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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G9-20XWCTO1WW

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G9-20XWCTO1WW
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G9-20XWCTO1WW (ThinkPad X1 Carbon G9 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-1165G7 4 x 2.8 - 4.7 GHz, 36 W PL2 / Short Burst, 28 W PL1 / Sustained, Tiger Lake UP3
Memory
32 GB 
, LPDDR4X-4266, on-board, Quad-Channel
Display
14.00 inch 16:10, 3840 x 2400 pixel 323 PPI, MNE007A1-2, IPS LED, glossy: yes, HDR
Mainboard
Intel Tiger Lake-UP3 PCH-LP
Storage
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR, 1024 GB 
, M.2 2280, NVMe PCIe 4.0, 845 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek ALC3306
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, 2 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm Audio, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 14.9 x 315 x 221.6 ( = 0.59 x 12.4 x 8.72 in)
Battery
57 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p w/IR & ThinkShutter
Additional features
Speakers: 2x 2 W, 2x 0.8 W, Dolby Atmos, Keyboard: 6 row Chiclet w/1.5mm travel, Keyboard Light: yes, 65 W USB C Charger, Lenovo Commercial Vantage, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
1.156 kg ( = 40.78 oz / 2.55 pounds), Power Supply: 332 g ( = 11.71 oz / 0.73 pounds)
Price
2520 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 90.15% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 78%, features: 74%, display: 90% mobility: 76%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 91%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G9-20XWCTO1WW

90.3% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 Laptop Review: Big 16:10 upgrade with Intel Tiger Lake | Notebookcheck
16:10, two fans, a bigger battery and a 4K UHD+ screen - Lenovo has made a lot of changes to the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9. While doing so, Lenovo unfortunately also made alterations to the ThinkPad keyboard that are not necessarily positive. Find out why in our comprehensive review!
90% Understatement in Notebook-Form
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/10/2021
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 90% ergonomy: 90%
Test Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 9. generacji - Doskonałej jakości ultrabook do pracy biurowej i na każdą podróż
Source: PurePC Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Simple design; nice display; great built quality; decent battery life. Negative: Overheats while using; very high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/07/2022

Comment

Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 96 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

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.


i7-1165G7: An upper mid-range, quad-core processor of Tiger Lake product family. The i7 is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops; it is manufactured on Intel's second-gen 10 nm process marketed as SuperFin. The CPU cores run at 2.8 GHz (base clock speed @ 28 W TDP) to 4.7 GHz (single-core Boost frequency). This i7 features the 96 EU Intel Iris Xe G7 iGPU; it was the second-fastest CPU of TGL-UP3 line-up when Intel initially launched the series in 2020.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.00":

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.


1.156 kg:

In former time,s this weight was typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, often 15 inch laptops weigh as much.


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.


90.15%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2021-09- 5 (Update: 2021-09- 5)