Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold hands-on: foldable all-rounder presented
Lenovo presented the foldable ThinkPad X2022 Fold at IFA 1. The novelty in ProThe company's product portfolio aims to score points with multiple, flexible uses.
The trend towards foldable devices has now also arrived in the laptop sector. So far we have known foldable concepts from the smartphone sector, now in the form of a laptop with a large display. Of course, as is usual for a laptop, there is also a keyboard, and there is also a pen. We have the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold in advanceprocan beer.
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The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold on paper
For the new, foldable laptop, they rely on full cooperation with Intel. This is also part of the Intel Evo division, which stands for durable, light and high-performance devices. All technical data at a glance:
|Proprocessor||intel vPro with 12. Gen Intel® Core™ U9 i5 or i7 Proprocessor|
|Operating system||Windows 11 (Pro)|
|random access memory||max 32GB LPDDR5|
|storage||up to 1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD|
|graphic card||Intel® Iris®e Graphics|
|Display||Resolution: 2024 x 2560 pixels foldable, OLED, 600 nits (HDR) or 400 nits (SDR), DCI-P3 100%, Dolby Vision, touchscreen with pen support|
Size: 16,3 inches (open) / 12 inches (folded)
|Sound||Dolby Atmos 3-speaker system (2 speakers at the same time)|
Dolby Voice capable - 4x microphones (2x microphones work simultaneously)
|Camera||5MP RGB+IR with Intel VSC|
|Battery||48Whr (optional additional 16Whr depending on configuration)|
65W AC Rapid Charge
|security chip||TPM 2.0|
|Extras||Fingerprint reader on the keyboard|
Windows Hello facial recognition
|Ports||2x Intel Thunderbolt 4|
|1x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2|
|Nano SIM slot|
|connectivity||WiFi 6E 802.11AX (2×2)|
|optional 5G Sub 6 (LTE supported)|
(W x D x H)
|Unfolded: 276,1 x 345,7 x 8,6mm|
Folded: 176,4 x 276,2 x 17,4mm
Laptop with keyboard and kickstand: 1,9 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold in the first hands-on
The new ThinkPad not only sounds foldable, but can really be used for many purposes. For example as a large display with keyboard, detached keyboard, horizontally, vertically - everything is possible. Lenovo also mentioned the scenario for reading a book, which we're datingprohave tried, but with this weight and this size is very impractical. The crease is also not disturbing and not really visible. Useful options include using several Program in split screen, again either vertically or horizontally. Very positive: Windows is already well optimized for these purposes.
A following test report will show how it fares in everyday use.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold: price and availability
The new foldable all-rounder is expected to be available from November 2022 at a price of 2.999 euros.