Lenovo’s ThinkPad lineup of workstations that were a part of IBM previously, seems to be getting some fancy new features. Lenovo just added VR support for the 15-inch mobile workstations of the Thinkpad P52 and that makes it part of a small number of compact desktops of this size to have such capabilities. This is also the first laptop from Lenovo to come with VR capability.
Besides being VR capable, the new P52 laptops will also feature high-quality display and will be using the new Nvidia Quadro P3200 GPU, that happens to be the most basic Nvidia GPU that support VR functionality. This GPU supports VR capabilities on 15-inch displays while 17-inch display laptops have had the capability for a while now. And Intel’s eight generation Xeon processor make things easier.
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The displays on the new ThinkPad P52 has options like 4K/UHD touchscreen with 100 percent Adobe RGB coverage and a maximum brightness of 400 nits. The rest of the P52 looks very much like the old P series laptops. Here are all the specs with the options that will be available.
The new Lenovo ThinkPad P52 series will feature 8th gen Intel Xeon processors, with Nvidia Quadro P3200 GPU, up to 128GB DDR4 RAM and up to 6 TB storage. The 15.6-inch displays will have options for 300 nit 1,920 x 1,080 72 percent NTSC resolution or 4K/UHD touchscreen 400 nits 100 percent Adobe RGB.
In terms of ports, the devices will feature 3 USB 3.1 Type-A, 2 USB-C/Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI 2.0, 1 mini DisplayPort 1.4, SD card reader. And for connectivity, the P52 will be using Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5, optional Cat 9 4G LTE. The P52 series have dimensions of 14.9 x 9.9 x 1.0 inches and weighs 2.5 kilograms.
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