Lenovo today has launched three new workstations for its P series at SOLIDWORKS World 2017. The company plans to introduce the new Lenovo ThinkPad P51s, the P51 and the P71 at the event.
The ThinkPad P51s features a new chassis, designed to meet customer demands for a powerful but portable machine. Developed with engineers and professional designers in mind, this mobile workstation features Intel’s 7th generation Core i7 processors and the latest NVIDIA® Quadro® dedicated workstation graphics, as well as a 4K UHD IPS display with optional IR camera.
The ThinkPad P51s boasts a lightweight, Ultrabook build. It also offers Intel Thunderbolt 3 technology with docking solution, giving users ultra-fast connectivity and the ability to move massive files in an instant. And it does all of this while delivering extreme battery life and freedom from the plug.
Lenovo is also unveling the new ThinkPad P71 is the first ever VR-ready ThinkPad P71. The device comes with Nvidia’s Pascal-based Quadro GPUs which makes it powerful enough to be able to power virtual reality headsets. It isn’t clear which processor the P71 comes with, but it likely includes Intel’s 7th gen processors.
Bob Pette, Vice President, Professional Visualization, NVIDIA says:
“Content creators working with demanding VR workflows require the most robust and reliable performance possible,” says “Lenovo’s VR-ready ThinkPad P71 with Quadro® Pascal-based GPUs for mobile workstations provides the performance, features and memory required for creating the most compelling VR experiences anywhere.”
Lenovo is also introducing the P51 which comes with a 4K IPS display that has a 100% color gamut. Both the P71 and P51 also comes with Intel’s latest Xeon processors, 2400MHz DD4 memory, and they are MIL-SPEC certified.
Lenovo announced that the ThinkPad P51s will be available in March, starting at $1,049. The ThinkPad P51 and P71 will be available in April, starting at $1,399 and $1,849, respectively.