Aside from the attention-drawing ThinkBook Plus Twist which we feature in detail here Lenovo has also announced the supercharged ThinkBook 16p Gen 4 and the latest ThinkCentre neo (50q Gen 4).
All devices feature the latest 13th Gen Intel Core processors and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX next generation discrete graphics.
The ThinkBook 16p Gen 4 will be available starting at US$ 1,349 from May, while the ThinkCentre neo CPU will retail from US$ 499 beginning in October.
Most powerful ThinkBook yet
The ThinkBook 16p Gen 4 comes with a 16-inch, 3.2K display with a 165Hz refresh rate and Dolby Vision support. It houses a DDR5 memory and dual SSD support with up to 2TB of storage.
Its glass touchpad has been expanded, while an FHD camera and four Harman Kardon user-facing speakers deliver a better audio-visual aspect for video conferencing, for instance.
Positioned at the top of the new powerhouse device is a magnetic pin connector which easily connects Lenovo’s optional Magic Bay accessories only compatible with this model:
- Lenovo Magic Bay 4K webcam
- Lenovo Magic Bay LTE
- Lenovo Magic Bay Light
ThinkBook 16p Gen 4 full specs
- Processors — Up to 13th Gen Intel Core H-series Processors
- OS — Windows 11
- Memory — Up to 32GB DDR5
- Storage — Dual SSD up to 2x 1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD
- Graphics — NVIDIA GeForce® Next Gen
- Displays — 16-inch 3.2K IPS, 400nits, 120Hz, Dolby Vision support / 16-inch 2.5K IPS, 400nits, 60Hz, Dolby Vision support TUV EyeSafe
- Audio — Four speakers by Harman/Kardon and dual-array microphones, Dolby Atmos support
- Camera — FHD IR or FHD RGB camera with shutter, Lenovo Magic Bay support for 4K Camera
- Battery — 80Whr with fast charge
- Physical — Smart Power-on Fingerprint Reader Camera Shutter
- Ports — 2 x USB-A, 2 x USB-C, 1 x HDMI, 1 x SD Card Reader, 1 x 3.5mm audio jack
- Wireless — Up to WLAN Intel Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 AX (2×2), Bluetooth 5.1
Tiny Thinkcentre neo
When it comes to PCs, the new ThinkCentre neo 50q Gen 4 is Lenovo’s latest version of the ThinkCentre neo desktop PC line.
Everything is packed into its small, space-saving 1L chassis that features hidden ventilation.
The ThinkCentre neo 50q Gen 4 features up to 32GB of DDR4 memory, a combination of SSD and HDD storages, and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, along with ample ports.
The PC also has Lenovo ThinkShield pre-installed to work with either Windows 11 or IGEL OS.
ThinkCentre neo 50q Gen 4 full specs
- Processors — Up to 13th Gen Intel Core i5 H-series
- Operating System — Windows 11 Pro, Windows 11 Home, or IGEL(contact local Lenovo sales representative for pricing with an IGEL OS)
- Memory — Up to 32GB DDR4, 2x SODIMM (Full PC version), Up to 16GB DDR4, 2x SODIMM (ThinClient version)
- Storage — Up to 1TB SSD2, Up to 1TB HDD (7200 RBM)
- Graphics — Intel Iris Xe Graphics
- PSU — 65W / 90W Adaptor (full PC version), 65W Adaptor (ThinClient version)
- Form Factor — 1L Tiny
- Dimensions — 182.9mmx 179mm x 34.5mm (7.20 x 7.04 x 1.35 in)
- Weight — 1.1kg (2.45 lbs)
- Wireless — Up to Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1
- Color — Raven Black with Terrazzo Exterior
- Ports — Front: 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2, 1 x Type C USB 3.2 Gen 2, 1 x Combo Audio| Rear: 1 x LAN (RJ45), 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x HDMI 2.1 TMDS, 1 x DP1.4b. 1 X BTB punch-out port (not available with Celeron SKUs on ThinClient version)
- Software — Lenovo Vantage; Lenovo Smart Storage; MS Office (Trial); McAfee Livesafe (Trial); Kaspersky
- Certification / Registration — ENERGY STAR® Certified; TCO Certified®; TÜV Ultra Low Noise; RoHS; ErP Lot3 GreenGuard / VOC; Low Halogen; EPEAT® – registered where applicable — see www.epeat.net for registration status by market.
Wireless: The future of docking
Meanwhile, Lenovo has also introduced its first full-feature wireless charging solution for the ThinkBook 13x Gen 2.
The ThinkBook Wireless Dock will provide users with several cutting-edge technologies, like utilizing Wi-Fi 6, Power-by-Contact, universal wireless charging, and more.
Such dock evolves the user experience from “plug-and-play” to simply “put-and-play”. Users will simply have to put the laptop onto the charging pad.
This pad wirelessly charges the laptop through a breakthrough technology that transfers power using conductive electrodes connected to a receiving circuit and to the laptop’s battery.
HP reveals new hybrid, gaming lineup at CES 2023
New Dragonfly and Elite series too
Both these gaming powerhouses are powered by up to 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900K series processors. They also have NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics for 4K visuals.
All new OMEN devices also utilize HP’s OMEN Tempest Cooling Technology. Meanwhile, the OMEN 17 will be the first to feature optical mechanical keys. These are 25 times faster than traditional laptop keyboards.
HP has also introduced cloud gaming through the OMEN Gaming Hub. It offers gamers access to over 1,450 titles.
HP E-series G5 monitors: More immersive experience
Meanwhile, the visual experience is about to be taken to new heights further, with HP’s new E-series G5 monitors which range from the 21.5 to 44.5-inch sizes and are all capable of displaying 4K seamlessly.
The HP E45c G5, in particular, is the world’s first QHD dual curved monitor which showcases a super ultrawide Virtual Dual Display feature.
Essentially, there is just one extra-long monitor instead of two monitors which need to be combined side-by-side to create the ultimate gaming setup.
The M24h and M27h FHD monitors also provide upgraded experiences while coming with improved ergonomics to tailor fit users’ postures and viewing angles.
Poly Voyager Free 60 series
When it comes to accessories, headlining the list is the Poly Voyager Free 60 series wireless earbuds.
This wearable comes with 10mm drivers for hi-fi sound and adaptive hybrid ANC. It has a smart charge case with 3.5mm OLED display, a three-mic array, and Bluetooth 5.3 connectivity.
It supports up to 24 hours of total playtime on a full charge. Everything is made a breeze too through the Poly Lens mobile app for customizing settings.
For other accessories, there’s the HP 620/625 FHD webcam for Zoom-ready looks on a 1080p camera. It has built-in dual noise-reduction microphones and video features like auto-focus and AI face framing.
The HP 710 rechargeable silent mouse also allows users to work seamlessly. Its compact design features six programmable buttons for 20 custom shortcuts.
Hybrid-fit laptops: Dragonfly, Elite series
Lastly, HP has unveiled the new Dragonfly G4, EliteBook 1040 G10, and Elite x360 1040 G10. These productivity laptops shall benefit users who work in remote setups, physical office spaces, or a combination of both.
All powered by the latest gen processors in the market, here are some of the distinct new features:
- Multi-Camera Experience: The laptops support dual video streams and camera switching. With it, users can easily show both themselves and an object or keyboard at the same time, picture-in-picture or side-by-side.
- Auto Camera Select: Since there are two cameras on each device, this feature uses intelligent face tracking to recognize which camera a user is facing for uninterrupted virtual eye contact.
- HP Be Right Back: This will enable users to change their video feed to a still feature when taking a break, without having to steal the attention from meetings
- Intelligent Hibernate, Smart Sense: As users begin to work on their PCs regularly, these study their patterns to optimize performance and even predict what’s next.
ASUS ProArt Studiobook 16 3D OLED: Glasses-Free 3D!
World’s first 3D laptop without the need for 3D glasses
If you’ve been watching our videos, you’d know that Michael Josh went to Las Vegas for CES 2023.
It was when ASUS announced the debut of the world’s first 3D laptop without the need for glasses — the ProArt Studiobook 16 3D OLED.
While it was hard to capture on video, he was able to relive the experience together with real reactions from his friends!
Other than that, we also have two more CES-unveiled ASUS laptops on the line that you might want to check out.
Curious enough? Head over and watch our video now!
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But some of our favorites include a portable solar-powered fridge with a built-in ice maker, a record-breaking electric vehicle that can go farther than any before, a laptop with a 3D display, heck even the future of foldable smartphones was unveiled!
Know more of them by watching our Best of CES 2023 round-up!
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