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CES 2017: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Is Made for Nomadic Millennials

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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Ultrabook

Nowadays, mobility is very important. Many people are now finding it much easier to leave the office desk and work from anywhere they may choose. Modern digital nomads relying on devices tend to settle with light and fast computer to fulfil their everyday needs. This is where the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon comes in. With its light carbon fiber reinforced frame, anyone may forget that it?s even there.

Weighing at an impressive 2.5 pounds, the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is the lightest Thinkpad from Lenovo yet. Nevertheless, do not let its seemingly lightweight body fool you as it packs one heck of a performance.

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Sporting the newest Intel i5-7600U processor, users can be rest assured they have enough power to do whatever they want. The new laptop also supports two Thunderbolt 3 ports that has a combined transfer speed of 40Gbps. No more waiting between data transfer no matter how big the files are. System memory can be upgraded to as much as 16GB while storage starts from 128GB up to 1TB SSD.

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Ultrabook

Thinkpad X1 Carbon (via lenovo.com)

As for the display, users will have two options to choose from. For the not-so-choosy type, there?s the full HD version. Meanwhile for the picky ones, perhaps the QHD model is enough to whet someone?s appetite. Both options come in 14-inch screen size and graphics is handled by the onboard Intel HD Graphics 620.

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With the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon, anyone can be sure that security was a top consideration. The laptop packs an additional infrared camera for use with Windows Hello facial recognition. And if that is not enough, there is still the fingerprint scanner for added security.

Connectivity wise, the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon really has mobility in mind. Not only that, it has the usual WiFi connectivity, it also features an onboard wireless LTE module. Install a SIM to it and anyone can literally take it anywhere they want.

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In case anyone is wondering about battery life, according to Lenovo, the Thinkpad X1 Carbon has a 15.5-hour battery life. However, it does not end there. The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon also has a quick charge feature that gets it topped up to 80 percent battery charge in just one hour. So, for quick layovers and lunch breaks, anyone is guaranteed with at least 12 hours of work time.

The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is available in two different colors, black and silver, and will come on sale immediately after the CES. The Consumer Electronics Show will take place in Las Vegas from January 5 to 8.

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