A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was thin. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this PC monitor “It's slim, has a lovely carbon fiber construction”. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net said in their review of this PC monitor “The perfect plaything for the CEO? Light and slim, equipped with excellent ThinkPad input devices”. Notebookcheck.net also said “The competition has failed to release an equal, mobile slim device to date”.
A few Lenovo X1 owners who purchased this PC monitor thought it was lightweight. Cnet.com mentioned on expert website CNET.com “It was a premium product, very lightweight for a 14-inch laptop, with a carbon fiber body” in their review. Expert review site Theinquirer.net mentioned “Despite being lightweight and ultra powerful” in their review of this PC monitor.
One Lenovo X1 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to carry around.
Some people said in their reviews that it was good looking. Four years ago expert review site Trusted Reviews scored the Lenovo X1 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review “What is the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Touch? Lenovo's Thinkpad X1 Carbon Touch is a stylish ultrabook pushing the top end for business users”. Laptopmag.com mentioned in the same month “It sounds like a pretty sweet combo for road warriors” and scored the Lenovo X1 4 stars. Expert website Pcpro.co.uk said in their Lenovo X1 review “It's the first business Ultrabook worthy of the name, with gorgeous design meshing seamlessly with office-friendly features”.
One person who reviewed it wrote that it was a good design. Cnet.com.au wrote “It was a premium product, very lightweight for a 14-inch laptop, with a carbon fibre body and Lenovo's typically excellent keyboard design” in their review.
Several customers thought the Lenovo X1 was well made. Four years ago Pc Advisor.co.uk scored it 4 stars and mentioned on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “We love the Carbon Touch's build and design” in their review of this PC monitor. Pc Advisor.co.uk also said “Performance is solid”. Four years ago expert review site Kitguru.net wrote in their review of the Lenovo X1 “The review sample we received features a Core i7 processor, 240GB Solid State Drive”.
Three Lenovo X1 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Digitaltrends.com said four years ago “Not only is it rugged enough for the rigors of the road-warrior life”. Expert website V3.co.uk said in their review “It is rugged and light” but even so they rated it 3 stars.
Easy to Use
A number of customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was comfortable and easy to hold. Three years ago expert website Engadget.com mentioned “The X1 Carbon Touch is among the best Windows 8 Ultrabooks around, with a comfortable keyboard, fast performance”. Expert website Itproportal.com gave the Lenovo X1 a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review “It's nice to look at and is comfortable to use”. Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote three years ago “They're also exceptionally easy to carry and comfortable to use” in their review of this PC monitor.
One customer wrote that it was easy to use. Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned “This quietly elegant executive notebook is small, slim, sturdy and a dream to use” and gave it a score of 4 stars.
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Good Product Quality
A few people who reviewed the product wrote that it was good quality. Expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au mentioned four years ago “It remains one of the best Ultrabooks on the market due to its overall build quality and an excellent keyboard” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 4 stars. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “A touchscreen to the already impressive mix of stylish design, quality build and solid performance” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.
Acceptable Noise Level
One Lenovo X1 reviewer who bought it thought it was quiet.
This PC screen has LED and LCD displays, which is the most commonly found display on recently released similar spec PC monitors.
If the display type of this Lenovo flatpanel monitor is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung P2350[plb_3248047_price] (LED), or the DELL U2415[plb_4047189_price] (LED).
Lenovo LCD Screens Have Good Reviews
Medium monitors produced by Lenovo have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.
Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Lenovo X1 has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The average viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the X1 is 170°, and the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°.
Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Lenovo X1 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the X1. Latest medium monitors have viewing angle, horizontals of between -5° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of recently released medium monitors is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo X1 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other new flatpanel monitors.
9 Reasons Against
A Bit Expensive
A number of Lenovo X1 owners who reviewed the Lenovo X1 agreed that it was not good value for money. Engadget.com said “It's pricey, even for a high-end ultraportable”. Three years ago Pcworld.com_techhive.com said “As a Lenovo brand, they remain pricey.” in their review of the Lenovo X1.
One Lenovo X1 reviewer thought the product was not cheap. Three years ago expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com said in their Lenovo X1 review “It's expensive”.
One person wrote that it was not ethernet compatible.
Poor Battery Life
One person who bought it thought it did not have a good battery life. Expert website Theinquirer.net mentioned in their review “The first Thinkpad X1 Carbon's enterprise appeal was hampered by a few issues, primarily its lack of an Ethernet port and slightly poor non-removable battery” .
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Lenovo X1 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the X1.
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Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the X1, the Lenovo X1 is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Lenovo X1 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other new medium monitors also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Lenovo X1 does not have a card reader integrated, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months also do not have a card reader integrated.
Only 640 X 350 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The Lenovo X1 has a maximum resolution of 640 x 350. That's 57% less resolution than a 832 x 624 PC display, which is the most common resolution. Across all LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to the X1 the worst resolution is 480 x 272 and the best is 4096 x 2160.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on new comparable spec flatpanel monitors.
1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo X1
Released Ten Months Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market for ten months.
Supported Graphics Resolutions
640 x 350, 640 x 480 (VGA), 720 x 400, 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1600 x 900, 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), 3840 x 2160, 1440 x 900, 1280 x 800, 1280 x 768
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