Lenovo at CES 2020 went to town on a huge range of gaming laptops, monitors and peripherals and confirmed its official PC/monitor partnership with APEX Legends Global Series.
And on the practical side, Lenovo at CES 2020 announced a ThinkSmart Device for the office, ThinkCentre M90a All-in-one, ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 laptop, X1 Yoga Gen 5 and new high-performance ThinkVision Displays.
Finally, Lenovo at CES 2020 showed its creative side by releasing devices aimed at creative professionals.
Lenovo at CES 2020
We were very impressed with Lenovo in 2019 and started following this brand. We present a quick curated overview of what GadgetGuy Lifestyle/tech readers want
Lenovo at CES 2020 Product gallery follows
Update Day Two Lenovo at CES 2020
All prices are US$ – add 50% for approx. AUD. No guarantee of Australian availability.
Smart Tab M10 FHD Plus 2nd Gen with the Google Assistant
10.3-inch Full HD narrow 4.6mm bezel, Dolby Atmos speakers to make watching shows and playing games that much more fun and immersive. Includes smart charge station/dock and supports multiple users and face unlock.
Price from $189
Lenovo Smart Frame
21.5” smart picture frame (used portrait or landscape) with ambient colour tone sensor for best viewing. Hand gesture controls. AI curates your photo album by choosing the highest-quality images from your collection and then automatically composing them into digital collages to maximise the number of images viewed at once. The Lenovo Smart Frame also comes with a free app that comes with hundreds of art pieces that can be displayed throughout your home.
Price $399, August 2020
ThinkBook Plus with e-Ink Cover Display
13.3-inch FHD main display and a 10.8-inch e-ink display on the cover, on which users can create illustrations and diagrams with the integrated Lenovo Precision Pen and receive essential notifications when the lid is closed allowing them to stay focused during meetings.
Price: From $1199, March 2020
ThinkPad Fold X1
13.3-inch display, Intel Core Processors with Intel Hybrid Technology and will initially be available with Windows 10 in mid-2020 (Windows 10X later). Optional 5G connectivity.
Lenovo developed a unique multi-link torque hinge mechanism to manage stresses during fold actions. The hinge mechanism, combined with lightweight alloys including a carbon fibre reinforced frame plate, optimises the viewing experience when unfolded flat.
US prices from $2499, mid-2020
Yoga 5G PC – worlds first Qualcomm powered (Windows on Arm) 5G laptop
It is a 14”, ultra-portable (1.3kg) 360° hinge, Snapdragon 8cx 5G with up to 24 hours battery life. It supports a stylus and has Dolby Atmos sound.
Yoga Slim 7 is Smarter Than Ever with AI
Choice of AMD Ryzen 4000 Series Mobile Processor with Radeon graphics, or the Intel-based Core i7 with Intel Iris Plus graphics and the option to the latest NVIDIA GeForce MX graphics.
14 or 15” FHD or 4K and touch displays, up to 13-hour fast charge battery, Dolby Atmos and Windows 10/Alexa
IdeaPad Duet Chromebook
Battey life to 10 hours, 10.1” 1920 x 1200, tablet design with a detachable keyboard (Surface-like)
IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook
13-inch Chromebook convertible laptop is 1.35kg – perfect for school bags. 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor for more power, up to 128GB PCIe SSD of storage and 8GB DDR4 of memory. Supports a Stylus, has a bright 300 nits screen and 10-hour battery.
- 14-inch Lenovo Yoga 5G from $1,499, Autumn 2020.
- 14-inch Intel-based Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 laptop from $1,209.99 and the AMD-based model from at $849.99. The 15-inch Intel-based model from $1,209.99, April 2020.
- IdeaPad Duet Chromebook from $279.99, May 2020.
- 13-inch Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook from $359, June 2020.
ThinkCentre M90a AIO Datasheet
An excellent A-I-O with Intel 10th Gen, 23.8” FHD display (optional PrivacyGuard), Dolby Atmos decoding (2.0 speakers) and Privacy ThinkShutter IR Windows Hello camera.
ThinkSmart View Datasheet
The name of its high-end screens. Sorry it is US pricing so add about 50% for AUD
- Creator Extreme, 27”, HDR1000, 4K 1152 mini LED zones, 99% DCI-P3, USB-C (PD 90W), HDMI/DP for videographers and professionals April 2020, starting at US$2,499
- T34w-20, 34”, 3440×1440, 1500R, USB-C (PD 75W) March 2020, starting at $799
- P27h-20 27” QHD, ISB-C (PD 90W), ergonomic stand, camera, March 2020, starting at $499
- T24v-20, 24” FHD, IR camera and shutter, dual mics, April 2020, starting at $264
Creator Extreme Datasheet
ThinkVision T34w-20 Datasheet
ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Datasheet
They took a great name from IBM and added to it. The same familiar red “GH’ spot (called at TrackPoint), Mil-STD, 10th Gen Intel Processors, optional PrivacyGuard screen (and automatically turns on if anyone else is looking at it) and an optional Wi-Fi/BT ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II for a cable-free desk environment.
ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 Datasheet
Its everything you expect from a ThinkPad in a 360° hinge design, lots of onboard ports (USB-C, USB-A, Thunderbolt 3, HDMI and more) and up to 4K screens.