CES 2017 — Lenovo introduces three new ThinkPad X1 Windows 10 devices, including the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon, Yoga, and Tablet with better screens, improved battery life, and new colors with thinner and lighter designs.
In addition, all the new Lenovo business-class ThinkPad X1 devices sport Intel’s latest Kaby Lake processors.
Let’s dive into the most important aspects of these new devices Lenovo is introducing at CES 2017.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the fifth-generation of the Carbon laptop that has a similar design than previous models. However, the PC maker is making it smaller, lighter at only 2.5 pounds, and it’s adding a 14-inch (1920 X 1080) on a 13-inch form factor device.
Under the hood, this laptop sports the new Intel’s Kaby Lake processor, and you’ll find a Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE modem.
Perhaps one of the most interesting aspects of the new Carbon is its battery life, which has been improved to last up to 15 hours on a single charge.
In addition, it supports Microsoft’s Precision Trackpad, and on ports, you won’t be getting USB Type-C, but you’re getting two Thunderbolt 3, two USB 3.0, HDMI, MicroSD, MicroSIM ports.
The new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon comes in its traditional black, but now there is also a silver color. It’ll be available in February 2017 for a starting price of $1349 and up.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga weighs 2.99 pounds and features a 360-degree hinge that allows the device to bend in multiple modes. It features the latest Kaby Lake processor up to Core i7 and Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE modem. And you can get it with an optional 14-inch WQHD OLED (2560 x 1440) display.
According to Lenovo the Yoga has an impressive battery life of up to 16 hours on a single charge.
There is also a new redesigned and detachable pen and improved “rise and fall” keyboard.
As for ports, you’ll be getting two Thunderbolt 3, three USB 3.0, HDMI, MicroSD, and MicroSIM ports.
The ThinkPad X1 Yoga also comes in black and silver color, and it’ll be available in February starting at $1499 and up.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet is a 1.69 pounds 2-in-1 device similar to the Microsoft Surface tablet with a 12-inch (2150 x 1440) display.
It sports up to the latest Core i7 Kaby Lake processor, but it’s a lower-end processor than the one on the Carbon and Yoga devices. And you’ll also find a Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE modem.
Lenovo claims up to 10 hours of battery life, and for ports, you’re getting a USB Type-C for charging, one USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, MicroSD, and NanoSIM ports.
The Lenovo X1 Tablet comes in red, black, and silver colors. It’ll be available in February 2017 for $949 and up.
All these new devices from Lenovo have been designed to take full advantage of Windows 10, including Windows Hello for biometric authentication, touch screen to enjoy Windows Ink, and noise-canceling microphones to improve your experience using Cortana.