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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017-20HQS03P00

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017-20HQS03P00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017-20HQS03P00 (ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, LPDDR3-1866, Dual-Channel, soldered
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 157 PPI, B140HAN03_1, IPS, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Kaby Lake-U Premium PCH
Storage
Samsung PM961 NVMe MZVLW512HMJP, 512 GB 
, 454 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Kaby Lake-U/Y PCH - High Definition Audio
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio, Card Reader: MicroSD (UHS-II), 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel Ethernet Connection I219-V (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.95 x 323.5 x 217.1 ( = 0.63 x 12.74 x 8.55 in)
Battery
57 Wh, 4830 mAh Lithium-Polymer, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 15.5 h
Camera
Webcam: 720p HD
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo 2x2 Watt, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 65-Watt USB-C-power adapter, HDMI to VGA adapter, LAN (RJ45) adapter, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
1.144 kg ( = 40.35 oz / 2.52 pounds), Power Supply: 356 g ( = 12.56 oz / 0.78 pounds)
Price
1599 Euro

 

Average Score: 85.95% - good
Average of 11 scores (from 13 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 84%, features: 80%, display: 85% mobility: 84%, workmanship: 92%, ergonomy: 93%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017-20HQS03P00

90.4% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 (Core i7, Full-HD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
New business benchmark? The 2017 ThinkPad X1 Carbon is already the 5th generation of the extremely portable business laptop. Lenovo not only equips its flagship device with modern Kaby Lake processors, but also uses a completely reworked chassis including modern ports. Update: The review is now complete.
100% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review
Source: It Pro English
While not the thinnest ultrabook around, it is certainly one of the lightest, offering excellent portability and one of the most generous array of ports and optional extras we have seen on a device. It's built from the ground up to be a business companion, and it lives up to that beautifully. Only a mediocre screen keeps it back from true greatness.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2017)
Source: PC Advisor English
The Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 is a fantastic laptop with an up-to-date design, and one that doesn’t go for any of the feature-chopping you see in many alternatives without the same business leanings. Battery life is excellent, as is build quality and the keyboard, plus the X1 is as light as slim as promised. The only issues are to do with the screen, but many will be able to live with it. There’s also a question of price. ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptops have always been expensive, and so is this one: more than Dell's XPS 13 but hundreds less than model with an OLED touch bar.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2017) review: Great design and all-day battery life
Source: Zdnet.com English
Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon continues to impress. Smaller and lighter than last year's model, it packs in solid components and plenty of ports and connectors -- an object lesson for vendors who try to get away with providing the bare minimum.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 Review: Mobility Perfected
Source: Gotta Be Mobile English
I don’t say this lightly: the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the best Ultrabook that you can purchase. It’s certainly the best Ultrabook I’ve come across since I reviewed the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2016 around this time a year ago, and I was a pretty big fan of that one as well.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Lenovo X1 Carbon (5th Gen) Review: Almost perfect
Source: Slashgear English
If you’re a fan of any (or all) of the past X1 Carbon laptops, you’ll love the 5th-generation update. This model has an 8-percent smaller footprint over the previous model, is lighter and thinner than just about any other ultrabook on the market, and it offers (almost) all of the ports and connectivity options a user could need. Thunderbolt 3 inclusion is a welcomed addition to the model, as is fast charging and the exceptional battery life. As long as you’re not dead-set on needing a regular SD card slot, the X1 Carbon would surely meet your (ultrabook) needs.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2017)
Source: PC Mag English
The latest iteration of the Lenovo X1 Carbon is easy to carry everywhere, it's sleek enough to show off, it'll last all day (and then some), and it has the power to motor through office and multimedia tasks easily. In addition, the screen is brilliant, and the keyboard is top-notch. It's about $300 more expensive than the Lenovo ThinkPad X260, another favorite, but that extra cost gets you a thinner, lighter, and more powerful laptop, and adds forward-thinking features, like two USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 ports and two USB 3.0 ports, to the mix. It's our top pick for business ultraportables.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
From its epic battery life and snappy keyboard to its luxurious, soft-touch chassis and strong performance, there are a lot of things to love about the 2017 edition of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (2017) (i7-7600U, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD)
Source: Com! - 7/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2017
91% Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 95% features: 91% display: 83% mobility: 86% ergonomy: 94% emissions: 100%
80% Test Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2017)
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Kipróbáltuk: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon - 2017
Source: HWSW HU→EN
Positive: Long battery life; light weight; nice display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/08/2017
Recenze: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5 – zrozen pro extrémní nasazení
Source: CZC CZ→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; fast system; good ergonomy; silent; long battery life; quick charging. Negative: Weak hardware; no SD card reader; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/20/2017
74% ThinkPad黑将2017的双面人生 游戏商务双管齐下
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 74%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2) found on some Kaby-Lake CPU models (15 W ULV series). 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.  
7500U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.7 to 3.5 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
14":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
1.144 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer, owned the majority of the company. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


85.95%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

HP Pavilion 14-bf008ns
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.63 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-51-71W
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 1.5 kg
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2017-20HR0021RT
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.13 kg
Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA-58256-B
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.1 kg
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP449-M-39MM
HD Graphics 620, Core i3 6100U, 2 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T470s-20HF000UMC
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7300HQ, 2.3 kg
Acer TravelMate X349-G2-M-57EV
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.56 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 320S-14IKB
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.53 kg
HP ProBook 440 G4-Y8B49EA
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.7 kg
Fujitsu Lifebook E547-MP580DE
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.9 kg
Asus ZenBook UX430UA-GV002T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.3 kg
Asus AsusPro B9440UA-GV0094R
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 1.05 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T470-20HD000RUS
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7300U, 1.67 kg
LG Gram 14 Z970-A.AAS7U1
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 1.71 kg
Asus Zenbook UX3410UA-GV079T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.34 kg
HP ProBook 640 G3 Z2W40EA
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7600U, 1.95 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T470s-20HF0017RT
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.36 kg
Asus ZenBook UX430UA-GV117T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 1.25 kg
Asus ZenBook UX430UA-GV004T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.25 kg
Asus ZenBook BX410UA-GV123T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.4 kg
Acer TravelMate X349-G2-M-336Z
HD Graphics 620, Core i3 7100U, 1.6 kg
Acer TravelMate X349-G2-M-73W6
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 1.6 kg
Asus ASUSPRO B9440UA-GV0101T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 1.05 kg
Asus UX410UA-GV113T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 1.4 kg
Asus AsusPro B9440UA-GV0081R
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 1.05 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-51-51M
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.5 kg
Asus AsusPro B9440UA-GV0076R
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.05 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-51-77W2
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 1.65 kg
Acer TravelMate P449-G2-M-55XW
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 1.8 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-04-14 (Update: 2017-04-14)