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Lenovo X1 Carbon

Lenovo X1 Carbon 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Feb 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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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Good Brand

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

SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has a better storage medium than most laptops of this spec and age. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an HDD storage media. 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops of this age and type.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X1 Carbon is 2h, the longest is 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h. At 9 hours, the X1 Carbon has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X1 Carbon.

There are a number of alternative 9h battery life portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo T420.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X1 Carbon also have a front camera.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

The X1 Carbon is a eight number of battery cells portable PC.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Light

The Lenovo X1 Carbon is fairly light (only 1.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.1kg.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this spec and age is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the X1 Carbon has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. The Lenovo X1 Carbon has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The X1 Carbon does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X1 Carbon also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. The X1 Carbon has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 14 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1 Carbon is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this type and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X1 Carbon.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of this age and type do not have a touchscreen. The X1 Carbon is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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Very Low Speaker Power

Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X1 Carbon have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. At only 1 Watt, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X1 Carbon.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
2G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Ambient Light Sensor
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i54200, lenovo i54200u, lenovo 20bs003, lenovo 20a70027, lenovo 20bs003a, lenovo 20bs003au, lenovo 20a70027u, lenovo 20a70027uk, lenovo 20bs003aus, lenovo 16ghz4gb128, lenovo 16ghz4gb128g, lenovo 16ghz4gb128gb
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