Lenovo Debuts Newest ThinkPad X1, IdeaPad 5 Laptops, Tab M9 Pill Forward of CES 2023

Lenovo may be counted on to announce not less than just a few outside-the-box units at CES. However earlier than the annual tech present kicks off Jan. 5 in Las Vegas, the corporate has unveiled some extra run-of-the-mill updates to its business and client computer systems and equipment. 

On the business aspect, Lenovo will replace its ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop computer, X1 Yoga two-in-one and sub-2.2-pound X1 Nano laptop computer with the “very newest technology of as much as Intel Core i7 processors with Intel vPro.” The X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga may even help as much as 64GB of LPDDR5 RAM. They will even have enhancements to privateness and presence detection, posture warning and eye wellness alerts, webcam enhancements like auto-framing and background blur and OLED shows with settings designed to scale back vitality consumption. 

There will probably be a number of sustainability messaging from PC makers this yr, and that features Lenovo. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 11 has a palm relaxation comprised of 90% recycled magnesium and the underside cowl is 55% recycled aluminum, whereas the X1 Nano Gen 3 options 90% recycled magnesium hybrid within the palm relaxation and backside cowl. Retail packaging is comprised of 100% bamboo and sugarcane fiber. 

The brand new X1 fashions are anticipated to ship in April with costs beginning at $1,649, roughly £1,360 or AU$2,480 transformed.

Lenovo additionally introduced new business screens together with the ThinkVision P49w-30, an ultrawide 49-inch show anticipated in June and ranging from $1,699. There are additionally some new desk equipment coming, probably the most fascinating of which is the Lenovo Go Desk Station with Webcam. 

Lenovo Go Desk Station with Webcam on an orange background

Lenovo Go Desk Station with Webcam. 


The Go Desk Station seems like a desk lamp however is rather more and doubtlessly an important answer for somebody with restricted desk house. The sunshine is on a rotatable arm and on the reverse finish of the sunshine is an arm with a 4K webcam connected. The design allows you to simply brighten your work space or your face whereas utilizing the webcam. The sunshine’s brightness and shade temperature are adjustable, too. 

The lamp’s base has a built-in USB-C hub with a 135-watt energy enter that may go via 65 watts of energy to a laptop computer. There’s an HDMI 2.0 output additionally to connect with a monitor. There’s even a retractable shelf within the base with a 15-watt Qi wi-fi charging pad. It is anticipated to be obtainable in March for $329. 

Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i laptop looking down at the keyboard on a purple background.


For shoppers, Lenovo introduced updates to its IdeaPad Professional 5/5i and Slim 5/5i laptop computer line. Each fashions can be found in 14- and 16-inch sizes, nonetheless solely the 16-inch variations will probably be obtainable within the US. Just like the ThinkPads, these could have the most recent Intel Core processors or AMD Ryzen processors, and the Professional fashions have the choice of next-gen Nvidia discrete graphics. Different updates embrace improved shows together with OLED choices and dynamic refresh charges as much as 120Hz; full-HD webcams; and bigger touchpads. 

The 16-inch IdeaPad Professional 5i is anticipated to ship in Could beginning at $1,500. The 16-inch IdeaPad Slim 5/5i can be anticipated in Could beginning at $650 for AMD fashions and $750 for Intel.

Lenovo additionally introduced a brand new mini desktop PC, a funds two-in-one 12-inch Chromebook and the Tab M9, a 9-inch HD pill operating on Android 12 obtainable someday in Q2 and beginning at $140. You may learn extra about all of Lenovo’s CES 2023 bulletins on its information website. 

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