Lenovo has announced the next generation of its ThinkPad P1, ThinkPad P15, and ThinkPad P17 mobile workstations. All upcoming models feature the latest 11th generation Intel Core and Xeon mobile CPUs. The latest NVIDIA GPU architecture is up to the NVIDIA RTX A5000 GPU and supports PCIe Gen 4 SSDs. The ThinkPad P1, P15, and P17 are all ISV certified and tested at the highest level to pass MIL-spec standards. The company also introduced the new ThinkVision P34w-20 monitor for a professional-level display and the ThinkPad Thunderbolt 4 Workstation Dock. The ThinkPad P1 maintains its thin and light appearance including premium features such as 5G, a larger 90WHr battery, a newly engineered keyboard design featuring a larger touchpad, a higher resolution FHD camera for better video conferencing, and a Dolby Atmos Speaker System.
This next-generation also includes a new 16-inch UHD+ display with narrow bezels, low-blue light technology, and a 16:10 aspect ratio all while maintaining its 15-inch footprint. The ThinkPad P1 will offer both professional graphics support with the ability to power up to the NVIDIA RTX A5000-level GPUs or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080. The ThinkPad P15 and P17 are designed to perform in demanding use cases. P15 features a 15.6-inch UHD OLED display and the ThinkPad P17 offers a 17.3-inch color-calibrated display. The latest generation of these 3 ThinkPad P Series mobile workstations is NVIDIA Studio validated. The upgrade provides a premium visual experience with the 34-inch ultra-wide curved (3800R) ThinkVision P34w-20 that delivers vivid images with 99% RGB color calibration delta E<2 in WQHD (3440 x 1440) resolution and a wide view angle.
It is designed for professional users who frequently multitask between creative and productivity applications. Picture-in-Picture and Picture-by-Picture features allow simultaneous display from two different sources for enhanced collaboration. The P34w-20 also features natural low blue light technology to reduce harmful light emissions. The adjustable stand helps achieve comfortable viewing positions. The display simplifies managing individual workspace by offering a single-cable connection to PCs and docking hub function. Power, data, video, and Ethernet signals can pass through the monitor with the USB Type-C port offering up to 100W of charging power. However, Lenovo ThinkColor software facilitates quick and easy adjustment of screen setting and management of P34w-20 ports and features. ThinkPad Thunderbolt 4 Workstation Dock features a single 300w power supply. It is noteworthy that the ThinkPad P1, P15, and P17 will all be available in July 2021.