ThinkPad X1 Carbon

World's Lightest 14" Business Ultrabook

At less than 3 lbs, the X1 Carbon Ultrabook™ brings a new level of quality to the ThinkPad legacy of high standards and innovation. A carbon fiber roll cage with reinforcement throughout makes this system ultralight, ultradurable, and highly portable. Stay unplugged all day, but when needed, boost your battery up to 80% capacity in just 35 minutes.

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  • Features

    ThinkPad X1 CarbonFeatures

    Long Battery Life

    Stay unplugged all day — up to 8.2 hours — but when you do need to boost your battery, breakthrough Lenovo RapidCharge technology charges up to 80% in just 35 minutes.

    Intel® vPro Technology

    One of the first Ultrabooks with Intel® vPro technology, which enables businesses to manage, protect, repair, and locate assets from anywhere in the world.

    ThinkPad Precision Keyboard

    Spill-resistant, six-row, island style keys enhance accuracy and comfort — plus backlit keyboard makes working in dark environments effortless.

    Integrated Fingerprint Reader

    Get quick, convenient access and secure login with one swipe.

    Dolby® Home Theater® v4

    Immerse yourself in surround sound and striking visuals with Intel® HD graphics and HDMI output.

    Power Manager Software

    Intuitively limits the energy drain of idle processes and provides an extra surge of energy when needed most, stretching your system's unplugged run-time to the max.

    Military-Specification Testing

    Validates the ruggedness, durability, and quality of ThinkPad products by testing against eight parameters: high pressure, humidity, vibration, high temperature, temperature shock, low pressure (15,000 ft), low temperature, and dust. Along with the carbon fiber roll cage and reinforcement throughout, the ensures durability. A carbon fiber roll cage with reinforcement throughout  makes the X1 Carbon ultradurable, yet highly portable.

    ThinkVantage Active Protection System (APS)

    For models with traditional hard drives, an accelerometer detects movement and stops the drive when a fall or similar event is detected. Rubber mounts are used for the hard disk drive (rather than rails) and the HDD connector is not rigidly attached to the board, so the connector absorbs shock and impact and protects against system damage.

    EPEAT® Gold, ENERGY STAR, ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification

    Save energy and lower power consumption costs — good for the planet and your bottom line.

    Advanced Thermal Design

    Dual vents and new 2012 fan blade design deliver 28% increase in airflow, plus dust collection is minimized. As a result, select ThinkPad models provide better processing performance and system reliability by minimizing system temperatures, as well as promoting a longer lifecycle.

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    ThinkPad Precision Keyboard
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    Power Manager Software
  • Tech Specs

    ThinkPad X1 CarbonTech Specs

    PDFThinkPad X1 Carbon User Guide

    DescriptionThinkPad Laptop X1 Carbon
    Operating System
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 8 Pro
    • Windows 7 Home Premium
    • Windows 7 Professional
    3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3427U (1.80 GHz, 3MB L3 Cache, 1333MHz FSB)
    Video Graphics
    Intel® HD (integrated)
    45Wh, Integrated, RapidCharge up to 80% battery life in 35 minutes
    14.0" HD+ Anti-Glare (1600 x 900) (300 NITS) Wide Viewing
    Up to 8 GB DDR3L 1333MHZ
    Battery Life
    Up to 8.2 hours
    720p HD Webcam
    1.36 kgs (2.99 lbs)
    I/O (Input/Output) Ports
    • (1) Mini DP
    • (1) Combo Audio
    • (1) USB 2.0
    • (1) USB 3.0
    • (1) 4-in-1 SD Card Reader
    SSD: 128GB, 256GB SATA3
    • Ethernet via USB dongle
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 62055 2x2AGN
    • BT 3.0
    • Optional 3G WWAN
    Dolby® Home Theater® v4
    Dimensions (W x D x H)
    331.0mm x 226.0mm x 18.9mm (13.03" x 8.9" x 0.74")
    UltraNav® TrackPoint® and new larger glass touchpad
    Fingerprint Reader
    Island-style six-row precision backlit keyboard
    WWAN (Optional)
    Ericsson H5321gw Mobile Broadband Module
    Bluetooth® (Optional)
    Bluetooth 4.0

    Specifications may vary

    Software Offerings

    Supported Lenovo Tools
    • Access Connections
    • Rescue and Recovery
    • Password Manager
    • System Update 4.0
    • Power Manager
    • Lenovo SimpleTap
    Preloaded Applications
    • Microsoft® Windows® Live™ Essentials
    • Norton™ Internet Security™
    • Windows® Live™ Essentials
    • Accessories & Services

      ThinkPad X1 CarbonAccessories & Services

      • Lenovo Slim USB Portable DVD Burner (0A33988)

        Lenovo Slim USB Portable DVD Burner (0A33988)

        Slimmer, lighter, and more portable than ever! The Lenovo Slim USB Portable DVD Burner is an external DVD/CD recordable drive powered by one or two available USB 2.0 ports, with one USB Y cable, depending on configuration.

      • Lenovo USB 3.0 Dock / Port Replicator (0A33970)

        Lenovo USB 3.0 Dock / Port Replicator (0A33970)

        Enables a clutter-free desktop with cable management for multiple monitors, LAN, and up to five USB devices.

      • Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)

        Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)

        The portable, ambidextrous Lenovo Wireless Laser Mouse is perfect for anyone looking for a compact mouse to use every day and while on-the-go. Scroll through documents, spreadsheets, and more with increased accuracy and control – plus, an advanced power management system, a high-efficiency laser sensor, and an off switch help to maximize your battery life.

      • Lenovo Security Cable Lock (57Y4303)

        Lenovo Security Cable Lock (57Y4303)

        The Lenovo Security Cable Lock allows you to help reduce theft and manage physical security access wherever you need it. One piece design for easy use. Lightweight ( 130 g / 0.29 lbs ) design is ideal to carry in a carrying case for extra security when traveling.

      Protect Your ThinkPad Laptop With Lenovo Services

      Why Lenovo Services?

      • Comprehensive portfolio of award-winning services to support your PC throughout its lifecycle.
      • Services performed by Lenovo-certified technicians using Lenovo-qualified parts. No one knows our machines like we do!
      • Global delivery network and infrastructure delivering expertise where you need it most.

      24/7 Access to Advanced Technicians

      • Priority Technical Support makes your priority, our priority. 24x7 priority call routing to Lenovo’s advanced-level technicians, electronic incident tracking, and escalation management.

      On-Site Convenience and Extended Protection

      • Extended Warranties (up to 5 years) offer fixed term, fixed cost protection to help you accurately budget for PC expenses.
      • Warranty Upgrades/On-Site Service can maximize uptime and productivity with convenient, fast repair service at your place of business.

      Drops or Spills? No Problem With Accidental Damage Protection

      • Accidents happen, but it’s still possible to protect yourself from expensive, unexpected repairs. Lenovo provides coverage for damage incurred outside of warrantee under normal operating conditions, such as minor spills, drops, electrical surges, or damage to the integrated display.

      Ultimate Data Security

      • Keep Your Drive allows you to retain possession of your drive and data for maximum security and protection. (Not available in all regions.)
    Standard on the X1 Carbon:
    Battery Life
    Up to 8.2 hours with integrated 4-cell RapidCharge battery (45.8Whr)
    Starting at 1.36 kg / 2.99 lbs.
    Dual speakers with Dolby® Home Theater® v4
    Dual noise-canceling HD microphones
    Mini DP, Combo Audio, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, 4-in-1 SD Card Reader
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