The new ThinkPad X1 Yoga with OLED

The new ThinkPad X1 Yoga with OLED

Lenovo is launching the business oriented ThinkPad X1 Yoga which takes the Yoga series to the next level. This is the first first convertible device with an OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) display.

The X1 Yoga comes with the option of a 14-inch 2560×1440 display made by the leader in OLED technology, Samsung. Up till now OLED has been used in smartphones and some tablets but never on a laptop.

The laptop is equipped with either a 1920×1080 IPS LCD or 2560×1440 IPS LCD. The OLED device is optional, pricier but gives a large gamut with deep blacks and higher contrast.

Yoga1The business laptop is powered by Intel Skylake-U series processors i3, i5 or Core i7 with vPro. It can get up to 16 GB of RAM, and a 1 TB PCIe NVMe SSD storage. It is equipped with three USB 3.0 ports and OneLine+ for Ethernet, an also features mDP, HDMI, microSD, 4G LTE (optional), with a Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE modem. It also features WiGig wireless docking and a touch fingerprint reader.

The active stylus charges when docked to the base.The keyboard is with the spill-resistant keys and trackpoint retract into the base when the display is rotated around, to improve the ergonomics when used in tablet mode.

The convertible weighs 1.27 kg (2.8 lbs) and is 16.7 mm (0.66-inches) thick.

The new X1 Yoga will be available starting in January, with the OLED model shipping around April. Prices start at $1449.

Source: Lenovo

 

Ultraslim OLED TVs from LG in 45 International Airports

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LG Electronics (LG) will be displaying its ultra slim 55-inch OLED TVs (EM9700) in the lounges and open areas at 45 international airports around the globe this month. Travelers will be able to experience for themselves the amazing picture quality of the world’s first commercially available, large-screen OLED TV. Starting from Narita Airport in Tokyo, Japan, LG OLED TVs will make their way to international airports in cities such as New York, Berlin, Dubai and Bangkok.

[pullquote]“We are truly excited to give travelers from all over the world the chance to enjoy the future of television,”

said Havis Kwon, president and CEO of LG Electronics’ Home Entertainment Company.

“Displaying our advanced product in airport lounges and high traffic areas presents us with a unique opportunity to show consumers how OLED differs from traditional flat-panel TVs. This is a technology that one can’t simply describe, it must be seen to be believed. ”[/pullquote]

On a daily basis, international airports play host to an incredible variety of people from all walks of life and points of origin, from families on holiday to high-powered business executives. Travelers waiting for connecting flights or those just about to embark on an overseas adventure won’t be able to help but notice the beautiful design and breathtaking picture quality of LG’s OLED TV.

LG launched the world’s first OLED TV earlier this year, capturing the attention of consumers, media and the entire entertainment industry. Unlike competing units, LG’s OLED TV employs proprietary WRGB technology features a white sub-pixel which guarantees the clearest, most realistic images in an unbelievably thin display. LG’s OLED TV also offers an impressively wide viewing angle, ensuring the perfect picture from almost any viewing position. The ultra slim, lightweight model also boasts the strength and durability of carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP).

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