ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 1 Ultrabook

World's Lightest 14" Business Ultrabook

At less than 3 lbs, the X1 Carbon Gen 1 Ultrabook™ brings a new level of quality to the ThinkPad legacy of high standards and innovation. A carbon fiber roll cage with reinforcement throughout makes this system ultralight, ultradurable, and highly portable. Stay unplugged all day, but when needed, boost your battery up to 80% capacity in just 35 minutes.

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ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 1 Ultrabook

World's Lightest 14" Business Ultrabook

  • Features


    Long Battery Life

    Stay unplugged all day — **up to 8.2 hours — but when you do need to boost your battery, breakthrough Lenovo RapidCharge technology charges up to 80% in just 35 minutes.

    Intel® vPro Technology

    One of the first Ultrabooks with Intel® vPro technology, which enables businesses to manage, protect, repair, and locate assets from anywhere in the world.

    ThinkPad Precision Keyboard

    Spill-resistant, six-row, island style keys enhance accuracy and comfort — plus backlit keyboard makes working in dark environments effortless.

    Integrated Fingerprint Reader

    Get quick, convenient access and secure login with one swipe.

    Dolby® Home Theater® v4

    Immerse yourself in surround sound and striking visuals with Intel® HD graphics and HDMI output.

    Power Manager Software

    Intuitively limits the energy drain of idle processes and provides an extra surge of energy when needed most, stretching your system's unplugged run-time to the max.

    Military-Specification Testing

    Validates the ruggedness, durability, and quality of ThinkPad products by testing against eight parameters: high pressure, humidity, vibration, high temperature, temperature shock, low pressure (15,000 ft), low temperature, and dust. Along with the carbon fiber roll cage and reinforcement throughout, the ensures durability. A carbon fiber roll cage with reinforcement throughout makes the X1 Carbon ultradurable, yet highly portable.

    ThinkVantage Active Protection System (APS)

    For models with traditional hard drives, an accelerometer detects movement and stops the drive when a fall or similar event is detected. Rubber mounts are used for the hard disk drive (rather than rails) and the HDD connector is not rigidly attached to the board, so the connector absorbs shock and impact and protects against system damage.

    EPEAT® Gold, ENERGY STAR, ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification

    Save energy and lower power consumption costs — good for the planet and your bottom line.

    Advanced Thermal Design

    Dual vents and new 2012 fan blade design deliver 28% increase in airflow, plus dust collection is minimized. As a result, select ThinkPad models provide better processing performance and system reliability by minimizing system temperatures, as well as promoting a longer lifecycle.

  • Tech Specs

    Tech Specs

    DescriptionThinkPad X1 Carbon Laptop
    • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3667U (2.0 GHz, 4MB L3, 1333MHz FSB)
    • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3427U (1.80 GHz, 3MB L3, 1333MHz FSB)
    • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3317U (1.7 GHz, 3MB L3, 1333MHz FSB)
    Operating System
    • Windows 7 Home Premium
    • Windows 7 Professional
    • Windows 8 64
    • Windows 8 Pro 64
    Up to 8 GB DDR3L 1333MHZ
    14" HD+ Anti-Glare (1600 x 900) (300 NITS) Wide Viewing
    331mm x 226mm x 18.85mm(13.03" x 8.9" x 0.74")
    1.36 Kg (2.998 lbs)
    Video Graphics
    Intel® HD integrated
    • SSD - 128GB SSD SATA3
    • SSD - 256GB SSD SATA3
    45Wh, Integrated, Rapid Charge up to 80% battery life in 35 minutes
    Battery Life
    **Up to 8.2 hours
    720p HD Webcam
    I/O (Input/Output) Ports
    • (1) Mini DP
    • (1) Combo Audio
    • (1) USB 2.0
    • (1) USB 3.0
    • (1) 4-in-1 SD card reader
    Dolby® Home Theater® v4
    Island-style six-row precision backlit keyboard
    • Ethernet via USB dongle
    • Intel Centrino Advanced-N 62055 2x2AGN
    • BT 4.0
    • Optional 3G WWAN
    FingerPrint Reader
    WWAN (Optional)
    Ericsson H5321gw Mobile Broadband Module
    Bluetooth (Optional)
    Bluetooth 4.0