Lenovo really struck gold with its ThinkPad laptops. Ever since they acquired the brand in 2005 (before that they were part of IBM and Acer), they haven’t missed a step, always producing devices, which are attractive to the consumers.
For many years, ThinkPads were the only laptops that were allowed in outer space, a feat which is pretty cool, for us at least. With Tiger Lake under the hood and an optional 4K panel, plus a bunch of great security features, make it one of the best business and productivity machines.
Today we are here to give you a quick overview of the Lenovo ThinkPad T15 Gen2.
Lenovo ThinkPad T15 Gen2 – Full Specs
The Lenovo ThinkPad T15 Gen2 will be available from March, with a starting price of $1,379.
The design reminds us of every other ThinkPad laptop. However, that’s not bad, as ThinkPads have some very distinctive design cues that are both simple, yet very recognizable. The laptop comes in two colors which you will see below. The build quality, as with any ThinkPad, is on a very good level. With a body made out of Magnesium alloy and a lid from a carbon fiber-infused polymer, you get a very solid structure that has almost no bends or twists with it. This also means that the weight and height are very manageable.
You get to choose between two 15.6-inch panels. The first one has a Full HD resolution and an IPS matrix. It has a good maximum brightness that varies between different configurations. If you want the best experience, however, Lenovo has for you a 4K screen, which provides a very crisp image and a contrast ratio of 600 nits. Along with that, you get support for Dolby Vision.
Specifications and features
For a bunch of their 2021 devices, Lenovo has chosen Tiger Lake, which is more than adequate, if we take into consideration that these are supposed to be portable devices that have a lasting battery life, while still offering great performance. Tiger Lake chips have a low TDP that makes for pretty long-lasting machines. Taking care of the graphics, you get the Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7, which has been crushing it, being one of the best iGPUs that we have ever tested. It comes in two configurations, with the less powerful one being embedded in the Core i5 models and the more powerful one in the Core i7 models. They vary in the number of their execution units, the Core i5 version has 80, and the Core i7 – 96.
You get a backlit keyboard and a fingerprint reader as standard, along with an HD camera with an IR sensor and a privacy shutter, which is always appreciated. The display also has a Privacy Guard, which makes the panel grey when viewed from an angle, meaning that only you can see what’s on it.
Intel Core i7-1185G7
Intel Core i7-1165G7
Intel Core i5-1145G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
NVIDIA GeForce MX450
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 (96EU)
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 (80EU)
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
- Dimensions 365.8 x 248 x 19.1 mm (14.40" x 9.76" x 0.75")
- Weight 1.75 kg (3.9 lbs)
- Price Starting at $1835.27