X1 Carbon Gen 6

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) in silver, showing dazzling display.

X1 Carbon Gen 6

Ultralight. Ultrapowerful. Ultra-no-brainer.

With its stunning, new look, the ultralight ThinkPad X1 Carbon merges elegant design, seamless responsiveness, and legendary durability to create the ultimate in mobile productivity. Global LTE-A connectivity option, up to 15 hours of battery life—along with RapidCharge technology—keep you on-task wherever the road leads. What's more, it weighs starting from only 1.13 kg.
Starting at:
$1,899.00
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  • Features

    Features

    An IT admin's dream

    The new ThinkPad Pro Dock with its USB-C side mechanical docking station spans a broad offering of 2018 ThinkPad devices making it a great cost-saving docking solution. Plus, with the simplified mechanical docking, it saves valuable time for employees who frequently work away from their desks during the day. What’s more, the X1 Carbon includes robust security features, like ThinkShutter, which covers the front-facing HD webcam, and match-on-chip fingerprint readers with anti-spoofing technology that helps to safeguard company data while featuring a more secure way to authenticate log-in credentials. Additionally, this device is available as Microsoft AutoPilot ready, which offers business-ready preloads. What more could an IT administrator ask for!

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) in use with two colleagues reviewing what's on the screen.

    Amp up your game

    The new 8th generation Intel® Quad Core™ CPUs boost performance 35% over the previous generation. Memory is even faster too with LPDDR3. When you add in the optional LTE-A card, which keeps your ThinkPad X1 Carbon connected around the globe, you can expect to be productive no matter where life takes you. Plus, if you opt for the IR camera, it includes Glance technology, which merges face-, eye-, and gaze-tracking, resulting in a more intuitive and productive interaction by automatically focusing the cursor and shifting windows with just a move of your eye!

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) overhead shot, used in conjunction with a contractor's report outdoors.

    Dazzle yourself & others

    The new design of the X1 Carbon will surely dazzle. The dark black, soft-touch cover and the sleek silver option both include color-coded hinges. And the 14" display options are bigger and more stunning than ever.

    Choose the low-weight touch option with the FHD display. Or go with the dramatic Dolby Vision™ (high-dynamic-range) HDR technology* option, which features WQHD 500 nits and 100% color gamut. As the first PC to include Dolby Vision, our new X1 laptops deliver increased brightness, expanded contrast, amazingly accurate colors, and refined detail. Either way, you get a super-bright display in a narrow-bezel design that's just 15.95 mm thin. And the best part? Minimal impact on battery life!

    *Requires the forthcoming Windows 10 Summer 2018 update.

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon HDR display with Dolby Vision, showing amazing detail and color accuracy of a parrot's wings in flight.

    Go from 0 to 80 in 60

    The X1 Carbon delivers up to 15 hours of battery life. And if you’re running low, the RapidCharge technology provides 80% capacity in just an hour. So a 60-minute lunch break or a layover can easily boost your battery up to 12 hours. What more could a road warrior ask for? And when you’re actually working at your desk, the new docking system fits seamlessly with side mechanical docking that snaps into place. The easy alignment also delivers outstanding stability while docked, and it’s shared across multiple ThinkPad products.

    Wise men speak when they have something to say

    With Cortana Premium, you can speak commands to your X1 Carbon from 4 meters / 13 feet. The integrated 360-degree far field microphones ensure your voice carries the weight it’s due. Wake your device with a simple phrase. Quickly and easily find files and calendar events. Even put your system into Modern Standby mode, which improves battery performance. So go ahead and speak your mind and boost your productivity at the same time.

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) in use on the go.

    Prepare to be thunderstruck

    The X1 Carbon includes Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3—the technology that brings lightning-fast Thunderbolt to USB-C at speeds up to 40 Gbps. Connect a cable from your USB-C port to a Thunderbolt 3-enabled device, and get four times the data and twice the video bandwidth of any other port type, while also supplying power. So you get Thunderbolt, USB-C, and DisplayPort all rolled into one.

    Built to go on and on. And on.

    Like all ThinkPads, the X1 Carbon is tested against 12 military-grade requirements and more than 200 quality checks to ensure they run in extreme conditions. From the arctic wilderness to desert dust storms, from zero-gravity to spills and drops, you can trust this laptop to handle whatever life throws your way. Plus, with four layers of carbon-fiber reinforced chassis and a magnesium alloy roll-cage for added strength, you know that reliability is our middle name.

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) being used in a workspace with screen extended across a monitor.

    Oh snap!

    The new ThinkPad X1 Carbon integrates with the ThinkPad Pro Dock, a whole new docking system that’s shared across most of the 2018 ThinkPad models. The new USB-C side mechanical dock easily connects with two male Type-C ports that snap into and automatically level your device. Once docked, your ThinkPad stays securely in place and sits at a slightly tilted angle for comfort.

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon with dock

    Flick your finger for privacy

    Forgo any concerns about being watched or inadvertently turning on the webcam with the new ThinkShutter. This built-in sliding cover ensures front-facing camera privacy and security when you opt for the HD camera. It's easy to use and delivers strong protection.

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Thinkshutter closeup

    Good thing it's drool-proof

    Quickly log in with ease—just the touch of your finger or the view of your face if you opt for the IR camera and use Windows Hello. What’s more, the fingerprint reader thwarts biometric hacking with anti-spoofing technology—that means the fingerprint image is saved inside the chip, and as such, it’s not sent out for login authentication when you sign in. Your data is protected too, with the discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM), which encrypts your information. And if that’s not enough to make IT administrators love the new X1 Carbon, then the FIDO authentication capabilities that ThinkPad is enabled with is sure to have them drooling.

    Fast Identity Online—or FIDO—enables hardened authentication that wraps your access info in three layers of security. FIDO authentication pertains to your online credentials, when you sign in to websites like Facebook or Google, or make payments via PayPal, Visa, etc. This global solution creates better security for online services, reduces costs for organizations, and is simpler and safer for users.

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, closeup of fingerprint reader components

    Lenovo Premier Support

    Lenovo Premier Support (Optional Upgrade) provides direct access to skilled and experienced Lenovo technicians offering comprehensive hardware and software support. Our expert troubleshooters have the advanced technical knowhow and systems knowledge to quickly provide solutions and advice that will keep your hardware and software operating at optimal efficiency.

    Learn more about Premier Support click here.

    Key Features:

    • Onshore Technical Call Centre Support from Sydney, NSW.
    • Weekday 7am – 7pm Technical Call Centre Support (Eastern Standard Time).
    • Next Business Day Onsite Labour* & Parts Prioritisation.
    • Designated Technical Account Managers for proactive relationship and escalation management.
    • Single Contact For End-to-End Case Management to see all issues through to closure.
    • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Software Support to support more than hardware.

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  • Reviews

    Reviews

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  • Tech Specs

    Tech Specs

    Description
    Processor
    • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U Processor (6M Cache, 1.6 GHz, 3.4 GHz max)
    • 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8350U Processor (6M Cache, 1.7 GHz, 3.6 GHz max), vPro™
    • 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8550U Processor (8M Cache, 1.8 GHz, 4.0 GHz max)
    • 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8650U Processor (8M Cache, 1.9 GHz, 4.2 GHz max), vPro
    Operating System
    • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
    • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit - Lenovo recommends Windows 10 Pro.
    Display
    • 14" FHD IPS (1920 x 1080), Anti-Glare, 300 nits
    • 14" FHD IPS (1920 x 1080), Anti-Glare, 300 nits, Touch
    • 14" WQHD IPS (2560 x 1440), Anti-Glare, 300 nits
    • 14" HDR WQHD IPS with Dolby Vision™ (2560 x 1440), Glare, 500 nits
    Graphics
    Intel UHD Graphics 620
    Memory
    16GB max / 2133MHz LPDDR3, memory soldered to systemboard, no SO-DIMM socket
    Webcam
    • Standard: 720p HD camera with ThinkShutter
    • Optional: IR camera* - required for Windows Hello and facial recognition, but it does not have ThinkShutter
    • Both with dual array microphone
    *IR camera option is available only on X1 Carbon Gen 6 Black with FHD display
    Storage
    • Some: M.2 SSD / SATA: 128GB
    • Some: M.2 SSD / PCIe NVMe OPAL2: 256GB / 512GB / 1TB
    Optical drive
    None
    Dimensions (W x D x H)
    323.5 x 217.1 x 15.95 mm
    Weight
    Starting from 1.13 kg
    Case colour
    • Black
    • Silver
    Battery
    3-cell (57 Wh), integrated
    Battery life1
    Up to 15 hours
    AC adaptor
    65W 3-pin USB-C, supports RapidCharge
    Keyboard
    Backlit keyboard
    Fingerprint reader
    Match on Chip (MoC) touch fingerprint reader
    Audio support
    Stereo with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
    Wireless LAN
    Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265, Wi-Fi 2x2 802.11ac + Bluetooth® 4.2*
    *Bluetooth® 4.2 capabilities limited by Windows OS
    Wireless WAN
    Integrated global mobile broadband LTE-A (optional)
    NFC
    None
    Ports
    • 2 x USB 3.0 (1 x AlwaysOn)
    • 2 x Thunderbolt (x4 Gen3)
    • 1 x HDMI
    • 1 x 4-in-1 micro SD card reader (SD, MMC, SDHC, SDXC)
    • Combo audio/microphone jack
    • CS18 side docking connector

    Specifications and availability may differ from that promoted or available from Lenovo resellers from time to time.

    • 1 Battery life (and recharge times) will vary based on many factors including screen brightness, applications, features, power management, battery conditioning and other customer preferences.
  • Accessories & Services

    ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) Accessories & Services

    • Models

      Models

      ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) Models

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      1. X1 Carbon Gen 6 Black
        Part Number:  20KH001CAU

        Web Price:
        $2,199.00
        After Instant Savings:
        $1,899.00
        inc. GST & delivery
        Savings:
        $300.00
      2. X1 Carbon Gen 6

        Web Price:
        $2,199.00
        After Instant Savings:
        $1,979.00
        inc. GST & delivery
        Savings:
        $220.00
      3. X1 Carbon Gen 6

        Web Price:
        $2,349.00
        inc. GST & delivery
      4. X1 Carbon Gen 6 Black
        Part Number:  20KH001DAU

        Web Price:
        $2,599.00
        After Instant Savings:
        $2,349.00
        inc. GST & delivery
        Savings:
        $250.00
      5. X1 Carbon Gen 6 4G
        Part Number:  20KHA01CAU

        Web Price:
        $2,699.00
        inc. GST & delivery
      6. X1 Carbon Gen 6 Black
        Part Number:  20KHA006AU

        Web Price:
        $3,099.00
        After Instant Savings:
        $2,779.00
        inc. GST & delivery
        Savings:
        $320.00

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