Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 at CES 2021 features a bigger E Ink screen

Featuring a larger E Ink display, the Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 lets you view files without opening the laptop. Continue reading to explore some more of this device's highlights.

Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 at CES 2021 features a bigger E Ink screen
Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 with e-ink display

Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 is a laptop with a bigger E Ink screen than Gen 1, sporting a more spacious 12-inch panel—an increase from the original 10.8-inch version.

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This is a great way to multitask and maximize your work performance. And it also boasts a 13.3-inch main screen with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,600 pixels.

The E Ink display can make you more productive

The E Ink display lets you check on your work without opening the laptop, saving time and allowing you to glance at documents in a second. Furthermore, the screen has a 16:10 low blue light display with a 90% STB ratio. This provides an edge-to-edge viewing experience.

Lenovo's ThinkBook Plus Gen 2

Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 on a dark background

Use a stylus on the second screen to jot notes

If you regularly take notes, the updated Lenovo laptop lets you ditch paper and offers a more eco-friendly option: the E Ink screen. Use the pop-out stylus, which fits inside the notebook, to take these notes in an efficient manner.

Lenovo's ThinkBook Plus Gen 2

Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 with its screen on display

Its interface got an upgrade, too

The ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 has an interface upgrade from Gen 1. This upgrade includes a heavier focus on managing your calendar and detailed widgets that allow you to monitor incoming widgets. Furthermore, the Gen 2 can keep you productive when working with a plethora of productivity apps, including Microsoft Office’s software.

Gen 2 is thinner and lighter, with a total weight of 2.9 pounds and a thickness of 13.9 mm. It’s powered by Intel’s 11th Gen Core processors, includes Thunderbolt 4 ports, and has Wi-Fi 6 technology for speedy connection. Also, the laptop will work with the brand’s new ThinkBook Charging Mat. Therefore, you can keep the battery charged up without having to use cords.

Lenovo's ThinkBook Plus Gen 2

Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 on a black background

Use the laptop for 15 hours or up to 24 hours using solely the E Ink display, making it a great addition to remote working. Get your hands on the ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 with a starting price of $1,549. The brand has yet to reveal the release date.

Is this something you could incorporate into your work-life? Share your opinions in the comments.

Amy Poole is an Editor and Writer at Gadget Flow. When she's not indulged in everything gadget-related, she enjoys spending time with her dog, Rosie, and keeping fit.
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