Lenovo ThinkPad Z13, ThinkPad Z16 Laptops with Ryzen 6000 Series CPUs Announced

Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 and Z16 made out of recycled aluminium and vegan leather announced.


The Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 and Z16 are the first devices in a new range of laptops from Lenovo called the ThinkPad Z series. The new ThinkPad models are equipped with the newest AMD Ryzen PRO 6000 series CPUs and have an entirely new design.

These new laptops are claimed to be made out of recycled aluminium and vegan leather. Let us take a closer look at the specifications, features and price of the newly arrived Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 and Z16 laptops.

Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 and Z16 Price

The Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 is available in two colour options: Arctic Grey and Bronze, with a starting price of USD 1,549. (approx Rs 1.15 lakh). The Lenovo ThinkPad Z16, on the other hand, will start at USD 2,099 (approx Rs 1.56 lakhs).

Both variants will be available starting in May 2022, however, the company has not provided any precise dates. Lenovo hasn’t released global pricing or availability information for the new ThinkPad laptop models.

Lenovo ThinkPad Z13

The Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 has a 13.5-inch IPS OLED display with a resolution of 2,880 x 1,620 pixels, a peak brightness of 400 nits, a screen-to-body ratio of 91.6 per cent, and a 16:10 aspect ratio. It also has minimal blue light emission support. The laptop comes with Windows 11 preloaded and has support for Dolby Vision and a Dolby Atmos audio system.

Under the hood, the laptop is powered by an AMD Ryzen Pro U-Series processor, clubbed with integrated AMD Radeon graphics plus laptop GPU. The laptop is also available with an exclusive AMD Ryzen Pro processor. It is powered by a 50Wh battery with Rapid Charge fast charging and weighs 1.25kg total.

ThinkPad Z13

The laptop is backed by up to 32GB of DDR5 RAM and up to 1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD storage. On the connectivity part, it offers Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, LTE 4G, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB 4.0 Type-C ports. There’s Lenovo’s match-on-chip fingerprint reader built into the keyboard paired with an infrared full-HD camera with dual-array microphones.

Lenovo ThinkPad Z16

The elder Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 sports a 16-inch 4K IPS OLED display with a resolution of 3,840×2,160 pixels, a 16:10 aspect ratio, a 92.3 per cent screen-to-body ratio, and a peak brightness of 400 nits. The laptop is powered by an AMD Ryzen Pro CPU with either integrated AMD Radeon graphics or AMD Radeon discrete graphics as an option. It has Dolby Vision compatibility and a low blue light filter, according to Lenovo. It can also accommodate up to 32GB of LPDDR5 RAM and a 2TB PCIe SSD.

ThinkPad Z16

On the connectivity front, the device has a backlit keyboard, Wi-Fi 6E, LTE 4G, Bluetooth 5.2, three USB 4.0 Type-C ports, an SD card reader, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The newly arrived laptop weighs 1.97kg. Similar to the Z13, the Z16 boots Windows 11 out of the box.

As for sound outputs and inputs, the ThinkPad Z16 comes equipped with a Dolby Atmos sound system and Dolby Voice AI noise cancellation. There’s a match-on-chip fingerprint reader incorporated into the keyboard. Lenovo has included a 70Wh battery to power the device.