Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G5-20HR0021G
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Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G5-20HR0021G
The main issue with the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is its price. The entry level model – which includes a Core i5-7200U, 8GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD – costs $1,329, which is quite expensive for the hardware you get. Competing consumer-oriented laptops include this sort of hardware for closer to $1,000. Configuring the ThinkPad X1 with more beefy hardware can quickly send the cost skyrocketing, with a Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD costing nearly $2,500.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Source: Reg Hardware
This year's X1 Carbon is a typically slick device, albeit one that revealed some worrying wobbles when we took it on the road. None were show-stoppers, but in your correspondent's experience PCs hardly ever go better after they've been carried around and used hard for a couple of years.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/06/2017
CommentIntel 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.
7200U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.5 to 3.1 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
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.
90%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.
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