Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon – 14 inch Windows 8 Ultrabook for Business

lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon ultrabook

Lenovo introduced its first ThinkPad laptop 20 years ago, this year is the 20th anniversary of its flagship series. As a part of the celebration, Lenovo unveiled ThinkPad X1 Carbon, a new premium business class Ultrabook running on Windows 8. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon flaunts a 14 inch HD+ (1600×900) wide LED backlit display with anti-glare option and weighs a miniscule 3 lbs (1.36kg), making it ideal for frequent travelling professionals. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon, unsurprisingly, is built using rugged carbon fiber top cover and roll cage. In contrast, the deck and base is made from magnesium alloy. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon packs in 3rd generation Intel Core Processor with up to 8GB of  RAM and offers Up to 256GB SSD. The business class Ultrabook sports a 720p HD webcam with dual-array microphones for video conferencing and has enhanced security features like fingerprint reader, TPM and BIOS encryption. It comes with an array of ports that includes a Mini DisplayPort with audio, SuperSpeed USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and 4-in-1 SD Card Reader. The integrated Intel HD graphics handles HD video and offers superior graphics, the Dolby Home Theater v4 delivers enriched, clear and loud sound for audio conference and multimedia. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon connects to external nodes with Ethernet via USB dongle, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and Optional 3G WWAN. Using Lenovo RapidCharge technology, the Ultrabook offers five hours of battery life in just 30 minutes of charging and up to 8.2 hours when fully charged.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon key specs :

  • 14 inch HD+ (1600×900) Wide angle anti-glare Display
  • 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3317U/i7-3667U Processor
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Up to 8GB of RAM
  • Up to 256GB SSD
  • Instant Resume
  • Integrated Intel HD graphics
  • 1.3 MP 720p HD Webcam
  • Ethernet via USB dongle
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and Optional 3G WWAN
  • Mini DisplayPort with audio
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
  • 4-in-1 SD Card Reader
  • Dolby Home Theater v4 Audio
  • Dimensions 13.03 x 8.9 x 0.74 inch; 1.36 kgs (2.99 lbs)
  • Up to 8.2 hours of battery life
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon starts from $1,124.10 and is available at Lenovo and all leading retailers.


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