It has finally been confirmed that Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold is a real product and will go on the market in 2020. However, Windows 10x is still a long way off, so Lenovo X1 Fold has a lot to prove whether it is already the first folding laptop on the market. However, Windows 10x is still a long way off, so lenovo X1 Fold has a lot to prove whether it’s already the first folding laptop on the market.Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold review by Mobile Review.
- Impressive folding display
- OLED at 2K resolution
- Solid stylus support
- Versatile use cases
- Thick bezels
At CES 2020, the future of computing has become a little clearer, and it seems that folding displays will take over. We’ve already seen Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold in May 2019, but much has changed since then.
We’ve seen folding laptops from Microsoft, Dell and even Intel since then, so Lenovo’s bet on the future seems to be paying off. In addition, in terms of form now, Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold may be the first of its kind on the market.
It is too early in the product life cycle to judge whether the device will fulfill this promise, but keep in mind that what Lenovo has achieved has achieved this goal.
Price and availability
After years of development and a peek early last year, we finally know how much we’re moving to Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold. And, well, not cheap. You’re looking for $2,499 (about $1,920 or $3,620) to jump on this procedure. It’s an expensive laptop, sure, but you have to keep in mind that you’re basically paying an early tax here. If you want your first large folding laptop, it will be expensive. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold review by Mobile Review.
The folding laptop naturally designs a folding screen in this case, which means that the screen is foldable in itself. Considering that the “external” design will not be practical for use as a laptop.
In any case, the LG screen is made of plastic instead of glass. Where the latter is not develop to support bending. We talked to Lenovo a little bit when we were trying to try the device at CES 2020. We imagined a little bit what the folding devices would look like, especially with graphene. If this wonderful technology had reached the market mass.
However, the broad edges are somewhat attached to the single torque joint that slightly protrudes from both sides of the middle section of the device with a type of rubber cloth used as harmful tissue leading to bending. Lenovo has a pen, not a magnetic attachment, as we saw again when the X1 Fold was still in the prototype phase, there’s a small ring you can insert the pen into.
Which brings us to the leather cover that extends the back of the laptop. When Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold is closed. There is a gorgeous leather cover that makes it look like a book or a cover. When you unlock your laptop to use it, this case moves to allow easier movement. Now, we’re sure this isn’t very necessary for device design. But it prevents it from being rude eyes around the back. And when you go to a device, these expensive and aesthetic elements matter a lot.
Of course, the screen will support pen input as well as multi-touch … But the pen lenovo was working on at CES 2020 was not running. It’s just a doll to give us an idea of what it’s going to look like. Lenovo says that this is because the pen design is not finish. Which is good, and we hope to play it a little bit.
The latter works well enough, with a new touch interface in working in conjunction with Microsoft, because this will be a Windows device. However, there will be no sharp reviews in this product to write touch, which we will certainly miss. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold review by Mobile Review. .
However, to combat this strange experience, Lenovo will include a keyboard. Although it was not available in our time with the device.
Being a plastic plate, glare is a major concern. Obviously we tested this device in a room without a lot of external lights (luckily it wasn’t present at CES 2020). But we can see it as a problem if you’re trying to do some work in the garden, if that’s your thing.
In the end, we are very impressed with the thing and what it could mean for computing in the future. With available Bluetooth keyboard support, this can really be a laptop with only a dual fake screen environment at a distance.
Reading e-books on this device will be a particularly enjoyable experience, and watching videos on the go (i.e. on a plane) is a light curve. However, the screen displays a 4:3 display ratio, which may be strange for all types of use situations – but there’s nothing to distract you.
Lenovo puts the Thinkpad X1 Fold as a device for professionals. Executives on the go, so it needs to be able to perform as best you can. But the problem is we don’t know what silicon is hiding behind this laptop.
However, Lenovo told us at CES that it “Intel Processor is unannounced”. Which leads us to start predicting what it could be. There are two main possibilities here: Intel Tiger Lake and Lakefield. Our money is on the last.
Intel Lakefield processors have been neglected in CES 2019, and are the ideal candidate for a folding laptop like this. The idea is to process small shape factor computers in the same way that silicon is used for a phone with a full-chip system (SOC). It is therefore very likely that Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold will be the first Lakefield-equipped product on the market, but only time will tell whether our predictions are correct.
Moreover, Lenovo has become very cautious about the specifications behind this folding device. We assume it will have a powerful 16GB RAM . A fast SSD but then we don’t really know what it will be capable of. Either way, we’re looking forward to getting it for testing.