Lenovo’s Tech Life event is an annual stage for unveiling all that’s coming up for the year. And the showcase for 2019 ranged from their Legion range of gaming PC’s to Think Zones catered to entrepreneurs and professionals on-the-go with devices like the Lenovo ThinkPad. Meanwhile the AR & VR Zone showcased new devices right from the Mirage camera to the Star Wars: Jedi Challenges kit.
And these are the key highlights:
A deeper look at the hero products that are available in the UAE:
Yoga Book C930The Yoga Book C930 is the world’s first dual display laptop with E Ink, rewriting the rules of portable productivity. The versatile E Ink screen turns into a dynamic, customizable keyboard with multi-language support, digital paper for notes or sketching, and even an eReader at the touch of a button. The Yoga C930 is available with a starting retail price of AED 4,799 (including VAT).
ThinkPad X1 Extreme
I’ve been a massive fanboy [and constant user for over a decade] of the Thinkpad line, and the ThinkPad X1 Extreme is designed to power through intensive tasks thanks to its discrete NVIDIA GeForce graphics, 8th Gen Intel Core processors and multi-monitor support. RapidCharge technology gets the battery 80 percent charged in just 60 minutes, whilst its
4K display and Dolby Atmos audio provide an immersive entertainment experience. We love small touches like the ThinkShutter camera cover, Windows Hello facial recognition and touch fingerprint reader.
The ThinkPad X1 Extreme is available with a starting retail price of AED 8,899 (including VAT).
ThinkPad P1 Mobile Workstation
Lenovo’s thinnest, lightest and sleekest mobile workstation, the ThinkPad P1 features 8th Gen Intel Xeon and Core processors, as well as a 15-inch, 4K UHD display and 64GB of memory to meet the demands of working life.
The ThinkPad P1 is available with a starting end user price of AED 9,999 (including VAT).
ThinkSmart Hub 500
The ThinkSmart Hub 500 is Lenovo’s all-in-one Skype Room Systems device that is set to make meetings run with greater efficiency. A one finger tap starts the meeting, its anti-glare and anti-smudge display can even be rotated through 360° to provide greater visibility of all in the room. The universal lockdown feature and an innovative cable management door ensure the The ThinkSmart Hub 500 is available with a starting end user price of AED 8,499 (including VAT).
Lenovo’s flagship Windows 10 consumer 2-in-1 laptop features a unique Rotating Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos Speaker System to deliver breakthrough moving audio. It supports Dolby Vision HDR and features a Garaged Pen to document and draw for hours on end. Far-range mics enable Cortana® and Alexa to recognize voice command from up to four meters away, even in standby mode.
The Yoga C930 is available with a starting retail price of AED 6,669 (including VAT).
The Legion Y530 features a slim, yet unique design and comes fully-equipped with up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GPUs and up to the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors. Complete with Windows 10 and a keyboard offering under 1ms response time, it caters to the need for speed in both professional and recreational environments.
The Lenovo Legion Y530 is available with a starting retail price of AED 3,599 (including VAT).
Star Wars: Jedi Challenges
The power of Augmented Reality is unleashed with Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, enabling lightsaber-wielding users to experience the most thrilling intergalactic experience of their lives, without having to travel to a galaxy far, far away.
Star Wars: Jedi Challenges is available with a starting retail price of AED 399 (including VAT).