Where Work & Leisure Unite

The thin, light ThinkBook 13s laptop catches the eye with its metallic finish on an all-aluminum chassis, as well as its narrow bezel display. It's very responsive too, with Intel®processing, Modern Standby, and a solid-state drive. Log in or boot up in a flash thanks to the integrated fingerprint reader on the power button. This 13.3" device also boasts an FHD display with Dolby Vision™ and Harman speakers with Dolby Audio™.

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Work smarter—not harder
The ThinkBook 13s is packed with features that make it faster and easier to focus on your business. Boot up and log in with a simple touch. Use hot keys to answer or hang up when making Skype calls. Listen to music while your system is in standby mode and resume use in less than 0.5 seconds. Even use Cortana with voice recognition to simply tell your device to wake up.
Dazzle or be dazzled
The display on the ThinkBook 13s is as functional as it is attractive—you’ll have a larger visible screen thanks to the thinner 5.5mm bezels. The FHD display includes dramatic Dolby Vision™ high-dynamic-range (HDR) technology, for increased brightness, expanded contrast, amazingly accurate colours, and more refined detail.
Because life doesn’t happen in a bubble
The ThinkBook 13s laptop passes multiple quality and reliability tests such as extreme temperatures and vibrations. The zinc-alloy hinge includes powdered-metal technology to increase quality as it’s coated with both indium and stannum to enhance resistance to corrosion and optimise WiFi reception.
We’ve got your back
Built-in security features protect your business-critical info. Default discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) encrypts data and works in conjunction with Windows 10 security features. ThinkShutter, a physical camera cover, blocks the lens to ensure that you’re only seen when you want to be. A fingerprint reader is integrated with the power button, so a simple touch logs you in and boots up the system immediately—turning it on just like a phone.
Keeps you unplugged longer
When you’re on the go, you can’t be worried about finding electrical outlets. That’s why the ThinkBook 13s delivers up to 11 hours of battery life* on a single charge. And if you’re running low, Rapid Charge provides 80% capacity in just an hour. So with a 60-minute layover, you can easily boost your battery up to nearly 9 hours. (*Based on testing with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors. Note that Rapid Charge requires use of the optional 65W power adapter and is supported on models with integrated graphics only.)
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Key Features:

  • Slim, Metal Body: Built from aluminum metal, yet weighs less than 1.4kg/3.09lbs. and is 15.9mm thin with a mineral gray finish.
  • Infinity Screen: Close to 80% screen-to-body ratio means the body is smaller, not the screen.
  • Immersive Audio and Video: HARMAN branded speakers with Dolby® Audio™ for better sound clarity. Full-HD IPS panel with 300nit brightness and Dolby® Vision™ for rich, vivid visuals.
  • Default Discrete TPM 2.0: Enables Windows 10 security features and encrypts user data.
  • Camera Shutter: Allows full control over camera and privacy.
  • Anti-spill Design: Withstands up to 60cc of liquid on the keyboard.
  • Higher Durability: Lay-flat hinge design allows free exit of heated air which extends reliability and zinc coating makes the hinge last longer.
  • Latest OS & Processor: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit on 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor means the hardware is performing to its maximum capability.
  • Standard SSD: Up to 18x times responsiveness of an HDD*.
  • Modern Standby**: Allows listening to music while in standby mode; resumes in less than 0.5 sec and allows instant email updates after resuming.
  • Smart Power On: Login with fingerprint and unlock in one step, just like a smartphone.
  • Skype Hot Keys: One key to answer, one to hang up, eliminates searching for on-screen buttons.
  • Skype-certified Mics: Near-field voice recognition allows effective interaction with Microsoft Cortana.
  • Powerful Graphics: AMD Radeon™ 540X with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM or Integrated Intel® UHD 620 with UMA memory for an immersive visual experience.
  • Think Service & Support: Automatic access to business-grade expertise and repair, for up to 30% faster SLAs, greater satisfaction, and lower downtime.
  • Longer Warranty: Up to 1-year base and up to 5 years total, depending on the model and country of purchase.
  • Onsite Next Business Day Support: Easily upgrade to NBD with extended warranties, exclusive to Think products.
  • Accidental Damage Protection (ADP): Protect yourself from the replacement costs of broken screens and liquid damage.
  • Premier Support Option: Focus on business, not IT, and benefit from the best SLAs, real technicians, and expertise.
  • International Coverage: Warranty support where the particular ThinkBook S model is sold and serviced, consistent service levels.
  • Expedited Depot Service: Upgrade to this service to ensure minimum downtime with a faster turnaround on all covered repairs.

*Under standard laboratory test environment.

**Modern Standby is available on configurations with Intel Integrated graphics (UMA).

Processor
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5/i7 processor:
  • Intel Core i5-8265U (4C, 1.6 / 3.9GHz, 6MB)
  • Intel Core i7-8565U (4C, 1.8 / 4.6GHz, 8MB)
Operating System
  • Windows 10 Pro 64
Display
  • 13.3" FHD (1920x1080) IPS anti-glare with Dolby® Vision™ (300 nits, 72% NTSC colour gamut)
Graphics
  • Integrated Intel UHD Graphics
Memory
  • Up to 16GB DDR4 (2400MHz)
Webcam
  • HD 720p camera with ThinkShutter
Storage
  • Up to 512GB M.2 (2242) SSD PCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x 2
Optical drive
  • None
Dimensions (W x D x H)
  • 307.6 x 216.4 x 15.9 (mm)
Weight
  • Starting at 1.32 kg
Case colour
  • Mineral Grey
Case material
  • Anodised aluminium
Battery
  • 4-cell (45Wh)
Battery life
  • Up to 11 hours
AC adaptor
  • 65W slim tip (supports RapidCharge)
Keyboard
  • Full-sized keyboard with LED backlight
  • Hot keys enabled for Skype calls
Touchpad
  • Buttonless Mylar surface multi-touch
Audio support
  • Dual speakers by Harman, 2 x 2W
  • Dolby® Audio™ X3
  • Skype for Business certified
  • Dual array mics optimised for voice recognition
Security
  • Touch fingerprint reader on Power button
  • Discrete TPM 2.0
  • Physical Camera Shutter
Connectivity
  • Ethernet: Gigibit ethernet connection via optional Lenovo USB-C to Ethernet adaptor (4X90S91831)
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 2x2 802.11ac + Bluetooth® 5.0
  • WWAN: none
NFC
  • None
Ports
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 2
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (1 x always-on)
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4b
  • 1 x Combo audio/mic

Lenovo In-Ear Headphones

The Lenovo In Ear Headphones provide great sound and value for nearly every on-the-go occasion. Enjoy the immersive full range of sound across all of your devices with the 3.5mm analogue connection, especially with your favourite ThinkPad notebook. Make crystal clear calls and take full control of your listening and voice experience with the inline microphone and controls that will work with most smartphones. Move seamlessly between the office and home, as the Lenovo In Ear Headphones keep you connected across your favourite ThinkPad and smartphone devices. Their minimal lightweight design feels comfortable in the ear for extended periods of time. Enjoy the versatility of compatibility across all Think PCs with the analogue 3.5mm connection; In Ear fits comfortably inside the ear canal, with 3 silicon tips; Lightweight design allows users to carry it with them

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