ThinkPad P1 Gen 7

Lenovo Unveils Its New AI-Ready ThinkPad P1 Gen 7 Mobile Workstation

Today, Lenovo launched its latest mobile workstation offerings meticulously crafted to deliver the exceptional power and performance essential for handling complex workloads. Lenovo’s ThinkPad P1 Gen 7, P16v i Gen 2, P16s i Gen 3, and P14s i Gen 5, with their cutting-edge AI technologies, are set to transform the way professionals engage with AI workflows.

Lenovo Unveils Its New AI-Ready ThinkPad P1 Gen 7 Mobile Workstation

By collaborating with industry partners, Intel, NVIDIA, and Micron, Lenovo has introduced powerful and performance-packed AI PCs that meet the demands of modern-day AI-intensive tasks. The inclusion of the Intel Core Ultra processors with their integrated neural processing unit (NPU) and NVIDIA RTX Ada Generation GPUs signifies a major advancement in AI technology, boosting overall performance and productivity capabilities.

The latest ThinkPad P series mobile workstations powered by Intel Core Ultra processors and NVIDIA RTX Ada Generation GPUs deliver flexible, high-performance, and energy-efficient AI-ready PCs. The integrated NPU is dedicated to handling light, continuous AI tasks, while the NVIDIA GPU runs more demanding day-to-day AI processing. This combination enables smooth and reliable functioning of AI technologies, serving professionals engaged in diverse tasks ranging from 3D modeling and scene development to AI inferencing and training.

“Designed with mobile-first professionals in mind, the newest Lenovo ThinkPad P series mobile workstations offer an ideal combination of workstation know-how, high levels of AI-ready performance, and true mobility,” said Rob Herman, Vice President, Worldwide Workstation and Client AI Business at Lenovo. “Representing the pinnacle of workstation innovation, the new ThinkPad P series laptops are built to power creative professionals, engineers, and data scientists through complex workflows, wherever they need to be.”

ThinkPad P1 Gen 7: One of Lenovo’s Most Powerful AI Ready Mobile Workstations

The ThinkPad P1 Gen 7 is Lenovo’s ultraportable and high-performance mobile workstation designed for intensive machine learning tasks, providing the flexibility to work from any location. The premium aluminum construction of the device complements its powerful internals, showcasing cutting-edge AI technology. Equipped with the latest Intel vPro, Evo Edition featuring Intel Core Ultra processors, integrated NPU, and up to the NVIDIA RTX 3000 Ada Generation laptop GPU, the ThinkPad P1 Gen 7 delivers incredible power and performance. By harnessing the collective strength of the CPU, NPU, and GPU, this Lenovo workstation is optimized to meet AI processing requirements effectively.

The new laptop features a liquid metal thermal design in select configurations which enhances cooling performance and long-term reliability, catering to critical workflows when complex tasks require maximum performance for extended periods.

Equipped with a 16-inch display boasting a 16:10 aspect ratio, narrow bezels providing a 91.7% screen-to-body ratio, and the choice to configure an OLED touch screen, the ISV certified ThinkPad P1 Gen 7 is the ideal device for content creators, data scientists, game developers, and CAD application specialists. Tailored to meet the needs of modern hybrid workers, the P1 Gen 7 includes features such as low blue light displays, Dolby Vision, and color calibration for sharp, vivid images.

Furthermore, the ThinkPad P1 Gen 7 is the world’s first mobile workstation to include LPDDR5x LPCAMM2 memory, up to 64GB. LPCAMM2, which is brought to market by Micron in collaboration with Lenovo, delivers one of the fastest energy efficient modular memory solutions for PCs. Consuming up to 61% less active power and with 64% space savings compared to DDR5 SODIMM, LPCAMM2 delivers higher bandwidth and dual-channel support with a single module and is an ideal high-performance memory solution for mobile workstations and AI PC workloads.

Elevating AI-Ready Performance Levels with Lenovo ThinkPad P Series Workstations

Lenovo’s AI-ready mobile workstations are a game-changer for user productivity across a wide range of industries. With their capability to turbocharge workflows, from data analysis to creative processes, these mobile workstations provide the accelerated power needed for even the most sophisticated workloads. Perfect for industries such as AEC, M&E, automotive, and healthcare, Lenovo’s ThinkPad P series mobile workstations are transforming the way professionals work, providing efficiency and innovation in every task and are tailored to meet the emerging demands for AI model development and use cases.

The new ThinkPad P1 Gen 7, P16v i Gen 2, P16s i Gen 3 and P14s i Gen 5 mobile workstations are equipped with cutting-edge components that enable top-notch performance. Together with Intel, Lenovo has significantly enhanced the performance and capability of the latest ThinkPad P series by including the innovative Intel Core Ultra processors up to Core Ultra 9 185H. These processors boast a combined integrated multi-processor package consisting of the CPU, NPU, and integrated GPU, designed to optimize the performance of AI features in over 100 applications4.

“Lenovo’s latest ThinkPad P series mobile workstations are taking a significant step forward by featuring cutting-edge Intel Core Ultra processors equipped with a dedicated neural processing engine. Designed to enhance AI PC capabilities on laptops, this technology also improves performance, power efficiency and enables superior collaboration experiences, allowing users to be creative for longer periods without the need for constant charging.”  Roger Chandler, Vice President and General Manager, Enthusiast PC and Workstation Segment, Intel.

The Intel Core Ultra processors not only enhance the performance of AI features but also contribute to power efficiency. For example, the processors facilitate improved collaboration experiences such as AI-powered video conferencing, which includes background blur, face framing, and eye contact correction capabilities. The NPU effectively offloads these tasks from the CPU or GPU, resulting in up to a 40% reduction in power consumption. Consequently, users can enjoy longer battery life reducing the need for frequent recharging.

For users requiring advanced AI and graphics processing capabilities for working with larger datasets without sacrificing performance, Lenovo’s latest mobile workstation lineup offers select models configured with up to the NVIDIA RTX 3000 Ada Generation laptop GPU, which provides 300 trillion operations per second (TOPS) to deliver huge gains in AI-powered productivity. NVIDIA RTX Ada Generation laptop GPUs with Tensor Core technology for AI processing offer powerful AI, ray-tracing, and graphics capabilities to tackle a variety of professional creative, design, and engineering workflows.

NVIDIA AI Workbench gives data scientists and developers the freedom to work, manage, and collaborate across Lenovo laptops, workstations, and servers. With AI Workbench, Lenovo’s AI-Ready mobile workstation enhances productivity and efficiency across various workflows – from data science to generative AI fine-tuning and inference.

Professional creators’ and data scientists’ most valuable commodity is time. Users can leverage GPU-accelerated AI to enhance workflows in a wide range of applications, including content creation, rendering, and business productivity tools. The seamless integration of NVIDIA RTX technology, with Intel Core Ultra processors, boosts the overall performance, enabling professionals to reduce time to outcome.

Lenovo’s AI-Ready ThinkPad Mobile Workstation Portfolio

In addition to performance, Lenovo workstations are known for their reliability and security. Lenovo prides itself in producing high-quality products that customers can depend on, day in and day out. The latest ThinkPad P series workstations are no exception, with rigorous MIL-SPEC testing to ensure that they can handle the most demanding work environments. The Lenovo ThinkShield suite of hardware and software solutions is perfect for the latest ThinkPad P series mobile workstations, providing both device and key information security. Features include the discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) to encrypt user data and a self-healing BIOS to restore earlier system settings, if required.

  • The Lenovo ThinkPad P16v i Gen 2, in a sleek chassis featuring a 16:10 aspect ratio 16-inch display for power users, bridges the gap between entry-level and high-end mobile workstations. Advanced cooling with a dual thermal outflow ensures maximum extended performance for large workloads and efficient multitasking. It includes support for up to the NVIDIA RTX 3000 Ada Generation laptop GPU, which excels in performance, agility, and cost efficiency, enabling innovators to process and analyze complex data in real-time.
  • Lenovo’s ThinkPad P16s i Gen 3 offers an ideal mix of power and performance in a thin and light 16-inch chassis, and the ThinkPad P14s i Gen 5 is one of Lenovo’s thinnest and lightest mobile workstations, with excellent configurability, expandability, and premium on-the-go performance in a 14.5-inch chassis with a 16:10 display. These sleek high-performance laptops support up to the NVIDIA RTX 500 Ada Generation laptop GPU,  and DDR5 memory, excelling in AI-accelerated processing, and workflows involving software applications such as AutoCAD, Revit, SolidWorks, and more.

US Availability and Pricing

  • Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 7 will be available starting May 2024, with an expected starting price of $2,619.
  • Lenovo ThinkPad P16v i Gen 2 will be available starting April 2024, with an expected starting price of $2,279.
  • Lenovo ThinkPad P16s i Gen 3 will be available starting May 2024, with an expected starting price of $1,859.
  • Lenovo ThinkPad P14s i Gen 5 will be available starting Q2 2024, with an expected starting price of $1,829.