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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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Introducing the New X1 Carbon our third iteration of the popular Carbon Series incorporates feedback from users like you. We've taken the best of the past, and incorporated essential technologies... More
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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is 10GB. At 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

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Good Brand

Lenovo medium processor core laptops have good ratings on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the better rated brands.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops that were launched more than a year ago range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (300 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of this age and spec.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this age and spec. Most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Notebook PCs of this type and age processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Medium

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The average battery life of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 8.7h, and the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 33h. At 10.9 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than a year ago.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might also want to consider including the Lenovo X250 ($1,641.76).

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon also have a front camera.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a front camera which you might also want to look at including the Lenovo X250 ($1,641.76), or the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Eight Battery Cells

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a eight battery cell count notebook PC.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Flash Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon the flash memory range from 8GB to 520GB, and the average flash memory is 72GB. At 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a quite big flash memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average display brightness of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is 270 cd/m².

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 (3.7kg).

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The average battery recharge time of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is 3.9h. With a battery recharge time of only 2.5 hours, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has one of the shorter battery recharge times amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Narrow

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the narrower notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon (only 331 millimeters) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average width of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is 360mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 970MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 530GB. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago. Medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has one of the lower speaker power (only 1 Watt) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average speaker power of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is 1.7W, and the speaker power range from 1W to 4W.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year. The maximum internal memories of notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Released Over a Year Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X250 ($1,641.76) (2.6GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

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