If foldable phones were not enough, Lenovo is coming with a laptop that you can literally fold. Yea, I know you can obviously fold a laptop from the hinge but this is a different fold. Lenovo’s Thinkpad X1 has a display that can be folded.
Have you seen the Motorola Razr with a foldable screen yet? Same concept with bigger execution.
The concpet though is a year old, but was introduced with additional details and insights at the CES event.
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The foldable Lenovo PC named ThinkPad X1, which is expected to launch somewhere in mid-2020 has been priced at $2,499.
Moreover, the intel powered machine will run Windows 10 OS but not before making some tweaks to ensure it adapts to the foldable environment. The foldable-compatible version of Windows 10 has been named Windows 10X.
The foldable homes 13.3-inch OLED display mastered by LG Display. The device when unfolded looks like a tablet, a quasi-laptop when half-folded and a leather folio when completely folded. The best part? The device weighs less than 2.2 pounds, which is lighter than an Apple MacBook Air.
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The ThinkPad X1 also supports a stylus pen and runs on “clever mode-switching software” that lets apps adapt to the alien interface.
Lenovo further added that they have thoroughly tested the fold and found that the device could be folded as many as 30,000 times before running into issues (maybe).
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“When you think about what ThinkPad is all about, it’s business-oriented. It’s meant for productivity. So we’re not trying to be something we’re not,” Lenovo’s ThinkPad marketing director Tom Butler says.