Lenovo introduced its new ThinkBook lineup of laptops with the release in the local market of two variants of the ThinkBook 13S designed to meet the needs of millennial and Gen Z workforce in small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
“Through the high performance and elegance of the ThinkBook, businesses will have an edge in attracting tech-savvy millennials and Gen Z workers who grew up working, creating, and communicating online with stylish and premium devices,” said Michael Ngan, country general manager at Lenovo Philippines.
The ThinkBook 13S sports a magnesium-infused aluminum form factor, has a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) Full High-Definition (FHD) IPS antiglare display with less than 5.55mm thin bezels to offer bigger screen to work on, and can be laid flat using its 180-degree hinge. With its powdered-metal technology, the zinc-alloy hinge can endure 25,000 open-and-close cycles, and can enhance resistance to corrosion as it is coated with indium and stannum. It is also equipped with Dolby Vision high dynamic range technology for increased brightness, expanded contrast, color and details to images.
The device combines the power of an 8th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of memory, 512GB M.2 PCIe SSD storage option, AMD Radeon 540X 2GB or Integrated Intel UHD 620 GPU on Unified Memory Architecture (UMA), and runs Windows 10 Pro 64-bit OS. Equipped with a Rapid Charge feature that fuels the battery up to 80% in just an hour of charging, the ThinkBook 13S has a battery life of up to 11 hours.
The laptop also comes with preloaded features such as the Lenovo Vantage which offers tools for preventive hardware diagnostics, personalized hardware settings, and auto-install of critical updates; and Lenovo Migration Assistant, a free application that helps migrate all user files and settings when upgrading systems. It also has a 30-day trial of the entire Microsoft Office suite of productivity tools.
For its security features, the ThinkBook 13S is equipped with ThinkShield security suite with features such as the Smart Power on fingerprint recognition for device access, FIDO (Fast Identity Online) security for safer online authentication, and discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM 2.0) encryption capabilities which encrypt and store device user credentials on a separate chip for added security. It also has a ThinkShutter webcam cover for physical security.
ThinkBook 13S users can enjoy business-grade support services such as Premium Support which provides direct access to skilled and experienced Lenovo technicians offering comprehensive hardware and software support. This also includes next business day on-site support wherein Lenovo IT experts personally troubleshoot any problems and provide solutions on-premises. The device also offers Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) support that covers damages not usually part of standard warranties such as minor spills, drops, or damages to the screen.
The ThinkBook 13S has the following prices: For ThinkBook 13S with Intel Core i5-8265U CPU, Win 10 Home OS, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, and Radeon 540X GPU, it is priced at Php54,990 while for ThinkBook 13S with Intel Core i5-8265U CPU, Win 10 Pro OS, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, and Radeon 540X GPU, the price is Php58,990.
The ThinkBook 13S is available in Lenovo Exclusive Stores located at SM North EDSA, SM Mall of Asia, and SM Megamall, as well as Thinking Tools in SM City Cebu. The first 50 buyers of ThinkBook 13S will get a free Lenovo USB-C laptop power bank and limited edition ThinkBook jacket.