ThinkPad P72

The 17" ThinkPad® P72 mobile workstation with high performance and powerful graphics

ThinkPad P72

Raising the bar for mobile workstations

With powerful Intel® Core™ and Xeon™ processors, plus amazing next-gen NVIDIA Quadro® graphics on a brilliant 17.3" display, the ThinkPad P72 sets new standards in mobile workstations. ISV-certified with MIL-SPEC durability, it comes with up to 6 TB of storage and 128 GB of memory, more than enough to handle the most demanding of workflows wherever work takes you.

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    Raising the bar for mobile workstations

  • Features


    See the difference

    With 4x the resolution of FHD and 300 nits brightness, the ThinkPad P72's 4K UHD display option delivers pin-sharp visuals and wide-angle viewing. With a 100% Adobe color gamut and a 10-bit color depth, it supports over 1 billion colors. Perfect for everyone from researchers and scientists to digital artists and entertainment buffs.

    Front shot of the ThinkPad P72 with a photo being edited on screen

    Get more done, more quickly

     The ThinkPad P72 comes with Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 technology, enabling you to enjoy more speed, pixels, and power than any other USB-C port. And with dual Thunderbolt™ 3 ports, you can simultaneously use a 4K display and high-performance storage device—and tap blazingly-fast speeds at up to 40 Gbps.  

    Close-up of the USB C with Intel Thunderbolt™ 3 ports on the ThinkPad P72

    See visual computing in a new light

    For the ultimate in on-the-go productivity, there’s NVIDIA Quadro graphics. So why not opt for the highest card that a workstation can handle, with the P5200? It’s designed to take your visual computing to new heights—from complex simulations and deep learning to the new worlds of virtual reality.

    Two shots – one gaming, one video ¬¬– how the ThinkPad P72 can be used for entertainment, too

    What are you waiting for?

     By choosing Intel® Optane™ memory, the ThinkPad P72 can recognize the way you work, create, or game. As a result, everything’s accelerated from everyday computing and opening media-rich files to high-performance number crunching. It’s a difference that you can see and feel. 

    Shot of the ThinkPad P72 being used onsite by two builders / architects

    Windows 10 Pro, built for business

     With Windows 10 Pro and ThinkPad P72, you can empower yourself and your business to do great things securely across your other devices anywhere—with anyone, any time. Easy to use, it helps you can get more done right from the start. 

    Shot of the ThinkPad P72 folded flat, displaying the screen and keyboard

    More bang for your buck

    The ThinkPad P72 has a host of features as standard, such as  Flex Performance Cooling, dual-fan technology that lets you push the boundaries of productivity and creativity. There’s also the legendary ThinkPad keyboard, award winning and spill resistant, it’s optimized for a more comfortable typing experience.

    Close-up shot of the ThinkPad P72’s keyboard and trackpad

    Ready for today, tomorrow, & beyond

    With proven performance and software stability, the ThinkPad P72 has been thoroughly tested by industry-leading independent software vendors (ISVs). It has also been certified VR-ready, so you can tap the world of professional AR/VR without sacrificing mobility.

    Moreover, the Lenovo Performance Tuner (LPT) ensures you get the most out of your investment in both hardware and software. LPT allows the system to be fine tuned based on the specific demands of software applications.

    To make this process even easier, LPT has predefined application profiles for some of the top applications that adjust and manage the resources required by that application to run optimally for your workstation.

    In addition to Processor Affinity, LPT features:
    Power Management
    Resource Monitoring and Tuning
    Graphics Management
    BIOS Management

    Shot of the ThinkPad P72 with the keyboard opened and 3D software on the display

    Advanced security from the get-go

    With Windows Hello and the optional advanced infrared camera, you can log in to your ThinkPad P72 with just a smile. There’s also a match-on-chip fingerprint reader, providing you with the most secure fingerprint technology on a PC. And the dTPM 2.0 chip encrypts all your personal data automatically.

    Close-up shot of the ThinkPad P72’s fingerprint reader
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  • Tech Specs

    Tech Specs

    Description Specifications
    • 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
    • 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8850H
    • 8th Generation Intel® Xeon® E-2176M
    • 8th Generation Intel® Xeon® E-2186M
    Operating System
    • Windows 10 Pro for Workstations
    • Windows 10 Pro
    • Ubuntu Linux (pre-load)
    • Redhat Linux (certified)
    • NVIDIA Quadro® P600, 2 GB 
    • NVIDIA Quadro® P2000, 4 GB
    • NVIDIA Quadro® P3200, 6 GB
    • NVIDIA Quadro® P4200, 8 GB
    • NVIDIA Quadro® P5200, 16 GB
    • 17.3” FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS, 300nits, 72% NTSC color gamut
    • 17.3” 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS, 400nits, 100% Adobe color gamut, 10-bit color depth
    • 4 x SoDIMM Slots, 32 GB per DIMM
    • Total up to 128GB DDR4
    • Optional Intel® Optane™ 16 GB Memory
    • 2 x M.2 PCIe SSD and 2.5’’ SATA HDD 
    • 500 GB HDD
    • 1 TB  HDD
    • 2 TB HDD
    • 500 GB HDD FIPS
    • 256 GB SSD
    • 512 GB SSD
    • 1 TB SSD
    • 2 TB SSD
    Media Card Reader
    4-in-1 SD card reader
    • Raid 0
    • Raid 1
    Up to 18 hours*, 6 cell, 99 Whr, 230 power supply
    * Based on testing with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors
    Dimensions (W x D x H)
    416 mm x 281 mm x 25.9-31 mm / 16.4” x 11.1” x 1-1.2”
    Starting at 3.4 kg / 7.5lbs
    Intel® 9560 2x2 802.11 a/c + Bluetooth® 5.0
    • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
    • 2 x USB C with Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3
    • 4-in-1 SD card reader
    • Headphone/mic combo
    • HDMI 2.0
    • Mini DisplayPort™ 1.4
    • dTPM 2.0
    • Kensington Lock Slot
    • Touch Fingerprint Reader
    • Windows Hello with IR camera (optional)
    Green Certifications
    • EPEAT™
    • ENERGY STAR® 6.1
    • RoHS compliant
    • Dolby Audio™ Premium
    • Dolby Atmos® for headset*
    * Headset not included
    Preloaded Software
    • Lenovo Vantage
    • McAfee™ LiveSafe (30-day trial)
    • Microsoft Office 2016 (trial)

    Specifications may vary depending upon region



    • 1. 3.5mm audio combo jack
    • 2. USB 3.1 Gen 1
    • 3. 4-in-1 SD card reader
    • 4. Mini DisplayPort™ 1.4
    • 5. Gigabit Ethernet
    • 6. USB 3.1 Gen 1


    • 7. USB 3.1 Gen 1
    • 8. HDMI 2.0
    • 9. 2 x USB C with Intel Thunderbolt™ 3
    • 10. Power supply
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