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ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen)

ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen)
alaScore 91

4 reviews

Jan, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Mark Hachman (pcworld.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) review: A business laptop that's tops in its class

 

It's difficult to find fault with Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen). It's expensive, but it exudes quality. It's a no-brainer for those who want a powerful, light laptop with decent battery life.

As light as a tablet ; Lenovo's top-of-the-line keyboard ; Top-notch performance ; Good battery life

Pricey, as befitting a premiere ultrabook ; Gen 2 Ethernet connector is designed to sell you a dock ; Take care when configuring, as touchless screens are a basic option

By default, Lenovo’s X1 Carbon optimizes its performance settings to boost performance when you need it. In reality, this means that the ultrabook’s fan runs quite a bit, either in a fully revved-up mode or in a sort of quiet, background state. Even in...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Alex Hernandez (techaeris.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen review: Easily one of the best business ultrabooks on the market

 

Lenovo has been making the X1 Carbon for a few years now and each year it gets better. Read on for the full review of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Generation.

Beautiful design while remaining ThinkPad tough ; Great display, even at 1080p ; Thin and light great portability ; Great performance, strong enough to run Adobe Premiere ; Webcam privacy shutter ; Strong battery life

Speakers could use some improvement ; Webcam could be better ; Could be pricey for some users

With its tough build quality, industrial yet sexy design, versatile I/O options, and lightweight portability, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen is an ideal business ultrabook for those always on the run. This is why it not only earned a Best of CES...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Hardik Singh (digit.in)

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 6th gen Intel Review

 

The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is the best business class ultrabook you can buy today

8-9 hours of battery life ; well built and lightweight ; brilliant keyboard

larger footprint compared to other ultrabooks ; Steep pricing

The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon has a brilliant keyboard, performs well and good battery life. The security features are impressive as well and all this makes it the best business class ultrabook to buy today.

Feb, 2017

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen

 

the 6th generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14” premium business Ultrabook with a slim 16mm chassis, Intel 8th gen Kaby Lake R processors and an optional (incredible) HDR display. The 1.13 kg / 2.49 lb. laptop has an ample selection of ports despite...

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:1 / 2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):52 / 57
Battery life (max):11 / 15.5 / 19.3
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 4
Quick Charge:Y

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Certification:MIL-STD-810G / MIL-STD-810G, GREENGUARD
Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance:Y

Design

Colour name:Black
Colour of product:Black / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Carbon fiber, Magnesium, Plastic / Magnesium
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Small Business
Market positioning:Business
Product colour:Black / Silver
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):700:1
Display brightness:300
Display diagonal:35.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 2560 x 1440
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / Quad HD / Wide Quad HD / WQHD
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:IPS
Screen shape:Flat
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:N / Y

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel UHD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916 / 0x5917 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel UHD Graphics 620 / Intel® HD Graphics 520 / Intel® HD Graphics 620 / Intel® UHD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad:N
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav
Spill resistant keyboard:Y
Windows keys:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 8
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1866 / 2133
Memory form factor:On-board

Networking

3G:N / Y
3G standards:HSPA+,UMTS
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Antenna type:2X2
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.1
Ethernet LAN:N
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac
WWAN:Y

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N
Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:Y
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4b
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:OPI / QPI
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3 / 3.40 / 3.50 / 3.60 / 4 / 4.00 / 4.20
Processor cache:3 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Kaby Lake R / Skylake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:1.60 / 1.70 / 1.8 / 1.80 / 1.9 / 1.90 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.60
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I5-6200U / I5-6300U / i5-7300U / i5-8250U / i5-8350U / i7-8550U / i7-8650U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i5-7300 Mobile Series / Intel® Core™ i5-6300 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1356 / LGA 1356 (Socket B2)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:D1 / H0 / Y0
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Demand Based Switching:N
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Fast Memory Access:N
Intel FDI Technology:N
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology:Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:122589 / 124967 / 124968 / 124969 / 88190 / 88193 / 97472
Processor code:SR2EY / SR2F0 / SR340 / SR3L8 / SR3L9 / SR3LA
Processor package size:42 / 42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:HDD, Power on, Supervisor / HDD,Power on,Supervisor
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

Drivers included:Y
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe / Microsoft Office

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:M.2
SSD capacity:256 / 512
SSD interface:M.2
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 256 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:217.1 / 229
Height :15.9
Height (front):1.5
Height (rear):1.65
Weight:1.13 / 1.17
Width:323.5 / 333