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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G6-20KH006MGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G6-20KH006MGE
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G6-20KH006MGE (ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2018 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR3L
Display
14 inch 16:9, 2560 x 1440 pixel 210 PPI, IPS, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel Kaby Lake-U iHDCP 2.2 Premium PCH
Storage
,  GB 
, 1TB SSD
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, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD (UHS-II), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC
Networking
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2
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 Lithium-Polymer, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 14 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p HD
Additional features
Speakers: 2x 1 W speaker, Dolby Audio Premium, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
1.126 kg ( = 39.72 oz / 2.48 pounds), Power Supply: 360 g ( = 12.7 oz / 0.79 pounds)
Price
2500 Euro

 

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G6-20KH006MGE

80% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th gen 2018) review: HDR screen makes for sometimes sensational laptop
Source: Pocket Lint English
The ThinkPad Carbon X1 does everything it should for your business and pleasure needs. It's slim, tough, lightweight, more powerful than before and offers features no other laptop can, including a keyboard that's the pinnacle of typing. However, it's expensive, the battery life should be better, its style won't suit all, and the HDR screen isn't perfect.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovos fast perfektes Business-Notebook
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/19/2018

Comment

Series: With security features, such as the ThinkShutter, that protects the front-facing HD webcam, and match-on-chip fingerprint readers with anti-hoaxing technology that safeguards the company’s data, whilst offering a more secure authentication and log-in, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, sure captures interest of tech savvy users. The Intel Quad Core CPU enhances the performance by up to 35 percent, compared to its predecessors. The memory is even increased in its speed with the LPDDR3. The IR camera that includes the Glance by Mirametrix, which combines face, eye and gaze-tracking, to produce a more intuitive and effective connection by automatically highlighting the cursor and transferring the windows with just the movement of the user’s eye. Not to mention, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, comes in shades of dark black and sleek silver with color-coded hinges. It is also projected with a 14” display option that is bigger and more exclusive. The FHD display offers a low-weight touch option, whilst the Dolby Vision high-dynamic range (HDR) technology option, offers dramatic effects. The ThinkPad X1 also delivers increased brightness, extended contrast, detailed colors, and meticulous details, all in a narrow-bezel design that is only 15.95 mm thin with minimal effect on battery life. With 15 hours of battery life, the minute it starts to run low, the RapidCharge technology offers 80 percent capacity in just 1 hour.

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon also comes with Cortana Premium that enables the feature to have commands narrated from 4 meters / 13 feet distance. Not to mention, the Amazon Alexa enables the user to play music, receive news, or manage one’s smart home or even shop, by just listening to the voice of the user. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon, also comes along with an Intel Thunderbolt 3, the technology that provides incredibly fast data transfer, up to 40 Gbps to USB-C. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is able to withstand any extreme condition. It has been tested against 12 military-grade conditions and more than 200 quality checks were done. The bonus feature of ThinkShutter minimizes the risk of being watched or have the user’s privacy invaded. This front-facing camera privacy and security is enabled with the option of the HD camera. Not only is privacy of the user protected, but the privacy of the user’s data is also protected with a discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM), that encrypts your information. Moreover, FIDO, which is an authentication capability, secures a user’s access information in 3 layers of security.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

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. 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.
8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET 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.
1.126 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, 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.


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U
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UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U
Asus VivoBook S14 S430FN-EB136T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U
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UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U
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UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8145U
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UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U
LG Gram 14Z980-U.AAW5U1
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U

Devices with the same GPU

Lenovo ThinkBook 13s-IWL-20R90072GE
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 13.3", 1.32 kg
HP Envy 13-aq0002ng
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Dell Inspiron 13 5370-75K6D
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8130U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
HP Envy 13-aq0004ns
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Lenovo ThinkBook 13s-IWL-20R9005LUS
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 13.3", 1.33 kg
Dell Latitude 13 3300-DN86T
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 13.3", 1.56 kg
VAIO SX12-VJS121X0211A
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 12.5", 0.894 kg
Dell XPS 13 9380-9NDKJ
UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8145U, 13.3", 1.27 kg
Fujitsu Lifebook U939
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8665U, 13.3", 0.92 kg
HP Envy 13-aq0001ng
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
HP Envy 13-ah1001ng
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Dell Latitude 7300-P99G
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8665U, 13.3", 1.362 kg
Asus ZenBook 13 UX333FA-A3070T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 13.3", 1.1 kg
Lenovo ThinkBook 13s-20R90071GE
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 13.3", 1.334 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X390-20Q0003VGE
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 13.3", 1.29 kg
Asus Zenbook UX333FA-A4011T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 13.3", 1.19 kg
Toshiba Portege Z30-E-12L
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-873X
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U, 13.3", 1.22 kg
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY637T
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
HP ProBook 430 G6-5TL26EAABD
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 13.3", 1.49 kg
Asus VivoBook S13 S330FA-EY044T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8145U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-06-26 (Update: 2019-04-30)