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This article was published on April 21, 2019

CHEAP: At $599, Lenovo’s 2018 Premium ThinkPad is the best Easter gift for your fam


CHEAP: At $599, Lenovo’s 2018 Premium ThinkPad is the best Easter gift for your fam
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Lenovo
Price
$599.88
Ivan Mehta
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Ivan Mehta

Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh." Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh."

Your kids or your parents might often ask you to borrow your computer just when you need it the most. So, it’s never a bad idea to keep another device at home for your family to use. At $599 (down from $1,999), Lenovo’s 2018 Premium ThinkPad might just be the perfect device for such occasions.

At this price point, you get a basic package with an entry-level i5 processors, a 500GB hard drive, and 4GB RAM. Amazon also gives you an option of upgrading the processor to a faster i5-8250U (for $190) processor. Plus, you can upgrade the RAM up to 32GB (for $300), and storage up to 2TB of hard disk (for $130) or 1TB of SSD (for $250). 

Here’s a look at the specs for the entry-level model:

  • Display: 15.6-inch anti-glare Full HD display
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHz 
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Software: Windows 10 Pro
  • Connectivity: 1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, headphone and microphone combo jack

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This laptop’s a no-brainer for anyone looking to do some light work or surf the web for fun. Plus, you can enjoy watching Netflix on its HD screen with stereo speakers.

Grab it quickly for just $599 with a massive 70-percent discount on Amazon.

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