All-In on Small: Fingers On With Lenovo’s ThinkCentre M90n-1 Nano PCs

In what’s on the very least an admirable feat of engineering, Lenovo nowadays introduced what it calls the arena’s smallest industrial PCs. Adopting the title of the corporate’s work-centric ThinkCentre desktops, the ThinkCentre M90n-1 Nano and the M90n-1 Nano IoT are compact PCs designed for workspaces the place room could be very restricted, or the prerequisites rugged.

The “abnormal” ThinkCentre Nano M90n can stash near to any place, and with a complete supplement of desktop options, its versatility might be necessary to a few customers. The Nano IoT, in the meantime, is somewhat greater, extra rugged, and fanless, intended for harsher running environments. Each will send in August, with the Nano beginning at $639 and the Nano IoT at $539. We’ve got were given masses extra main points on each and every, even though, so learn on for key specifications, perspectives, and my impressions from a preview match in New York Town.

Meet the New Nanos

Meet the New Nanos

When Lenovo first pulled the proverbial (and really small) curtain off the ThinkCentre Nano and passed me the instrument, I used to be inspired. It is small—65 % smaller than the already-compact ThinkCentre Tiny, of which we are running on a evaluation these days. It is 0.86 inch thick, and the footprint could be very minimum at 7 inches via 3.5 inches, making it neatly suited for being saved near to any place. You’ll slot it in the back of a desktop (Lenovo’s ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One, particularly, has a slot dedicated to small PCs within the rear) or observe, mount it to a wall, or put it underneath a table to transparent floor area fully. This little man weighs an cute 1.1 kilos, making setup or switch a breeze. Lenovo additionally touts the power financial savings this tiny field will web you, particularly if implemented at massive scale.