Lenovo's Laptops Get a Serious Upgrade for 2016

There's something for everyone in this year's laptop lineup

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Lenovo is gearing up to take 2016 by storm with a range of serious updates and upgrades to some of its most popular laptop, desktop, and tablet lineups. Expect some OLED displays, the latest Skylake processors from Intel, and classic Lenovo hinges.

As always, Lenovo is bringing a lot to the table this year, but we're ready to give you the lowdown on everything. Keep in mind the specs listed here may not fully reflect all of the customization options available when these products launch later this year.

X1 carbon

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X1 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
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ThinkPad X1 Carbon
The X1 Carbon series has already made a name for itself as a daily driver laptop geared toward the business lifestyle. The latest model is thinner and lighter and benefits from the latest processors, solid-state hard drives, and increased battery life. For anyone that needs something that just works, this should fit the bill.

KEY SPECS:
• Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
• 14-inch (2560x1440) WQHD or (1920x1080) FHD
• Up to Intel 6th Gen Core i7 vPro Processor
• Up to 1TB SSD
• Up to 16GB RAM
• Intel HD Graphics HD520
• $1,299.00 — February 2016

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga
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ThinkPad X1 Yoga
Lenovo 2-in-1 laptops are known for those specialized hinges that allow them to switch from laptop to tablet and anything in between. The new X1 Yoga still uses this hinge, but now it's boasting an OLED screen. That means you can expect a crisp, beautiful picture for your next on-the-go Netflix binge.

KEY SPECS:
• Windows 10
• Up to a 14-inch OLED (2560x1440) WQHD touch display
• Up to Intel 6th Gen Core i7 vPro Processor
• Up to 1TB SSD
• Up to 16GB RAM
• Intel HD Graphics HD520
• $1,449.00 — January 2016

ThinkPad T Series

Lenovo ThinkPad T460
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ThinkPad T460
Another strong everyday machine, the T460 is built to combine power and portability. With enough customization options for you to tailor it to your needs, it's likely to be a popular choice for students and businesspeople alike.

KEY SPECS:
• Windows 10
• 14-inch (1920x1090) FHD display with optional touch
• Up to Intel 6th Gen Core U i7 Processor
• Up to 1TB SSD
• Up to 32GB RAM
• Intel Integrated or NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
• $909.00 — February 2016

Lenovo ThinkPad T560
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ThinkPad T560
Complementing the T460, the T560 is a slightly beefier option with more power and ruggedness. It can handle the rigors of travel while keeping you connected to your work.

KEY SPECS:
• Windows 10
• 15.6-inch (2560x1440) display
• Up to Intel 6th Gen Core U i7 Processor
• Up to 1TB SSD
• Up to 32GB RAM
• Intel Integrated or NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
• $969.00 — February 2016

ThinkPad T460s

Lenovo ThinkPad 460s
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The ultra slim and adjustable 460s is built with portability in mind first and foremost. View Larger

Lenovo is no stranger to ultra-slim laptops, and the T460s is another that fits that mold. Still geared toward business users, the T460s features the outputs you'll need to handle your next presentation with aplomb.

KEY SPECS:
• Windows 10
• WQHD (2560x1440) display
• Up to Intel 6th Gen Core i7 vPro Processor
• Up to 512GB SSD
• Up to 24GB RAM
• Intel HD Graphics HD520 or NVIDIDA GeForce 930M
• $1,059.00 — February 2016

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ThinkPad T460p
With a swappable battery, military spec durability, and more docking options than you can shake a stick at, the T460p looks like it'll give users all of the tools they'll need to handle nearly any situation.

KEY SPECS:
• Windows 10
• Up to WQHD (2560x1440) IPS display
• Intel 6th Gen Core H Series Quad Core processors
• Up to 32GB RAM
• $1,249.00 — February 2016

ThinkPad X Series

Lenovo ThinkPad X260
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ThinkPad X260
While we won't be able to confirm until we get it in our labs for testing, Lenovo is claiming the X260's battery can last a whopping 21 hours. If it's even half as good as that, the battery life alone will make the thin and portable X260 a traveler's dream.

KEY SPECS:
• Windows 10
• Up to 12.5-inch (1920x1080) FHD display
• Up to Intel 6th Gen Core i7 processors
• Up to 512GB SATA or PCIe
• Up to 16GB RAM
• Integrated Graphics
• $929.00 — February 2016

ThinkPad L Series

Lenovo ThinkPad L460
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Built to handle the stress of business, the ThinkPad L460 is an affordable option to handle your computing needs. View Larger

ThinkPad L460
The durable L460 is running the latest hardware in a package designed to take a beating. If you often find yourself replacing broken parts from constant travel, the L460 could be a compelling choice to solve those woes.

KEY SPECS:
• Up to Windows 10 Pro
• Up to FHD (1920x1080) display
• Up to Intel 6th Gen Core i7 Processor & Intel Celeron
• Up to Hybrid 500GB HDD and 512GB SSD
• Up to 32GB RAM
• Intel HD Graphics 520/AMD Exo Pro Radeon R5 with 2GB VRAM
• $749.00 — February 2016

ThinkPad L560

Paired with the L460 is the L560, a slightly bigger option that has the same rugged design and slightly different customization options. If you need an extra bit of oomph, but would like to remain firmly in budget-friendly territory, this could be the choice for you.

KEY SPECS:
• Up to Windows 10
• Up to FHD (1920x1080) display
• Up to Intel 6th Gen Core i7 Processor & Intel Celeron
• Up to Hybrid 500GB HDD and 512GB SSD
• Up to 16GB RAM
• Intel HD Graphics 520/Intel HD Graphics 510
• $779.00 — February 2016

ThinkPad 13

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ThinkPad 13 (Windows/Chrome)
The ThinkPad 13 has two models: one running Windows 10 and another running Chrome OS. So whether you need a typical laptop experience or you're someone that feels comfortable running on Google Apps alone, Lenovo has the laptop to fit.

KEY SPECS:
• Windows 10 or Chrome OS
• 13-inch display
• Up to 6th Gen Core i5 vPro Processor
• Up to 512GB SSD
• Up to 16GB RAM
• $449 (Windows) — April 2016; $399 (Chrome) — June 2016

Yoga 900

Yoga 900 Business Edition

Lenovo Yoga 900 Business Edition
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The Yoga 900 Business Ed. combines Lenovo's business and media brands into a unified package. View Larger

Following in the footsteps of other Yoga laptops, the Yoga 900 Business Edition has the adjustable hinge to let you consume content in any mode you choose, and enough raw power to handle more serious computing tasks.

KEY SPECS:
• Windows 10
• 13.3-inch QHD+ (3200 x 1800) display
• Up to Intel 6th Gen Core i7 vPro Processor
• Up to 512GB SSD
• Up to 16GB RAM
• Special Order — February 2016


Tablets

ThinkPad X1 Tablet

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The X1 Tablet has optional kits to add 15 hours of battery life, a projector, and even a 3D camera. View Larger

A tablet that offers the laptop experience with a detachable keyboard isn't anything new, but the ThinkPad X1 Tablet has the connections needed to truly take your tablet to the next level. There are three options for additional modules: an extended battery, a projector, and even a 3D camera to capture and edit objects for graphic design and 3D printing.

KEY SPECS:
• 12-inch FHD+ (2160x1440) display
• Up to Intel 6th Gen Core m7 vPro
• Up to 1TB SSD
• Up to 16GB RAM
• USB Type-C
• $899.00 – February 2016

Lenovo Ideapad MIIX 700 Black
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MIIX 700 Business Edition
Just like the Yoga 900 Business Edition, the new MIIX 700 blends Lenovo's focus on the business user market with the needs of a more average consumer. Featuring dual watchband hinges, the tablet is built with a detachable 2-in-1 form factor to switch from tablet to laptop replacement on the fly.

KEY SPECS:
• 12-inch FHD+ (2160x1440) display
• Up to Intel Core m7 vPro
• Up to 256GB SSD
• Up to 8GB RAM
• Lenovo Active Pen
• Special Order — February 2016


Desktops

ThinkCentre X1

Lenovo ThinkCentre X1
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Coming in at a ridiculous 11 millimeter thin, it's as much design statement as all-in-one desktop. View Larger

Coming in at 11 millimeters thin, the ThinkCentre X1 is as much a design statement as it is an all-in-one desktop solution. But don't let that fool you, there are enough upgrade options here to turn this stylish desktop into a powerful workstation.

KEY SPECS:
• 23.8-inch FHD (1920x1080) display
• Up to Core i7 vPro Processor
• Up to 1TB SSD
• Up to 16GB RAM
• Intel HD Graphics 520
• $1,029.00 – March 2016

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