Lenovo has recently released two new hybrid laptops, the ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 and the ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2, designed for use in Spain. The two laptops are equipped with a variety of features designed to make them suitable for both work and play. We’ve had the opportunity to take a closer look at both laptops, and here’s what we found.
Design and Build
The ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 and the ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 both share a similar design, with a black chassis, a full-size keyboard, and a large trackpad. The Z13 Gen 2 is slightly lighter than the Z16 Gen 2, weighing in at 1.5 kg, compared to the Z16 Gen 2’s 1.8 kg. Both laptops are also equipped with a fingerprint reader for added security.
The ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 has a 13.3-inch display, while the ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 has a larger 15.6-inch display. Both displays have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and are equipped with anti-glare technology. The displays also have an IPS panel, which provides wide viewing angles and vibrant colors.
The ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 and the ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 are both powered by Intel’s 10th-generation Core i5 and Core i7 processors. The Z13 Gen 2 is available with up to a Core i7-10510U processor, while the Z16 Gen 2 can be configured with up to a Core i7-10710U processor.
Both laptops are also equipped with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 1TB of storage. The ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 and the ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 also have an integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620 GPU, which is suitable for light gaming or photo/video editing.
The ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 and the ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 both have a variety of ports, including two USB-A ports, one USB-C port, an HDMI port, a microSD card reader, and a headphone/microphone combo jack. Both laptops also have Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 for wireless connectivity.
The ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 and the ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 both have a 50Whr battery, which should provide up to 10 hours of battery life. This is more than enough for a full day of work, and should be enough for light gaming or video streaming.
The ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 and the ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 both come pre-loaded with Windows 10 Home. They also come with a variety of software, including Lenovo’s Vantage software, which allows you to customize your laptop’s settings and keep it up-to-date.
The Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 and the ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 are both solid laptops for use in Spain. They have a sleek design, powerful hardware, and plenty of ports for connecting peripherals. They also have long battery life, making them suitable for all-day use. The ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 is the lighter of the two, making it a better choice for those who need to carry their laptop around with them. However, the ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 has a larger display, making it better suited for those who need more screen real estate.