Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
The third generation of Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is now in the markets and has all the features that were promised in the first version making it a reliable ultrabook. It has all the standard specifications required in an ultrabook of this price range like a 2.2 GHz Intel Core i5-5200U processor along with memory of 4 GB and 128GB hard drive. The best part of this gadget is that you can configure the X1 Carbon to fit your needs and specifications. Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is lightweight at 3.2 pounds and stays relatively cool even with continuous video streaming for 15 minutes to half hour.
Design and Performance
Lenovo’s ThinkPad keyboard has TrackPoint buttons that are now on the keyboard are more responsive while the powerful Intel Broadwell CPU is a power saver though it has a backlit keyboard and durable carbon fiber body along with a durable magnesium alloy roll cage. Designed for heavy-duty business performance the Thinkpad also has a fingerprint scanner and inbuilt WiFi with Bluetooth. For people that desire more processing power to run heavy-duty applications the machine is available with high-powered Core i7 CPU. Battery life of this ergonomically designed laptop is at 7 hours 15 minutes with continuous run at high brightness.
The Lenovo third generation Thinkpad X1 Carbon has standard length and breadth of a 14” display laptop and is slimmer than X250 and ThinkPad T440 models. Its rugged body and black finish resists scratches and damage from nudges and hard knocks too. Its slim design manages to fit on full sized HDMI 1.4 port, two USB 3.0 ports, along with mini DisplayPort, 3.5mm audio port and proprietary port for Ethernet adaptor. The almost silent fan keeps the bottom ventilated as it exhausts from the rear. Its keyboard is built with AccuType keys that make typing a pleasure as fingers skim across it with ease. This is one feature where the ThinkPad beats other laptops in the same category with similar type of configurations and build.
Display and Inbuilt Applications
Its anti-glare is a permanent so one does not need to keep changing the brightness and the lights shine through its faintly grainy display. Its factory dispatched colors maybe a little too warm as they are calibrated towards yellow and users can bring it to the contract they are comfortable with. Buyers can select configuration of Intel Core 5th generation i5 and i7 series all of which are dual core and are available with both 4 GB and 8 GB RAM. As it supports Gigabit Ethernet connectivity it is superior to other notebooks that usually require a 3.0 USB Port.
The new G3 Carbon X1 from Lenovo is superior to its predecessors in terms of GPU performance and input devices that give it class and edge among other laptops in this category.