Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch-G2

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch-G2Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch-G2 (ThinkPad X1 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4550U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 2560x1440 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.4kg

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch-G2

Foreign Reviews

Recenze: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch - klávesnice top modelu naznačuje možnost zásadních změn celé řady
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Thin and stylish; long battery life; silent operation. Negative: Forced dynamic brightness and contrast of the display; uncomfortable keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/20/2014

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 5000:

ULV integrated GPU (GT3) with 40 EUs (no eDRAM) found on certain Haswell processors.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


4550U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.0 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5000 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.4 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon-20A7003UBM
Core i7 4550U, 1.4 kg
» Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon-20A7005JGE
Core i7 4550U, 1.3 kg

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Apple MacBook Air 13" Mid 2013
Core i7 4650U, 13.3", 1.35 kg
» Apple MacBook Air 11 inch 2014-06 MD711LL/B
Core i5 4260U, 11.6", 1.1 kg
» Apple MacBook Air 13 MD761D/B 2014-06
Core i5 4260U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch 20A7-002DGE
Core i7 4550U, 14", 1.4 kg
» Sony Vaio Tap 11
Core i5 4210Y, 11.6", 0.8 kg
» Apple MacBook Air 13 inch 2013 MD760D/A
Core i5 4250U, 13.3", 1.35 kg
» Apple MacBook Air 11 inch 2013-06 MD711D/A
Core i5 4250U, 11.6", 1.082 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-05-27 (Update: 2014-05-27)