Lenovo has launched the world's first foldable PC – the ThinkPad X1 Fold at the CES 2020 event. The company showed its upcoming devices that comes with large foldable displays with thick bezels on all sides. Last year, Microsoft unveiled a foldable dual-screen tablet - the Surface Neo running on Windows 10X, and finally, the new year begins with Lenovo showing its upcoming foldable device at CES 2020.
The device is equipped with a 13.3 inch pOLED display at 4:3 aspect ratio. The company aims to reinvent on X1 fold with a combination of light weight alloys and carbon fiber. Lenovo is collaborating with Intel to develop their latest device to be powered by Intel Core processors with Intel Hybrid Technology and will be made available in mid-2020. Lenovo's X1 Fold comes with Windows 10, but in the future, the transition to Windows 10X is promised.
The weight of this PC is less than one kilogram and there is also a leather case that comes with an in-built kickstand. X1 fold has multi-link torque technology to handle while folded/unfolded. For the device, users might not be comfortable typing on a touch screen, so the company also developed a mini bluetooth keyboard for ThinkPad X1 Fold to easily set the device on portrait or landscape orientation.
Speaking of the price, the lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold has been launched for $2499 and the Windows 10X version is expected to be available at a later date. ThinkPad X1 Fold stand is expected to be available on the second half on 2020 and prices will be revealed at the launch date.