Lenovo ThinkPad P51 (Kaby Lake) Laptop Review (Page 1)

Lenovo ThinkPad P51 (Kaby Lake) Laptop Review

Lenovo's new ThinkPad P51 laptop featuring Intel Kaby Lake and Xeon technology goes under the spotlight.

| Nov 7, 2017 at 8:04 am CST
Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Lenovo



We have looked at a few of Lenovo's workstation-type notebooks and PCs, and today we are looking at a ThinkPad designed to be more of a mobile workstation hybrid notebook. Under the ThinkPad brand, the P51 can be configured in multiple ways.

You can get it with a consumer Core i7 CPU or an E3 Xeon, with up to an NVIDIA Quadro M1200 4GB GPU, mobile broadband, and even 64GB of memory.

Let's take a look at one very equipped notebook; the ThinkPad P51.


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The ThinkPad P51 we used came with an Intel Xeon E3-1505v6 CPU (4C8T up to 4GHz, 45W TDP), a 15.6" 1080P 10-point multi-touch IPS display, an NVIDIA Quadro M2200 GPU, 16GB of DDR4, and a 512GB M.2 SSD.

Our unit also came with a 6-Cell 90WHr battery, Thunderbolt 3, a Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE-A wireless modem, and X-Rite Pantone color calibration. The notebook is 14.86"x9.93"x0.96-1.02" (LxWxH) and weighs 5.6lbs (2.5Kg).


The ThinkPad P51 starts at $1,340, but our version is closer to $2,300.

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