In addition to the new Yoga convertibles, Lenovo has also announced new thinner and lighter additions to the ThinkPad portfolio. The ThinkPad T440s, T440 and X240 Ultrabook laptops incorporate the new Power Bridge technology to deliver all-day battery life, and include a variety of panel options and up to 45% larger trackpads with improved click functionality supporting Windows 8 gestures.
Equipped with Intel Haswell processors, the new ThinkPad ultrabooks adopt the Power Bridge technology that allows users to swap external batteries without powering down their PC. The new "hot swap" feature is available with the ThinkPad 68(23.5Wh), 68+ (72Wh), and 48Wh batteries.
The ultrabook also boasts numerous sensors that monitor the system. G-sensor to detect shock, thermal sensors to detect and manage heat, voltage sensors to control current and critical voltage sensors to protect key components. Additionally, hardware based biometric fingerprint security and tamper detection are linked to the Trusted Platform Module that keeps data protected. The ThinkPad lineup offers new common docking solutions such as the ThinkPad Basic Dock, Pro Dock, and Ultra Dock.
The T Series is the mainstay of Lenovo's business portfolio, sharing many of the same features with the two models offering up to 1TB of local storage or high speed SSD and the latest gen Wi-Fi and optional 4G WWAN technology. At just 21mm thin, Full HD touch enabled display is available with the ThinkPad T440s while the T440 includes an HD+ 14 inch screen with optional touch for an improved Windows 8 experience. The latter can also include an optional integrated smart card reader for enhanced security.
Utilizing up to Intel Haswell i7 processors, it houses up to 1TB of storage, a 12.5-inch Full HD display option with touch, ThinkPad Precision backlit keyboard and the ability to go dongle-free with a complete set of ports for full connectivity, the X240 is the definitive thin and light Ultrabook.
Sporting an ultra-thin bezel, the new ThinkPad S440 and S540 features Intel Haswell processors, up to Full HD anti-glare touch displays and discrete graphics, and includes Lenovo's OneLink connector that allows for single cable connection to the OneLink Dock for superfast USB 3.0, native video, Gigabit Ethernet and powering the ThinkPad.
Lenovo introduces a 21:9 panoramic display in its new ThinkVision monitor. Featuring a 29 inch AH-IPS LED backlit panel offering 33% more viewing area than a traditional 16:9 screen, the new ThinkVision LT2934z includes a Full HD webcam, dual array microphone and speakers for exceptional video calls and Picture-in-Picture capability enables a continuous multi-tasking workflow.