In case you had been nervous that there weren’t sufficient ThinkPads on the market, Lenovo has introduced two extra. Say whats up to the ThinkPad E14 and ThinkPad E15; you should buy each in June for $639.
The most important information is that the ThinkPads will function AMD’s Ryzen 7 4700U chip. This isn’t an enormous shock, as Lenovo introduced in February that quite a lot of different upcoming ThinkPads, together with the T14s, T14, X13, L14, and L15 shall be out there with Ryzen processors (the Ryzen Professional 4000 collection) as properly. We’ve got launch dates for these now, too — they’re additionally coming in June.
The Ryzen 7 4700U is a processor designed for ultra-thin laptops and has confirmed itself to be one of many quickest 15W processors in methods we’ve seen thus far. It’s a competitor of Intel’s lower-power Core i7 chips.
“AMD’s Ryzen for Enterprise portfolio delivers superior efficiency, safety and battery life to our ThinkPad portfolio,” mentioned Jerry Paradise, Lenovo’s vp of worldwide business portfolio and product administration, in a press release. “We’re delighted to associate with AMD and leverage their ground-breaking 7nm course of know-how inside our ThinkPad laptops, and to supply our prospects class-leading computing options that may assist guarantee enterprise continuity throughout and past these difficult instances.”
Lenovo says the laptops function an upgraded design with an 85 % screen-to-body ratio. Additionally they include new safety features, together with a contact fingerprint reader and an non-obligatory infrared digital camera which mechanically locks the laptop computer if you step away.
On your distant work wants, the laptops have the brand new E-series sports activities Harman-branded audio system, dual-array far-field microphones, Wi-Fi 6 assist, and hotkeys to convey up Microsoft Groups or Skype for Enterprise.