Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid

2-in-1 laptops that are both a laptop and a tablet aren’t new. But one that is both laptop first and tablet first, such as the Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid Laptop has to be the first. Mind you. We are not talking about a tablet masquerading as a laptop with a detachable keyboard. Neither are we talking about a laptop that has a keyboard that folds away to become a tablet. We are talking about a full-fledged Windows laptop that is also an Android tablet when you need it to be one.

Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid

So, that’s right, the Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid is a Windows laptop as well as an Android tablet. You can switch between the two seamlessly, or if so desired, combine the two for dual functionality. The device includes the ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid Station, which functions as a PC when connected to an external display, and the detachable ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid Tab for tablet use.

Designed with media content creators, designers, and professionals in various fields in mind, the Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid supports a wide range of tasks:

  • As a Windows 11 laptop, it features a vivid 14-inch, 2.8K OLED display.
  • The Hybrid Station can be used as a PC with an external display, or with a tablet for streaming Android apps in a Picture-in-Picture window.
  • Detached, the tablet offers a full Android experience, perfect for note-taking, presenting, or entertainment, especially with the optional Lenovo Tab Pen Plus and Lenovo Universal Easel Stand.
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Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid

Powered by Intel Core Ultra processors and Intel Arc graphics, the Hybrid Station ensures a robust Windows 11 laptop experience, while the Qualcomm-powered tablet maintains workflow efficiency when detached. Yes. Each device has its own chips!

Moreover, both parts boast long-lasting batteries with smart power management, Wi-Fi connectivity, and wireless projection capability, which is honestly, quite bonkers.

The Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid Windows Laptop/Android Tablet was first revealed at CES 2024. It is expected to hit the markets in Q2 2024 for US$1,999 and up

Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid
Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid
Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid

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