Lenovo ThinkPad X390 review


The ThinkPad series hasn’t always been a trend follower, often bucking modern stylings for tried-and-true conventions. But even the ThinkPad couldn’t resist the wave of change that is thin bezels. Enter the ThinkPad X390, which equips a larger 13.3-inch display and uses smaller bezels to fit into a still-small chassis.

We received a ThinkPad X390 configured with a Core i7-8565U, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB PCIe solid-state drive (SSD), and a Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) IPS touch display. Like all ThinkPads, the configuration is priced at a premium, coming in at $1,649 ($1,237 on sale right now). The base model starts at $1,000 for a Core i5, 8GB of RAM, a 128GB SSD, and an HD (1,366 x 768) display.

ThinkPad fans should rejoice at the option of a smaller laptop that offers the usual ThinkPad advantages without compromising on screen size. Did Lenovo deliver?

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