Lenovo ThinkPad 13, a work laptop with Windows 10 or Chrome OS

Lenovo ThinkPad 13

Lenovo has revamped its range of business notebooks with the new Lenovo ThinkPad 13. These models are geared toward workers looking for an affordable 13.3-inch screen travel notebook. Far from the performance of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2016 , one of the great attractions of this family is the ability to choose between a configuration with the Windows 10 operating system  or a configuration with the Chrome OS operating system . Other features of these models include a panel with Full HD resolution , up to an Intel Core i5 processor, 16 GB of RAM or an internal memory of 512 GB in SSD format.These models will not arrive until April in the case of the version with Windows 10 (it will start at $ 500 ) or until June in the case of the ThinkPad 13 with Chrome OS (from $ 330 ). We tell you the details.

The Lenovo ThinkPad 13 will feature a 13.3-inch screen and Full HD resolution . That will give us a good level of detail in all types of content, and makes it a good tool for playing videos and presentations. Lenovo will sell two different configurations, one with the Windows 10 operating system and another that will bet on Chrome OS, Google's operating system that is giving very good results (especially in fields such as education). Users who buy one of these models will be able to choose between different options to reinforce the power of the equipment, from an Intel Celeron processor to Intel Core i3 or Intel Core i5 models. Also, this will be combined with a memory16 GB RAM to meet the specific needs of each professional.

Lenovo ThinkPad 13

As for internal memory, the company will choose to offer up to 512 GB of internal memory and the option to include an SSD card in the equation for higher performance. It is to be expected that in the configuration with Chrome OS the internal memory will be less, since most of the handling of files and applications is done in the cloud. Another difference will be in the keyboard and the trackpad, which will be different depending on the chosen operating system (this is due to stricter requirements from Google in terms of hardware).

In the field of connections, the configuration of the Lenovo ThinkPad 13 with Windows 10 will feature three high-speed USB 3.0 ports and one USB Type-C port . This smaller connector is set to become the standard both in the field of laptops and in tablets and smartphones in a short time. Among other things, it offers twice the speed of traditional USB 3.0. We also have an HDMI port to bring the contents of the laptop to a monitor or a television. The version with Chrome OS incorporates two USB Type-C ports and a single USB 3.0 port , in addition to the HDMI connector. The Lenovo ThinkPad 13 with Windows 10It will hit the market in April at a starting price of $ 500. Meanwhile, the Lenovo ThinkPad 13 with Chrome OS will arrive in June and will start at $ 330.