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Lenovo X1 Carbon
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Lenovo X1 Carbon 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jan 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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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs built by Lenovo have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most laptops that have been around for a comparable time 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X1 Carbon, the X1 Carbon has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X1 Carbon have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo X1 Carbon which has eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The X1 Carbon has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s (1.3 megapixels) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of portable PCs of this age and spec is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.

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Fairly 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 notebook PCs of this age. The display brightnesss of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X1 Carbon range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Light

The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X1 Carbon is 2.1kg. When compared to other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X1 Carbon, the weight of the X1 Carbon of only 1.3 kilograms is one of the lightest.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X1 Carbon. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 180 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X1 Carbon. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The X1 Carbon does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X1 Carbon also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X1 Carbon is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The Lenovo X1 Carbon has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X1 Carbon.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X1 Carbon have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a very small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X1 Carbon.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X1 Carbon is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X1 Carbon.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The X1 Carbon 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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Very Low Speaker Power

At only 1 Watt, the X1 Carbon has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The speaker powers of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1W to 11W.

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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 commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor cores notebook PCs 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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Battery Life (max)

The X1 Carbon has a fairly standard battery life (max) (9 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X1 Carbon.

There are a number of alternative 9h battery life laptops currently available that you might want to look at including the Lenovo T431s[plb_1610743_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has a relatively typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X1 Carbon.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the X1 Carbon has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
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 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 (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
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
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® 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® 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® Quick Sync Video 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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT 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 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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
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
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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