The Lenovo ThinkPad X13 series has been refreshed with the latest Intel Tiger Lake and AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors. The ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 is the name given to the AMD variant and the ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 i is the name given to the Intel variant. It boasts a higher 16:10 aspect ratio for more screen space and 6E Wi-Fi connectivity with the 5G option. In addition, Lenovo has also updated its other ThinkPad models, including the ThinkPad T14, ThinkPad L14, ThinkPad L15 and ThinkPad P14s series.
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 price, availability
Lenovo’s ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 starts at $ 1,139 (around Rs 82,400) while the Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 i starts at $ 1,299 (around Rs 94,000). It is available in black and storm gray color options. While the AMD option will be available from May, the Intel variant will be available from next month.
Lenovo has not yet shared details on the international availability of its updated ThinkPad line.
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 Specifications and Features
While Lenovo has not shared the exact details of the AMD variant other than the processor, both Intel and AMD models are expected to carry the same specs. Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 comes with Windows 10 Pro and the Intel variant has a 13.3-inch 16:10 WUXGA IPS display with a maximum brightness of 300 nits and 100% sRGB color space coverage. There is also a touch variant of this screen. Lenovo also offers a non-touch Privacy Guard panel with a maximum brightness of 500 nits. You can also get a WQXGA Low Power IPS panel with 400 nits max brightness, 100% sRGB coverage, and low blue light.
Under the hood, the Intel variant can be fitted with an 11th generation Intel Core i7 vPro processor and integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics. You get up to 32 GB of LPDDR4x RAM clocked at 4266 Mhz and up to 2 TB of PCIe Gen4 SSD for storage. Lenovo claims that the ThinkPad X13 Gen 2’s 54.7 Wh battery can last up to 15.5 hours and that there also appears to be a 41 Wh battery option that is rated for 12 hours of battery life. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6E / Wi-Fi 6, NFC, two Thunderbolt 4 ports, two USB Type-A 3.2 ports, one HDMI 2.0 port, and an audio jack. There is also optional 5G connectivity. The AMD model is limited to Wi-Fi 6 and does not support Wi-Fi 6E.
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 can be equipped with a backlit keyboard with a key stroke of 1.5mm. The audio is handled by a front-facing Dolby Audio speaker system and there are also two far-field microphones. In terms of dimensions, the laptop measures 305.8×217.06×18.19mm and weighs 1.19kg.
Lenovo has also updated its ThinkPad X13 Yoga, ThinkPad T14s, ThinkPad T14, ThinkPad T15, ThinkPad L14, ThinkPad L15, ThinkPad P14s series and ThinkPad P15s series. They also offer a choice of Intel Tiger Lake and AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors. They come with Wi-Fi 6E support on Intel models and Wi-Fi 6 on AMD models with the option of 5G connectivity. . They also get Dolby speaker systems and fingerprint readers for security.
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