2017 Lenovo ThinkPad 13: Mil Spec, Portable Productivity Under $700

The Lenovo ThinkPad 13 is a cost conscious ThinkPad that delivers a lot of value to users without cutting the benefits of buying a ThinkPad. Lenovo packs in mil-Spec durability, a backlit keyboard and USB C connectivity and charging in a package that starts under $700.

This Windows 10 notebook includes the latest Intel Core i processors, a full HD touch display and optional backlit keys. Lenovo includes dTPM 2.0 security support and Microsoft Precision Touchpad technology for the best Windows touchpad experience. Lenovo also includes faster PCIe SSD storage on this model.

The 2017 ThinkPad 13 is ready for students and small business owners.

The 2017 ThinkPad 13 is ready for students and small business owners.

Thanks to the new Microsoft Windows 10 Signature Image you’ll get a fast machine that comes out of the box with no bloatware or added items you won’t use.

With USB C charging and connectivity you can pair this with a new ThinkPad USB C dock or one of the new ThinkVision displays to dock with one cable when in your office. This will connect an array of peripherals and charge your ThinkPad 13 so you only need to connect a single cable.

Available in classic ThinkPad black or a new silver color the ThinkPad 13 is portable at just over three pounds. In addition to USB C, there is a full complement of connectivity options that allow you to go dongle free.

The ThinkPad 13 is available in January 2017 starting at $674.

2017 ThinkPad 13 Specs

Processor

Latest Intel Core i technology

OS

Win 10 Pro

Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 620

Memory

Max. 32GB DDR4 (2 DIMM)

Storage

Up to 512GB OPAL2 PCIe-NVMe M.2

Audio

Integrated Stereo Speakers

Battery

3 Cell (42Whr)

Display

Up to 13.3” (1920 x 1080) FHD IPS Touch

Weight

Starting at 3.17 lbs. (1.44 kg)

Dimension

12.67” x 8.77” x .75” (322 x 223 x 19.1mm)

Features / Ports

FPR (optional), SD Card, 3.5 Combo Audio, HDMI, USB 3.0 x 3, USB Type C, 4-in-1 card reader, dTPM 2.0