The thinnest Ultrabook to-date, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, has been unveiled. It will be available from Lenovo’s online store from the 21st of this month. The ThinkPads come loaded with third generation Ivy Bridge processor of up to 2.0 GHz and depending on the configuration may cost between $1399 and $1849. These Ultrabooks come with a warranty of three years.
All Lenovo ThinkPad Ultrabook gadgets have a 14-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels and up to 300 nits brightness. Measuring 13.03 x 8.9 x 0.74- inches, they weigh about 3 pounds everything Ultrabook-style. There is a superb collection of ports and slots too you have USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports both, 4-in-1 SD card reader, Ethernet support using USB dongle, mini DP and combo audio.
The RAM available is 4 GB DDR at 1333 MHz on all models. The battery uses RapidCharge technology and is said to last about 6.3 hours. There is a front facing webcam that can record 720p videos for video chatting. The Ultrabooks comes loaded with Windows 7 Professional and performance is quick and snappy because of the wonderful combination of hardware and design typical to the Ultrabook concept that was brought by Intel to the table to compete with Apple Macbook Air notebooks for their premium design, performance, and user friendliness.
The base $1399 model has the Intel Core i5 3317U processor that can clock 1.7 GHz while the Solid State Drive has a capacity of 128 GB. The $1499 model has a Core i5 3427U 1.8 GHz processor and the same 128 GB SSD. Going higher up, at $1649 you will get a similar model but with 256 GB SSD. The premium model will cost you $1849 and comes with the Core i7 3667U CPU and 256 GB SSD.