Lenovo ThinkPad P14s and ThinkPad P15s are new ultrabooks, which are added to the Chinese company’s business-oriented offer. They are essentially identical in design and technical specifications but, as their name indicates, they are distinguished only by the diagonal of the display which indirectly affects weight, size and battery.
Both are based on an Intel Comet Lake processor chosen from a quad-core Intel Core i5-10210U at 1.6GHz, a Core i5-10310U at 1.7 GHz, a Core i7-10510U at 1.8 GHz or a Core i7-10610U at 1.8 GHz, all with integrated Intel UHD 620 graphics, up to 48GB of 3200MHz DDR4 RAM (one soldered module and one free slot) and M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD memory up to 2TB. Alternatively, storage can be provided with a 512GB Intel Optane H10 SSD module + a 32 GB Optane module (x4, 2280), a 128GB SSD drive (x2, 2242) and a 256/512 GB or 1 SSD drive / 2 TB (x4, 2280).
Lenovo ThinkPad 14S
The graphics sector of the two notebooks is instead entrusted to a professional-level GPU, which can be added by the user according to their needs: Nvidia Quadro P520 with 2GB of GDDR5 memory will have the same performance as the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060. Lenovo ThinkPad P14s has a 14-inch IPS screen with several options:
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) anti-glare with 45% NTSC coverage, 250nits brightness and 700: 1 contrast
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) anti-glare with 45% NTSC coverage, 300nits brightness and 700: 1 contrast
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) low consumption anti-glare with 72% NTSC coverage, 400 nits brightness and 800: 1 contrast
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) Privacy Guard anti-glare touch with 72% NTSC coverage, 500nits brightness and 1000: 1 contrast
Ultra HD 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) HDR with 100% Adobe RGB color coverage, 500nits brightness and 1500: 1 contrast
Lenovo ThinkPad P15s stands out from its younger brother for the 15.6-inch display, which brings its weight to 1.75 kg and its dimensions to 365.8 x 248 x 19.1 mm (compared to 1.47Kg and 329 x 227 x 17.9 mm of the 14 inches ). For this model, Lenovo has provided only two options for the Full HD IPS anti-glare screen (1920 x 1080 pixels): the first with brightness of 250nits, color coverage of 45% NTSC and contrast of 800: 1 and the other touch with brightness 300nits, 45% NTSC color coverage and 800: 1 contrast.
Lenovo ThinkPad 15S
The interface kit is shared: the two ThinkPad P-Series integrate WiFi 802.11ax (2×2, Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201) and Bluetooth 5.1, 4G-LTE (optional), HDMI 1.4b, audio combo jack, Gigabit Ethernet, two USB 3.0 ports, one USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1) and one USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen2) Thunderbolt 3. Inside the black MIL-STD-810G certified chassis, there is also a microSD card reader, two speakers Dolby Audio (2 x 2W), a 720p HD webcam with ThinkShutter and the possibility of adding an infrared sensor for authentication via facial recognition via Windows Hello also used by the optional fingerprint reader, a backlit chiclet keyboard and with TrackPoint .
Lenovo ThinkPad 14S
ThinkPad P14s integrates a 50Wh battery that is rechargeable in one hour up to 80% and capable of guaranteeing up to 15 hours of autonomy, while ThinkPad P15s has a 57Wh battery with an announced autonomy of 16.30 hours. Both can be configured with Windows 10 or Linux Ubuntu