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Lenovo X1 PC Monitor

£160.90
27" LED Flat May 2016
Display Diagonal Display Screen Shape Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £102.55 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Pricey, given midrangeatbest performance
Limited battery life
54 Reviews + 7 Awards
Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product kitguru.net Worth Buying computershopper.com Good For Business Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice
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Pricey, Given Midrangeatbest Performance

Five customers who reviewed it concluded that it was not expensive. Last year Alphr.com said “Expensive ( still comparable to other large, gaming tower cases”. Slashgear.com mentioned “Much more expensive than traditional mechanical locks, only suited for lowtomedium security use, entirely dependent upon your phone to open the lock” in their review of this PC monitor. Computershopper.com mentioned in April last year “Pricey, given midrangeatbest performance” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two people concluded that the product was not good value for money. Slashgear.com mentioned “Expect a significant price premium”. Mac World said in his review of this PC monitor “Large Australian price hike”.

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Power

Limited Battery Life

Four people wrote in their reviews that the Lenovo X1 did not have a good battery life. Slashgear.com mentioned “Limited battery life”. Slashgear.com also mentioned “GPU throttling under maximum load, short battery runtimes, only one M.2 slot, base unit is pretty thick” in their review. Slashgear.com also mentioned “Pas de station de recharge” in their review.


Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Amongst medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most awarded.

The authors at review websites Digitaltrends.com and Itwriter.ru both concluded that concluded that they would recommend this PC screen and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writer at review websites Good Gear Guide.com.au decided that this PC monitor was exceptional and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The writers at two more expert review sites both wrote that this PC screen was good. This LCD screen received a "Good For Business" award from Computershopper.com and Kitguru.net gave it a "Worth Buying" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on thirty-seven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk and PC Mag this LCD screen has an overall expert rating of 78 out of 100.

Lenovo PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

Based on 115 expert and owner reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its PC screens. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers. 33% of those that bought a Lenovo flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Lenovo X1 has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Good Webcam

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good webcam. Expert review site Tomsguide.com mentioned in their review of the Lenovo X1 “The fact that you can hide its webcam is a nice priv” . Tomsguide.com also mentioned “The $1,069 ThinkCentre X1 largely delivers on what it promises, offering business users a sleek, office-ready design, solid overall performance and a webcam and microphone suitable for conference calls” in their review.

Exceptional Graphics Performance

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Slashgear.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Exceptional graphics performance”.


Features

Good Value for Money (price vs Features Size

One owner mentioned that the product had good features. Alphr.com wrote “Good value for money (price vs features size”.


Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since April 2017.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person thought the Lenovo X1 was noisy. One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was quiet.


Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The Lenovo X1 has a stand included. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC screen also have a stand included.

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Has Two Cables Included

The Lenovo X1 has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec PC displays that were launched in the last year. The most frequently found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included DisplayPort and HDMI are also found on this Lenovo PC display.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this medium monitor is B, and the average 8 year running cost of the X1 is £103 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 431 latest medium monitors.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Camera

The Lenovo X1 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC monitor which do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lenovo X1 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other latest medium monitors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Design

GTX 1070 Very Efficient, Good Maintainability, Excellent Performance, Illuminated Keyboard, Decent Sound, Handy Tools, Good IPS Display

Four owners who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Slashgear.com wrote last year “GTX 1070 very efficient, good maintainability, excellent performance, illuminated keyboard, decent sound, handy tools, good IPS display” in their Lenovo X1 review. Itproportal.com wrote “It's nice to look at and is comfortable to use” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two people thought this PC monitor was comfortable and easy to hold. Slashgear.com mentioned “Comfortable for shorter sessions, virtual 7.1channel sound adds helpful directionality to ingame sounds, detachable boom mic works well, extralong cable, sleek look, decent passive noise blocking”.

One person said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to handle. Slashgear.com gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Display handles light glares like a champ”.

One person who bought it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Expert review site Servethehome.com gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The ThinkCenter X1 is very easy to setup and within minutes the system can be up”.

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Durable Build Quality

Fourteen people said in their reviews that it was well made. Slashgear.com mentioned in their Lenovo X1 review last year “Solid keyboard and touch pad”. Expert review site Pcquest.com mentioned “Its solid performance and great looks make a worthy investment.‘The bi” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Expert review site Pc Mag said “It's slim, has a lovely carbon fiber construction”.

Four people mentioned that this PC monitor was strong and durable. Slashgear.com said “Don't have to remember key or combination, durable enough to handle most environments, ability to grant” . Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com said “This quietly elegant executive notebook is small, slim, sturdy and a dream to use”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Not only is it rugged enough for the rigors of the road-warrior life” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Great Display Quality

Five customers who purchased the product considered that it was good quality. In April last year Slashgear.com mentioned in their review of the Lenovo X1 “Great display quality”. Alphr.com mentioned last year “Durable build quality”. Good Gear Guide.com.au mentioned “It remains one of the best Ultrabooks on the market due to its overall build quality and an excellent keyboard” in their review of this PC monitor.

Excellent Design

Thirteen people who bought it agreed that it was well designed. Slashgear.com wrote “Multiple design wins on the horizon”. Computershopper.com mentioned “Sleek, superthin design, with elegant stand”. Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote in April last year “Super spacesaving design” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 4 stars out of 5.

Ten people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Slashgear.com said “Beautiful GSync display” in their Lenovo X1 review. Slashgear.com also mentioned “Plush, scratchproof pockets” in their review. Itpro.co.uk mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Classy appearance”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Thin Body

Twelve owners who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was thin. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Thin body” and scored the product 4 stars out of 5. Slashgear.com gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Extremely thin and light”. In April this year Pcquest.com rated it a maximum of 5 stars and said “Thin profile with great design, great stand with easy to adjust, excellent performer”.

Four customers who bought the product reckoned that it was lightweight. Four years ago Cnet.com said in their review of this PC monitor “It was a premium product, very lightweight for a 14-inch laptop, with a carbon fiber body”. Engadget.com rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and said “The X1 Carbon Touch is among the best Windows 8 Ultrabooks around, with a comfortable keyboard, fast performance and a lightweight build” in their Lenovo X1 review. Expert website Theinquirer.net said in their review of this PC monitor “Despite being lightweight and ultra powerful” .

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “They're also exceptionally easy to carry and comfortable to use”. One owner who reviewed the product considered that it was compact. Computershopper.com wrote last year “It's a compact, capable cubicle PC, too.) Read More…”.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Lenovo X1 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other latest medium monitors.

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Display

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the Lenovo X1 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other latest medium monitors. Across all the new medium monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year range from 65° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Lenovo X1 has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Has an HDCP

The Lenovo X1 has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC display also have an HDCP.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The average response time of comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to this PC screen is 5.4ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 22ms. With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the Lenovo X1 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00190940432327

Lenovo X1 Review Sources

To prepare this Lenovo X1 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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