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Lenovo X1 Carbon 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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11 Reasons For

Four Docking Station USB 3.0 Ports Quantitys

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X1 Carbon only have between two and three docking station USB 3.0 ports quantitys, however the X1 Carbon has four docking station USB 3.0 ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

Based on 5,057 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The X1 Carbon supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and spec. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Laptops that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The Lenovo X1 Carbon has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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SSD Storage Media

The X1 Carbon has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium amongst all laptops of this type and age.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

The X1 Carbon has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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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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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the X1 Carbon range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the X1 Carbon has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X1 Carbon.

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Light

When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X1 Carbon, the weight of the X1 Carbon of only 1.3 kilograms is one of the lightest. The lightest portable PC of a similar age and type to the X1 Carbon is 240g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 180 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X1 Carbon. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X1 Carbon the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB.

There are a number of alternative 180GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo X230.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Asus UX303LA-RO341H (256GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X1 Carbon do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo X1 Carbon is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The X1 Carbon does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X1 Carbon also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X1 Carbon. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X1 Carbon range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Laptops that have been available for a similar time to the X1 Carbon have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the X1 Carbon over two years ago.

Average Battery Life (max)

The X1 Carbon has a pretty typical battery life (max) (9 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X1 Carbon.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the X1 Carbon has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X1 Carbon.

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Average Processor Frequency

The X1 Carbon has a pretty standard processor frequency (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X1 Carbon.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Docking Station Included
Docking Station DisplayPort
Docking Station DVI Port
Docking Station USB 3.0 Ports Quantity
Docking Station Ethernet LAN
Docking Station Connecting Interface
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
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 Slots
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 Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
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 3.0 Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
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
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
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 64, lenovo 64b, lenovo 4200, lenovo 4210, lenovo 4300, lenovo 64bi, lenovo 20a7, lenovo 4300u, lenovo 64bit, lenovo 4200u, lenovo 4210u, lenovo i54210, lenovo 20a7002, lenovo p180156, lenovo p189996, lenovo p202562, lenovo 20a7008, lenovo i54210u, lenovo p219389, lenovo 20a70066, lenovo p189996p, lenovo 20a7008m, lenovo p202562p, lenovo 20a7008c, lenovo p219389p, lenovo 20a7002c, lenovo p180156p, lenovo 20a7008cu
Barcodes 00887770786941, 00888440143866, 00888631169422, 00888772673192, 00888772673444, 00888772674427

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