Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Set to Release in the US This Month

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 CarbonLenovo Introduced the ThinkPad X1 Carbon back in May, now the device is in the U.S. and will reportedly be available for purchase within the month of August.  The slick piece of hardware is claiming to be the “World’s Lightest 14-inch Professional Ultrabook”. 

Breaking away from the traditional Lenovo look, the Carbon X1 is a sight to behold. While it still has the sturdy ThinkPad roll cage that we have come to expect from Lenovo it’s composed of carbon fiber, helping the machine to stay true to its claim as the lightest Ultrabook at 3 pounds.

The X1 Carbon will come with a three year warranty with a starting price of $1,399. While the exact shipping date is still not yet confirmed, this business-class Ultrabook will be available for order soon on the Lenovo website.

For more information regarding the ThinkPad X1 Carbon make sure to check out our full review.

Additional Hardware Specs                      

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon offers a third generation Intel Ivy Bridge CPUs, 128 GB (upgradable to 265 GB) SATA 3 solid state drive, 4 GB DDR 1333 MHz, and a 14-inch 1600×900 resolution 300-nit HD anti-glare display. The device also houses a 45 Watt-hour battery with a rapid charge option (charges 80% in 30 minutes), Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205S Wi-Fi capability, and a 3G WWAN (Ericsoon H5321gw) wireless capability option though it’s not available in the i5-3317U. The X1 Carbon offers a number of supports including (1) Mini DP, (1) Combo Audio, (1) USB 2.0, (1) USB 3.0, (1) 4-in-1 SD card reader with Ethernet via USB Dongle.


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