Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Series

  • Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon  Series
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The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon touch is an ultrabook featuring a 10-finger, 14-inch HD+ touch display running at a 1600×900 pixel resolution. It is powered by a Core i7 3667U, 8GB of RAM, and up to a 256GB of flash-based storage. Last but not least, the X1 offers one mini DisplayPort, a couple of USB ports, a 4-in-1 SD card reader, and Ethernet via a USB dongle, a backlit chiclet-style keyboard, a large trackpad, up to 8 hours of battery life, optional 3G, 720p HD webcam and a fingerprint reader.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Pocket-lint on 80

The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon isn't the right laptop for everyone. If you want to look cool in Starbucks, are out to spend as little as possible or want to play games, you're probably in the wrong place (although the X1 Carbon will breeze...

By ultrabookreview.com on 30

On a first look, Lenovo's ThinkPax X1 Carbon 2014 looks like a great machine. Sleek, solid, powerful and packed with the latest features, it sound like a great pick for business environments. Unfortunately though, Lenovo chose to redefine the keyboard,...

By itbusiness.ca on

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) is Lenovo's follow-up to what could be considered the first, and also one of the best, true business-class Ultrabook, the original X1 Carbon from 2012. While there is now a lot more choice when it comes to business...

By Wired UK on 80

The latest Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is a pricey Ultrabook - no question. For your money you get an incredibly sharp screen and a tough, lightweight case, plus a few additional bells and whistles like the adaptive keyboard. But you also get a...

By Ubergizmo on 80

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...

By Notebook Review on 57

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...

By wpcentral.com on

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...

By gottabemobile.com on

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...

By booredatwork.com on

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...

By TechRadar on 80

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a business laptop that straddles the line between form and function more than ever after this update. For those with a penchant for aesthetics, here's a brand new design with some fantastic new features. And to keep the...

By PC World on 80

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...

By MobileTechReview on 70

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...

By Engadget on 75

With a durable, thinner-than-ever build, high-res display and a useful new keyboard feature, the X1 Carbon could have been a great Ultrabook. Unfortunately, the short battery life, cramped button layout and the removal of the SD card slot are all...

By NotebookCheck on 85

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...

By PC Mag on 70

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...

By gottabemobile.com on

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...

By Good Gear Guide on 75

The new version of Lenovo's X1 Carbon Ultrabook offers some physical changes that can take a while to get used to. And while it's a strong and well performing notebook overall, with a useful 1440p, IPS screen, we can't help but feel like it might...

By Computerworld on

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...

By HotHardware on

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,...

By Digital Trends on 75

While the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon feels solidly built and impressively light, with pretty good battery life and a generally very comfortable keyboard, whether or not it's a good fit for you depends largely on how you weigh the changes Lenovo has made...