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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G7-20QD003EGE

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 WQHD is a sleeker and lighter version of the Lenovo ThinkPad. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 laptop kicks up the style quotient with an optional carbon-fibre weave top cover. Lenovo has also amped up protection with its built-in suite of ThinkShield security features to safeguard user’s data. At 6 % thinner than its predecessor, the X1 Carbon Gen 7 is only 14.9 mm thin or just a hair more than a half-inch and it weighs only 1.08 kg (2.4 lb). This lightweight package reinvents portability and untethered from the office. With a battery life of up to 18.3 hours and Rapid Charge, when the user does need more juice, they can go wherever the road or the sky take the user. Powered by an 8th generation Intel Core i7-8665U processor and 16 GB RAM, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 packs a lot of punch. The 512 GB PCIe SSD delivers speedy performance sure to boost user productivity. As for graphics, it has a built in Intel UHD Graphics 620. The X1 Carbon Gen 7 features amazing visuals. User can experience the 14-inch WQHD (2,560 x 1,440) IPS, 300 nits panel with high dynamic range technology with intricate details pop while shadows and textures become richer. Like all ThinkPad laptops, the X1 Carbon Gen 7 is tested against 12 military-grade requirements and more than 200 quality checks to ensure it runs in extreme conditions. From Arctic wilderness to desert dust storms, from zero-gravity to spills and drops, user can trust this laptop to handle whatever life throws their way. The X1 Carbon Gen 7 can keep users online even when there’s no WiFi. The optional LTE-A card and the WWAN technology lets the laptop function like a smartphone. Where there’s cellular service they can always jump online. And they can trust that their connection is secure. User can keep their business data and their privacy safe with the X1 Carbon Gen 7 laptop’s comprehensive suite of ThinkShield security features. Its discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) encrypts data and works in conjunction with Windows 10 security. ThinkShutter, a physical camera cover, blocks the lens to ensure that users are only seen when they want to be. And the fingerprint reader uses biometrics to log in with a simple touch. As for conclusion, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 does not disappoint. This business laptop is both lightweight and high performance, which is what working professionals need in accomplishing work on the go. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Processor: Intel Core i5 8265U, Intel Core i7 8565U, Intel Core i7 8665U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch
Weight: 1.09kg, 1.11kg, 1.113kg
Price: 1499, 1700, 2450 euro
Average Score: 86.33% - good
Average of 17 scores (from 25 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 78%, features: 73%, display: 87%
mobility: 82%, workmanship: 91%, ergonomy: 93%, emissions: 94%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G7

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G7Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G7
Processor: Intel Core i7 8565U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.11kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 86.14% - good

Average of 7 scores (from 10 reviews)

 

92% Gen 7 14″ ThinkPad X1 Carbon review: Simply beautiful and almost perfect
Source: Techaeris English
The Gen 7 14” ThinkPad X1 Carbon is yet another amazing laptop in the ThinkPad series of laptops. It delivers in pretty much every area of importance for laptop users on the go. It’s slim, lightweight, and easy to carry as well as powerful, easy to use with an amazing display even if you’re getting the non-4K version.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 92% price: 90% performance: 95% mobility: 90% workmanship: 95%
80% Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (7th gen) review
Source: Stuff TV English
Sure, it still leans on the serious side, and won't leave gadget fans lusting like a Dell XPS or Apple MacBook might, but it's almost so light you'll want to weigh it down in a breeze. That 4K screen can handle movie streaming and spreadsheets alike. It is mighty pricey in the top-spec configuration, though. If you want similar power for less cash, and even more style points, an XPS 13 is still your best bet.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 review: Light, powerful, and beautiful
Source: Neowin English
I almost feel like there's no much I can say about the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, because it's so good, but it's always been good. When talking about a business clamshell that's thin and light, look no further. And it's even lighter this year at an incredible 2.4 pounds.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th gen review (2019 model – Core i7, FHD & UHD screens)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
I really like Lenovo’s new Thinkpad Carbon X1 and I think it has it where it counts: the construction, the inputs and the multitude of screens and hardware configurations, among others. Compared to the previous models, this 2019 X1 Carbon 7th gen improves in the screens, audio and noise-levels, but settles for shorter battery life and some performance limitations in demanding loads. We'll talk about all these aspects in the review below.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 (2019)
Source: PC Mag English
With a sturdy, lightweight carbon-fiber exterior, an excellent keyboard, and plenty of security and manageability features, Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 is the best laptop you can buy for your business.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
86% ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2019): Sometimes it’s good to be boring
Source: Engadget English
Despite a smattering of small complaints, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is still a strong business laptop that will appeal to its diehard fans. The build quality, keyboard performance and battery life are all great, at least if you don't mind passing on the UHD screen. For its $1,200 starting price though, the X1 Carbon has serious competition from the likes of the Surface Laptop 2 and Huawei Matebook 14. But Lenovo's appealing keyboard alone may just keep its fans coming back for more.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 86%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 4K (7th-gen) hands-on review
Source: Slashgear English
Overall, in the past few days of using the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon, I’m more than thrilled with the sum of all the smaller updates. Together, they add up to a better experience, but the question remains: is it worth upgrading from the current X1 Carbon? To answer this question, stay tuned for SlashGear’s full review.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
2019 premium Lenovo ThinkPads: X1 Carbon 7th-gen, X1 Yoga 4th-gen
Source: Ultrabook Review English
All in all, the 2019 X1 Yoga is a major update of last year’s generation and I’d expect to catch a lot of attention later in the year, when shipping. Just like the Carbon variant, it’s scheduled for June 2019, with prices starting at $1929.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 01/10/2019

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G7: Lenovo baut das beste Business-Notebook
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/31/2019
X1, die x-te
Source: c't - 13/19 German
Display very good, Mobility very good, equipment mediocre
Single Review, , Long, Date: 04/01/2019

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019-20QE000VGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019-20QE000VGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019-20QE000VGE
Processor: Intel Core i7 8665U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 2560 x 1440 pixels
Weight: 1.113kg
Price: 2450 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 85.67% - good

Average of 6 scores (from 10 reviews)

 

90.1% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 WQHD Live Review: Still the reference among business laptops? | Notebookcheck
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is Lenovo's flagship business laptop and primarily convinced us with its portable chassis in recent years, without sacrificing ports or performance. The 7th generation is even more compact and gets new display options. Is the 2019 ThinkPad X1 Carbon with the WQHD screen as successful as the previous models or is the 2018 model the better choice? Update: Case, input devices, CPU Undervolting
82% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen) review:
Source: CNet English
The seventh-gen Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a best-in-class ultraportable that combines premium design appeal with business-grade privacy and security features. The extra durability is certainly nice to have on something so thin and light. You'll just have to pay attention to what configuration you go with to get the best battery life possible. The same goes for its privacy features -- PrivacyGuard and PrivacyAlert -- which are optional.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
82% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen) review:
Source: CNet English
The seventh-gen Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a best-in-class ultraportable that combines premium design appeal with business-grade privacy and security features. The extra durability is certainly nice to have on something so thin and light. You'll just have to pay attention to what configuration you go with to get the best battery life possible. The same goes for its privacy features -- PrivacyGuard and PrivacyAlert -- which are optional.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen, 2019) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Whether you're a business user or an everyday consumer, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is an excellent choice. The latest version of Lenovo's flagship ultraportable has a superlightweight chassis that's as durable as it is gorgeous. Both 4K and 1080p display options are bright and vivid, and the X1 Carbon is powerful enough to run anything you throw at it as long as it doesn't require discrete graphics. Battery life is also good, as long as you choose the 1080p display over the short-lived 4K option. Despite all of that deserving praise, you probably shouldn't buy this ThinkPad X1 Carbon. At least, not today. Lenovo has already announced that it will bring 10th Gen Intel CPUs to its latest flagship ThinkPads. The new chips are expected to bring a nice performance boost on top of Wi-Fi 6 and integrated Thunderbolt 3 support. If you can't wait until then, don't sweat it -- the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a fantastic business notebook and one of the best laptops, period.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 09/27/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen, 2019) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Whether you're a business user or an everyday consumer, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is an excellent choice. The latest version of Lenovo's flagship ultraportable has a superlightweight chassis that's as durable as it is gorgeous. Both 4K and 1080p display options are bright and vivid, and the X1 Carbon is powerful enough to run anything you throw at it as long as it doesn't require discrete graphics. Battery life is also good, as long as you choose the 1080p display over the short-lived 4K option. Despite all of that deserving praise, you probably shouldn't buy this ThinkPad X1 Carbon. At least, not today. Lenovo has already announced that it will bring 10th Gen Intel CPUs to its latest flagship ThinkPads. The new chips are expected to bring a nice performance boost on top of Wi-Fi 6 and integrated Thunderbolt 3 support. If you can't wait until then, don't sweat it -- the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a fantastic business notebook and one of the best laptops, period.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 09/27/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th gen review (2019 model – Core i7, FHD & UHD screens)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
I really like Lenovo’s new Thinkpad Carbon X1 and I think it has it where it counts: the construction, the inputs and the multitude of screens and hardware configurations, among others. Compared to the previous models, this 2019 X1 Carbon 7th gen improves in the screens, audio and noise-levels, but settles for shorter battery life and some performance limitations in demanding loads. We'll talk about all these aspects in the review below.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
85% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th gen review (2019 model – Core i7, FHD & UHD screens)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
I really like Lenovo’s new Thinkpad Carbon X1 and I think it has it where it counts: the construction, the inputs and the multitude of screens and hardware configurations, among others. Compared to the previous models, this 2019 X1 Carbon 7th gen improves in the screens, audio and noise-levels, but settles for shorter battery life and some performance limitations in demanding loads. We'll talk about all these aspects in the review below.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2019) Review: Lenovo 7th Gen Flagship Impresses
Source: Hot Hardware English
Compared to last year's model, the new generation of ThinkPad X1 Carbon is more evolution than revolution, but last year's system was pretty great. Of course, most folks aren't replacing their $2,000 laptop annually, either. However, if you've been clinging to an older business-class laptop and didn't just jump straight to the conclusion of this review, you probably already know what we're going to say. If you want a no-compromise ultrabook, you can confidently pick up a 2019 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon and not look back.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/20/2019
ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2019) Review: Lenovo 7th Gen Flagship Impresses
Source: Hot Hardware English
Compared to last year's model, the new generation of ThinkPad X1 Carbon is more evolution than revolution, but last year's system was pretty great. Of course, most folks aren't replacing their $2,000 laptop annually, either. However, if you've been clinging to an older business-class laptop and didn't just jump straight to the conclusion of this review, you probably already know what we're going to say. If you want a no-compromise ultrabook, you can confidently pick up a 2019 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon and not look back.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/20/2019

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon inceleme
Source: Teknolojioku TR→EN
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship; decent hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/12/2019
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon inceleme
Source: Teknolojioku TR→EN
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship; decent hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/12/2019

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019-20QES01L00

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019-20QES01L00Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019-20QES01L00
Processor: Intel Core i7 8565U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.113kg
Price: 1499 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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90.5% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 with Full HD laptop review: Brighter and longer battery life | Notebookcheck
After the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 with the matte WQHD display, we now take a look at the matte low-power 1080p panel with an advertised brightness of 400 nits.

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G7-20QD003EGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G7-20QD003EGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G7-20QD003EGE
Processor: Intel Core i5 8265U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.09kg
Price: 1700 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 85% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th Gen review – trying to justify the high price with versatility and quality
Source: Laptop Media English
So, the bottom line is, that if you are a person that can afford to have a ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th Gen and you are coming from another brand of laptops, you should go for it. On the other side, if you would like something more stylish and with more graphics power – the ZenBook 14 UX434 can do the job for you. Also, it is worth checking out the Acer TravelMate P614, that we reviewed quite recently.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2019
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen, 2019) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Whether you're a business user or an everyday consumer, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is an excellent choice. The latest version of Lenovo's flagship ultraportable has a superlightweight chassis that's as durable as it is gorgeous. Both 4K and 1080p display options are bright and vivid, and the X1 Carbon is powerful enough to run anything you throw at it as long as it doesn't require discrete graphics. Battery life is also good, as long as you choose the 1080p display over the short-lived 4K option. Despite all of that deserving praise, you probably shouldn't buy this ThinkPad X1 Carbon. At least, not today. Lenovo has already announced that it will bring 10th Gen Intel CPUs to its latest flagship ThinkPads. The new chips are expected to bring a nice performance boost on top of Wi-Fi 6 and integrated Thunderbolt 3 support. If you can't wait until then, don't sweat it -- the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a fantastic business notebook and one of the best laptops, period.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 09/27/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2019) Review
Source: Slashgear English
Lenovo’s X1 Carbon remains a solid business ultrabook for users who need a mixture of portability, security, durability, and performance, all of it paired with a mature, modest design. Buyers will enjoy the model’s excellent display and keyboard quality, long battery life, and new display and design options. The model is available from Lenovo now with a starting price of around $1,200 USD.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/02/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Test notebooka Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; quiet cooling system; nice performance. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/24/2019

 

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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, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. 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.


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

Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.» 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.  

8565U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4.6 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.8665U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.9 and 4.8 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.Intel Core i5:

8265U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.9 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.09 kg:

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

1.113 kg:


86.33%: 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.

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-03- 5 (Update: 2019-04-30)