Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch

  • Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch
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Based on 38 scores, 53 reviews available
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    11
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    19
  • Average:
    7
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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 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 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 NotebookCheck on 87

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...

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...

By cnet on 80

The third version of Lenovo's ultralight 14-inch laptop, the X1 Carbon, gets nearly all the basics right while adding a few new twists, including a function key row that changes app by...

By Engadget on 81

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...

By Trusted Reviews on -

What is the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2014? The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is an Ultrabook, but one that subscribes to ThinkPad design philosophies, which are a lot less sugar sweet than those of the competition. It won't get passers-by coo'ing jealously....

By The Inquirer on -

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...

By PC World on 80

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...

By techgeek.com.au on 90

A perfect Ultrabook for those looking for performance but still want to keep weight and size...

By tbreak.ae on 88

Priced at AED 6,999 (US$1900), the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch is a superb laptop for a business user. It is plenty fast, has a beautiful screen and an excellent keyboard. Battery life is a bit underwhelming though. If you don't prefer a touchscreen, you...

By TechRadar on 70

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is a wonderful piece of design and engineering that offers a fearsome performance in a sleek and classy chassis. However, the staggering price and underwhelming battery life make the touchscreen Ultrabook hard to recommend.

By techradar.com/au/ on 70

On the surface, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is one of the best built and best performing laptops we've reviewed. The quality and design is stunning, and it's able to smoke even the toughest tasks with ease. However, if the high price didn't mar...

By TrustedReviews on 80

Fantastic performance for business users, let down by an unimpressive screen that makes the high price-tag a little hard to swallow. You can get performance that’s not too much worse in models which are significantly cheaper, if you’re less concerned about ruggedness.