Lenovo will start selling the world's first flexible laptop

the Company Lenovo introduced at the exhibition of electronics CES 2020 device, which he calls “the world’s first bendable PC.” Gadget with flexible 13.3-inch OLED display can be used as a tablet, can be slightly bent into a sort of mini-laptop and you can close completely — then it becomes like a book.

ThinkPad X1 Fold — the so-called computer — comes with wireless keyboard, but if you want you can do without it. This device is bent at an angle as a conventional laptop while working, and then special software Lenovo allows you to call the onscreen keyboard. However, thin wireless keyboard is an additional function to fill the gap between the two halves of the display when it’s folded in half.

Laid out all the computer can be set on the table with the built-in backup. Also, the manufacturer promises to release it to the optional stand like an easel to raise the screen higher to a more comfortable work position.

ThinkPad X1 Fold runs on ordinary Windows 10, which is not yet adapted to the unusual form factor — so software “crutches” to control the layout of Windows on bendable display had to do Lenovo. Microsoft is developing a version of Windows — 10X for dual-screen foldable Surface Neo and similar computers, which should be out by the end of 2020.

Inside flexible laptop a new, not yet announced officially the Intel c hybrid technology. The device is equipped with a Dolby 5G and modem. About RAM and internal memory in Kocompany has not yet tell, but according to the battery report that it supports fast charging and can provide Autonomous operation for 11 hours.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold promise to release in mid-2020 and has called the price — 2499 dollars. It is very much normal for a compact laptop (especially the tablet), but only with a small 500 dollars more expensive than folding smartphone Samsung, Galaxy Fold.

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Text: To.Hi-tech