There are plenty of laptops now that can handle VR content. Use those machines to create VR content, though, and you’re likely to find yourself sorely disappointed. Simply put, rigs that can handle the stress of VR content creation is a whole other level and that’s what you get with the Lenovo ThinkPad P71.
Equipped with beastly specs, the laptop should handle VR production, video editing, and engineering applications, making it an excellent choice for a professional workstation. Simply put, it doesn’t matter how resource-intensive a job is, this thing will get it done.
The Lenovo ThinkPad P71 pairs Intel’s latest Xeon E3 CPU with any of four GPUs (Nvidia Quadro P5000 at the high end), up to 64GB of RAM, and up to 2TB of storage. It comes with a 17-inch 1080p display, with the top-of-the-line model packing full 4K resolution for even crisper visuals. Naturally, it comes with dual Intel Thunderbolt 3 ports, a Mini-DisplayPort 1.2 slot and an HDMI slot for hooking up to external monitors, as well as USB-C, Ethernet, and the usual selection of ports.
Features include Lenovo’s ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard with the integrated Trackpoint, a pair of silent fans for noise-free cooling, and an optional SIM card slot for on-the-go connectivity. And, yes, it boasts mil-spec durability, so this thing should hold up to regular use in the field.
Slated for availability in April, the Lenovo ThinkPad P71 is priced starting at $1,849.