Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch

Verge Review

When I reviewed the X1 Carbon, Lenovo's flagship ThinkPad laptop, I found few faults. It's an eye-catching computer that combines everything good about ThinkPads – great keyboard, sturdy design, solid performance — with a fit and finish I didn't expect from the company's "black box" line of laptops. Its price was a little high and its bloatware portion was heaping, but it was (and still is) one of my favorite Windows 7 ultrabooks. Now that Windows 8 is here, in all its touch-friendly,...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Ultraportable
Thickness 0.82 inches
Weight 3.4 pounds
Operating system Windows 8
Screen size (diagonal) 14 inches
Touch technology Capacitive
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Ivy Bridge
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 4000

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Laptop type Ultraportable
Width 13.03 inches
Depth 8.9 inches
Thickness 0.82 inches
Weight 3.4 pounds
Color Black

Software

Operating system Windows 8

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 14 inches
Display surface Matte
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1600 px
Resolution (Y) 900 px
PPI 131
Touch technology Capacitive
Multitouch Yes

Keyboard

Type Chiclet
Backlit Yes
Number pad No

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad, Pointing stick

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i 5-3427U
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.8 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 2.8 GHz

Processor (max)

Brand Intel
Family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i7-3667U
Cores 2
Clockspeed 2 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.2 GHz

GPU (base)

Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 4000

Memory

Base RAM size 4 GB
Max. config RAM size 8 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1333 MHz
RAM slots 1

Storage

Options Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type Flash (SSD)
Base drive capacity 128 GB
Max. config SSD 256 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support SD

Audio

Audio brand Dolby Home Theater v4

Webcam

Video resolution 720p

Sensors

Biometric scanner Yes

Port options

USB 1
USB 3.0 1
Mini DisplayPort 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0
3G Optional

Battery

Size 45 Wh
Quoted time 7 hr

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