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Lenovo X1 Carbon

Lenovo X1 Carbon 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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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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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other brands.

Price Has Dropped by £143.75

In the last month the X1 Carbon has dropped in price by £143.75.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X1 Carbon the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X1 Carbon supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Elitebook 820, or the EliteBook Folio 9480m (£1,682.50) both from HP or the Lenovo X1 Carbon which is cheaper.

If this Lenovo notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (£1,529.99) (16GB and cheaper).

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SSD Storage Medium

The X1 Carbon has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X1 Carbon.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

Other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper laptops such as the Elitebook 820, or the EliteBook Folio 9480m (£1,682.50) both from HP or the Lenovo X1 Carbon.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X1 Carbon is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. The Lenovo X1 Carbon has one of the bigger total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 512GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X1 Carbon, the X1 Carbon has a front camera.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider including the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, or the Toshiba Satellite Pro L850 which is cheaper.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the Lenovo X1 Carbon.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The X1 Carbon has bigger solid-state drive capacity than most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X1 Carbon. This portable PC is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop compared to most of the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X1 Carbon which only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of this age and spec.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X1 Carbon which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the X1 Carbon has a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, or the X1 Carbon both from Lenovo or the Panasonic Toughbook 53 which is cheaper.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X1 Carbon the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. The X1 Carbon has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X1 Carbon.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the X1 Carbon has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average display brightness of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X1 Carbon is 240 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Narrow

With a width of only 331 millimeters, the Lenovo X1 Carbon is quite narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon. Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon have widths of between 38mm and 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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Light

When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have checked, the weight of the Lenovo X1 Carbon of only 1.3 kilograms is one of the lightest. The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that is a similar age to the X1 Carbon is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

There are a number of alternative 1.3kg heavy notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (1.4kg), or the HP Elitebook 820 (1.3kg) which is also cheaper.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The X1 Carbon does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon do have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the ZBook 17, or the EliteBook Folio 9480m (£1,682.50) both from HP or the Lenovo X1 Carbon.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 14 inches, the X1 Carbon has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X1 Carbon. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

Alternative 14" notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider include the Toughbook 53, or the Toughbook CF-53 both from Panasonic or the Lenovo X1 Carbon which is cheaper.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X1 Carbon. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X1 Carbon the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X1 Carbon is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The X1 Carbon is a four battery cell count portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Battery Life

At 8.6 hours, the X1 Carbon has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 8.6h battery life portable PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

If this notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (£1,529.99) (10h and cheaper).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the X1 Carbon has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X1 Carbon.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (£1,529.99) (2GHz and cheaper).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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 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
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i75600, lenovo i76500, lenovo i76600, lenovo i76500u, lenovo i76600u, lenovo i75600u, lenovo 20bs0035, lenovo 20btx5050, lenovo 1920x1080, lenovo 20bs0035u, lenovo 20bs0035us, lenovo 20btx5050s
Barcodes 00190793643857, 00888440340838, 00888965670731, 00889800161988, 00889800162992, 08889656707318

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