To cope with the modern hybrid working environments, Lenovo has added two new ThinkPad X13 and X13 Yoga Gen 3 laptops to its popular ThinkPad series. Along with that, it has also refreshed the ThinkPad L series with all the modern hybrid working features and specifications.
These new laptops bring modern features like Dolby Voice, FHD cameras, Wi-Fi 6E, 5G sub62, and 4G LTE wireless WAN, and battery options on select models. For security, these laptops also come with ThinkShield and Trusted Platform Module (TPM) with Windows 11 Security.
Users get the choice to select between Intel vPro platform-based processors or AMD Ryzen PRO 6000 Series processors with AMD PRO Security.
Here are some of the key features for each laptop:
ThinkPad X13 Yoga and X13 Gen 3 come with Dolby Audio Speaker System and Dolby Vision. If you get the Intel models then they come with the Intel Evo platform.
ThinkPad X13 Gen 3 comes with 41Wh and 54.7Wh battery options, and if you select the latter option then you can get up to 40% more battery.
ThinkPad L14 and L15 Gen 3 have re-designed form factors in a new Thunder Black color. The bezels are also narrow with a more screen-to-body ratio. They also have 42Whr, 57Whr, or 63Whr battery options.
Finally, the ThinkPad L13 Yoga and L13 Gen 3 come in two new color options namely Thunder Black or a new Storm Grey color. They now have a 16:10 aspect ratio with a new optional 500nit 13.3-inch display with PrivacyGuard.
|ThinkPad X13 Yoga Gen 3||ThinkPad X13 Gen 3|
|Display||13.3-inch display with 400nit brightness, Dolby Vision 500nit, PrivacyGuard||13.3-inch display with 400nit brightness and Touch support, Dolby Vision|
|Operating System||Windows 11||Windows 11|
|RAM||Up to 32GB||Up to 32GB|
|Storage||Up to 2TB PCIe SSD||Up to 2TB PCIe SSD|
|Processor||Intel vPro with 12th Gen Intel Core i7 processor(Max Configuration)||Intel vPro with 12th Gen Intel Core i7 processor Or Up to AMD Ryzen PRO 6000 Series processors(Max Configuration)|
|Graphics||Intel Iris Xe Graphics||Intel Iris Xe graphics Or Integrated AMD Radeon 600M graphics|
|Connectivity||WLAN Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 AX (2×2) 4G LTE CAT4 or CAT16 Bluetooth 5.2||WLAN Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 AX (2×2) 4G LTE CAT4 or CAT16 5G sub6 eSIM Bluetooth 5.2|
|Ports||1x HDMI 2.0b 2 x USB-C Thunderbolt 4 (for Intel models) or 1 x USB-C 3.2 1 x USB-C 4 (for the AMD models) 2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1 Audio Jack SIM Slot||1x HDMI 2.0b 2 x USB-C Thunderbolt 4 (for Intel models) or 1 x USB-C 3.2 1 x USB-C 4 (for the AMD models) 2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1 Audio Jack SIM Slot|
|Camera||FHD IR camera, Privacy shutter||FHD IR camera, Privacy shutter|
Apart from this, these laptops have Match-on-Chip Fingerprint Reader on the Power Button. The battery life for X13 Yoga Gen 3 is around 13.6 hours and for X13 Gen 3 is up to 11.5 hours for the 41Whr battery and 15.5 hours for the 54.7Whr battery.
Apart from these laptops, the ThinkPad L series laptops that got new specs updates include ThinkPad L13 Gen 3, L13 Yoga Gen 3, ThinkPad L14 Gen 3, and ThinkPad L15 Gen 3.
Lenovo has made the pricing and availability a bit complicated but most of the laptops in the ThinkPad series including the new X13 Yoga Gen 3 and X13 Gen 3 and the refreshed ThinkPad L series will be available starting from April 2022 to June 2022.
The ThinkPad X13 Yoga Gen 3, X13 Gen 3 i, and X13 Gen 3 AMD will be available in June 2022 and their prices will start at USD 1369, 1179, and 1119 respectively.
The ThinkPad L13 Gen 3 i, L13 Yoga Gen 3 i, L14 Gen 3 i, L15 Gen 3 i, ThinkPad L13 Gen 3 AMD, and ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 3 AMD will be available in May 2022 and the starting price for these laptops will be USD 859, 1039, 929 and 929, 799, and 979 respectively.
Finally, the ThinkPad L14 Gen 3 AMD and ThinkPad L15 Gen 3 AMD will be starting at USD 869 and will be available in April 2022.