Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is an ultraportable notebook running Windows 8 on a 14-inch display with 10-point multitouch and features a carbon fiber chassis, optional 3G connectivity, and Intel's Ivy Bridge generation of processors. It has Dolby Home Theater audio, a 720p webcam, and a glass trackpad with Windows 8 gesture support.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Dec. 11, 2012
  • Price at launch: $1,499.00

What You Need To Know

  • It features Lenovo's RapidCharge for a near-full battery charge after 30 minutes

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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