Cramming in an enormous screen, Lenovo ThinkPad P70 is a mobile workstation in its maker’s new P Series, which also features the ThinkPad P50. The machine boasts awesome specs you would expect in one aimed at high-end professional users, including latest Intel Xeon processor, super-fast Thunderbolt connectivity and enormous RAM.
Build and Display
Although described as a mobile workstation, Lenovo ThinkPad P70 is not exactly mobile with a starting weight of 3.4 kg. It features a rugged design that enables it withstand occasional knocks and bumps, having been tested to military standards, giving you peace of mind when carrying it around for work.
Its massive IPS display, which measure 17.3 inches diagonally, gives you ample space to see projects you are working on. Screen resolution is either Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) or UHD 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels). Touchscreen option is available.
Lenovo ThinkPad P70 mobile workstation has X-Rite Pantone colour calibration to ensure accurate colours throughout product lifetime.
Lenovo has created a performance beast in the ThinkPad P70, powering it with the latest Intel Xeon E3-1500M processor for ultra-fast performance and improved capability to run resource-intensive applications.
The v5 family processor, which is based on state-of-the-art Skylake architecture, can be paired with up to 64 GB of RAM to further ensure glitch-free operation.
A discrete NVIDIA Quadro GPU chews through graphics enabling you run highly demanding Independent Software Vendor (ISV) applications with significant ease. For all its robust performance, Lenovo ThinkPad P70 is designed to remain cool and silent with an innovative FLEX Performance Cooling system with dual-fan design.
Lenovo ThinkPad P70 uses hard drives of up to an amazing 2TB capacity for storage. There is also option of up to 1TB PCIe technology-based solid-state drives, which runs up to five times faster than latest SATA drives. The machine comes with two Intel Thunderbolt 3 ports for blazing-fast connectivity.
Ports and interfaces include four USB 3.0 ports, a Mini DP1.2 port, an HDMI 1.4 port and a smart card reader. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.11, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, optional vPro and optional Sierra 4G LTE-A.
Pricing and availability
Lenovo ThinkPad P70 laptops are not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy the laptops at leading online stores in the country. Lenovo ThinkPad P70 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N400,000 to N820,000 depending on your location in Nigeria and the configuration of the laptop.
Lenovo ThinkPad P70 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Lenovo ThinkPad P70 Mobile Workstation:
- OS: Windows 8.1 Pro or Windows 10 Pro (Windows 7 Prof via downgrade rights)
- Processor: Intel Xeon Processors, 6th Gen Intel Core Processor
- GPU: NVIDIA Quadro Graphics
- Memory: up to 64GB RAM
- Colours: –
- Dimension: 416 x 275.5 x 29.9 ~ 31.5 mm
- Weight: 3.4 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 17.3-inch, 1920 x 1080 pixels (Touch & Non-Touch) 270 nits, 3840 x 2160 pixels (300 nits)
- Keyboard: Full Size Keyboard (Optional Backlit)
- Pointing Device: TouchPad
- Built-in Storage: up to 2TB Hard Drive or up to 1TB SSD
- Optical Storage: Yes, DVD
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes
- USB 3.0: Yes, 4 Ports (one with alway on charging)
- USB 2.0: No
- HDMI: Yes
- DisplayPort: Yes (Mini)
- Thunderbolt: Yes, 2 ports (version 3)
- VGA: Yes
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: –
- WLAN: Yes, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.1
- NFC: No
- Docking Connector: No
- Mobile Broadband: No
- Military Grade Tested
- EPEAT Gold
- Energy Star 6.1
- Battery: 8 Cell, 96 Whr Battery
- Use Time: –