With 4x the resolution of full high definition (FHD) and 400 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.
Get more done, more quickly
Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 technology gives you more speed, pixels, and power than any other USB-C port. This single-cable docking solution is also very versatile and supports up to a 5K display resolution. 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.
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 visual effects and exploring the new worlds of virtual reality.
*Available with Xeon E-2186M processors
For times you need to plug in your earbuds on the ThinkPad P72, enter a whole new world of sound. Dolby Atmos® creates an amazing headphone experience with breathtaking, moving audio that flows above and around you. Enjoy your listening experience, whether playing music, participating in a remote meeting, or even just catching a video.
Windows 10 Pro, built for business
With Windows 10 Pro*, you can empower yourself and your business to do great things securely across many devices anywhere—with anyone, any time. Easy to use, it helps you can get more done right from the start.
*Xeon processors include Windows 10 Pro for Workstations
Engineered to perform and last in any environment
The ThinkPad P72 has been rigorously tested to MIL-SPEC standards, so it works in almost any environment—from the Arctic to the desert and everywhere in between. Additionally, Flex Performance Cooling dual-fan technology 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.
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 includes ISV certification from the most popular vendors like Autodesk®, AVID®, Bentley®, Dassault®, PTC®, and Siemens®. It is also VR-ready, so you can tap the world of professional AR/VR without sacrificing mobility. Learn more about ISV certification for the ThinkPad P72 https://www.thinkworkstations.com/isv-certifications/
Advanced security from the get-go
With Windows Hello and the advanced infrared camera, you can log in to your ThinkPad P72 with just a smile. In addition to facial recognition, there’s also a match-on-chip fingerprint reader, providing you with the most secure fingerprint technology on a PC. The dTPM 2.0 chip encrypts all your personal data automatically. What’s more, there is an optional smartcard reader available.
?The processor runs the operating system and all applications. The faster the processor, the faster your programs run, but battery life can be affected.
Up to 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8850H 6 Core Processor with vPro™ (2.60GHz, up to 4.30GHz with Turbo Boost Technology, 9MB Cache)
Up to Intel® Xeon® E-2186M 6 Core Processor with vPro™ (2.90GHz, up to 4.80GHz with Turbo Boost Technology, 12MB Cache)
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro - Lenovo recommends Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro for Workstations (Xeon Processor only)
NVIDIA® Quadro® P600 4 GB
NVIDIA® Quadro® P2000 4 GB
NVIDIA® Quadro® P3200 6 GB (VR-ready)
NVIDIA® Quadro® P4200 8 GB (Xeon Processor only)
NVIDIA® Quadro® P5200 16 GB (Xeon Processor only)
?The display is the screen. Higher resolutions displays allow you to fit more content on the screen at once. IPS displays offer better colour and wider viewing angles.
17.3” FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 300nits, 72% NTSC color gamut
17.3” UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) IPS, anti-glare, 400nits, 100% Adobe color gamut, 10-bit color depth
?Memory, aka RAM, is used to store data temporarily as you are actively working on your laptop. It is not where your data is permanently stored. More memory can help your system run faster, especially if you have a lot of programs open at the same time.
4 x SoDIMM Slots, up to 32 GB per DIMM
Up to 128 GB DDR4 2400 MHz
Up to 64 GB DDR4 2400 MHz ECC (Xeon Processor only)
?Storage is where data, like documents and applications, resides permanently on your computer. Not to be confused with memory, which is only active when the computer is in use. Larger files like media files will need larger storage.
Up to 2 TB SSD
1 TB 7200 RPM
2 TB 5400 RPM
Up to 6 TB support (2 x 2 TB PCIe SSD + 1 x 2 TB SATA HDD)
Media Card Reader
4-in-1 SD card reader
Up to 18 hours*, 6 cell, 99 Whr
* Based on testing with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors
Dimensions (W x D x H)
16.4” x 11.1” x 0.96-1.15” / 416 x 281 x 24.5-29.4 (mm)
Starting at 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg)
?Wireless comes down to B, G, N or AC. The basics are B and G, G being faster than B with more range. AC is the fastest, but N has the furthest range and more frequency options.
Intel® 9560 vPro™ 802.11 AC (2 x 2) + Bluetooth® 5.0
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1** (one Always On)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2** Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt™ 3
4-in-1 card reader (MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC)
3.5 mm audio combo jack
Mini DisplayPort™ 1.4
Kensington Lock Slot
Touch Fingerprint Reader
Windows Hello with IR camera
ENERGY STAR® 6.1
Dolby Audio™ Premium
Dolby Atmos® for headset*
* Headset not included
McAfee™ LiveSafe (30-day trial)
Microsoft Office 2016 (trial)
Siemens® NX, Teamcenter, Tecnomatix
Siemens Solid Edge
McKesson Medical Imaging
Specifications may vary depending upon region
** The actual transfer speed of the USB 3.1 [Gen 2] will vary and, depending on many factors, such as the processing capability of host and peripheral devices, file attributes and other factors related to system configuration and your operating environments, will be slower than a speed of [10 Gbit/s]
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