Lenovo unveils 2018 range of ThinkPad X1, X, T, L Series Laptops in India: Price, Specifications, Features


After the initial unveiling at this year’s CES, Lenovo has officially launched the ThinkPad X, T and L series of laptops in India. The highlight of the new 2018 range of laptops os the refreshed ThinkPad X1 Carbon and the ThinkPad X1 Yoga – both of which are world’s first to offer Dolby Vision HDR support. All the new laptops have been loaded with latest 8th Gen Intel Core processors.

Commenting on the launch, Rohit Midha, Director, Commercial Named Account, Lenovo India said, “The digital transformation has catapulted businesses to transform their workforce. The latest Think portfolio is in line with the changes that new technologies have brought about. With the new Intel processor coupled with the legendary attributes of our Think product, the latest thin and light range is well equipped for the mobile workforce of today and tomorrow.”

Lenovo ThinkPad X series laptops: Price, Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

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The latest Lenovo ThinkPad X1 6th gen is touted to be the “world’s lightest 14-inch business laptop” built with ultralight carbon fibre composite. The base variant of this laptop offers a full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution display with optional multi-touch variant as well. The top end model will offer WQHD 2460 x 1440p resolution with support for Dolby Vision HDR. The X1 Carbon will be powered by up to an 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8650U along with integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620. You can get up to 16GB of LPDDR3 RAM and pair it with up to 1TB of NVMe SSD storage.

The X1 Carbon comes with an HD webcam that can record 720p videos. Lenovo has implemented a security mechanism called ThinkShutter which is simply a plastic slider that covers the webcam. There is another variant of the laptop that comes with an IR camera in place of the ThinkShutter that allows face recognition along with face, eye, and gaze tracking. The X1 Carbon boasts up to 15 hours of battery life and comes with RapidCharge technology that claims to charge the battery from 0 to 80% in an hour. The Laptop even comes with Amazon Alexa integration out of the box.

The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon starts at Rs. 1,21,000

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The ThinkPad X1 Yoga comes with almost the same technical specifications as the X1 Carbon with the added functionality of being a 2-in-1 convertible notebook. The X1Yoga will offer a 14-inch full HD multi-touch capable display on the base model, while the top-end variant will offer an HDR capable WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS anti-reflective screen with Dolby Vision support and 500 nits of brightness. Lenovo also includes a ThinkPad Active pen and a 65W Type-C power adapter with the X1 Yoga.

The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga starts at Rs. 1,26,000.

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The X380 Yoga is a 2-in-1 convertible laptop with a 13.3-inch 1920 x 1080p resolution IPS anti-reflective touchscreen display. You can get one powered by either an 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8250U or an i7-8560U. For the GPU, the laptops come equipped with Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620 paired with up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 1TB of SSD storage. The laptops will come in black and silver colour variants and include a ThinkPad Active pen in the box as well.

The notebook does include a Thunderbolt port for various connectivity options along with traditional USB 3.0 and HDMI port as well. You can get the optional IR camera on this laptop as well for secure logins using windows hello, while a ‘match-on-chip touch’ fingerprint reader is also included. Regarding battery, Lenovo says the laptop should give you up to 12.5 hours of usage on a single charge. This battery also includes RapidCharge technology that charges from 0 to 80% in an hour.

The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad X380 Yoga starts at Rs. 87,000.

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The ThinkPad X280 laptop comes with a 12.5-inch display that comes in two variants. You can opt for a non-touchscreen model with 1366 x 768 resolution or get the multi-touch variant with FHD 1920 x 1080p resolution. This will also come powered by either an 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8250U or an i7-8560U with Integrated Intel UHD Graphics. You can also choose between a ThinkShutter or an IR camera variant.

The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad X280 starts at Rs. 73,000

Lenovo ThinkPad T series laptops: Price, Specificationslenovo Thinkpad T580


Lenovo’s T series ThinkPad laptops offer more performance when compared to the above mentioned notebooks. You have the option of getting one of these with an Nvidia GeForce MX150 2GB GPU along with higher capacities of RAM. Opting for one of these laptops makes sense if you need more juice for power-hungry tasks. You again get the option of either an IR camera for face detection or ThinkShutter for more security with the T series. Let’s take a look at the prices and differences of each of these variants.

ThinkPad T580

On all models of the ThinkPad T50, you will get a 15.6-inch display in either FHD (1920 x 1080) or UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution. The former will also offer another variant with multi-touch functionality. You can pair the T580 with up to 32 GB of RAM and a combination of up to a 1TB SSD with 2TB of HDD storage.

The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad T580 starts at Rs. 74,000.

ThinkPad T480s

The ThinkPad T480s will come in 14-inch screen sizes with FHD (1920 x 1080), FHD (1920 x 1080) touch-screen and WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution options. The RAM can be configured up to 24 GB and storage can be equipped up to 1TB using an NVMe SSD.

The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad T480s starts at Rs. 86,000.

ThinkPad T480

The ThinkPad T480 is quite similar to the T480s in terms of its display options, but this time you also have an HD (1366 x 768) resolution variant. You can get this one with up to 32GB of RAM, but this model will not support NVMe storage. This model offers up to 1TB of regular SSD storage that can be combined with a 500GB HDD.

The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad T480 starts at Rs. 69,000.

ThinkPad L series laptops: Price, Specifications

ThinkPad L580, L480 and L380

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The ThinkPad L580, L480 and L380 will come with the same internal specs with the only difference being their screen sizes. The L580 will have a 16.6-inch display while the L480 and L380 come with 14-inch and 13.3-inch sized screens respectively. All three can be equipped with up to an 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U processor with Intel UHD Graphics 620. The laptops will come with up to 32GB of RAM with up to 512 GB of PCIe SSD and 500GB of HDD storage.

The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad L580 starts at Rs. 55,000 while the ThinkPad L480 will cost Rs. 54,000. Then we have the ThinkPad L380 which will begin at Rs. 61,000.

ThinkPad L380 Yoga

The only substantial differences the ThinkPad L380 and the ThinkPad L380 Yoga have is that the latter is a 2-in-1 convertible and can be paired with up to an 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8550U processor.

The price of the Lenovo ThinkPad L380 Yoga starts at Rs. 65,000.