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Lenovo X1 Carbon
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Lenovo X1 Carbon 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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10-point multitouch screen improves accuracy, making touch-browsing and selecting more responsive and precise. Give a multimedia presentation on the X1 Carbon without even touching the keyboard!... More
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13 Reasons For

Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Ultrabooks produced by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just ultrabooks) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.

Has a Front Camera

The X1 Carbon has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X1 Carbon.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The X1 Carbon supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it. Most ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X1 Carbon.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and spec. 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.

If the storage medium of this Lenovo laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (SSD), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 9 hours, the X1 Carbon has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X1 Carbon. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X1 Carbon the battery lifes range from 3.1h to 18h, and the average battery life is 8.5h.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth considering include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (9.9h), or the Fujitsu LifeBook U772 (10h).

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The X1 Carbon has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to the X1 Carbon do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Eight Battery Cells

The X1 Carbon is a eight battery cell count portable PC.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years is 280 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the X1 Carbon has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the X1 Carbon is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X1 Carbon. The lightest ultrabook that is a comparable age to the X1 Carbon is 870g heavy and the heaviest is 3.3kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to the X1 Carbon range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The X1 Carbon has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the X1 Carbon do not have a full-size keyboard. The X1 Carbon is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of this age and type is 8GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a very small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 9.6GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the X1 Carbon is 4GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB. The X1 Carbon has a very small maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X1 Carbon.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Low Speaker Power

With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average speaker power of ultrabooks that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon is 1.6W, and the speaker power range from 1W to 4W.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo X1 Carbon is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon have one USB 2.0 port.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the X1 Carbon.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook U772 (8GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

The X1 Carbon has a relatively average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X1 Carbon.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the X1 Carbon has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1 Carbon.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US (2.1GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 180 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the X1 Carbon.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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