ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 5 (14") Laptop
ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 5 (14") Laptop
Carbon-tough yet ultralight.
- Durable carbon-fiber reinforced chassis
- Lighter and thinner than its predecessor
- Packed with more power than ever
- 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
- Windows 10 Pro
- Lightning-fast Thunderbolt 3 and a 14" FHD display
- All with our legendary ThinkPad heritage—and support
Get Used to Checking Your Bag
At just 2.49 lbs / 1.13 kg and 0.63 inches / 16 mm thin, the new X1 Carbon is our smallest and thinnest business Ultrabook™ yet. You might find yourself checking a lot to make sure it's really there.
Sacrifice Nothing For Portability
With an 8% smaller footprint than previous generations, the new X1 Carbon is easier to hold, to carry, and to take your work on the go. But the best part? We’ve packed in even more processing power, more memory, and more storage to drive your business. Plus we managed to keep the 14″ display—now Quad-HD—in a 13″ chassis. Now that’s innovation.
We’ve Got Your Back
With four layers of carbon-fiber reinforced chassis and a magnesium alloy roll-cage for added strength, we’ve engineered the new X1 Carbon to handle whatever comes your way. From spilled drinks, to drops and knocks, this laptop is tested against 12 military-grade requirements and passes more than 200 durability tests. Whether it’s a day at the office, or a day on the move, X1 Carbon has you covered.
Up & Running Even If You’re Not
Even when WiFi is out of range, the new X1 Carbon has optional Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X7 LTE-A (optional) available—so you can always have connectivity and access to all your data and apps in the cloud.
From 0 to 80 in 60
The X1 Carbon delivers up to 15.5 hours of battery life. And if you’re running low, the rapid charging feature provides 80% capacity in just an hour. So a lunch break or a layover can easily boost your battery up to more than 12 hours.
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. Plus, you can even output to two 4K displays with the Thunderbolt Dock.
No Re-Inventing the Wheel
Lenovo has shipped more than a 100-million ThinkPads, all with our award-winning, ergonomic, highly accurate keyboard. And the X1 Carbon delivers that same legendary interaction that IT pros and end-users alike have come to love and expect from ThinkPad—all day, every day.
Less Really Is More
X1 Carbon is available with Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Signature Edition. No more trialware or unwanted apps. No more distractions—and easy provisioning for IT pros.
Classic or Modern—You Decide
Be it the traditional Black refined look of ThinkPad, or the modern appeal of Silver, the new X1 Carbon is available in two colors to suit your style.
We Mean ALWAYS Covered
X1 Carbon comes with a standard worldwide warranty. That means that you can get help in 160 countries. We work around the world so your business can too.
Lenovo Premier Support
Lenovo Premier Support provides direct access to skilled and experienced Lenovo technicians offering comprehensive hardware and software support. Our expert troubleshooters have the advanced technical know how and systems knowledge to quickly provide solutions and advice that will keep your hardware and software operating at optimal efficiency.
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- Onshore advanced technical support , weekdays from 7am - 8pm (EST)
- Single point of contact for simplified end-to-end case management
- Next business day onsite labor and parts prioritization
- Reporting suite is available quarterly to measure and evaluate service levels and more
- Comprehensive Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) software and hardware support
- Dedicated Technical Account Managers for proactive relationship and escalation management
- Lenovo Solution Center with automated system error detection and support case creation
Ratings & Reviews
Ratings & ReviewsCustomer Reviews for ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th Gen)
Processor?The processor runs the operating system and all applications. The faster the processor, the faster your programs run, but battery life can be affected. 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-6300U with vPro™ (2.40GHz, up to 3.0GHz with Turbo Boost, 3MB Cache) Operating System Windows 10 Pro Display?The display is the screen. Higher resolutions displays allow you to fit more content on the screen at once. IPS displays offer better colour and wider viewing angles. 14" FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS anti-glare Graphics Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 520 Camera 720p HD camera Memory?Memory, aka RAM, is used to store data temporarily as you are actively working on your laptop. It is not where your data is permanently stored. More memory can help your system run faster, especially if you have a lot of programs open at the same time. 8 GB LPDDR3 1866 MHz Storage?Storage is where data, like documents and applications, resides permanently on your computer. Not to be confused with memory, which is only active when the computer is in use. Larger files like media files will need larger storage. 256 GB PCIe SSD OPAL2.0 Battery Up to 15.5 hours** Based on testing with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, & other factors. Audio Dolby Audio™ Premium Security
- dTPM 2.0
- Touch fingerprint reader
I/O (Input / Output) Ports
- 2 Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3
- 2 USB 3.0**
- Native RJ45
Connectivity?WiFi or Wireless comes down to B, G, N or AC. The basics are B and G, G being faster than B with more range. AC is the fastest, but N has the furthest range and more frequency options. WLAN: Intel® Dual Band 8260 Wireless AC (2 x 2) Bluetooth® Bluetooth® 4.1 with vPro™ Dimensions (W x D x H) 12.7" x 8.5" x 0.6" / 323.5 x 217.1 x 15.95 (mm) Weight 2.49 lbs (1.13 kg) Color Black
Specifications may vary depending upon region.
**The actual transfer speed of the USB 3.0 will vary and, depending on many factors, such as the processing capability of host and peripheral devices, file attributes and other factors related to system configuration and your operating environments, will be slower than a speed of [5 Gbit/s].Show MoreLess
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