Cellular Global Congress, the once a year industry display devoted essentially to the cell communications trade, has returned to Barcelona. Whilst no longer the primary yr of MWC because the pandemic began (it’s now formally referred to as MWC, possibly as a result of Cellular Global Congress sounds about as thrilling as a legislative frame), 2023 was once the primary with the in reality bustling halls we be mindful from 2019 and ahead of.
What was once introduced there? True, producers have were given into the addiction of unveiling their best units at their very own occasions—however there was once nonetheless a lot of new tech to tout at MWC 2023. Listed here are one of the crucial highlights.
Lenovo ThinkPads Get a Reconsider
Proving that “cell” doesn’t must imply cell phone, Lenovo introduced a number of refreshes of its good, if reassuringly pricey, ThinkPad strains at MWC 2023.
The ThinkPad X13 Gen 4 will get new-generation Intel Core I-series processors and, as senior product supervisor Matej Misturik defined, some of the heats vents has been moved to the rear. This stops the computer from overheating if the bottom is blocked.
Lighter weight and an OLED panel carry a little bit 2023 gloss to probably the most revered trade computer strains.
Need extra obtrusive gloss? Lenovo Thinkpad Z13 Gen 2 line flips the order of priorities, as a high-end ultraportable with ThinkPad components. In the beginning look, no longer a lot has modified right here bar the usage of 7000-series AMD processors.
Alternatively, Sensel tells us its haptic touchpads substitute the ones of the fairly vague-feeling Thinkpad Z13 Gen 1. “Lenovo wasn’t proud of their answer, for plenty of causes, so we had been ready to fit in for Gen 2,” says Sensel’s Mark Rosenberg. “You wish to have a crisp click on really feel that fires after which dampens in no time, to extra carefully emulate a mechanical button—differently it feels and sounds buzzy, which isn’t delightful.”