Lovin' the Lenovo ThinkPad X1: 6 Reasons Why the X1 Carbon Is a Top-Tier Laptop

Lovin' the Lenovo ThinkPad X1: 6 Reasons Why the X1 Carbon Is a Top-Tier Laptop

Posted by Wayne Francis on 27th May 2019

In April 2018, the desktop PC and laptop market share in Australia was 50.76%. By December 2018, the desktop PC and laptop market share had risen to 51.89%.

One of the best laptops that money can buy is the Lenovo ThinkPad X1. Built for the business professionals, the laptop is light and classy. It comes with a brighter display compared to its predecessors. As a superior laptop in its sixth generation, it has other new design elements.

Want to know more about this ultraportable workhorse?

In this post, we highlight the 6 reasons why the X1 Carbon is a Top Tier PC.

1. Lightweight

At 1.134 kg (2.5 pounds), the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 is a lightweight business laptop. To make the PC lightweight, Lenovo chose carbon and glass fibers as the ideal materials. They also incorporated magnesium alloy and plastic. The final product is a sturdy but lightweight machine.

At the base, it has rubberized veneers. This allows for an easy no-slip grip. It also has the following dimensions - 324 by 217 by 16 mm.

2. Durable

If you travel for business frequently, you know how vulnerable your laptop is. Not only do you have to stuff it into your bag but at times, the bag may be thrown into security trays. On some occasions, it can be crammed into the plane’s overhead compartment. With all these abuses, rarely do laptops survive.

With the Lenovo ThinkPad X1, you don’t have to worry about durability. As said earlier, it's built with glass, carbon fiber, magnesium alloy, and plastic. This has transformed the laptop into a rugged machine.

3. Secure

The X1 Carbon with Core i7-5600U supports Intel’s vPro technology. This technology saves IT departments energy and time. It is available in a variety of devices such as business laptops and mobile workstations. TPM is also found in high-end gaming laptops.

This technology allows IT departments to manage vPro devices. How? By using console software such as Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager. It also comes with TPM encryption that secures your hardware with cryptographic keys.

4. Improved Connectivity

The refurbished ThinkPad laptop has various connectivity outlets. For instance, it comes with two USB 3 ports, USB-C for video output and HDMI. You also have another USB-C port for charging, Thunderbolt 3 connector, and micro SIM.

The micro SIM slot has its own LTE-A receiver. The plethora of ports and slots allow you to carry out different functions. They include video conferencing, internet search, presentations and more.

5. Touch Screen HDR Display

The Lenovo X1 Carbon refurbished laptop has a 14-inch display with 1920 by 1080. Unlike other models, the X1 Carbon used laptop uses in-cell touch technology. As such, the touch technology is available in the same layer as the display for touch screen variants in the range. Also, it is energy efficient.

The display is anti-glare and has a contrast ratio of 400:1. You can watch 4K videos from streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and more.

6. Performance

When it comes to performance, the X1 Carbon is unbeatable. It has the Core i7-5600U together with 8GB RAM and 256 SSD. As such, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon can stream music and crunch spreadsheets at a high speed.

You can also play the latest games or work on your 3D animations.

Why the Lenovo Thinkpad x1 Suits You

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 is not only fast but it's durable, stylish and comes with the best in class keyboard. Not only that, it has great battery life. If you run low, the RapidCharge technology will get you 80% battery power in an hour.

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