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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G9-20XXS00100

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G9-20XXS00100
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G9-20XXS00100 (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, Dual-Channel
Display
14.00 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel 162 PPI, B140UAN02.1, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Tiger Lake-UP3 PCH-LP
Storage
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR, 1024 GB 
, 953 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Tiger Lake-U/Y PCH-LP - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, 2 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 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 314.5 x 221.5 ( = 0.59 x 12.38 x 8.72 in)
Battery
57 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Camera
Webcam: 720p w/IR & ThinkShutter
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
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, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
1.175 kg ( = 41.45 oz / 2.59 pounds), Power Supply: 321 g ( = 11.32 oz / 0.71 pounds)
Price
1679 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 92.06% - very good
Average of 10 scores (from 17 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 79%, features: 67%, display: 88% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 92%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G9-20XXS00100

90.6% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 Review: Longer battery runtime with the Full-HD panel | Notebookcheck
We have just reviewed the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 with the glossy 4K screen, and now we have a closer look at the default Full-HD panel. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the matte panel?
100% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Gen 9) review: Flirting with perfection
Source: Laptop Mag English
For years, the X1 Carbon was so far ahead of its competitors that Lenovo simply released the same system with new internals. But the business laptop landscape has evolved and budding competition is keeping Lenovo on its toes. The X1 Carbon Gen 9 is the company's answer to those capable competitors. It adopts modern trends, including a 16:10 display, and combines them with the latest Intel processors and a larger battery. Those aren't groundbreaking changes, but they arrive on what is already one of the most refined platforms — for business users or regular consumers — on the market. What made the X1 Carbon such a compelling option in the first place, like its lightweight chassis, fantastic keyboard and generous assortment of ports, is all still here. Introduce the old to the new and you get a masterclass of a laptop that will satisfy executives, students and everyday consumers alike. Yes, there are excellent alternatives like the Dell Latitude 9420 2-in-1 and HP EliteBook x360 1040 G7, but the X1 Carbon remains the best overall package due in large part to the updates made in this latest model.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 100%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 9th Gen - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Short, Date: 01/05/2022
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 (2021) Review
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
The iconic slim and extremely light 14” Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen. 9 Ultrabook gets even better with FHD+ and 4K+ IPS displays with a 16:10 aspect ratio, optional 4G and 5G WWAN and a new hinge design. The laptop is LG Gram light at 2.5 lb / 1.1kg and despite its thinness, it has a healthy port selection including Thunderbolt 4, USB-A and HDMI. It’s clad in black carbon fiber and has passed a variety of MIL STD durability tests, and is available with Intel 11th gen CPUs with Intel Iris Xe graphics and your choice of Windows or Linux.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/22/2021
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review: Gen 9 goes to 16:10
Source: PC World English
Nearly ten years old, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 has grown taller. Lenovo’s flagship ThinkPad is still the same sleek, sturdy corporate ultrabook you may recall, but the manufacturer has ditched the 16:9 display ratio in favor of a 16:10 display that provides more room from top to bottom. The taller display gives you more room to work and requires you to scroll less through lengthy documents and long web pages. Lenovo also tweaked the display hinge, expanded the touchpad, improved the positioning of the laptop’s speakers, and integrated the fingerprint reader into the power button. Inside, the laptop received the expected Intel update to the chipmaker’s 11th-gen Tiger Lake chips. With its roomier display and other improvements, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon remains a top choice for business execs, even if its webcam is behind the times.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/21/2021
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (9th gen – Core i7, 16:10 display)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
I’ll admit, with laptops this small, my expectations drop due to the limited space. But this 2021 ThinkPad X1 Carbon exceeded my expectations. I could easily use this device as a primary computer, especially while on the road. Considering how well it performs, the stellar inputs, all the configuration options, and the battery life, there’s little to complain about.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/20/2021
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 9 Review: Ninth Time’S The Charm
Source: The Verge English
Apart from the dim screen (and the lack of an option brighter than 500 nits, when a number of business models now offer 1,000-nit options), the still-slightly-cramped touchpad, and the squeaky keyboard, I have very few complaints about this X1 Carbon. Its price is quite high, of course, so those nitpicks still do give me some pause. Lenovo’s new additions — particularly the 16:10 screen and the upward-firing speakers — are absolutely welcome, and they make the X1 Carbon Gen 9 unquestionably the best iteration of this device so far. It’s a formula Lenovo has perfected to a tee, combining the ThinkPad line’s world-class engineering with exactly the tweaks it needed to stay excellent in the modern market. While the X1 Carbon isn’t the best value for consumers, any deep-pocketed business shopper should give it a look.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/27/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 review
Source: Techradar English
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon delivers outstanding performance in an incredibly thin, lightweight, and stylish package, showing once again why the X1 Carbon is one of the best Ultrabooks ever made – if you're willing to pay for the best.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/11/2021
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 (2021)
Source: PC Mag English
If the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 had an OLED screen, we'd be tempted to shut down PCMag.com's laptop-review efforts for a while and say laptop technology had hit an unsurpassable peak. It's that good, a superlative aspirational system for anyone who can afford it. It leaves room for gaming notebooks and content-creation workstations to outperform it, but it virtually defines what a productivity PC or business ultraportable should be. This must be our least surprising Editors' Choice pick ever.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/31/2021
Rating: Total score: 90%
100% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Gen 9) review: Flirting with perfection
Source: Laptop Mag English
For years, the X1 Carbon was so far ahead of its competitors that Lenovo simply released the same system with new internals. But the business laptop landscape has evolved and budding competition is keeping Lenovo on its toes. The X1 Carbon Gen 9 is the company's answer to those capable competitors. It adopts modern trends, including a 16:10 display, and combines them with the latest Intel processors and a larger battery. Those aren't groundbreaking changes, but they arrive on what is already one of the most refined platforms — for business users or regular consumers — on the market. Yes, there are excellent alternatives like the Dell Latitude 9420 2-in-1 and HP EliteBook x360 1040 G7, but the X1 Carbon remains the best overall package due in large part to the updates made in this latest model.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/31/2021
Rating: Total score: 100%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 Review: Ultralight Greatness
Source: Hot Hardware English
Lenovo's new 9th generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon is an interesting machine to be sure. On one hand, it offered some of the best numbers we've seen from this new breed of ultralight Tiger Lake 11th Gen Intel Core-powered laptops, with chart-topping benchmark results virtually across the board. It also exhibited well-behaved thermals and acoustics, with what is obviously a well-design cooling solution on-board for sustained performance when plugged into the wall, and with relatively low fan noise.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/27/2021
ThinkPad X1 Carbon 9th Gen SSD install guide
Source: Mash IT English
In this video we show you how easy it is to install your own SSD into the X1 carbon Gen 9, saving a fortune over paying Lenovo for a large capacity SSD.
Support, online available, Short, Date: 05/11/2021
ThinkPad X1 Carbon 9th Gen Review - The laptop I have been waiting for!
Source: Mash IT English
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/17/2021
ThinkPad X1 Carbon 9th Gen - Unboxing, First Impressions and Internals
Source: Mash IT English
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 04/13/2021

Foreign Reviews

Oh du hassgeliebtes Knubbel-Book!
Source: Golem German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/03/2021
80% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 - Volgende evolutie van luxe werkpaard
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/22/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Lenovo Carbon X1 Gen 9 Review
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2021
Rating: Total score: 100%
Review ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9: Acuan Laptop Bisnis Premium Kelas Atas
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: Excellent battery life; high performance; compact size; light weight; powerful processor; high performance; beautiful display; great speakers; good connectivity; decent ergonomics. Negative: Overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/10/2022

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.


1.175 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.


92.06%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.


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Stefan Hinum, 2021-05-25 (Update: 2021-05-25)