CES 2019 – Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, ThinkPad X1 Yoga Upgraded

Lenovo has announced refreshed versions of its ThinkPad X1 Carbon and ThinkPad X1 Yoga laptops. While the 4th-gen ThinkPad X1 Yoga is the first-ever ThinkPad with an all-aluminum chassis, the 7th-gen ThinkPad X1 Carbon comes with an optional carbon fiber weave top cover. The company has also launched new ThinkVision P44W and Legion Y44w monitors. Read more to find about Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, ThinkPad X1 Yoga Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

Price and Availability

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon $1,709 (approx Rs 1,19,100)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga $1929 (approx Rs 1,35,200).

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon comes with a starting price of $1,709 (approx Rs 1,19,100). Whereas the price of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga starts at $1929 (approx Rs 1,35,200). Both laptops will be available from June 2019.

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Processor 8th-generation Whisky Lake Intel Core
RAM Up to 16GB
Internal Storage Up to 2TB SSD
Display 500-nit 10-bit 4K (1440p) Dolby Vision display/ 400-nit FHD (1080p) screen

The new ThinkPad X1 models are powered by the latest eighth-generation Whisky Lake Intel Core processors along with up to 16GB RAM, and up to 2TB SSD storage.

In terms of the display, the customers can choose from multiple options – 500-nit 10-bit 4K (1440p) Dolby Vision display, and a 400-nit FHD (1080p) screen. The audio is powered by a new Dolby Atmos system (with four speakers and four far-field mics).

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  • All-aluminum chassis
  • Two USB 3.1 ports
  • HDMI out
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Thunderbolt 3 port

The newly revamped ThinkPad X1 laptop lineup comes with new design and subtle tweaks. This includes the addition of an all-aluminum chassis (instead of the carbon fiber) to a ThinkPad X1 series laptop.

“For years, our customers have been asking for an all-aluminum ThinkPad and we’ve been studying metal materials to determine the right timing and the right process to deliver the quality that ThinkPad customers expect,” said Christian Teismann, senior vice president and general manager, Lenovo Commercial Business Segment.

Connectivity options include two USB 3.1 ports, HDMI out, and a 3.5mm audio jack. While the ThinkPad X1 Yoga features one Thunderbolt 3 port, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon comes with a two.

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The newly refreshed variants were launched at the ongoing CES 2019 tech fair in Las Vegas. The company has unveiled a pair of ultra-wide 43.4-inch monitors. While the ThinkVision P44W is aimed at the business users, the Legion Y44w is targeted at the gaming enthusiasts.

lenovo ThinkVision P44W, Legion Y44w

Both Lenovo monitors come with DWUXGA (3840 x 1200 pixels) resolution and a 32:10 aspect ratio. Additionally, the support for AMD FreeSync 2 technology allows the new displays to vary the refresh rate to match the render rate of the GPU. Connectivity options include two HDMI 2.0 ports, one DisplayPort, two USB-C ports, and four USB ports. Lenovo claims that users can display two separate video inputs side by side on these monitors.

While the Lenovo ThinkVision P44W is priced at $1,299.99 (approx Rs 91,100), the Legion Y44w comes with a price tag of $1,199.99 (approx Rs 84,100). Both devices will be available from April 2019.

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