Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 Boasts 15.5 Hours Of Battery Life


Last week, Lenovo announced that it was updating its ThinkPad Laptops lineup with the Kaby Lake processor, Microsoft’s Windows Precision TrackPad and more authentication features. And now it unveiled more improvements are coming to its ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, and X1 Tablet as well.


The 2017 ThinkPad X1 Carbon looks a lot like similar to its predecessor, but is actually smaller in size than the previous one, weighing less than 2.5 pounds compared with the earlier 2.7 pound model. The display has 14 inches with very slim bezels and will be available in either a Full HD Touch option, or with a more pixel-dense WQHD alternative.

It runs on a new Kaby Lake processor and powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE modem. It packs 1TB of PCle storage and it still doesn’t have an SD card slot. Other features included an IR camera, 4G/LTE-A connectivity, two USB Type-C ports, two USB Type-A ports and an HDMI port. The new laptop boasts an improved 15.5 hours of battery life, while its predecessor had 10 hours of battery life. Its starts shipping in February for $1,349 and up.

The ThinkPad X1 Yoga laptop, which called the bendy or multi-mode laptop, is also getting some updates. The new model also gets Kaby Lake processor and a Microsoft Windows Precision Trackapad. The laptop comes in both in Silver and Black color option, and will have a full retractable keyboard. Lenovo also updates the keyboard, the keys are designed to lie flat individually when the laptop is folded. The ThinkPad X1 Yoga laptop cost about $1,500. And the ThinkPad X1 Tablet is being updated with longer battery life. The tablet cost for $949 and available in early February.