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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold: the folding laptop cost $ 2,500

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At CES 2019, Lenovo It showed what appeared to be the "first folding PC in the world." It was one prototype laptop whose screen could be folded and look like a book. Now, Lenovo present the same laptop at CES 2020. It is now that is ready for commercial markets and it's called ThinkPad X1 Fold.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold


Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Fold is the world's first folding PC. Therefore, it comes with a body that consists mainly of the folding screen on the front. It offers a additional wireless keyboard, but users can also use the laptop without it. On the back, the laptop is bound in leather, which gives it a premium touch, which slides back and forth as the hinge unfolds. Interestingly, the device can easily pass like a bound book in leather normal When folded.


Unfortunately, Lenovo an has not disclosed the exact product specifications. However, it has hardly changed in its internal prototype specifications. Therefore, it comes with a 13.3 inch flexible OLED panel with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. The screen has an aspect ratio of 4: 3. The ThinkPad X1 Fold also features a Windows Hello compatible camera from Microsoft in its bezel.

The screen is provided by LG and it is said to be the product of a 4 year association between the South Korean electronics company and Lenovo. It should be noted that they still pose concerns about device durability. The doubt is in the right place considering that one of the first folding devices that were launched (the first version of the Samsung Galaxy Fold) ended up breaking very soon. In addition, it can be noticed a slight crease in the middle of the screen, where it bends if you look hard enough.

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Fold it comes with Windows 10 Pro. The company has send the device with its own solutions for folding screen functionality. There is a version of Windows called Windows 10X that is expected to arrive later this year. This version is expected to offer Microsoft optimizations for the operating system on dual screen devices like the Surface Neo.

Under the cap, Lenovo's folding notebook incorporates a special Intel chipset that has not been specified. Its processor is insinuated as "hybrid technology." This new processor apparently It is also efficient from the energy point of view, since the company claimed a battery life of 11 hours that. For memory, it is equipped With 8 GB of RAM and up to 1 TB of SSD storage.

Price and availability

For its innovative technology, the ThinkPad X1 Fold will come out for a high price of $ 2,499. The PC start shipping in mid 2020 and be an experiment to see how well the global market receives devices of this type.

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