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Tablet Talk: ThinkPad X1 Carbon Tablet Talk: ThinkPad X1 Carbon
Tablets are the mash of our technology dependence theses days. They are big phones or weak laptops or any combination of the two. They... Tablet Talk: ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Tablets are the mash of our technology dependence theses days. They are big phones or weak laptops or any combination of the two. They can be big, they can be powerful, They can be an all in one device or just a side gadget. In all future set movies or media the tablet is a main stream tool, they call them data pads or data cards, but no one uses a keyboard in the future. This being said there are a lot of tablets with many options to navigate through so Im going to break them down in an easy to read guide to help you find the tablet match of your dreams. Today we are going to talk about the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon.


The Great

  • Beautiful, vivid display
  • Strong performance
  • MIL-STD 810G tested
  • Keyboard with TrackPoint comes standard


The Not

  • Long battery life only with the extended batter sold seperately
  • Adding faster parts and optional modules will cost a lot

The Conclusion

he ThinkPad X1 Tablet is a lightweight laptop replacement with strong performance and a great display, but you will to buy the extended battery, non negotiable.



This is the latest in the high-end ThinkPad X1 Tablet, which stands out by offering not only a standard keyboard cover, but also a series of modular add-ons, making this potentially a very flexible system. If flexible is what you want in a tablet, is it? read further then.

The Design

The slim X1 Tablet shares a family resemblance with the rest of the ThinkPad line, thanks to its matte black finish, and the overall design of the tablet is unchanged from the 2016 model. The design is almost industrial, in matte black with sharp angles rather than smooth curves. Outwardly, it’s the same system, with a magnesium chassis, a durable business-rugged design and a built-in kickstand. It looks and feels great, no issues physically, its a stud. Lenovo is known for keyboards, and even in this attachable keyboard format, these keys are not too shallow. Lenovo has managed to create a small keyboard that works, and typing on it is a solid experience. The touchpad on here is a lot smaller, but you still get the familiar red trackpoint.

The Display

The 12-inch display is an IPS LED panel with a resolution of 2,160×1,440 pixels, which is essentially 2K. It provides a great viewing experience, one that stays vibrant with bright colors and shows good contrast. The image does not appear washed out from side angles, so theoretically you could share the display by watching Netflix with a few people.


Quick Spec Look

  • Starting Price $1,599
  • CPU Up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7
  • RAM Up to 16GB
  • Storage Up to 1TB PCIe NVMe M.2
  • Display 13-inch, 3000 x 2000
  • Battery Life Up to 9.5 hours
  • Size 11.5 x 8.2 x 0.3 inches
  • Weight 1.9 pounds
  • Ports Thunderbolt 3, SD card reader, Nano SIM, headphone


The Final Thought

It lacks side by side in every way next to the Microsoft surface, You can do better, Lenovo can do better, we will get better. For now if you like carrying around a lot of peripherals and add ons with what is supposed to be the grab and go computing gadget then please go right ahead and find the Lenovo Think pad Tablet x

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