Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) Review
From past few decades, Lenovo has been launching highly-intuitive and user-friendly laptops for businesses and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) is one of the finest inventions. It is dominating the business world today as it provides everything you would ever need in a laptop.
What makes Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) stand out of all the other brands in the market? Of course, it’s unique features!
Elegant design that suite your personality
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) is eye-striking you can say it is “black beauty” that is truly made for the businessman with an attractive persona. The dark black, soft-touch cover also has a shiny silver alternative color-coded as well and the 14-inch display provides dynamic picture quality and comforts your eyes with IPS anti-glare, 300 nits along with the resolution of 1920×1080.
It is sleek as hell with a dimension of 323.5×217.1×15.95 (mm) and lightweight only 2.49lbs. It’s a perfect match to attend meetings or conferences and carry with wherever you go.
There are many options for display in terms of resolution and quality that includes:
- 300 nits 14″ FHD IPS anti-glare multi-touch
- 14″ WQHD (2560 x 1440) 300 nits IPS anti-glare
- 14″ HDR WQHD IPS glossy 500 nits with Dolby Vision
Hence, ThinkPad Carbon X1 provides you with customized display quality with Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620. So choose the one that meets all your needs.
Makes you feel that you are in a meeting room
Furthermore, it also has a touch option for which you need to choose FHD display or take on the remarkable Dolby vision with HDR technology. This is the first Lenovo ThinkPad with Dolby vision providing you brighter, sharper and more clearer pictures. The accurate colors redefine every image or video you will ever watch. In addition, the 720HD camera seamlessly connects you making you feel like you are attending a live conference at your home comfort.
Locks all your business data without any key
The Carbon X1 (6th Gen) offers vigorous security features, which comprises of ThinkShutter that wraps the front-facing HD webcam, and a microchip that has fingerprint scanner with integrated firewalls that easily secure the data whilst providing accurate verification and login details.
Besides this, ThinkPad Carbon X1 can hook up with new ThinkPad Dock Pro with the help of USB-C port. If you are a business owner and usually work away from desk this docking solution can save your valuable time as well as cost. It also has Intel Dual Band Wireless AC (2X2) 8265 and Bluetooth 4.1 with vPro, which eventually enhances your connectivity
The list of security features does not end here! Following are the security features apart from ThinkShutter and Match-on-chip fingerprint scanner:
- Fast Identify Online (FIDO) verification potential
- dTPM 2.0
- Windows Hello along with face recognition (IR camera)
- Kensington lock slot
Astonishing sound quality that you’ll feel like its live
The Dolby Audio Premium in the speakers of Carbon X1 gives high-quality sound making your entertainment rich with dominant sound. The audio dynamically adjusts and deliver you home theatre sound quality with that virtual feeling for all your entertainment. Bolstered sound and superior volume features make the sound louder and clearer. And the headphone/microphone combo jack allows you to attach Dolby Atmos gives a different experience taking you into another world.
The processor is just unstoppable
ThinkPad Carbon X1 comes with Intel 8th generation Quad-Core Processor i7-8650U with vPro including 1.90GHz, up to 4.20GHz with Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache that boosts the efficiency of CPUs up to 35%, which was never before in other generations. Even the memory is accelerated with 16GB LPDDR3 2133 MHz along with storage up to 1TB PCIe SSD.
Moreover, when you add in the Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9, you can stay connected around the world and be productive wherever life takes you. In addition, if you go for the IR camera, it includes Glance by Mirametrix, which amalgamates with face and eye, resulting in a more perceptive and productive interface by focusing the cursor and shifting windows with just an easy move.
Meet the new Amazon Alexa
The Amazon Alex has been upgraded with new programs now you can get news, play music, shop or control your smart home just using your voice. Yes, you heard it right! With advanced Cortana Premium, you can speak to ThinkPad Carbon X1 from 4 meters/13 feet. The incorporated 360-degree distant field microphones make sure that your voice is heard from corner to corner in the room.
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Now rouse your device with just a single phrase and get all your files, events and calendar at one place. Moreover, you can even put your system on Standby mode by just speaking. So now just speak your mind and things we’ll get done. As the Alxea too is getting smarter day-by-day, you just ask her to perform some task and she’ll respond right away.
Tough as the rock but comforts like anything
Like every ThinkPad’s of Lenovo, even Carbon X1 has been tested against 12 military standards and undergone through 200 quality checks to provide you the tough laptop that can work under extreme conditions as well. Carbon X1 has a chassis buildup of carbon fiber and a magnesium mixture-cage to add more strength. Thus, you can easily trust this laptop at every footstep of your life.
Moreover, the keyboard is so comfortable for businesses that you will feel like typing whole day. And you can also have a hands-free day by using the admirable screen touch-pad.
Charge your battery from 0 to 80 in 60 minutes
The ThinkPad Carbon X1 comes with 15 hours of battery backup with RapidCharge Technology that can charge your laptop from 0 to 80 in an hour. So go for lunch or take rest of 60 minutes and come back with the same enthusiasm to use your laptop for next 12 hours with your fully charged laptop.
|Specs of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen)|
|Processor||Intel Core i7-8650U 4-core (up to 4.2 GHz)|
|Graphics||Intel UHD 620|
|RAM||Up to 16GB LPDDR3|
|Storage||Up to 1TB PCIe SSD|
|Display||14” up to WQHD resolution and 500 nits|