ThinkPad X1 Extreme (1st gen)
ThinkPad X1 Extreme (1st gen)
Extreme power. Extreme portability. Extreme possibilities.
"A beefy battery to power the whole show."
Hot Hardware, August 30, 2018
Something for everyone, especially IT admins
Employees appreciate the lightweight portability and heavyweight performance, while IT admins love it for the ThinkPad name and all that engenders—robust security and privacy features, trusted reliability, and craftsmanship renowned throughout the world. Global service options keep you protected, while built-in features like Glance eye-tracking and rapid-charge technology boost productivity levels.
Dazzle yourself & others
Choose the low-weight non-touch option with the FHD display on your X1 Extreme (Gen 1). Or go with dramatic Dolby Vision™ HDR (high-dynamic-range) technology, which features a 4K touchscreen with 100% color gamut. You’ll enjoy increased brightness, expanded contrast, amazingly accurate colors, and refined detail.
Create multimedia or kick back & enjoy it
With Intel® H Series 6-core processors and NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, the X1 Extreme (Gen 1) delivers accelerated performance for any job. It’s plug-and-play ready for the leading VR/MR headsets, including Oculus Rift. Whether you’re creating content, gaming, traveling the world from your armchair, or streaming videos, you can do it all without lag time. Add a pen into the mix on touchscreen models for sketching, annotating, signing, creating—all of which make working on this X1 Extreme (Gen 1) even more fun!
Listens to your every word
With Cortana Premium, you can speak commands to your X1 Extreme (Gen 1) from across the room. The integrated 360-degree far-field microphones ensure your voice carries its weight. Wake your device with a simple phrase. Quickly and easily find files and calendar events. Even put your system into standby mode to improve battery performance. So go ahead and speak your mind—and boost your productivity at the same time.
Built to go on and on. And on.
Like all ThinkPads, the X1 Extreme (Gen 1) is tested against 12 military-grade requirements and more than 200 quality checks to ensure they run in extreme conditions. Our ThinkPads undergo some of the most stringent product testing in the industry, so you get the perfect blend of value and durability when you purchase a one. 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.
Go from 0 to 80 in 60
The X1 Extreme (Gen 1) delivers up to 15 hours of battery life. And if you’re running low, rapid-charge 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 you need for life on the go?
* Based on testing with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.
Move data between the X1 Extreme (Gen 1) and your other devices quickly with USB-C Thunderbolt™ 3 technology, which simultaneously supports high-resolution displays and high-performance data devices. These ports don’t just transfer and display—they’re powerful enough to actually run the whole system.
How many is too many?
The X1 Extreme (Gen 1) supports up to four independent displays—making working with complex computations, day trading, or analyzing big data a cinch. What's more, the optional IR camera includes Glance technology, which merges face-, eye-, and gaze-tracking. That means the cursor automatically focuses and windows shift with just a move of your eyes! You'll enjoy a more intuitive and productive interaction, especially when displaying on multiple monitors.Show MoreLess
ThinkPad X1 Extreme
Description Specifications Processor
- Up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5/i7 vPro™ H-Series (with up to 6 cores)
- Up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5/i7 H-Series (with up to 6 cores)
Operating System Up to Windows 10 Pro 15.6" Display
- FHD IPS antiglare (1920 x 1080) 300 nit, 72% color gamut
- 4K UHD HDR touchscreen (3840 x 2160), 400 nit, 100% Adobe 8+2 bit color depth, with Dolby Vision™
- Supports up to 4 independent displays
- Intel UHD Graphics 630
- NVIDIA® GeForce® 1050Ti 4 GB GDDR5
Memory Up to 64 GB DDR4 RAM 2666 MHz, Dual DIMM Storage Up to 2 SSDs (2 x M.2 2280 PCIe TLC) for 2TB max BatteryUp to 15 hours*, 4 cell, 80 Wh, with Rapid Charge technology* Based on testing with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors. Connectivity 802.11 AC 2x2 + Bluetooth® 5.0 Camera
- HD 720p with ThinkShutter privacy cover
- Infrared (IR) Camera (optional; required for use with Windows Hello & doesn’t include ThinkShutter)
- Fast Online Identity (FIDO) authentication capabilities
- dTPM 2.0
- Match-on-Chip touch fingerprint reader
- Windows Hello with facial recognition software (requires IR camera)
- Smart card reader
- Kensington® lock slot
* Headset not included.
- Dolby Audio™ Premium
- Dolby Atmos® for headset*
- Noise-cancelling dual-array far field microphones
Weight Starting at:
- FHD non-touch: 1.7 kg
- 4K Touchscreen: 1.8 kg
Dimensions (W x D x H)
- FHD non-touch: 14.24” x 9.67” x .72” / 361.8 mm x 245.7 mm x 18.4 mm
- 4K Touchscreen: 14.24” x 9.67” x .74” / 361.8 mm x 245.7 mm x 18.7 mm
- Spill resistant
- Multitouch glass touchpad
- Backlit with white LED lighting
- 2 x USB 3.1 (Gen 1, 1 always on)
- 2 x USB-C Thunderbolt™ 3
- 4-in-1 SD card reader
- HDMI 2.0
- Network extension connector
- Combo audio / mic
AC Adapter 135 W Supported DockingThinkPad Thunderbolt Workstation Dock** Docking station sold separately.
Specifications may vary depending upon region
- 1. AC power in
- 2. 2 x USB-C Thunderbolt™ 3
- 3. HDMI 2.0
- 4. Network extension
- 5. Combo audio / mic
- 6. Smart card reader
- 7. 4-in-1 SD card reader
- 8. 2 x USB 3.1 (Gen 1, 1 always on)
- 9. Kensington® lock slot
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Bypass phone menus and scripted troubleshooting to access advanced-level technicians with the expertise needed to quickly diagnose and solve problems.1,2
Onsite Service maximizes PC uptime and productivity by providing convenient, fast repair service at your place. In addition, with Tech Install CRU service the installation of all internal Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) parts will be done on your behalf by a trained technician.1
This fixed-term, fixed-cost service helps you accurately budget for PC expenses, protect your valuable investment, and lower the cost of ownership over time.1
Accidental Damage Protection
Protect your investment from operational or structural damage caused by common accidents like drops, spills, or electrical surges. This protection plan helps with predictable budgeting, minimizes unexpected repair costs and provides significant savings relative to the cost of non-covered repairs.1,2
Keep Your Drive
Retain your drive if it should happen to fail, giving you the peace of mind of knowing that your valuable data is secure.
2 May not be available in all regions