Lenovo’s AMD powered ThinkPads arriving in SA in June 2020
Lenovo’s recently announced the new ThinkPad E14 and E15 with up to AMD Ryzen 7 4700U processors with Radeon Graphics bringing an improved design, higher performance and enhanced productivity features for SMB customers. Also, selected ThinkPad T, X and L series powered by AMD Ryzen PRO 4000 Series Mobile Processors announced in February are coming very soon. Delivering smarter IT innovations for better user experiences, the latest ThinkPad models meet today’s increasing remote working needs.
Built for the new generation workforce
Engineered for effortless productivity virtually anywhere, the new ThinkPad E14 and E15 offers a smart choice for SMB decision makers. An updated design with an improved screen to body ratio of 85%, the E series also offers the security and durability needed in a changing world. Innovative security features are provided on ThinkPad E series for the first time, including a touch fingerprint reader and an optional IR camera with Glance by Mirametrix technology. The touch fingerprint reader integrated into the power button offers one touch power and logon. The software-enabled Glance feature responds to users’ presence, automatically locking the laptop when the user steps away, and also offers a Snap Window and Smart Pointer function for multi display setups.
Productivity experience is also enhanced with great audio-visual innovations for the best remote collaboration experience. Harman branded speakers with Dolby Audio software, dual array far field microphones and Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business hot keys integrated into the legendary ThinkPad keyboard facilitate unified communications. Optional WiFi 6 maximizes throughput for stable connections.
In a new world of uncertainty, SMB businesses and users need technology they can depend upon with the tools to work wherever they need. ThinkPad business laptops deliver legendary durability and the new E series is no different. Twelve Mil-Spec tests maximize long term reliability. Furthermore, ThinkPad E14 and E15 gives users powerful AMD Ryzen™ 4000 Series processing power with legendary durability and business critical productivity and security features.
“AMD’s Ryzen for Business portfolio delivers advanced performance, security and battery life to our ThinkPad portfolio,” said Jerry Paradise, vice president, commercial portfolio, Lenovo PC & Smart Devices. “We are delighted to partner with AMD and leverage their ground-breaking 7nm process technology within our ThinkPad laptops, and to offer our customers class-leading computing solutions that will help ensure business continuity during and beyond these challenging times.”
Lenovo’s AMD Ryzen powered portfolio offers customers choice with a broad selection of laptops with incredible multi-threaded performance and power efficiency. AMD PRO Technologies offer improved security, manageability and platform longevity to meet the stringent needs of enterprise deployments. Find out more about AMD Ryzen™ PRO 4000 Series and 4000 U-Series Mobile Processors here.
Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, client business unit, AMD, adds: “Lenovo ThinkPad provides users innovation in the world of modern business notebook technology with anytime-anywhere performance, impressive endurance and strong security features. Building on our long-term partnership allows us to bring the AMD Ryzen for Business portfolio to new and existing ThinkPad customers around the world.”
Availability ThinkPad E14 is expected to be available from June 2020 ThinkPad E15 is expected to be available from June 2020 ThinkPad T14 will be available in June 2020