Lenovo has revealed the new ThinkPad X1 Extreme – the first in the X1 series to be equipped with a discreet NVIDIA graphics card.
The new 15-inch Lenovo Notebook PC was presented at IFA 2018 in Berlin and is designed for advanced User and on paper promises to be the best X1 Series Notebook PC to date.
Powered by the latest 8. Intel Core- processors, the ThinkPad X1 Extreme is described as suitable for intensive workloads such as video and photo editing; Graphical rendering, running virtual and mixed reality applications, and games.
However, while the laptop's VR features are being spoken, the machine's Nvidia 1050 Ti GPU the minimum amount of Oculus lists as needed for their VR headphones, to deliver acceptable performance, while HTC suggests a higher specific NVIDIA card as recommended for use with its Vive headphones.
ThinkPad X1 Extr eme supports multiple monitors to enable multitasking and RapidCharge technology allows battery to be charged at 80% Power in one hour – with up to 15 hours of battery life available on a single tray.
Lenovo's latest product also comes with security features, including the ThinkShutter camera cover, Windows Hello Face Detection, and a fingerprint reader.
ThinkPad X1 Extreme will be available from September from $ 1,859.
Lenovo also announced three new Chromebooks on IFA.  Yoga Chromebook is a 15-inch machine running on an 8th generation Intel Core i5 processor, has SSD storage, DDR4 memory, up to 4K display, and up to 10 hours of battery life. It is available from the end of October with a starting price of $ 600.
In contrast, the Chromebook C330 and S330 are budget machines running on MediaTek 8173C Arm Processors. The C330, a 11.6-inch 2-in-1, will sell for $ 280, and the S330, a 14-inch clamshell, will sell for $ 250. Both will be available from November.