[Video Review] Lenovo ThinkPad T16 Gen 1 – powerful business notebook


Lenovo ThinkPad T16 Gen 1 (Intel) in-depth review

Lenovo is clearly embracing the idea of a 16-inch form factor inside of its very tight business ThinkPad family. We are too since it proved to be quite well received by the public. Thanks to the shrinking of screen bezels, the 16-inch display casually sneaks inside a 15.6-inch shell. But the ThinkPad T16 Gen 1 is not only coming with a panel of this size but also has a 16:10 aspect ratio, which puts it in the front foot of productivity notebooks. Yep, developers and traders will be happier than ever. In addition, you can explore the huge improvements brought by Intel's 12th Gen Alder La[...]

Pros

  • 2x Thunderbolt 4 ports + LAN port
  • M.2 PCIe x4 Gen 4 support
  • Fingerprint reader embedded in the power button + optional IR face recognition
  • Comfortable spill-resistant keyboard with a backlight
  • Good battery life
  • Wi-Fi 6E + 4G support (optional)
  • Covers 99% of the sRGB color gamut and has accurate color representation (BOE NE160QDM-N63 (LEN41BB))
  • No PWM (BOE NE160QDM-N63 (LEN41BB))

Cons

  • Unimpressive thermal management
  • No SD card slot
  • The competition features better upgradeability

Lenovo ThinkPad T16 Gen 1 (Intel) - Specs

  • BOE NE160QDM-N63
  • Color accuracy  1.5  0.9
  • HDD/SSD
  • up to 2000GB SSD
  • M.2 Slot
  • 1x 2280 M.2 PCIe 4.0 x4  See photo
  • RAM
  • up to 48GB
  • OS
  • Windows 10 Pro, Windows 11 Pro, Windows 10 Home, Windows 11 Home
  • Battery
  • 86Wh, 86Wh, 4-cell, 83Wh, 6-cell, 86Wh , 52.5Wh, 52.5Wh
  • Body material
  • Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum, Carbon, Glass Fiber
  • Dimensions
  • 361.9 x 255.5 x 20.5 - 21.1 mm (14.25" x 10.06" x 0.81")
  • Weight
  • 1.65 kg (3.6 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 2x USB Type-C
  • 4.0, Thunderbolt 4, Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • HDMI
  • 2.0
  • Ethernet LAN
  • 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.2
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5mm Combo Jack
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • optional
  • Web camera
  • HD / FHD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Dual Array Microphone, far-field, Dolby Voice
  • Speakers
  • 2x 2W Stereo Speakers, Dolby Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Kensington Nano Lock

All Lenovo ThinkPad T16 Gen 1 (Intel) configurations

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