Lenovo has recently officially announced their new 13-inch ultraportable notebooks with gorgeous design, lightweight, and powerful performance, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon. As the name, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop comes with a premium carbon-fiber on roll cage and on both the lid that helps the machine can reduce the weighs only at 3 pounds (1.36 kg) make it one of the light business ultrabook on the market.
On the bottom and the deck, this laptop offer magnesium alloy materials and measures 13.03 x 8.9 x 0.74-inch (331 x 226 x 18.85 mm). It has similar dimensions like the original ThinkPad X1 with 231 mm x 337 mm x 16.5 to 21.5 mm dimensions and has weight 1.36 – 1.72 kg. It offers unique island style backlight keyboard (has three mode setting with off, low brightness and high brightness) and with large scalloped keys and glass multi-gesture touchpad offers comfortable and smoother typing session and on the top of dispay, there is 720p HD front-facing camera that backed by face-tracking technology and dual array microphones for high quality video communications and self portraits.
Designed for business and professional users who need portable machine with great performance for activities, Lenovo X1 Carbon also comes with impressive hardware configurations. Inside, you fill find a powerful 1.7GHZ Intel® Core™ i5-3317U processor for base configurations, 1.8GHZ Intel® Core™ i5-3427U or 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3667U processor with a bae clock speed of 2.0 GHz for highest configurations. All of them will be paired with up to 8 GB DDR3 1333MHz SDRAM, integrated Intel HD 4000 graphics for standart graphics accelerator and NVIDIA N13P-GLP Optimus Graphics with 2 GB VRAM if you need more graphics power.
For storage, the company offers 128GB SSD SATA3 for low configurations or 256GB SSD SATA3 if you need more memory space. It sports 14 inch High Definition Plus IPS wide-viewing display which offers 300-nit brightness and offers maximum internal resolutions at 1600 x 900p pixels delivers clear, crisp and vivid color for playing standart games, streaming video or watching videos. For audio, the device shipped with stereo speakers on the bottom with Dolby Home Theater v4 software for crisp, clear and loud audio reproducion.
According the product page, the 14 inch ultrabook also equipped with Fingerprint Reader, single USB 3.0 port, single powered Always-On USB 2.0 port, combo audio, mini-DisplayPort, 4-in-1 SD card reader, optional Bluetooth 3.0, Ethernet via USB dongle and the sealed 45Wh battery that optimized by RapidCharge technology for faster charge tie and provides up to 6.3 hours of battery usage on normal usage with single charge. For internet connections, buyer will get WiFi and optional 3G wireless WAN (WWAN) mobile broadband support.
As the powerful business machine, Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop also comes with various latest Lenovo and windows technologies, such as Lenovo Power Controls, Lenovo Enhanced Recovery and Restore, InstantResume, Lenovo Web conferencing, SimpleTap 3.0 UI, Remote manageability via vPro, TPM, BIOS encryption, Windows® Live Essentials, Microsoft® Office Starter 2012 Trial and more. For base configurations with Core i5-3317U processor and 128GB SSD, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebook has price tag around at $1,400 and for highest configurations with 2.0GHz Intel Core i7-3667U plus 256GB SSD will retail for $1,849. If you interested, the machine will be release and available in Europe and US on this month.
source : Lenovo Product Page