Fall 2018 Mobile Computing Program Models

The three laptop options listed below come as part of a complete Rensselaer Mobile Computing Program package, which includes the laptop, warranty, on-campus services, pre-installed and configured software, a customized Rensselaer backpack, and a locking security cable. 

  • Lenovo T480s package is $1,335.00
  • Lenovo Yoga X380 package is $1,455.00
  • Dell XPS 15 package is $1,735.00

 

The following software comes pre-installed on all 2018-2019 Mobile Computing laptops:

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Education
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2016
  • Maplesoft Maple symbolic algebra program
  • Siemens NX CAD package
  • National Instruments LabVIEW

Please note that this listing does not include all pre-installed software, nor does it include other software packages that some students may need to purchase for their specific coursework. Please consult with your academic advisor to determine what, if any, additional software is required.

Lenovo T480s Ultrabook (black) Lenovo X380 Yoga 2-in-1 (silver) Dell XPS 15 Mobile Workstation
8th Generation Intel Core i7-8550U processor, 8MB cache, up to 4GHz 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8550U processor, 8MB cache, up to 4GHz 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 9MB cache, up to 4.1GHz
8GB DDR4-2400 RAM 8GB DDR4-2400 RAM 16GB DDR4-2666 RAM
14" FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS anti-glare display 13.3" FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS anti-reflective anti-smudge multi-touch display 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080) Infinity-Edge anti-glare IPS display
256GB (M.2,OPAL 2) solid state drive 256GB (M.2,OPAL 2) solid state drive 512GB (M.2 2280 PCIe) solid-state hard drive
Weight:  ~2.9 pounds Weight:  ~3.03 pounds Weight:  ~4.5 pounds
Backlit keyboard Backlit keyboard, ThinkPad Pen Pro Backlit keyboard
Intel® UHD graphics 620 Intel® UHD graphics 620 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4GB discrete graphics
Intel dual-band wireless adapter AC (2x2) 8265, with Bluetooth version 4.1 Intel dual-band wireless adapter AC (2x2) 8265, with Bluetooth version 4.1 Killer 1535 802.11ac 2x2 wireless adapter with Bluetooth 4.2
Ports:  2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3, 1 x HDMI, 1 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, 4-in-1 card reader, headphone and microphone combo jack Ports:  2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3, 1 x HDMI, 1 x Mini RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, 1 x 4-in-1 card reader, headphone and microphone combo jack Ports: 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 with PowerShare, 1 x AC Power, 1 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x Thunderbolt 3, 1 x headset jack
720p HD camera with microphone 720p HD camera with microphone 720p HD camera with microphones
Fingerprint reader Fingerprint reader Fingerprint reader
Four-year manufacturer's warranty and accidental damage protection and three-year battery warranty Four-year manufacturer's warranty and accidental damage protection and three-year battery warranty Four-year manufacturer's warranty and accidental damage protection and three-year battery warranty
57Wh three-cell battery 51Wh four-cell battery 97 Wh six-cell battery
Excellent model for students in most academic programs Optional model for students who may prefer the additional functionality of a 2-in-1 laptop Optional model for students preferring more robust specifications and capabilities including discrete graphics. Recommended for students in architecture or GSAS programs