Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen 2 comes in 11th gen Intel and UHD OLED touch options, RTX A5000 GPU offered as a daughter card
Last year, Lenovo revamped its flagship workstation lineup and introduced the ThinkPad P15 series. Earlier this year, we also the introduction of the ThinkPad P14s Gen 2 and P15s Gen 2 with 11th gen Intel and AMD Ryzen 5000 options. Today, Lenovo is upgrading the 2020 ThinkPad 15 to the ThinkPad P15 Gen 2.
Lenovo said that the ThinkPad P15 Gen 2 is made with "configurability and versatility in mind". To that effect, the company is offering the GPU as a daughter card similar to the 2020 model so as to allow several CPU-GPU combinations. Speaking of GPUs, users can configure the P15 Gen 2 with up to an NVIDIA RTX A5000 along with 11th gen Core and Xeon CPU options. Users can also choose between several Windows 10 and Linux flavors as the OS of choice.
The ThinkPad P15 Gen 2 can be fitted with up to 128 GB DDR4-3200 RAM in both ECC and non-ECC options along with up to 6 TB PCIe M.2 storage in three drives that can be configured in RAID 0 or RAID 1 configurations.
Lenovo has endowed the ThinkPad P15 Gen 2 with several display options including a 4K OLED 400-nit anti-reflective, anti-smudge touch display that supports HDR500 True Black and Dolby Vision HDR. Users can also get the same UHD resolution in an anti-glare IPS panel that offers a 600-nit brightness along with HDR400 and Dolby Vision support. Anti-glare FHD 500-nit and FHD 300-nit options are available as well.
As is generally the case with the ThinkPad P series workstations, connectivity options are galore including 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A, 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1x USB-C, 1x HDMI 2.1/2.0-out, 1x combo audio jack, 1x smart card reader, 1x nano SIM slot, and 1x Ethernet along with a full-size SD card reader.
The Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen 2 will be available in July starting at US$1,749.
Lenovo Press Release