Comparing the new Lenovo 17-inch mobile workstation to deskside models

A Mt. Tiburon Testing Labs review from Jon Peddie Research.

Lenovo has added—again—a 17-inch ThinkPad mobile workstation to its product line. The addition will have a bigger impact on the number-three workstation suppliers’ business than you might think.

When they discontinued marketing a 17-inch model a few years ago, the reason seemed sensible. The 15-inch models outsold the 17-inch models by a wide margin (similar to other vendors’ sales). So why spend the extra time and money developing a product that very few will buy and add little to the bottom line?

But there is a difference between a focus on one model, and the market expectations of a broad-based supplier.

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The Lenovo ThinkPad P70 mobile workstation. (Source: Lenovo)
The Lenovo ThinkPad P70 mobile workstation. (Source: Lenovo)