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Lenovo introduces new ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14 inch ultrabook

Posted January 6, 2014


Lenovo has announced the third generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon, 14 inch ultrabookThe New X1 Carbon is weighing only 2.8 pounds, and is forged from Carbon Fiber, which weighs less than magnesium and aluminum. According to the company it is the lightest ultrabook available today in the world. The New X1 Carbon features the Adaptive Keyboard, and also integrates voice and gesture control. It has the new ColorBurst Display that provides sharper, brighter images at higher resolutions with better viewing angles for a superior visual experience. The new X1 Carbon utilizes Rapid Charge technology, which is believed to provide 80% charge in under an hour. Coupled with an up to 9 hour battery life and optional built-in 4G capability.

For customers needing an improved docking experience on a thin and light device, the new X1 Carbon utilizes the OneLink connector that eliminates cable clutter. This allows users to get power, Gigabit Ethernet, and dual display support through a single cable via ThinkPad OneLink docking solutions. The new ThinkPad X1 Carbon will feature Intel’s fourth-generation Core processors (with Intel vPro management features), up to 8GB of memory, and up to a 512GB SSD. The standard display is a TN (twisted nematic) screen with a resolution of 1600 by 900 pixels, but buyers can step up to an IPS (in-plane switching) screen with a resolution of 2560 by 1440 pixels. Touchscreens are optional in both cases. ThinkPad X1 Carbon start at $1299 and availability will begin late January.

Key Tech Specs of ThinkPad X1 Carbon are :

Processor –Up to 4th gen Intel Core i7 processor

Operating System –Windows 8.1

Display/Resolution –14-inch HD+ (1600×900) TN display; 250 nit 14-inch WQHD (2560×1440) IPS display with available 10-point multi-touch; 270/300 nits (touch/non-touch)

Video Graphics –Integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400 (GT2) & 5000 (GT3)

Memory –Up to 8GB (on board)

Storage –Up to 512 GB SSD

Sound –Stereo Speakers with Dolby Digital Plus; HD Microphone

Integrated Comms –2 USB 3.0 (1 with AOU); 3.5mm Combo Jack (headphone/mic); Full-size HDMI; OneLink Docking; mDP; Native Ethernet via supplied cable

Keyboard –Backlit Adaptive Keyboard

Connectivity –Bluetooth 4.0; 802.11ac; NFC; 4G + LTE WWAN

Camera –720p HD Camera

Battery –Up to 9 hours

Weight –Starting at under 2.9 pounds

Dimensions –Touch: 331 x 226 x 18.46 mm / 13.03 x 8.9 x .73 in (Touch) Non-touch: 331 x 226.5 x 17.7mm /13.03 x 8.9 x .68 in (WQHD Non-Touch)


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