Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Review and Specifications

The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is a flagship ultrabook that is characterized by an ultralight and ultrathin design. It offers these characteristics without undermining toughness. The new offering brings the ThinkPad closer to high-end competitors like Apple and Bell. The product comes with an extended warranty, TPM and vPro to satisfy the needs of business users.

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Specifications

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Specifications

The device has passed rigorous durability tests when it comes to functioning in extreme environments. The durability is thanks in part to its carbon-fiber reinforced chassis. This Lenovo laptop offers innovative docking options, a longer lasting battery and exceptional storage performance.The machine’s trackpoint is supported by dedicated buttons. It also features more practical physical keys in place of capacitive function keys.
On the other hand, the machine’s base is made of aluminum and magnesium.

Meanwhile, the back panel is manufactured using carbon fiber. The Lenovo’s gaps are filled with fiber reinforced plastic to ensure a robust product that is both durable and aesthetically appealing. The materials are aimed at making the laptop ultralight while delivering optimal strength.

The X1 Carbon’s screen can twist without causing any distortion in the display. As a result, you will notice small movement in the base. The device passed MIL-STD-810G tests, which are aimed at verifying the machine’s ability to withstand sand ingress, humidity, shock as well as high and low temperatures.

Exceptional performance

The product comes with up to 6th generation Intel i7-6600U with vPro. This enables it to handle an extensive array of manageability features in addition to enhanced security. It also features Windows 10 Pro operating system and incorporates integrated speakers with Dolby audio. The device provides a viable way to communicate via video chats and conference calls thanks to the HD webcam. It is Skype for Business-certified.

Ultrafast Storage Options

With ultrafast Samsung PCIe NVMe SSD storage, opening applications and files is quicker in comparison to SATA SSD.

Improved security

The device ensures improved security using the Touch Sensor Fingerprint Reader. This feature is considerably more effective when compared to swipe readers. Hardware is secured by a specialized chip known as Trusted Platform Module (TRM).

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon

Faster, convenient connections

With 4G LTE-A, you enjoy faster and more convenient connections wherever you go. The laptop uses advanced mobile broadband technology. The optional WiGig Dock provides a sure-fire way to boost productivity. The feature comes with 2K display to ensure wireless connections for audio devices, dual displays and more.

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Lenovo, Thinkpad X1 Carbon
Processor,Intel® Core™ i5-6200U Processor
Operating System,Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Graphics,Intel® HD Graphics 520
Memory,Up to 16 GB DDR3
Storage,Up to 1 TB PCIe NVMe SSD – 512GB SSD SATA3
Camera / Microphone,720p / Digital Array Microphone
Dimensions (W x D x H), (mm) : 333 x 229 x 16.45
Weight,Starting at 2.6 lbs (1107 g)
Battery, Up to 11 Hours (52 WHr)
Security and Manageability, TPM/Kensington® Lock/Touch Fingerprint Reader/Intel® vPro™ Technology
Ports,WiGig 2/ OneLink+/ Mini DisplayPort™/ HDMI™/ 3 x USB 3.0/ microSD™
WLAN, Intel WiGig18260AC 2×2+BT 4.1
WWAN, Huawei ME906s LTE/ Sierra Wireless EM7455 Qualcomm/ Snapdragon X7 LTE-A
Bluetooth, Bluetooth 4.1
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