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CES 2022: Lenovo Debuts New ThinkPad Z Series, Smart Home Devices

Lenovo is back at the CES show floor this year with a slew of new announcements, debuting new ThinkPad Z series laptops and smart home devices.

ThinkPad Z Series

Credit: Lenovo

The all-new ThinkPad Z laptops, the Z13 and Z16, are powered by AMD’s next-gen Ryzen Pro mobile chips and feature Microsoft’s Pluton security processor, which increases protection against various types of attack from chip to cloud on Windows 11.

The brand says that it has worked closely with AMD to streamline aspects of the system, allowing the two laptops to deliver an optimised experience that’s highlighted by improved audio and video performance, enhanced responsiveness and better battery life for video call applications like Microsoft Teams and Zoom. Furthermore, you’ll be able to further boost the CPU, GPU and battery efficiency with AMD’s Smart Shift Max capabilities, a technology that can dynamically budget resources to suit the demand of the workload.

The Z13 ships with Ryzen Pro U-series processors while the Z16 ships with H-series processors. The Z13 will also be available with an exclusive Ryzen Pro processor offering. Meanwhile, you can configure the Z16 with an optional AMD Radeon discrete gra