Lenovo releases ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 2-in-1 convertible laptop with long battery life


In addition to the new ThinkPad X1 and ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga convertibles, Lenovo also released a two-in-one convertible ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1, which is a strong competitor of Surface Pro.

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The style remains unchanged and the classic design of TP, the screen frame is wider, equipped with a 12.3-inch 3:2 productivity screen, 1920×1280 resolution, peak brightness of 400 cd/m², color gamut contrast and other details are not disclosed, it supports touch, surface is covered by Corning the 5th generation Gorilla Glass. In addition, it comes with a stylus.

The fuselage is made of aluminum-magnesium alloy. The surface technology is unknown. The fuselage is black and not silver for the time being. It is reported that it has passed the MIL-SPEC 810G military procurement certification and has good durability. The tablet size is 283.3 x 203.5 x 8.8mm and weighs 760 grams. After the keyboard is connected, the thickness of the body is 14.5mm and weighs 1.1 kg.


The built-in keyboard is not bad, the strong TP keyboard “flavor”, has a backlight, long key travel, fingerprint recognition and the classic red dot, the side magnetic can fix the stylus. A front 5 million pixel camera is blocked by a physical black valve to effectively resist privacy leakage.

In terms of configuration, the highest configuration is equipped with Intel’s 11th generation Core i7 vPro vPro processor (quad-core, turbo frequency 4.3GHz, 15W TDP), up to 16GB LPDDR4x memory and 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD solid state drive, and there is no independent display, but relying on Iris Xe Nuclear display.


Due to the relatively thick body, the battery capacity is not low. It is equipped with a 42Wh lithium battery, which claims to provide at least 9.98 hours of battery life, which is 10 hours, which is enough for most users for a whole day. In addition, it supports USB-C 65W fast charging, and the specific charging time is unknown.

It supports WIFI 6 and Bluetooth 5.1, and also supports NFC near field communication technology. Extensions on both sides include: Thunderbolt 4, USB 3.2 TYPE-C, headset jack and NanoSIM card slot (support 4G LTE).