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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 240GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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Starting at just 2.877 lbs, the new X1 Carbon is the lightest 14" Ultrabook on the planet. And at just 0.70" thin, it's the thinnest ThinkPad ever. The new X1 Carbon now features Samsung PCIe SSD... More
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Good Brand

On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops built by Lenovo.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this type and age the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 6.3GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has one of the bigger internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s (£982.61) (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a better storage medium than most portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have an HDD storage medium. 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Elitebook 820 G2 (£750.00) (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (£778.63) (SSD) both from HP.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a eight battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon have between two and eight battery cells.

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Very Light

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the lighter medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg.

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Narrow

Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon have widths of between 28mm and 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. At only 331 millimeters, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

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Very Thin

The thinnest medium processor core notebook PC that came out more than a year ago is 11mm thick and the thickest is 2,400mm. At only 18.46 millimeters, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is quite thin compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is 550GB. The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 240 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a quite low speaker power (only 1 Watt) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. The speaker power of portable PCs of this type and age range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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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 this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5749 (£728.08) (2.4GHz).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 9.9 hours, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450 (10h).

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 (15.5").

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
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
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Maximum Resolution
Discrete 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
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
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
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 Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i55300, lenovo i55300u
Barcodes 00888965667656, 00888965668042, 00888965675408, 00888965677839, 00888965678805, 00888965682000, 08889656676560

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