.04 x 8.56 x 0.71 inches (305.8 x 2.17.56 x 18.10 mm)
Weight 2.62 lbs (1.19 kg) 2.62 lbs (1.19 kg)

Lenovo also announced new ThinkPad L13 Gen 3, L13 Yoga, L14 and L15 Gen 3 laptops today. All of these complement the ThinkPad lineup, which recently saw the addition of the ThinkPad X13 with a Snapdragon CPU as well.