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Long product name Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2.4GHz i5-6300U 14" 1920 x 1080pixels Black Ultrabook :
The short editorial description of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2.4GHz i5-6300U 14" 1920 x 1080pixels Black Ultrabook

35.56 cm (14 ") LED Full HD 1920 x 1080, Intel Core i5-6300U (3M Cache, 2.4 GHz), 8GB LPDDR3, Intel HD Graphics 520, 256GB SSD, WLAN 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n, Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2.4GHz i5-6300U 14" 1920 x 1080pixels Black Ultrabook:
The official marketing text of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2.4GHz i5-6300U 14" 1920 x 1080pixels Black Ultrabook as supplied by the manufacturer
ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Ultrathin. Ultralight. Ultratough. For the average Ultrabook™ these attributes may sound like a contradiction. But the new X1 Carbon is far above average. It features a carbon-fiber reinforced chassis and passes durability tests in extreme environments. Plus, it delivers more than all-day battery life, includes faster, more powerful storage performance, and has innovative docking options available, including wireless.

Uncompromisingly Thin & Light...
Starting at just 2.6 lbs (1.18 kg), the new X1 Carbon is the lightest 14-inch business Ultrabook™ on the planet. And at just 0.65 inch (16.5 mm) thin, it's extremely portable.

Yet Practically Indestructible
Constructed with satellite-grade carbon fiber, the new X1 Carbon is the toughest ThinkPad ever made. In fact, we perform nearly a dozen separate military-grade specification tests—all under extreme conditions with dust, vibration, heat, cold, altitude, water, humidity, solar radiation, and fungus. You can rely on ThinkPad despite what life throws your way.

And of course, the full-sized, backlit keyboard is spill-resistant, as you’d expect from a ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

Connect Anywhere, Anytime...
With 4G LTE-A, you get the fastest, most advanced mobile broadband technology. And you can boost your productivity with the optional WiGig Dock, available with 2K display (coming soon), which lets you connect wirelessly for dual displays, audio devices, and more.

But Stay Unplugged
With the X1 Carbon, you can stay connected, yet go unplugged more than all day, as the battery lasts up to 10 hours*.

* Based on testing three different product configurations with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.

Connect Anywhere, Anytime...
With 4G LTE-A, you get the fastest, most advanced mobile broadband technology. And you can boost your productivity with the optional WiGig Dock, available with 2K display (coming soon), which lets you connect wirelessly for dual displays, audio devices, and more.

But Stay Unplugged
With the X1 Carbon, you can stay connected, yet go unplugged more than all day, as the battery lasts up to 10 hours*.

* Based on testing three different product configurations with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.

Powerful Performance
The new X1 Carbon features a Windows 10 Pro operating system and up to 6th generation Intel® i7-6600U with vPro—that means lots of manageability features and enhanced security. And of course the X1 Carbon is Skype for Business-certified, includes integrated speakers with Dolby® audio, and an HD webcam, so conference calls and video chats are a snap.

Ultrafast Storage Options
With ultrafast Samsung PCIe NVMe SSD storage, you can open files and applications more than two times faster than SATA SSD*

* Results represent the overall performance in the Storage Access test, which evaluates storage read / write performance in 10 applications. PCIe NVME SSD is an optional configuration. Products can also be configured with regular PCIe SSD or SATA SSD.

Stunning Display
A 2K (2560 x 1440) display and antiglare screen mean text is crisper, images are brighter, and colors are truer. And with IPS technology you can view the screen from nearly 180-degrees. It's also anti-smudge. Also available with FHD IPS (1920 x 1080) display.

Extra Security
Because your data is critical, we’ve enhanced security to keep you safer than ever. The X1 Carbon includes the Touch Sensor Fingerprint Reader, which is more reliable and accurate than typical swipe readers. Plus, this Ultrabook® also includes Trusted Platform Module (TPM), which is a specialized chip designed to secure hardware.

Clutter-Free Desktop - Coming Soon
Wirelessly connect your X1 Carbon to the optional ThinkPad WiGig dock (available with optional 2K display). It's a desktop hub that includes LAN, video outputs, USB ports, and more, which you can take advantage of without running cables across your workspace.
Short summary description Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2.4GHz i5-6300U 14" 1920 x 1080pixels Black Ultrabook:
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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, 6th gen Intel® Core™ i5, 2.4 GHz, 14", 1920 x 1080 pixels, 8 GB, 256 GB
Long summary description Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2.4GHz i5-6300U 14" 1920 x 1080pixels Black Ultrabook :

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Product type: Ultrabook, Form factor: Clamshell. Processor family: 6th gen Intel® Core™ i5, Processor model: i5-6300U, Processor frequency: 2.4 GHz. Display diagonal: 14", HD type: Full HD, Display resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels. Internal memory: 8 GB, Internal memory type: LPDDR3-SDRAM. Total storage capacity: 256 GB, Storage media: SSD. On-board graphics adapter. Operating system installed: Windows 7 Professional. Color of product: Black

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Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)

Protect Your Identity and Business
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT) protects enterprises from being penetrated by stolen credentials and online user account access with an added layer of hardware-based security and authentication as well as a multifactor authentication framework to manage different authentication methods.

Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® vPro™ Technology

Leading-Edge Security for an Unwired Workplace
The capabilities of Intel® vPro™ technology help IT leadership protect cloud and virtual environments from rootkits and malware threats while ensuring that their organization can keep up with workforce demands. Hardware-based features support centralized image management and administration, secure network storage, and out-of-band protection.

Intel HD Graphics
Intel HD Graphics

Intel® HD Graphics Power Great Visuals
Dive into your most vivid videos for a whole new vision, with Intel HD graphics. Smooth visuals delivered in Ultra HD make 4K videos jump right off the screens of your 2 in 1s, premium notebooks, and portable All-in-Ones.

Dazzling 4K Quality, Built-In
Lines crisper. Colors more vibrant. Intricacies sharpened. When you’re watching a video with 4K Ultra HD graphics, you’re entering a vivid experience like none other.

Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology

Create, Edit, and Share Video in a Flash
Intel® Quick Sync Video uses the dedicated media processing capabilities of Intel® Graphics Technology to make video encoding tasks—such as creating DVDs or Blu-ray discs, creating and editing 3D videos, converting 2D video files into 3D, and converting video for portable media players and social networking sites—faster and easier.

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology

Higher Performance When You Need It Most
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.01 accelerates processor and graphics performance by increasing the operating frequency when operating below specification limits. The maximum frequency varies depending on workload, hardware, software, and overall system configuration.

Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)

Solutions to Help You Focus on Your Small Business
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA) helps small businesses without a managed network manage security and productivity issues. This solution helps maintain and protect PCs automatically so that you can focus on running your business.

Design
Color of product *
Black
Product type *
Ultrabook
Form factor *
Clamshell
Intel segment tagging
Enterprise, Small Business
Display
Display diagonal *
14"
Display resolution *
1920 x 1080 pixels
Touchscreen *
No
LED backlight
Yes
HD type
Full HD
Display surface
Matt
Aspect ratio
16:9
Panel type
IPS
Processor
Processor frequency *
2.4 GHz
Processor family *
6th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor model *
i5-6300U
Processor boost frequency
The turbo boost is an automatic, managed accelleration of the processor when one of the cores is overloaded.
3 GHz
Processor cores
2
Processor threads
4
System bus rate
4 GT/s
Processor cache
3 MB
Processor socket
LGA 1356 (Socket B2)
Processor cache type
Smart Cache
Processor lithography
14 nm
Processor operating modes
64-bit
Stepping
D1
Bus type
QPI
Processor codename
Skylake
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
15 W
Processor series
Intel® Core™ i5-6300 Mobile Series
FSB Parity
No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes
12
PCI Express slots version
3.0
PCI Express configurations
1x4,4x1
Configurable TDP-down
7.5 W
Tjunction
100 °C
Configurable TDP-down frequency
800 MHz
Conflict Free processor
Yes
ECC supported by processor
No
Memory
Internal memory *
8 GB
Internal memory type *
LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory *
8 GB
Memory clock speed
1866 MHz
Memory form factor
On-board
Storage
Total storage capacity *
256 GB
Storage media *
SSD
Card reader integrated *
Yes
Number of SSDs installed
1
Solid-state drive capacity
The Solid State Drive's storage capacity in Gigabytes.
256 GB
Compatible memory cards
MicroSD (TransFlash)
Graphics
On-board graphics adapter *
Yes
Discrete graphics adapter *
No
On-board graphics adapter model *
Intel® HD Graphics 520
Discrete graphics adapter model *
Not available
On-board graphics adapter family
Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter base frequency
300 MHz
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)
1000 MHz
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory
1.74 GB
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics)
3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version
12
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version
4.4
On-board graphics adapter ID
1916
Graphics adapter Open GL support
Yes
Audio
Number of built-in speakers
2
Speaker power
1 W
Built-in microphone
Yes
Camera
Front camera *
Yes
Optical drive
Optical drive type *
No
LightScribe
No
Networking
Bluetooth *
Yes
3G *
No
4G *
No
Wi-Fi *
Yes
Wi-Fi standards *
IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN *
No
Ports & interfaces
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity *
3
HDMI ports quantity *
1
DVI port
No
Microphone in
No
S/PDIF out port
No
Combo headphone/mic port
Yes
Docking connector
Yes
Mini DisplayPorts quantity
1
Ports & interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge
Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports
1
Keyboard
Numeric keypad *
No
Pointing device
ThinkPad UltraNav
Windows keys
Yes
Software
Operating system installed *
Windows 7 Professional
Operating system architecture
64-bit
Recovery operating system
Windows 10 Pro
Processor special features
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
No
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology
Yes
Intel HD Graphics
Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology
Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Yes
Intel® Insider™
Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access
Yes
Intel® Smart Cache
Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching
No
Intel® Secure Key
Yes
Intel TSX-NI
Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Yes
Intel® OS Guard
Yes
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
1
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Yes
Intel 64
Yes
Execute Disable Bit
Yes
Idle States
Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Yes
Processor package size
42
Supported instruction sets
SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Processor code
SR2F0
CPU configuration (max)
1
Embedded options available
Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography
14 nm
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version
1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version
1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version
1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version
1.00
Intel TSX-NI version
1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Yes
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
No
Intel FDI Technology
No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
No
Intel Fast Memory Access
No
Processor ARK ID
88190
Battery
Battery technology
Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells
4
Battery life (max)
11 h
Battery capacity (Watt hours)
52 Wh
Weight & dimensions
Weight *
2.58 lbs (1.17 kg)
Width *
13.1" (333 mm)
Depth *
9.02" (229 mm)
Height
0.648" (16.4 mm)
Packaging data
AC adapter included
Yes
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Reviews
Updated:
2016-11-09
Testseek has collected 404 expert reviews for Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2.4GHz i5-6300U 14" 1920 x 1080pixels Black and the average expert rating is 82 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
82%
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zdnet.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
When you take the ThinkPad X1 Carbon out of the nondescript box, you are immediately impressed by the top casing of polymer that is reinforced with carbon fiber, coupled with the magnesium aluminum alloy on the bottom. The clean lines of the design make t...
Good Durable, Thin and light, Highresolution touch screen (optional), Keyboard...
Bad Keyboard design...
95%
computershopper.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Half a pound doesn't sound like much, but anyone buying gold or silver (or paying their bill at the deli counter) can tell you it's not insignificant. So can business travelers with overstuffed briefcases. So while Lenovo has whittled its superb ThinkPad...
Good Remarkably thin and light yet sturdy, Splendid keyboard, Crisp 1080p display, Security and manageability features for IT departments...
Bad No USBC or Ethernet port, No touch screen, MicroSD instead of standard SD card slot...
Bottom line Lenovo pares another few grams and millimeters from its lustworthy ThinkPad X1 Carbon, turning the executive status symbol into the best 14-inch business notebook, period. Read More…...
90%
notebookcheck.net
Updated:
2016-11-09
Carbon footprint. We compare our second more affordable Core i5 FHD SKU against the pricier Core i7 WQHD SKU to see if it's worth saving some few bucks for less pixels and performance power...
Good no CPU or GPU throttling on battery power, excellent keyboard and touchpad, slim design; strong chassis, respectable battery life, easy serviceability, brighter backlight, WWAN support, quiet fans, no PWM...
Bad Narrower color gamut than the WQHD SKU, hinges could be more taut, fingerprint magnet, no USB TypeC, slow charging, soldered RAM, pricey...
Bottom line In review: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB-005XUS. Test model courtesy of Lenovo US.With strong alternatives available like the MacBook Air or XPS 13, the pressure has been hard on Lenovo to keep the ThinkPad X1 Carbon series going strong. The latest m...
90%
notebookcheck.net
Updated:
2016-11-09
Slimmer is not possible. Already the third generation of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon belonged to the slimmest and lightest 14 inch notebooks on the market. In the fourth generation, Lenovo goes one better and reduces the weight to below 1.2 kg. We have checked...
Good ultra light and slim case, excellent input devices, fast wireless connections, highresolution and viewing angle stable display, high system performance, low system noise and temperature, good battery life, 3 years warranty...
Bad slightly wobbly display hinges, LAN only via adapter, no USB Type C, hardly any upgrade options, very high price...
Bottom line In review: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Test model provided by NotebooksandmoreE460, L460, T460, T460p, T460s, and now the X1 Carbon: It appears that Lenovo wants to fill even the tiniest niche with a ThinkPad model. We do not want to judge here whether...
89%
notebookcheck.net
Updated:
2016-11-09
Carbon-based evolution. While Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon series laptop has always been an impressive piece of hardware, some design decisions have polarized the audience. The X1 Carbon 3rd Gen answers the criticism with solutions which aim to please all...
Good Schönes und komfortables Design, Fantastische Tastatur, Deutlich verbessertes Clickpad, Wiederbelebte dedizierte Taten für den TrackPoint, Entspiegelter Bildschirm, Kann gewartet werden, Lautlos im Leerlauf; sonst leise, Angenehme Temperaturen, sogar unte...
Bad Wackelige Scharniere, Begrenzte Anschlussvielfalt, Bildschirm mit geringer Helligkeit und Kontrast, Schlechte Farbsättigung, Geringere Leistung im Akkubetrieb, Restriktives Temperaturmanagement führt zu Throttling unter Last, Geringe Schreibleistung der S...
Bottom line The Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon 2015 (3rd Generation) The Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd Gen is a beautiful machine . Much like the Dell XPS 13 took the initiative to cram a 13-inch screen into an 11-inch form factor, the X1 Carbon sports dimensions that are more compa...
87%
notebookcheck.net
Updated:
2016-11-09
So how does one recognize a great business laptop? In 2013 one of our readers tended to prefer Lenovo's X1 Carbon , even though it may have very well been unaffordable for most as even the base configuration cost 1300 Euros (~$1782). Still, the Carbon was...
Good lightweight, sturdy chassis, usually quiet, very large clickpad, integrated LTE modem, backlit keyboard, highly responsive input devices, superb viewing angles (90°), great battery life, battery charges quickly (compared to discharge), matte touch display...
Bad CPU exhibits some throttling, bad webcam, no real F keys...
Bottom line ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch 2014 - not everybody is going to like the adaptive keyboard Lenovo has tried to put everything new and fancy into the revamped X1 Carbon, but it may have overshot some of its targets in the process. However, let us start with one...
87%
notebookcheck.net
Updated:
2016-11-09
After our colleagues in the US office scrutinized the X1 Carbon premium model (i7-3667U processor, 256 GB SSD) designed for the American market , we want to dedicate ourselves to a model made for the German market in another test. Featuring Intel's i5-342...
Bottom line Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, courtesy of: It is almost inevitable that you will come across Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon when looking for an ultra-portable office laptop with business features. The bundle sounds perfect: 1.3 kilograms (~2.87 pounds), brig...
87%
notebookcheck.net
Updated:
2016-11-09
A few months ago we tested Lenovo's long awaited luxury model for the CEO from the executive board. The X1 was and is a very light, slim ultrabook with perfect dual-pointing input devices, long battery runtimes and a decent HD+ screen . Now the manufactur...
Good High CPU and application performance, Light, rigid casing, Quiet, even relatively quiet during load, Big touchpad, Integrated 3G modem, Backlit keyboard, Feedback strong input devices, Good battery life, Short battery charge time, AR coated touchscreen...
Bad Tight viewing angles compared with IPS, CPU throttling during extreme load, Few interfaces, no docking port, High price...
Bottom line Lenovo doesn't clear the field without a fight and, in our opinion, again faces the customer with a premium and virtually complete business ultrabook . The competition has failed to release an equal, mobile slim device to date. Neither HP nor Dell offer...
86%
notebookreview.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
People who say “third time's the charm” haven't seen the 4th generation Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1. Lenovo hasn't reinvented the wheel with its newest 14-inch business class laptop, but they've made one smooth ride. It's smaller, more powerful and houses a...
Good Gorgeous QHD display, Marketleading keyboard, Lightning quick SSD...
Bad Lack of Ethernet and SD Card slot, Mediocre endurance...
Bottom line The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2016 edition receives our Editor's Choice Award for taking a product we already loved and making it only better.The QHD display is simply gorgeous. It caught our eye the first time we booted the machine up and never stopped i...
86%
notebookcheck.net
Updated:
2016-11-09
Introduced in mid-2011, the relatively new Lenovo X1 Series of ultrabooks attempts to fuse the best of both worlds. We applauded the original Sandy Bridge model for its high quality looks and feel, bright display, ample connectivity options, and strong sy...
Good Incredibly fast CPU and application performance for the size, Very lightweight, yet strong shell, Extremely quiet, Matte display, Large touchpad, Improved gamut range, WWAN options, Mini DisplayPort, Backlit keyboard...
Bad Surface temperatures can become very warm, No Gorilla Glass, ThinkLight, HDMI, integrated RJ45, or dedicated docking ports, Plastic display bezel feels out of place, Mediocre battery life, Mushy leftand rightclick buttons, Overall fingerprint magnet...
Bottom line Lenovo X1 Carbon The changes that the X1 Carbon brings are not just skin deep . Many of these changes have addressed some of the common complaints about the original X1, but at the same have introduced new criticisms. The new 14-inch matte display, for e...
86%
notebookcheck.net
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo certainly can't be accused of a lacking innovation. The X1 Carbon was one of the first Ultrabooks designed for business customers looking for a sleek alternative to a "normal" ThinkPad. A few weeks ago we subjected the second generation of the Ult...
Good light and sturdy chassis, very quiet, large ClickPad, integrated UMTS modem, backlit keyboard, input devices offer great feedback, good viewing angle stability (90°), very good battery life, spacious SSD with 512 GB capacity, semimatte touch display, HDMI...
Bad very high price, integrated touchpad mouse buttons, webcam quality is marginal, lacks true Fnkeys...
Bottom line About 700 Euro (~$1000) separate the least and the most expensive version of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon - a substantial amount of money, especially considering the high base price of 1300 Euro (~$1800). Even the base version - equipped with the Core i...
85%
infoworld.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
If Lenovo's X1 Carbon Ultrabook is any indication, professionals are in no hurry to move to Windows 8. Small wonder this new iteration of the ThinkPad ships with Windows 7 Professional instead. It eschews a touchscreen and a tablet form factor in fav...
84%
notebookreview.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon feels like a return to form. Since its inception, the X1 series has been seen as a premium 14-inch business line. The series has introduced incredibly slim form factors, industry-leading performance and high-quality designs...
Good Fast, reliable performance, Insanely light for a 14inch device, Great Audio, Excellent visuals with crisp images and great color accuracy...
Bad Expensive, Display suffers in direct light due to limited brightness...
84%
engadget.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
When Lenovo came out with the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, it seemed like precisely the sort of thing ThinkPad fans had been waiting for: an ultraportable with fast performance, a crisp 1,600 x 900 screen and, of course, one well-engineered keyboard. In fact, we d...
Good Solid build, lightweight for a 14inch machine, Excellent keyboard and trackpad, Fast performance...
Bad Expensive, Narrow viewing angles...
Bottom line The X1 Carbon Touch is among the best Windows 8 Ultrabooks around, with a comfortable keyboard, fast performance and a lightweight build. Still, it's pricey, even for a high-end ultraportable...
81%
Laptopmag.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo's goal with the X1 Carbon has always been simple: to make the ultimate 14-inch business ultraportable. But the last couple of editions have produced mixed results. The 2013 touch-screen version didn't last long enough on a charge, and the keyboard...
Good Swift Core i5 performance, Comfortable keyboard and touchpad, Sturdy design, Loud audio, Long battery life...
Bad Relatively dim display, No SD card slot...
Bottom line The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is an excellent business ultraportable, offering strong performance, long battery life and an improved keyboard, all in a svelte and durable design...
80%
mobiletechreview.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
There are few 14" Ultrabooks on the market, and even fewer that are as slim, light and bulletproof as the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon. The keyboard is sublime and the trackpad is good--- especially good for those who love the TrackPoint. Though the display'...
Good Light, slim yet built like a tank. Superb keyboard with standard layout, TrackPoint buttons are back.
Bad Expensive, display brightness and color gamut fall behind the pack leaders...
Bottom line There are few 14" Ultrabooks on the market, and even fewer that are as slim, light and bulletproof as the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon. The keyboard is sublime and the trackpad is good--- especially good for those who love the TrackPoint. Though the display'...
80%
ubergizmo.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The Lenovo X1 Carbon 2014 follows the step of the previous X1 Carbon (2012) and the original Thinkpad X1 . It is thinner, gets much better battery life and incorporates a high-DPI display. Its Carbon construction allows it to be the only 14” laptop that w...
Bottom line very good) The Lenovo X1 Carbon is a great computer for those who seek a laptop that is very durable, productive and comfortable at the same time. I have used it for months during trade shows in many parts of the world, and this computer still looks bra...
80%
pcworld.com_techhive.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo took its sweet time cooking up Haswell versions of its flagship business Ultrabook line. While there are signs the 2014 ThinkPad X1 Carbon spent too much time in the test kitchen, it’s still the best notebook I...
Good Robust, but lightweight construction, 2560by1440pixel touchscreen, HDMI and DisplayPort; hardwired ethernet; 802.11ac WiFi, Adaptive function row...
Bad Short battery life, Unconventional keyboard layout, Overhyped speechand gesturerecognition features...
Bottom line Almost everything about the new X1 Carbon is better than the original. But the company's engineers should have left most of the keyboard alone. We can also do without its speech- and gesture-recognition...
80%
pcworld.com_techhive.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
ThinkPads have been a class act among business laptops since IBM launched the line over two decades ago. As a Lenovo brand, they remain pricey, but they're also exceptionally easy to carry and comfortable to use. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch stands out ev...
Good Exceptionally thin, light, and strong, Aboveaverage performance, Terrific keyboard and pointing devices, Fast battery charging...
Bad Short battery life (and you can't swap in a fresh one), Just one USB 3.0, one USB 2.0 (and you'll need one for ethernet)...
Bottom line This quietly elegant executive notebook is small, slim, sturdy and a dream to use. It's expensive, and its battery life is short, but it's one of the best business-travel companions we've seen...
80%
pcmag.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch ($1,648) is an executive's ultrabook. It's slim, has a lovely carbon fiber construction, and is powerful enough to view and edit large spreadsheets. It's light enough to be carried around the corridors of your office bu...
Good Slim. Speedy SSD. 1,600 by 900 resolution screen. Great keyboard. Dual pointing devices. Comes with QuickLaunch Start Menu replacement.
Bad Mid-pack battery life. Limited I/O ports. Ethernet requires dongle. Sealed battery...
Bottom line The Lenovo ThinkPad X Carbon Touch is the ultrabook your executive users will want...
80%
wired.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Good sir! You have outfit my ThinkPad X1 Carbon with the power of touch!With the rather obviously named ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch , Lenovo brings its flagship ultrabook into the Windows 8 era, adding a touchscreen to the package but leaving most of the res...
80%
Digitaltrends.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon is undoubtedly one of the best Ultrabooks of the past year. Not only is it rugged enough for the rigors of the road-warrior life, it also offers a bigger screen than most of the competition without sacrificing the slim and smal...
Good Light weight and slim, Semirugged and durable construction, Excellent keyboard for an Ultrabook, Multiple inputs, including TrackPoint, Speedy performance...
Bad Only two USB ports, Subpar touchpad, Touchscreen means lower battery life, Viewing angles aren't as wide as we'd like...
Bottom line The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is a good successor to the first generation X1 Carbon. It retains almost everything that is good about the original while adding the touchscreen many people value in a Windows 8 machine. You'll get a an excellent keyb...
80%
maximumpc.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Unlike many an Ultrabook, there’s no mistaking this one for a MacBook Air, or even an Air wannabe. Staying true to the venerable ThinkPad brand, the X1 Carbon is matte-black through and through, and clad in that distinct rubberized coating that feels...
Good Understated good looks; solid build quality; nice keyboard/touchpad.
Bad Pricey; 128GB SSD; average battery life.
80%
mobiletechreview.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon faces some serious competition, even within Lenovo's own overlapping lineup where the ThinkPad X1 Yoga and ThinkPad T460s beckon. The X1 Yoga brings a 360 degree hinge, touchscreen and a Wacom pen for $300 more. The T460s is...
Good Slim, light yet strong. Fantastic keyboard, very good display, good port selection.
Bad No touchscreen option, no USBC or Thunderbolt 3 port...
80%
pcworld.com_techhive.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo is justifiably proud of its ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultraportable laptop. The machine is incredibly thin—just 0.7 inch at its thickest point—and the chassis is built with carbon fiber, resulting in an Ultrabook that ships with a 1600-by-900-pixel LCD...
Good Good keyboard and choice of pointing options, Integrated 3G cellular broadband...
Bad LCD panel seems dim and a little washed out, Limited port selection...
Bottom line Lenovo's X1 Carbon offers an understated look and exotic chassis material, but the LCD panel display quality could be better...
80%
pcmag.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon$1,294.20 at Lenovo retails for just under $1,500 and can be upgraded to cost almost $1,900, which makes it one of the more expensive ultrabooks out there. But it looks and feels expensive with a chassis partially constructed...
Good Excellent battery life. Under 3 pounds. Dual pointing devices. Speedy SSD and day to day performance. Backlit keyboard. Good volume on speakers. Matte display.
Bad Uses new AC adapter format. Only 54GB free space left on SSD. Only one USB 3.0 port, No HDMI...
Bottom line The Lenovo X1 Carbon is an ultrabook designed for business. It has IT-friendly vPro built in, the ThinkPad TrackPoint, weighs under three pounds, and has over seven hours of battery life. It's the ultrabook you want if you're thinking business...
80%
Laptopmag.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
FOLLOW US SHARE Lenovo's 13-inch ultraportable notebooks have a rich history, dating back to 2008's ThinkPad X300, which broke new ground as the thinnest and lightest 13-inch business notebook of its time. Now, the company has entered the business Ultr...
Good Lightweight and durable design; High-res screen with wide viewing angles; Long battery life; Great webcam; Fast charging time...
Bad Slower SSD than other Ultrabooks; No Ethernet or VGA; A little pricey...
Bottom line The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a stellar business Ultrabook, offering a high-res matte screen and long battery life in a slim and sturdy design.
80%
theverge.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Note: this video is from our original review of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Imagine I touch the screen at some point in the video, and something happens, and you'll pretty much get the idea here.For once, I'm grateful Windows laptops have stickers all over th...
Good Touchscreen works well, Gorgeous, sleek design, Solid performance, Great keyboard...
Bad Gets really hot, Expensive, Too much bloatware...
76%
engadget.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Don't call it a business laptop. I mean, you could, but you'd be missing the point: Though the original Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon was technically aimed at corporate users, it was good enough for us to recommend even to regular consumers. That was a year a...
Good Durable  Thin and light for a 14inch Ultrabook, Bright, highres screen, Adaptive keyboard panel can be useful...
Bad Worstinclass battery life, No SD slot, Backspace key is shrunken and in a different place, Expensive; touchscreen doesn't come standard...
Bottom line On paper, the new X1 Carbon is an improvement over the original (which we liked!) in nearly every respect: It's thinner and lighter, and has a sharper screen, fresh processors and longer battery life. The problem is, the X1 Carbon, like many things in lif...
75%
theverge.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo's laid all its cards on the table, and put everything it's got into one machine. Is it enough? Read on...
Good Gorgeous design, Thin and light, Excellent keyboard and trackpad, Solid overall performance...
Bad Way too much bloatware, Gets hot easily, Terrible for gaming...
75%
mobiletechreview.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Ultrabook has been a hit since the first version hit shelves a few years back. Folks have been eagerly awaiting the 4th generation Intel Haswell refresh, and Lenovo took quite some time to release it since other changes wer...
Good Slim yet strong, larger than average display for an Ultrabook, high res touch option.
Bad New keyboard design is dubious...
Bottom line If you're a ThinkPad person and want one of the thinnest models available, or simply prefer a 14" display but don't want to move up to the larger T440s, then the Carbon X1 is worth serious consideration. We love the build quality, fast SSDs and high resol...
70%
computershopper.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
When we reviewed the original ThinkPad X1 Carbon , its handsome and lightweight design, stellar 1,600x900 display, and excellent keyboard convinced us that 14-inch ultrabook shoppers should put it at the top of their short lists. With the latest incarnati...
Good Thin and light, Vivid touch screen with wide viewing angles, Speedy performance, Excellent typing feel, Adaptive function keys...
Bad Expensive, Not the longest battery life, Harsh audio, Annoying keyboard layout, Stiff upper mouse buttons...
Bottom line The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon remains an excellent choice for on-the-go business users, but the latest edition mixes fresh innovations with a couple of odd quirks. Read More…...
70%
pcmag.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch (2014) ($1,499, as tested) is this year's update to one of our favorite business ultrabooks, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch$1,294.20 at Lenovo. It retains the lightweight, rugged construction of previous models while...
Good Extremely slim and light design is still tough enough to take on the road. High-resolution (2,560-by-1,440) touch display looks great. Intel Core i5 processor and solid-state drive offer zippy performance.
Bad New function bar adds unnecessary complexity to simple functions. New keyboard layout may not be to everyone's liking. Ethernet requires dongle. Short battery life...
Bottom line The Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon Touch (2014) makes some bold changes to one of our favorite business ultrabooks, but while it's still a good laptop, not every change is for the better...
70%
Laptopmag.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
It sounds like a pretty sweet combo for road warriors. With the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch, Lenovo has paired its top business Ultrabook with a touchscreen for making the most of Windows 8's interface. Everything that makes the X1 one of our favorite ultrap...
Good Durable and sleek design; Comfortable backlit keyboard; Sharp and responsive touchscreen; Snappy overall performance...
Bad Shorter battery life than Windows 7 version; Some touchpad issues; WiFi adapter can be wonky...
Bottom line The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is a strong and sleek Ultrabook that combines Windows 8 with a sharp touch screen, but you'll sacrifice some battery life...
70%
notebookreview.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
What happens when you take a classic ThinkPad business notebook, mix it with an Ultrabook and add a generous helping of carbon fiber? You get the all new ThinkPad X1 Carbon: a 14-inch business-class Ultrabook that promises to be a corporate executive's be...
Good Oh my! Best touchpad surface ... ever!, Matte display!, Solid construction, Good overall performance...
Bad Gets pretty hot, No more slice battery option, 1600x900 is good ... 1080p would be better...
Bottom line The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon takes almost everything that was great about last year's ThinkPad X1 and combines it with the latest Ultrabook technology to deliver an outstanding business Ultrabook. While most professionals looking for a thin and light lap...
70%
Laptopmag.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
When Lenovo launched the ThinkPad X1 Carbon in 2012, the uber-light 14-inch laptop took the business notebook world by storm with its svelte, 3-pound carbon-fiber chassis. After adding a touch screen version in 2013, the ThinkPad-maker has released its se...
Good Gorgeous WQHD Screen; Durable and lightweight design; Accurate speakers; Runs cool...
Bad Awkward uncomfortable keyboard; Lackluster touchpad; Relatively slow SSD; Poor quality webcam...
Bottom line The ThinkPad X1 Carbon delivers a sharp display and an uber-thin, lightweight chassis, but other ThinkPads offer more for less...
60%
notebookreview.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The new ThinkPad X1 Carbon is Lenovo's halo entry into the high-end business Ultrabook market. This product features the very latest in technology including a WHQD (2560×1440 resolution) display with touch support, carbon fiber construction, backlit adapt...
Good Excellent build quality and design, High resolution touch enabled display, Good performance, Good battery life...
Bad The keyboard is a mess, The Clickpad has a vague feel, No extendedlife battery option, Soldered memory chips...
57%
hothardware.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon has been through a few revisions now and it's easy to see why the product sells so well and why Lenovo continues to invest in the model lineage. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon combines the sleek profile of a mainstream ultrabook with t...
Good Fantastic build quality, Stylish, understated, sleek, Great performance, Best keyboard in the business, Best trackpad in the business, Solid battery life, Great sounding speakers...
Bad No SD Card slot, again.
Bottom line Performance Analysis:The new 2015 ThinkPad X1 Carbon offered some of the best performance results we've seen from a 13-inch Ultrabook in standard Productivity and Content Creation workloads. In gaming, the new X1 Carbon was also strong, but not quite as s...
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arstechnica.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
I think it was 2002 that I got my first-ever laptop: a ThinkPad. Still made by IBM in those days, my ThinkPad A30p was a monster. Coming in a hair under 8lbs, it had all the bells and whistles: a 1.2GHz Pentium III-M, a full 1GB of RAM, 48GB hard disk, a...
Good Glorious keyboard, Glorious TrackPoint, Glorious ThinkPad styling, Good screen, Very compact, for a 14inch screen, Chock full of useful bells and whistles, Fast, at least for CPUbound tasks...
Bad The GPU performance mystery, No 16GB RAM option...
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phoronix.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Nearly one month ago I bought the third-generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon as one of the first laptops/ultrabooks shipping with a high-end Broadwell processor. I've been running Linux on the system since receiving it, including the past ~3 weeks as my m...
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wired.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Of course, Lenovo is expected to announce a slew of PCs here at CES, from consumer-market laptops to budget all-in-ones. But the first announcement to hit the wires is the refresh to one of the best high-end Windows machines on the market: the ThinkPad X1...
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techworld.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon, Lenovo's entry for the ultraportable laptop category, was launched in 2012 as a development of the previous year's ThinkPad X1 laptop but this time sporting carbon-fibre parts in its chassis.It was updated last year in 2013, and ag...
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windowscentral.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
When Lenovo first introduced the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook in 2012, we were faced with a machine that was close to perfection. Sure, the original iteration was not perfect in every sense but it came closer than any Ultrabook we had available.Now that w...
Good Stunning design that continues to show business machines can turn heads, powerful internals to match the machine's beauty, light weight and super portable, gorgeous highresolution multitouch display, Lenovo's OneLink port feels like the future of docking...
Bad New ThinkPad keyboard is awkward to use and will take time to get used to, battery life is less than impressive, adaptive keyboard is more cumbersome then helpful, no SD card slot...
Bottom line Overall, our experience with Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon is extremely mixed. The design of the unit is one of the most strikingly beautiful and simple machines we have seen to date but feel that the keyboard truly cripples the experience. If you can over...
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gottabemobile.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The ThinkPad Carbon X1 is an impressive notebook from Lenovo that offers fast battery charging, a keyboard that changes based on what you are doing and is powerful enough to handle the needs of most business users. In addition to these features the Carbon...
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booredatwork.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
We all have multiple aspects, we work, we play, we relax. We take on a different mindset for each situation. We want to feel comfortable in the board room, hold our own in when gaming at our couch against the stereotypical 13-year-old on CoD, or just sit...
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gizmochina.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo has been acquire the IBM ThinkPad lineup model, and now we have a new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, the 14 inch notebook that covered with carbon material body. The new ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the new 2014 ThinkPad model, this is the upgrade version fro...
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gottabemobile.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The New ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2014 model is finally here, bringing an impressive blend of form and function to users that need a thin and light Windows 8.1 powered machine.Announced at CES earlier this year , the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2014 catches your attentio...
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slashgear.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo has rolled out a variety of business-chic ThinkPad laptops over the past few months, as well as the wonderfully flexible Yoga 2 Pro . We've reviewed several of the company's devices in recent times, including the T440s , the X240 , and the ThinkPad...
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computerworld.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
In the battle for the sleekest and most powerful slim laptop, Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Ultrabook is a real contender. I spent a week with one and found it to be a performance powerhouse that gave me a full day on a charge and is chock-full of...
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hothardware.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
In terms of brand recognition, Lenovo's ThinkPad probably has some of the best "brand equity" of just about any notebook line in the history of Windows PCs. A favorite among IT managers for their rugged reliability, especially in business environments...
Bottom line From purely a performance standpoint, the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon does not disappoint. The model we tested, with a more modest configuration of Intel's Core i5-4200U (you can configure a system with up to a Core i7-4600U) performed very well, r...
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Theinquirer.net
Updated:
2016-11-09
But despite being lightweight and ultra powerful, the first Thinkpad X1 Carbon's enterprise appeal was hampered by a few issues, primarily its lack of an Ethernet port and slightly poor non-removable battery. Two years on Lenovo has addressed these flaws...
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insidehw.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
When a laptop has a ThinkPad logo, it's clear from the start that it's a prestigious piece of hardware. Once you add the X prefix, you can expect great portability paired with powerful hardware. After a very successful X3xx series, Lenovo presented a succ...
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networkworld.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
While finding a touchscreen for a desktop computer is nearly impossible, and finding a touchscreen notebook computer takes some searching, touchscreen ultrabooks are readily available. These thin, light and relatively compact computers are intended to be...
Good Keyboard is exceptionally easy to use, physical interface is familiar, very rugged device...
Bad None that were significant...
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techguysmartbuy.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
It's review time again here at TechGuySmartBuy and we are back with another computer from our good friends at Lenovo.  I have been testing the X1 Carbon Touch ultrabook for about one month now.  The Carbon Touch is a slight refresh from the company'...
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windowscentral.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
There are only a few Windows 8 laptops in production that we can consider to be the ‘high end', machines with exacting build quality and specifications to match. While many PC makers are content to push out hum drum machines with middling specs and so so...
Bottom line There can be only one No laptop is perfect; every device is always a fine balance of features and performance. Lenovo as ever have walked the tightrope of form and function to produce an excellent device. The build quality is simply mind blowing, from...
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thessdreview.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
In fact, if you are like I and spend a great many hours on the road typing articles in the passenger seat of a vehicle with the X1 resting on your knees, this characteristic alone is enough to make one seriously consider this purchase. Add on the lightnin...
Bottom line Either I am getting softer as time goes by or manufacturers are starting to listen to the ideas of the people buying their products. As much as I wasn't a Lenovo fan, for the most part because of it's plain and unpolished look, there are just so many posi...
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techarp.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
At just 1.17 kg , the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the world's lightest 14″ business-class Ultrabook. It is amongst the thinnest Ultrabooks in the market with a thickness of just 16.5 mm . All this is thanks to its satellite-grade carbon fiber chassis...
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mobilephonereviewss.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon brings with it the history and the brand recollection of the ThinkPad laptops. It costs a fair amount of money. But the purists out there, this is the machine you were waiting for.ReviewIdeally, ultrabooks make the most sense...
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mobilephonereviewss.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
SummaryThe Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon brings with it the history and the brand recollection of the ThinkPad laptops. It costs a fair amount of money. But the purists out there, this is the machine you were waiting for.ReviewIdeally, ultrabooks make the mos...
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techworld.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
If Lenovo's X1 Carbon Ultrabook is any indication, professionals are in no hurry to move to Windows 8. Small wonder this new iteration of the ThinkPad ships with Windows 7 Professional instead. It eschews a touchscreen and a tablet form factor in favo...
Bottom line The Lenovo X1 Carbon is a slender and well-built business-class Ultrabook that wasn't designed to hop on board the Windows 8 bandwagon. The X1 Carbon might annoy some people with its choice of on-board software, but the hardware is nearly beyond repro...
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gottabemobile.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
With every evolution of the notebook PC, our expectations get a bit higher. We're years into the Ultrabook craze and not a single company has managed to create the perfect one. Doing so is difficult. Users need thin profiles, great battery life and decent...
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Theinquirer.net
Updated:
2016-11-09
LAPTOP MAKER Lenovo's revised Thinkpad X1 might simply have the Carbon moniker attached to it but we were left in no doubt that it gives the Macbook Air a run for its money. From the front, Lenovo's Thinkpad X1 Carbon loo...
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pcper.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo is one of several companies–including Acer and HP–that have embraced the ultrabook concept with both arms. Lenovo has not simply released a few high-end models similar to what as ASUS has done. Rather, it has released a fleet of products whi...
Bottom line Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a wonderfully engineered foundation. The laptop is thin and light yet also practical and functional. It's an ultrabook a serious typist could use all day without complaint, yet it's also thin and light enough to attract...
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HEXUS.net
Updated:
2016-11-09
Which is the best Ultrabook that money can buy? That's as good a question as any in today's tech world, as all the big-name players have ironed out the initial kinks and found their feet with super-sleek systems that meet Intel's mandate and are truly a j...
Good Beautiful sturdy design, Fast, responsive performance, Thin, light and portable, Highres IPS touchscreen, Classleading keyboard, Good battery life, Threeyear warranty...
Bad No SD card reader, Lots of preloaded software, Display could be brighter, Seriously expensive...
Bottom line The ThinkPad X1 Carbon remains one of the most formidable mobile PCs available. Beautifully designed and conforming to Intel's Ultrabook directive, it is in many ways the perfect realisation of how today's premium laptops should be constructed.Build q...
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booredatwork.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a fantastic piece of hardware. Lenovo has done a lot in creating this superlight and durable Ultrabook . The X1 carbon brings a new level of quality to the ThinkPad legacy of high standards and innovation. It starts with the dura...
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arstechnica.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
We had such hopes for Intel's Ultrabook movement. With the first clarion call, we dreamed of a PC that would shatter Apple's monopoly on high-quality ultra-thin-and-light notebooks. In the first year of the Ultrabook campaign, we saw a few possible claima...
Good Thin, light body, Comfortable keyboard, keys have good travel, Great battery life, Trackpad that can carry off multitouch gestures, Highresolution screen...
Bad Stiff hinge makes the PC annoying to open, Webcam is a bit tragic...
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computerworld.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
There's no shortage of ultrabooks that offer a 13.3-inch screen, but what if you want a 14-in. display? Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon pushes the state of the art to create a notebook that provides a lot of mobile power per pound, but its price of $1,349...
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notebooks.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2015 update is an amazing notebook that deserves a spot on the buying list of anyone searching for a thin and light notebook with long battery life and an excellent keyboard.Lenovo builds on the success of the first two models to de...
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anandtech.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
In January of this year, I walked into the Lenovo booth at CES and almost immediately to the right there was a large display case set up, and inside was Eve. Eve looked great in the case all dressed in black, and was well attended to by her hosts. Eve is...
Bottom line There is a tremendous amount of competition in the Ultrabook space, so Lenovo needs to differentiate the X1 Carbon and its higher than average price. It does that with the construction to start with. The carbon fibre top is incredibly strong for such a th...
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hothardware.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Ultrabooks continue to be the hot trend in the Windows notebook arena. With the recent introduction of Intel's new, low power 3rd generation Ivy Bridge Core series processors, designs are becoming thinner with every iteration, while paradoxically it se...
Bottom line Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon put up very respectable performance figures across a myriad of workloads. With the exception of gaming, where this ThinkPad's lower memory bandwidth holds back performance, the X1 Carbon competes well with the latest cro...
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booredatwork.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
SAMSUNG CSC With the X1 Carbon touch 2015 edition Lenovo once again delivers the sexiest interpretation of a for business ultraportable. Weighing in at 2.87lbs (starting with the base model) this 0.7 inch thick beauty continues to be the leading opti...
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gizmodo.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The Lenovo X1 Carbon does the impossible. It makes a business laptop—a business anything—cool. Cool because it looks good, sure, but also because it works the way it's supposed to. And somehow, that's become one of the bigger compliments in tech.A ultrabo...
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notebooks.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The new ThinkPad X1 Carbon is an impossibly thin 14″ premium Ultrabook that should be standard issue in corporate America. Like the ThinkPads before it, the X1 Carbon has a sturdy, minimalist appearance coupled with a great keyboard. Unlike business compu...
Good Very thin and light, 14″ Display in a 13″ Package, Great Keyboard and Touchpad, Charges very quickly...
Bad Speaker volume when used on lap, Fixed battery, Screen brightness...
Bottom line The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is an excellent buy for mobile professionals, but the machine is much more expensive than thicker ThinkPads. Those looking for a business Ultrabook should look no further than the X1 Carbon. It is the first business notebook to succ...
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engadget.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
More Info Lenovo ThinkPad X1 review Lenovo announces the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, a 14-inch Ultrabook with Ivy Bridge, optional 3G and a 1600 x 900 display Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook gets official: on sale August 21st for $1,399 and up The storied T...
Good Durable, lightweight chassis, Solid performance, Great keyboard and trackpad, HSPAconnectivity...
Bad Middling display and battery life, High cost...
Bottom line Lenovo's X1 Carbon is the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad yet and, while it isn't the cheapest Ultrabook on the market, it's among the best...
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ubergizmo.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Last year, Lenovo came out with the Lenovo Thinkpad X1, a laptop that was unprecedented in the company’s history. Lenovo is coming back with a follow-up in the the Lenovo X1 Carbon. The new laptop builds upon the strengths of the original X1, but impro...
Bottom line Overall, the Lenovo X1 Carbon is an amazing work laptop. It has a very sturdy design that is also low-maintenance. It has an awesome keyboard that is unrivaled in my opinion – even my desktop keyboard is jealous of it. The ergonomics are really tuned...
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slashgear.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
Lenovo has found favor among business users with its ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptops, the latest of which has finally arrived. In many ways the 2015 iteration of the X1 Carbon is the same as the previous generation , bringing with it refinements that improve t...
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gottabemobile.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a gorgeous ultrabook that sets a new standard in the usually bland world of business PCs. Weighing just a hair under three pounds, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon packs a nice big 14″ display and lots of creature comforts that...
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zdnet.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
ThinkPad X1 CarbonThe X1 is as thin and light as a MacBook Air yet has the advantages a ThinkPad brings to the road Warrior. With a 14-inch IPS display that's crammed into a 13-inch chassis, the X1 at less than 3 lbs. is as portable as notebooks get.See t...
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zdnet.com
Updated:
2016-11-09
The ThinkPad line has a deserved good reputation with road warriors and the latest model is sure to delight that group. Lenovo fit a 14-inch high-res (1600x900) display in the chassis thin enough to compare favorably with the 13-inch MacBook Air.Testing h...
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