The new Lenovo ThinkPad T490 and ThinkPad X390 are two notebooks specially designed for the professional sector . Their weight, less than a kilo and a half, makes them perfect to take them anywhere. In addition, its screen has been redesigned to offer a superior brightness. The T490 even has the option to include a panel with Dolby Vision. Among other novelties we also have the incorporation of the 10th generation Intel Core i7 processor family and a battery with greater autonomy. In addition, some models have global LTE-A connectivity so that we do not have to depend on WiFi. Let's see its characteristics.
Lenovo ThinkPad T490
The new Lenovo ThinkPad T490 has a slightly renewed design compared to the previous model. The side bezels of the display have been adjusted and the thickness and weight have been lowered. The new model is only 17.9 millimeters thick and weighs 1.46 kg . Additionally, the notebook has been tested to 12 military-grade specifications and has undergone more than 200 quality tests.
Its 14-inch screen can reach a WQHD IPS resolution with Dolby Vision . It is also available with FHD resolution and up to 400 nits.
Along with the new screen the battery has also been improved. Offers up to 16.1 hours of battery life , depending on the manufacturer. It also has Rapid Charge technology, which allows you to charge 80% capacity in just one hour.
Inside we will find processors up to 10th generation Intel Core i7 . This can be accompanied with up to 48 GB of RAM , various storage options and even an NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics .
The new Lenovo ThinkPad T490 is already on sale on the Lenovo website , although for the moment with 8th generation Intel Core processors. The ThinkPad T490 with 10th generation Intel Core processors is expected to be available in October 2019 with a price starting at 1,200 euros .
Lenovo ThinkPad X390
The Lenovo ThinkPad X390 is a business laptop with a 13.3-inch screen but the size of a 12-inch one . It is only 16.5 millimeters thick , with a weight of 1.3 kg . But even so, it has passed 12 military-grade specifications and more than 200 quality tests.
It is equipped with a battery that offers, according to the manufacturer, 17.6 hours of autonomy . In addition, thanks to the Rapid Charge system , it can be charged up to 80% of its capacity in 60 minutes.
Inside we find the aforementioned 10th generation Intel Core i7 processors , accompanied by up to 32 GB of RAM . As usual, the storage options are diverse, as well as the screen ones.
In terms of connectivity, the Lenovo ThinkPad X390 features optional LTE-A global WWAN , WiFi 802.11ac 2x2, NFC, USB Type C Thunderbolt 3, Ethernet, 2 USB 3.1 ports, HDMI 1.4 and MicroSD card slot.
The new Lenovo ThinkPad X390 is on sale now on the Lenovo website . However, for now we can only buy it with 8th generation Intel processors. The ThinkPad X390 with 10th generation Intel Core processors will be available from October 2019 from 1,400 euros .