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Lenovo X1 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked the reviews from users and experts of hundreds of notebook PCs to determine an average rating for each laptop manufacturer. On average laptops from Lenovo have good reviews from owners and experts.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago, the Lenovo x1 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo x1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it. This Lenovo notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the x1.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

This laptop has an SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on ultrabooks that are a comparable 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.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is HD+, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo x1 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards. This notebook PC also has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the x1.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

The Lenovo x1 has a better recovery operating system than most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This portable PC has a Windows 8 recovery operating system, whereas most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have a Windows 7 Professional recovery operating system. Across all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the x1 the best recovery operating system is Windows 8 Pro and the worst is Windows 10 Home.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo x1 is fairly light compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years. Ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 1.3kg and 3.3kg.

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14 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the x1 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Lenovo x1 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the x1 have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo x1 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo x1 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the x1 range from 120GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 450GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the Lenovo x1 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the x1.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the x1 range from 4GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo x1 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the x1 range from 5h to 11h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.9h. At only 8.2 hours, the Lenovo x1 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo x1 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the x1 have memory clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 1,600MHz. When compared to other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo x1's memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most ultrabooks that are a similar age to the x1 have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo x1 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Portable PCs of this age and spec have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 44Wh and 70Wh. The Lenovo x1 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 45 watt-hours) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the x1 is 9.8GB. The Lenovo x1 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to the x1.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo x1 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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Only Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo x1 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

This notebook PC's processor family (Intel Core i5) is in fact the worst processor family across all notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

The best processor family across similar types of notebook PC is Intel Core i7.

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Very Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 3 megabytes, the Lenovo x1 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst ultrabooks of this age. The smallest processor cache of ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the x1 is 3MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.6MB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo x1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This ultrabook was released over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo x1 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo x1 has a pretty average processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Package Weight
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(110)
8 October 2012

Lenovo's succeeded in delivering a sexy ultrabook that still retains the traditional ThinkPad design cues. The battery life isn't as good as it could be though, and the SSD upgrade prices are...

1600 900 screen has better than usual viewing angles for TN
Screen can flip flat
Incredibly well built, light and tough
Inbuilt 3G
Great backlit keyboard
Ludicrous SSD upgrade prices
Only one USB 3.0 port
Faint vertical lines visible on display
Slow to boot (nearly 30 seconds)
Surprisingly buggy during normal operations, like running Windows Update
27 August 2012

Few laptops have been as anticipated in 2012 ? if such a sentiment actually exists ? as Lenovo?s latest ultrabook, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. At 14 inches diagonally and a hair under 3 pounds, Lenovo... Read more…

26 August 2012

I admit it, the moment I saw the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon I had a serious crush. That's not wildly unusual for this technologist, but those first crushes often turn to indifference once I put a...

2 August 2012

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 is definitely one of the most beautiful piece of gadgets, to have hit the stores in the recent times. It's thin, durable, loaded with tons of features, comes with amazing...

1 June 2012

The ThinkPad X1 Hybrid is by far Lenovo's best ultrabook launched until now...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 23 February 2016 by Boris
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Lightweight and compact, it starts in seconds - which is a welcome change to my Vaio. Good - light weight, portable, long battery life, good display, quick processing, nice features and durable... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i53427, lenovo 4gb128, lenovo 20bs003, lenovo i53427u, lenovo 4gb128g, lenovo 4gb128gb, lenovo 20bs003a, lenovo 20bs003au, lenovo 20bs003aus
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