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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch 20A7-002DGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch 20A7-002DGE
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch 20A7-002DGE (ThinkPad X1 Series)
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 5000, Core: 200 - 1100 MHz, Memory: 800 MHz, 10.18.10.3304
Memory
8192 MB 
, Dual-channel, integrated
Display
14 inch 16:9, 2560 x 1440 pixel, 10-finger touchscreen, LG Philips LP140GH1-SPA2, IPS panel, LED backlight, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Lynx Point-LP
Storage
Samsung MZNTD512HAGL, 512 GB 
, 431 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Lynx Point-LP - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm headphone jack, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel Ethernet Connection I218-V (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Wireless-AC 7260 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0, Ericsson N5321 Mobile Broadband HSPA+ (up to 21 Mbit/s)
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.4 x 331 x 226 ( = 0.76 x 13.03 x 8.9 in)
Battery
45 Wh Lithium-Polymer, integrated
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 1.3 Megapixel
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Island, 45-watt power adapter, Ethernet dongle (propriatory), pamphlets, QuickCast, Skitch Touch, Solution Center, QuickControl, User Guide, MS Office 365 Trial, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
1.4 kg ( = 49.38 oz / 3.09 pounds), Power Supply: 184 g ( = 6.49 oz / 0.41 pounds)
Price
2000 Euro

 

Average Score: 72% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 73%, features: 75%, display: 82% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch 20A7-002DGE

84% Review Update Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch 20A7-002DGE Ultrabook | Notebookcheck
Luxury for the executive level. Ultrabooks are normally designed for home users – but that's not always the case. Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon, for example, targets affluent business customers who are willing to spend almost 2000 Euro (~$2800) for the top-of-the-line version. If this amount is money well spent is the subject of our review.
60% Test Lenoxo ThinkPad X1 Carbon : un portable pro pour la 1ère classe
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/27/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 5000:

ULV integrated GPU (GT3) with 40 EUs (no eDRAM) found on certain Haswell processors.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » 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.  
4550U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.0 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5000 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

» 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.
1.4 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, 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.


72%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-07- 9 (Update: 2014-07- 9)