Lenovo ThinkPad P53: Core i9, 128 GB RAM, Quadro RTX 5000, OLED

Lenovo has introduced what it calls the world’s highest-performing 15.6-inch mobile workstation. The ThinkPad P53 packs Intel’s eight-core Core i9 or Xeon processor, up to 128 GB of RAM, as well as NVIDIA’s Quadro RTX 5000 graphics card.

Based on Intel’s 9th Core processors, the ThinkPad P53 comes with as 15.6-inch Full-HD IPS LCD or Ultra-HD OLED display that supports Dolby Vision HDR as well as touch. The mobile workstation can be equipped with a discrete GPU (up to Quadro RTX 5000), four SO-DIMMs (up to 128 GB of DDR4), and multiple M.2 SSDs (up to 6 TB of storage) including Intel’s Optane Memory M10 caching SSD.

Lenovo ThinkPad P53: Core i9, 128 GB RAM, Quadro RTX 5000, OLED

As far as connectivity is concerned, the ThinkPad P53 is equipped with Intel’s Wi-Fi 6 + Bluetooth 5.1 vPro AX200 adapter, Fibocom’s L850 LTE CAT9a modem, a GbE port, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, two USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A connectors, one USB Type-C port, an HDMI output, a smart card reader, a 3.5-mm headset jack, and so on. The ThinkPad P53 has an HD webcam with IR and ThinkShutter, a fingerprint reader, dTPM 2.0, speakers, microphones, etc.

Lenovo ThinkPad P53: Core i9, 128 GB RAM, Quadro RTX 5000, OLED

Since the ThinkPad P53 is designed to deliver ultimate performance, it is not particularly compact, yet we cannot say that it is too big as well. The workstation is 28 mm thick and weighs 2.45 kilograms, in line with other 15.6-inch high-end laptops. Because this is indeed a workstation, the ThinkPad P53 has certifications from multiple ISVs for ArcGIS, AutoCAD, CATIA, Creo, Inventor, Microstation, NX, PDMS, Revit, Solid Edge, SolidWorks, Vectorworks, Petrel, Decision Space, 3dsMax, and Maya.

Lenovo’s ThinkPad P53
  ThinkPad P53 FHD ThinkPad P53 4K UHD
Display Type  IPS OLED
Resolution 1920×1080 3840×2160
Brightness 300/500 cd/m² 400 cd/m²
Color Gamut 72% NTSC ?
Touch No Yes
HDR No Dolby Vision HDR
CPU Intel’s 9th Generation Core i7/i9 or Xeon with up to eight cores.
Graphics Integrated UHD Graphics 620 (24 EUs)
Discrete up to NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000
RAM up to 128 GB DDR4
Storage up to 6 TB PCIe SSDs with RAID 0/RAID 1/RAID 5
Wi-Fi Intel Wireless AX200 Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.1
4G/LTE Fibocom L850 LTE CAT9
Thunderbolt 2 × USB Type-C TB3 ports
USB 2 × USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
1 × USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C
GbE Native
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Webcam HD webcam with ThinkShutter
HD webcam with IR for Windows Hello and ThinkShutter
Other I/O Microphone, stereo speakers, TRRS audio jack, joystick, trackpad, card reader, etc.
Battery 90 Wh
Dimensions Thickness 28 mm
Width 377.4 mm
Depth 252.3 mm
Weight 2.45 kg | 5.4 lbs
Operating System Windows 10 Pro for Workstation
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Home
Ubuntu Linux (pre-load)
Red Hat Linux (certified)

Lenovo’s ThinkPad P53 will hit the market in July at a price starting at $1,799.

Lenovo ThinkPad P53: Core i9, 128 GB RAM, Quadro RTX 5000, OLED

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