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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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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Good Brand

Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the better rated brands.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The X1 Carbon has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years 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 X1 Carbon supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X1 Carbon.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The X1 Carbon has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon range from 1GB to 16GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has an SSD storage media which is better than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X1 Carbon.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The X1 Carbon has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (512 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X1 Carbon, the X1 Carbon has a front camera.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X1 Carbon have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the X1 Carbon which has 512 solid-state drive capacitys.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the X1 Carbon has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X1 Carbon. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X1 Carbon the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years which do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops of a similar type and age to the X1 Carbon is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. The processor cache of the Lenovo X1 Carbon of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The display brightnesss of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 were launched around the same time as the X1 Carbon is 2.1kg. With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the X1 Carbon is one of the lightest notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X1 Carbon amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X1 Carbon range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X1 Carbon does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X1 Carbon the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Battery Life (max)

The X1 Carbon has a relatively standard battery life (max) (8.6 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the X1 Carbon.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X1 Carbon.

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Specification

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Form Factor
Market Positioning
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Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
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
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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
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
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
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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 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® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (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 p234770, lenovo 20bs00a5, lenovo p234770p, lenovo 20bs00a5u, lenovo 20bs00a5uk
Barcodes 00888440340838

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