Specs at a glance: 3rd generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon Entry level Top spec As reviewed SCREEN 1920×1080 TN at 14″ (157 ppi), 300 nit 2560×1440 IPS at 14″ (210 ppi), multitouch, 270 nit/2560×1440 IPS at 14″ (210 ppi), 300 nit 2560×1440 IPS at 14″ (210 ppi), multitouch, 270 nit OS Windows 8.1 64-bit CPU 2.2-2.7GHz Core i5-5200U 2.6-3.2GHz Core i7-5600U 2.6-3.2GHz Core i7-5600U RAM 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 GPU Intel HD Graphics 5500 HDD 128GB SATA SSD 512GB PCIe SSD 512GB PCIe SSD NETWORKING Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2×2, Bluetooth 4.0, gigabit Ethernet (requires extension cable, supplied as standard) WWAN None 4G LTE (AT&T or Verizon) None PORTS 2x USB 3.0, mini-DisplayPort, HDMI, headphone/microphone dual jack SIZE 13.03×8.92×0.70″ 13.03×8.94×0.73″ (multitouch)/13.03×8.93×0.71″ (no touch) 13.03×8.94×0.73″ WEIGHT 3.0lb 3.2lb (multitouch)/2.9lb (no touch) 3.2lb BATTERY 8-cell 50Wh RapidCharge Li-polymer WARRANTY 1 year depot 4 year onsite 1 year depot PRICE $1,079.10 $3,273.10 $2,619.99 OTHER PERKS TrackPoint, fingerprint reader, 720p webcam I think it was 2002 that I got my first-ever laptop: a ThinkPad. Still made by IBM in those days, my ThinkPad A30p was a monster. Coming in a hair under 8lbs, it had all the bells and whistles: a 1.2GHz… Read full this story
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