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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2017 UK Launch Date

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ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2nd Gen 2017 Now Shipping
The ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2nd Gen 2017 is now available here

If like me you are eagerly awaiting the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2017 (2nd Gen / Second Gen) then you will be happy to hear that a Lenovo Sales Consultant has confirmed with us that it anticipated in June 2017. They couldn’t give a specific date, but their internal Memo system clearly states June so let’s hope that transpires as it’s a wonderful Windows 2 in 1 Laptop and  “the world’s only business laptop available with an OLED display option”.


ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2017 Tech Specs

  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7200U Processor (3M Cache, 2.5GHz, max. 3.1GHz)
  • 7th Gen Intel Core i5-7300U Processor (3M Cache, 2.6GHz, max. 3.5GHz), vPro
  • 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7500U Processor (4M Cache, 2.7GHz, max. 3.5GHz)
  • 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7600U Processor (4M Cache, 2.8GHz, max. 3.9GHz), vPro
Operating System
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit – Lenovo recommends Windows 10 Pro.
  • 14″ FHD (1920×1080), 270 nits, 700:1 contrast ratio, IPS
  • 14” WQHD (2560×1440), 270 nits, 700:1 contrast ratio, IPS
  • 14″ WQHD (2560×1440), 300 nits, 54,000:1 contrast ratio, OLED
Capacitive touch panel, supports 10-finger gesture
Hinge / mode
Yoga hinge, 360 degree / Laptop, tent, stand and tablet
Integrated pen, docks inside laptop and rechargeable
Intel HD Graphics 620 in processor only
Adaptor (optional)
  • HDMI to VGA adaptor
  • USB-C to VGA adaptor
  • USB-C to DisplayPort adaptor
8GB / 16GB, LPDDR3 1866MHz, soldered to systemboard
HD 720p resolution
  • M.2 SSD / SATA 6.0Gb/s: 128GB
  • M.2 SSD / PCIe NVMe: 256GB OPAL2 / 512GB OPAL2 / 1TB OPAL2
Optical drive
Dimensions (W x D x H)
  • FHD/WQHD: 333 x 229 x 17.05 mm
  • OLED: 333 x 229 x 17.4 mm
  • FHD/WQHD: Starting at 1.43 kg
  • OLED: Starting at 1.36 kg
Case colour
  • Black
  • Silver
4-cell integrated battery (56Wh)
Battery life2
  • FHD: up to 15 hours
  • WQHD: up to 14 hours
  • OLED: up to 10.5 hours
AC adaptor
  • 45W USB Type C
  • 65W USB Type C (support Rapid Charge)
6-row, spill-resistant, wave keyboard, backlit
Fingerprint reader
Touch style fingerprint reader on keyboard bezel
Audio support
HD Audio, Dolby® Audio Premium / stereo speakers, 2W x 2 / array digital microphone, combo audio/microphone jack
Gigabit Ethernet via Ethernet (RJ-45) adaptor
Wireless LAN
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265, 2×2, Wi-Fi + Bluetooth® 4.1, M.2 Card
  • Intel Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18265, 2×2, WiGig™ + Wi-Fi + Bluetooth® 4.1, M.2 Card (available only on models configured with vPro processor)
Wireless WAN
Sierra EM 7430 (optional)
SIM card slot
Micro-SIM card slot (models with 4G card only)
  • 2 x Intel Thunderbolt 3
  • 3 x USB 3.0
  • HDMI
  • microSD
  • microSIM (models with 4G card only)
WiGig dock
Optional, exclusive with WWAN (available only on model configured with Intel Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18265)

That’s an impressive lineup, particularly when read with the awesome retractable ‘Wave Keyboard, and serious competition to the existing Microsoft Surface Book  (version 2 apparently in development), HP Spectre x360 and the Dell XPS 13 2 in 1.

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