Ahead of CES 2018 next week, Lenovo has unveiled a suite of new laptops featuring nifty privacy-conscious features, such as a built-in webcam cover.
As reports of hackers gaining access to users’ webcams continue to permeate the media, Lenovo’s new laptops are a welcome change for those who resort to manual methods (e.g. tape over their webcam lens).
Lenovo’s new laptops incorporate a ‘ThinkShutter’, which is an inbuilt security cover for the device’s webcam.
ThinkShutter can be moved to the slide for video chatting, and moved back again after use.
Lenovo’s new ThinkPad X280, plus three new T series laptops – the T480s, T480, and T580 feature the ‘ThinkShutter’ feature.
The new ThinkPad also features a USB-C charger.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has previously revealed that he places a piece of his tape over his webcam camera, thereby proving the demand for Lenovo’s nifty privacy conscious innovation.
Product Specifications & Prices:
ThinkPad L Series –
· Optional multi-touch displays, complete docking solutions and powerful 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors offer great performance and exceptional value
· ThinkPad L580 can also offer new discrete AMD graphics
– ThinkPad L380 Yoga starts at $1739 and L380 starts at $1099.
– Available from February 2018, L480 starts at $1379 and L580 starts at $1149.
Lenovo Tablet 10
· New detachable powered by Intel® Celeron® N Series processors designed to benefit vertical applications such as healthcare and retail
· Featuring fingerprint reader
· Integrated rechargeable pen, up to 9 hours of battery life1 and Wireless WAN enhance the detachable users’ experience
· Lenovo Tablet 10 will be available from January 2018 (starting price TBA).
ThinkPad Docking Station
· Provides complete connectivity options and keylock security for physical asset protection
· ThinkPad Docking Station will be available from January in three different models. Basic 90W at $199, Pro 135W at $249 and Ultra 135W at $299
ThinkVision X24 and P32u
· ThinkVision X24 -ultra-thin monitor at just 4mm thin with narrow (1.1mm) bezels
· Full HD In-Plane Switching (IPS) display provides a wide viewing angle and 96 percent sRGB color gamut
· ThinkVision P32u is a UHD 4K display with multi-color space capability
· The 32-inch near-edgeless monitor features Thunderbolt 3 In and Out ports for daisy-chain capability
· User comfort is maximized with a flexible stand that offers lift, tilt, swivel and pivot
· ThinkVision X24 will be available from January 2018 at $249
· ThinkVision P32u will be available from March 2018 at $1,349