CES 2020: the first folding laptop arrives from Lenovo

CES 2020: the first folding laptop arrives from Lenovo

The folding feature passes from cell phones to laptops. This is demonstrated by the ThinkPad X1 Fold, of which Lenovo gave more details in the framework of CES 2020, the most important consumer technology fair in the world.

Lenovo folding notebook on white background

The equipment incorporates an OLED display that folds, so it can go from a compact-sized device to a completely flat 13.3-inch screen. X1 Fold deliver the efficiency of a laptop with the portability of a smartphone, emphasized the manufacturer.

Add that users who frequently pass between the phone, the tablet and the laptop are looking for something with different capacities and benefits, and this is where their new equipment comes in, which supposedly joins each other's strengths, without compromising performance or size. of screen.

Among the outstanding specifications of the computer are its Windows 10 operating system, Intel Core processor with Intel Hybrid Technology, 5G (optional), Dolby Audio support, USB Type-C ports, 8 GB RAM and 1 TB storage. Of its accessories, stand out its keyboard of compact size and its stylus Active Pen, which are required when you need to write or make notes.

In regard to its design, in addition to weighing about 1 kilogram, it was constructed from a combination of light alloys and carbon fiber to be resistant.

Lenovo said the ThinkPad X1 Fold required more than four years of development, and after six hinge designs and more than 20 variations, a hinge mechanism emerged that supports tensions during folding.

On its screen (pOLED), the firm said it underwent various tests to ensure that it met its usability standards, in terms of its tactile response and resistance.

The ThinkPad X1 Fold with Windows 10 (there will be a version with Windows 10X) is expected for the second half of 2020, with an initial price of $ 2,499, that is, as with other folding equipment, it is not cheap.

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