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Happy 25th Birthday ThinkPad!

Happy 25th Birthday ThinkPad!

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK YOKOHAMA – Oct 5, 2017 – Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) currently proudly announced, during an disdainful eventuality during a Yamato Labs in Japan, a hearth of ThinkPad, a limited-edition indication to applaud twenty-five years of pattern and engineering innovation. The ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 is a complicated incarnation of a classical pattern and includes iconic “retro” facilities such as a backlit 7-row ThinkPad Classic keyboard, dedicated volume buttons, churned standing LEDs and a multicolor logo.
 
The pattern judgment launched on Jun 25th 2015 regulating amicable media as a process to accumulate feedback and preferences from ThinkPad fans and loyalists from around a world. In serve to a classical features, a ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 is a entirely complicated laptop. Powered by an Intel® Core™ i7-7500U processor with dissimilar NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics and a 14-inch full HD arrangement with touch, a ThinkPad “Retro” performance is a distant cry from a strange 700C.
 

 
25 Years of Uncompromised Innovation
Designed by Richard Sapper and engineered in a Yamato Labs in Japan, a strange ThinkPad 700C announced on Oct 5th 1992. Inspired by a normal Japanese bento box, a 700C was a start of an extraordinary journey. In a space of a integrate of months, it won some-more than 3 hundred awards and became a standing pitch for presidents and CEO’s.
 
 
 
130 million section sales later, ThinkPad is an idol in a IT industry. It has helped explorers strech Earth’s remotest places, upheld dozens of missions into space and facilitated large businesses to grow. In fact, we have looked behind over a years and collected a array of stories where ThinkPad has altered a world. So, what creates ThinkPad so special?
 
“ThinkPad pattern creates a absolute and synergistic attribute between form and function. It balances worldly aesthetics, solemnly crafted user practice and eminent engineering in sequence to broach higher products,” pronounced David Hill, former Chief Design Officer, Lenovo. “25 years after a introduction of a strange 700C, a latest X1 Carbon is immediately tangible as a ThinkPad.”
 
ThinkPad during 50 – What Next?
As record has modernized with exponential speed, a designers and engineers behind ThinkPad have remained purpose-driven in their query to ceaselessly reimagine mobile computing while preserving a strange concept. From a ThinkPad 701C with a “butterfly” keyboard to a 2-in-1 automobile X1 Yoga with “rise and fall” keyboard, a relentless query for soundness has finished ThinkPad a array one business laptop of all time. Over a subsequent twenty-five years, ThinkPad will continue to develop, innovate and broach a technologies of tomorrow. Arimasa Naitoh, former conduct of a Yamato Labs and affectionately famous as a father of ThinkPad, resolutely believes that a destiny is in protected hands.
 
“From a strange 700C to a latest X1 Series, ThinkPad has valid it can capacitate business mutation and offer business uncompromised mobility,” he says. “Our group of engineers suppose a destiny universe where ThinkPad creates new segments and serve enrichens user practice as record becomes some-more embedded in a lives.”
 
Quotes
“ThinkPad has helped change how we do things. Business, education, healthcare, supply chain, travel and financial are only a few segments that have been remade by mobile computing over a past twenty-five years,” pronounced Gianfranco Lanci, boss and COO, Lenovo. “The subsequent twenty-five years are an event for new generations to learn a wonders of ThinkPad. As prolonged as there are patron pain points, there will be a ThinkPad to repair them.”
 
“Our partnership with Lenovo has driven loyal mobile PC creation and remade how businesses get things done,” pronounced Jim Johnson, clamp boss of a Client Computing Group and ubiquitous manager of a Client Customer Engineering Group during Intel Corporation. “From a 1992 ThinkPad 700C to today’s ultralight, connect-anywhere X1 array 2in1s, we continue to pull bounds together for commercial-class performance, confidence and manageability that empowers a complicated workforce.”
 
“It has been a payoff to partner with a ThinkPad group to develop mobile computing from a initial ThinkPad cover computers using Windows 3.1 to a latest ThinkPad X1 Yoga that lights adult complicated practice in Windows 10,” pronounced Peter Han, Vice President, Partner Devices and Solutions, Microsoft. “We demeanour brazen to a continued partnership with Lenovo to broach new practice such as churned existence and AI that will assistance ThinkPad users grasp even more.”
 
Pricing and Availability:
ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 is accessible in singular quantities in name countries.
 
The cost will be $1899, and a product will be accessible on Lenovo.com and by business partners.

About Lenovo
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