ThinkBook 16p Gen 2 Review

ThinkBook 16p Gen 2 Review
  • Design/Build Quality
  • Features
  • Performance
  • Battery
  • Audio


The 2nd Generation of Lenovo’s 16-inch Thinkbook aims to place it’s model as the classier, mainstream alternative to the more business focused Thinkpad. 


  • 3:2 display is great for content creation
  • Solid Aluminum Build
  • Powerful Internals


3:2 display makes media consumption awkward

Lenovo is adding the ThinkBook to its ever-expanding lineup of laptop models, alongside the ThinkPad. The latest is the upgraded ThinkBook 16p Gen2 – a powerful business-oriented laptop equipped with an AMD Ryzen 7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics.

Build and Feel



ProcessorAMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H Processor (3.20 GHz, up to 4.40 GHz Max Boost, 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 16 MB Cache
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro
Display16.0″ WQXGA (2560 x 1600) IPS, anti-glare with Dolby Vision™, 400 nits
Memory 16 GB DDR4 3200MHz
Battery Up to 6.9 hours 71Wh (MM2018)
Rapid Charge technology
Storage Up to 1 TB PCIe SSD
Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 6GB VRAM Laptop GPU with Max-Q, listed boost clock 1282MHz, maximum graphics power 75W, NVIDIA Max-Q Technologies: Dynamic Boost 2.0, Resizable BAR support
SecurityFirmware-based Trusted Platform Module (fTPM)
Touch fingerprint reader integrated with power button
Webcam privacy shutter
Windows Hello (with optional IR camera)
Audio2 x 2W speakers
Audio EFX by Harman
Dual-array microphones
Connectivity802.11AX (2 x 2)
Bluetooth® 5.2
Camera720p HD & IR camera with webcam privacy shutter
Ports2 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2
2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2
SD card reader
Headphone / mic combo
PreInstalled SoftwareLenovo Vantage
McAfee® LiveSafe™ trial
Microsoft Office Trial

Standout Features




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