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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB May 2014
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10-point multitouch screen improves accuracy, making touch-browsing and selecting more responsive and precise. Give a multimedia presentation on the X1 Carbon without even touching the keyboard!... More
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13 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

On average Lenovo ultrabooks have good reviews compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs produced by Lenovo.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most ultrabooks that are a similar age to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

If you are looking for a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2111443_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Long Battery Life

At 9 hours, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. The battery lifes of ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon range from 3.1h to 18h.

If you want a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3103670_price] (9.9h).

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a touch sensitive screen.

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Eight Battery Cells

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a eight battery cell count notebook PC.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the lighter laptops of this spec and age amongst ultrabooks of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon the weights range from 870g to 3.3kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the X1 Carbon[pl_2134370_price] (1.3kg), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2189879_price] (1.3kg) both from Lenovo.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon range from 1MB to 6MB. At only 3 megabytes, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

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Average Screen Size

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a relatively typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 180 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Typical Contrast Ratio
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
3G Standard
2G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Ambient Light Sensor
GPS Function
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing Architecture
Intel Virtualization Technology
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 20a7, lenovo ddr3, lenovo ddr3l, lenovo i54210, lenovo 2c4t19, lenovo i54300, lenovo i54300u, lenovo p180156, lenovo i54210u, lenovo 20a7008, lenovo 2c4t19g, lenovo p180156p, lenovo 20a7008m, lenovo 2c4t19gh, lenovo 20a70066, thinkpadx1carbon, lenovo 2c4t19ghz, lenovo 20a70066u, lenovo 2560x1440, lenovo 20a7008mu, lenovo 20a70066uk, lenovo 20a7008muk
Barcodes 00088863116953, 00888440144665, 00888440148748, 00888440150185, 00888631169361, 00888631169392, 00888631169422, 00888631169453, 00888631169538, 00888631169569, 00888631169606, 00888631169620, 00888772674427, 05052916685692, 08884401446658, 08886311694228

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