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Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE


Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE (ThinkPad Z13 Series)
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z 8 x 2.7 - 4.8 GHz, 51 W PL2 / Short Burst, 27 W PL1 / Sustained, Rembrandt U (Zen 3+)
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon 680M, Core: 2200 MHz
32 GB 
, LPDDR5-6400, Dual-Channel, onboard
13.30 inch 16:10, 2880 x 1800 pixel 255 PPI, capacitive, ATNA33AA02-0, OLED, glossy: yes, HDR, 60 Hz
AMD Promontory/Bixby FCH
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK, 1024 GB 
, 899 GB free
AMD Zen - Audio Processor - HD Audio Controller
2 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 2 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm Stereo, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Qualcomm WCN685x (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 6 GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, Quectel EM05-G, LTE Cat.4, LTE
height x width x depth (in mm): 14 x 294.4 x 199.6 ( = 0.55 x 11.59 x 7.86 in)
51.5 Wh, 4425 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Pro
Webcam: 1080p
Primary Camera: 2 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo 2x 2W, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 65W USB-C PSU, 36 Months Warranty
1.289 kg ( = 45.47 oz / 2.84 pounds), Power Supply: 300 g ( = 10.58 oz / 0.66 pounds)
2900 Euro



Average Score: 84.93% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 79%, features: 63%, display: 95% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 91%, emissions: 88%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE

88.8% Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1 OLED Review - Business-Laptop with an AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 6860Z | Notebookcheck
Lenovo’s new AMD ThinkPad Z13 comes with an exclusive AMD processor and the high-end version also gets an OLED screen and a leatherette lid that flaunts bronze-hued trim. It looks stylish, but is it still a 'business laptop'?
Taking the Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 and Z16 for a Test Ride [Review]
Source: Tech Acute English
If you’re in the market for a new laptop that is both powerful and sustainable, Lenovo’s ThinkPad Z13 and Z16 are great options. With a sleek design, fast performance, and up to 32GB of RAM, these laptops can handle anything you throw at them. Plus, they’re made with recycled materials, so you can feel good about your purchase. The ThinkPad has been around for 30 years now, and it’s clear that it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. If you need a reliable machine that will last you for years to come, look no further than the ThinkPad Z13 or Z16. I enjoyed testing these units out and I’m sure that they’ll do well, no matter what challenge you have for them. Depending on the exact build, you can get the Z16 and the Z13 starting at around $1.500.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 12/29/2022
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 Laptop Review
Source: Yugatech English
The updated design of the ThinkPad gives it a sleeker and less conventional take on enterprise notebooks. The price for the Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 starts at PHP 90,995. Performance aside, the Ryen Pro processors are also made for efficiency. The ThinkPad Z13 gives a mighty 15 hours of basic use. Overall, the Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 is a decent device that can get you through your business tasks and definitely won’t let you down. Nothing to really complain about with the ThinkPad Z13.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/03/2022

Foreign Reviews

Recensione Lenovo ThinkPad Z13: ultra premium, ultra compatto, ultra potente
Source: Italian IT→EN
Positive: Beautiful display; high performance; comfortable keyboard; compact size; light weight. Negative: Short battery life; only 2 USB-C ports; non-expandable RAM; easy getting fingerprints.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/04/2022
80% Test Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 : un utilitaire premium chic et très convaincant
Source: Journal du Geek French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/05/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
86% Test Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 Gen 1 : Le PC portable qui a la classe
Source: Charles Tech French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/16/2022
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 80% display: 100% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 90%


AMD Radeon 680M: Integrated graphics card in the Ryzen 6000 mobile series APUs based on the RDNA2 architecture with 12 CUs (= 768 shaders) and a clock speed of up to 2.4 GHz.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

R7 PRO 6860Z: Mobile Octa-Core APU using Zen 3+ cores clocked at 2.7 to 4.75 GHz and a RDNA2 graphics adapter with 12 CUs clocked at up to 2,200 MHz. The TDP is specified at 15 - 28 Watts. The Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U is the professional version of the consumer R7 6800U with additional management features and the Microsoft Pluton Security processor.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.289 kg:

In former time,s this weight was typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, often 15 inch laptops weigh as much.

Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.

84.93%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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Stefan Hinum, 2023-01-19 (Update: 2023-01-19)