Lenovo has launched its latest version of the ThinkPad E series in India, with two variants – the ThinkPad E480 (14-inch screen) and ThinkPad E580 (15-inch screen). The new laptops have been launched with the latest 8th Generation Intel Core processors, with options ranging from the entry-level Core i3 to the Intel Core i7 processor. Pricing for the range varies greatly, with the entry-level options starting at under Rs 40,000, going up to the top-end variant which is priced at just under Rs 90,000. Also Read - Microsoft to launch "The New Windows" operating system soon: ReportAlso Read - Tablet sales rose drastically in 2020, e-learning demands cited as reason
The Lenovo ThinkPad series is known for its capability as a productivity laptop, and is a preferred work machine the world over. While the high-end ThinkPad range doesn’t quite have as much flexibility, the E-series is much more popular because of the high level of flexibility in configuration, and the wide range when it comes to pricing. The laptop can be configured according to the needs of the buyer, allowing as much RAM, storage and power as required. Also Read - Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ launched in India alongside Surface Hub 2S 85-inch
Notably, the new ThinkPad E-series comes with certain durability features, including splash resistance for up to 50ml of liquids, along with a sturdy chassis and build quality. The laptops run Windows 10, but can also be configured and sold without Windows for corporations or advanced users who wish to install their own firmware. Additionally, charging is through the USB Type-C port, and the entire line-up comes with 65W fast charging as part of the package.
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The ThinkPad E480 and E580 are the successors to the ThinkPad E470 and E570. The switch to the 8th-generation Intel Core processors makes this a capable option for affordable and mid-range buyers, who will appreciate the legacy of the ThinkPad line-up, which is among the most popular laptop line-ups globally.