Lenovo 15.6" ThinkPad P53 Mobile Workstation

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Lenovo 15.6" ThinkPad P53 Mobile Workstation
Key Features
  • 2.3 GHz Intel Core i9-9880H Eight-Core
  • 32GB DDR4 | 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
  • 15.6" HDR 400 FHD 1920 x 1080 IPS Screen
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q (8GB)
Created for designers, engineers, and video artists, the 15.6" ThinkPad P53 Mobile Workstation from Lenovo blends the power of a workstation with ultrabook mobility. This system has been upgraded with a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i9-9880H eight-core processor and comes equipped with 32GB of 2666 MHz DDR4, which allows you to run multiple applications simultaneously.
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Lenovo P53 15.6" Overview

Created for designers, engineers, and video artists, the 15.6" ThinkPad P53 Mobile Workstation from Lenovo blends the power of a workstation with ultrabook mobility. This system has been upgraded with a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i9-9880H eight-core processor and comes equipped with 32GB of 2666 MHz DDR4, which allows you to run multiple applications simultaneously.

For storage of your files, the ThinkPad P53 is equipped with a 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe solid-state drive. If you want to add external storage, optical drives, memory card readers, and more, there are two 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 ports that support DisplayPort and 10 Gb/s data transfer over USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C. There is an additional DisplayPort-equipped USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port. Two 5 Gb/s USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports are also available, one of which doubles as an always-on port. Memory cards may be accessed via the built-in microSD card reader that supports SD, SDHC, and SDXC.

The 15.6" HDR 400 FHD 1920 x 1080 anti-glare IPS display features a 16:9 aspect ratio, and 250 cd/m2 brightness. It is powered by a dedicated NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q graphics card that has 8GB of GDDR6 RAM and delivers a sharp, clear picture. You'll also be able to output video to an external display at resolutions up to 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz using the system's USB Type-C port and up to 4096 x 2160 @ 30 Hz using the HDMI 1.4b port. Three independent displays are supported.

Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and Gigabit Ethernet are built-in for wire-free and wired networking, while Bluetooth 5.0 technology allows you to connect additional wireless peripherals. Other integrated features include a 720p webcam, fingerprint reader, dual-array far-field microphone, and stereo speakers with Dolby Audio Atmos sound system. The ThinkPad P53s Mobile Workstation is powered by a 230W slim tip power adapter and a 90Wh battery, which provides up to 16.5 hours of use before recharging is required. The installed operating system is Windows 10 Professional (64-bit).

Ready. Set. Render.

With an Intel processor and an NVIDIA GPU, the ThinkPad P53 delivers robust performance and graphics that are capable of rendering VR and handling data-intensive AI projects. Roomy storage means you'll never need to worry about system lag time or running out of space. Additionally, the ThinkPad P53 includes ISV certification from all the major vendors, like 3dsMax, AutoCAD, CATIA, Decision Space, Petrel, and Vectorworks.

Dazzle or Be Dazzled

The ThinkPad P53 offers a 15.6" HDR 400 FHD 1920 x 1080 display. Enjoy expanded contrast, refined detail, and colors that are vibrant.

When You Need It Yesterday

The ThinkPad P53 features Wi-Fi 6 certification. It's built to handle a larger capacity, especially when running in crowded environments, so no waiting or buffering. Go ahead and stream video, or create it. With a battery that runs up to 16.5 hours, this mobile workstation is ready for anything, anywhere.
Based on testing with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.

Tested for Battle, Built for Life

Because you need reliability, the ThinkPad P53 mobile workstation is tested against 12 military-grade requirements and more than 200 quality checks to ensure it runs in extreme conditions. From the Arctic wilderness to desert dust storms, from zero gravity to spills and drops, you can trust this laptop to handle whatever life throws your way.

We Take Care of Security; You Take Care of Business

Keep your business data and your privacy safe with the ThinkPad P53 mobile workstations' comprehensive suite of ThinkShield security features. Its discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) encrypts data and works in conjunction with Windows 10 security. ThinkShutter, a physical camera cover, blocks the lens to ensure that you're only seen when you want to be. The match-on-chip fingerprint reader uses biometrics to log you in with a simple touch. Or, use the IR camera with Windows Hello to log in with your smile.

Audio So Amazing You'll Think It's Live

Speakers on the ThinkPad P53 deliver premium sound with a Dolby Atmos Sound system, which energizes your entertainment with rich, powerful sound. It dynamically adjusts audio to deliver home-theater quality in a virtual surround-sound experience for all your entertainment needs. And dual far-field mics ensure that you'll be heard clearly on every call.

Thunderbolt 3

Thunderbolt 3 is a hardware interface that utilizes the reversible USB Type-C connector. Doubling the speed of its predecessor, Thunderbolt 3 features a maximum throughput of 40 Gb/s when used with compatible devices. The connector also transmits data via USB 3.1 at up to 10 Gb/s, and dual-bandwidth DisplayPort 1.2 allows you to connect up to two 4K displays simultaneously. Additionally, you can daisy chain up to six devices from a single Thunderbolt 3 port.

Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit)

Start Menu

After its hiatus in Windows 8, the Start Menu has returned. Utilizing a combination of the traditional menu system and Windows 8's Live Tiles, the improved Start Menu gives you more information at a glance, showing notification information alongside your applications and other pinned items.


Microsoft's digital personal assistant, Cortana can answer your questions with information gleaned from both your device and the internet at large. You can type or even talk with her, if your system has a microphone. Using her Notebook, Cortana keeps track of your needs and wants, and she learns over time to improve her information gathering skills.

Microsoft Edge

After nearly 20 years, Microsoft has finally replaced its Internet Explorer web browser. With Microsoft Edge, users can write directly on web pages and share notes with friends and colleagues. It also improves the online reading experience by adding a distraction-free mode and read-it-later functionality. Edge also has built-in Cortana integration; you can have her help you find a restaurant, make a reservation, and pull up directions without leaving your browser.

Windows Store

For Windows 10, Microsoft has unified the Windows Store. Now, apps for PCs, tablets, and phones will all be accessible from one place. And with support for Universal Apps, one version of an app can work across all your compatible devices automatically.

Windows Continuum

Windows 10 was designed for a variety of screen sizes and input styles, and with its Continuum feature, it automatically adapts to fit your needs. A Windows 10 tablet on its own requires a touch-centric approach, but attaching a mouse and keyboard will shift everything to a more traditional interface. You can even attach an external monitor to your Windows 10 phone for a near-desktop experience. But it's not just the operating system; Windows Universal Apps take advantage of Continuum as well.

Xbox on Windows 10

Gaming is a big focus of Windows 10. Xbox integration allows for PC players to match up against Xbox One players on supported games, and if you have an Xbox One, you can even stream compatible titles to your PC. Native support for recording with the new Game DVR feature makes it easy to capture and share your gameplay. The new DirectX12 takes better advantage of multi-core processors, giving games a performance boost, even on older hardware. Windows 10 also features native support for virtual reality headsets, such as the Oculus Rift.

Windows 10 Pro

The Pro version of Windows 10 includes all of the features of Windows 10 Home plus many designed specifically for business users, including Hyper-V virtualization, BitLocker disk encryption, and remote desktop access. Devices will also be able to join domains and the Azure Active Directory, and they can even access a specialized version of the Windows Store featuring custom, company-specific applications.
UPC: 193638338475

Lenovo P53 15.6" Specs

Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro (64-Bit)
CPU2.3 GHz Intel Core i9-9880H 8-Core
Maximum Boost Speed4.8 GHz
L3 Cache16 MB
Memory Type2666 MHz DDR4
Total Installed Memory32 GB
Memory Configuration1 x 32 GB (User-Replaceable)
Maximum Memory Capacity128 GB
Buffered MemoryNo
ECC MemoryNo
Graphics TypeDedicated
GPUNVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q with 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Panel TypeIPS
Aspect Ratio16:9
Resolution1920 x 1080
Maximum Brightness500 cd/m2
Color Gamut72% sRGB
Contrast Ratio1200:1
Adaptive-Sync TechnologyNone
Viewing Angle (H x V)80 x 80°
Storage and Expansion
2.5" Slots1 x 7 mm
SSD Slots1 x M.2 2280 PCIe x4
Total Installed Capacity512 GB
Solid State Storage1 x 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe
Optical DriveNone
Ports2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)
USB Type-C Ports2 x Thunderbolt 3 (Supports DisplayPort)
1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Supports DisplayPort)
Display1 x HDMI 2.0
Audio1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output
Built-In SpeakersYes
Built-In MicrophonesYes
Media Card Slots1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC
Ethernet1 x RJ45 (Gigabit)
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
MU-MIMO Support2 x 2
WebcamUser-Facing: 720p
Capacity90 Wh
Maximum Runtime16.5 Hours
Keyboard & Mouse
KeyboardFull-Size Keyboard with Backlight
Pointing DevicePointing Stick, TouchPad
SecurityInfineon TPM Software Professional Package, Fingerprint Reader, Facial Recognition
Power Supply230 W
Dimensions14.86 x 9.93 x 0.96" / 377.4 x 252.3 x 24.5 mm
Weight5.51 lb / 2.5 kg
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How many free memory slots are available?

How many free memory slots are available?
Asked by: Ravi
It has four DDR4 SO-DIMM sockets.
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Date published: 2020-11-11

What 1TB SSD would work well as a replacement for ...

What 1TB SSD would work well as a replacement for the drive currently installed on this PC?
Asked by: Donnie
any 7mm 2.5in drive as a example SAMZ76Q1T0BA
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Date published: 2020-06-11
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