X Series

Performance for Extreme Mobility.
Professional-grade, thin and light ThinkPad® X Series laptops for true mobile freedom in an ultraportable package.
ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Ultrabook
Built for speed
Built for Speed
Rock-solid reliability
Rock-Solid Reliability
Business-critical data protection
Enterprise-Class Security
Easy to be green
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ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Ultrabook laptop
Long Battery-Life &
Incredibly Lightweight.
Work wherever, whenever, with ThinkPad® X Series ultraportable laptops and our ultrathin, ultralight Ultrabook™ inspired by Intel®, the X1 Carbon and X1 Carbon Touch. Lenovo's Power Manager, carefully selected low-voltage processors, less power-hungry displays, and the latest battery technology allow hours of unplugged computing, perfect for on-the-go. Lenovo RapidCharge, designed to last three times longer than a standard notebook battery and charge up to 80% capacity in just 35 minutes, makes the X1 Carbon and the X1 Carbon Touch ideal for travelers. Plus Lenovo Battery Stretch featured on all X Series models lets you temporarily extend battery life — get up to 24 hours on the ThinkPad X230 with a single charge! Maximum battery life depends on how system is used and requires configuration with optional extended-life and/or external batteries. In fact, your X230 will retain a charge for more than 30 days when in standby mode.

X Series models weigh as little as 3 pounds or less. Our thinnest ThinkPad ever is also the world's lightest 14-inch business-grade Ultrabook™, the X1 Carbon. Weighing in at less than 3 lbs and just 18.8 mm thin — or less than the diameter of a penny — when the lid is closed, its sleek design belies its durability. Both the X1 Carbon and the X1 Carbon Touch are made with carbon fiber throughout with a carbon-fiber roll cage. These durability features enhance the structural integrity while minimizing weight.

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Powered for Productivity.
Our X Series laptops are built for speed, letting you use time to focus on your business—not your computer. Blazing fast technology quickens the pace of doing business so you can do more with less time. Technology features vary by model.
  • Like a smartphone, close the lid for instant-suspend and open for instant-resume with the X1 Carbon, X1 Carbon Touch, and X230.
  • Connect with 3G technology on the X1 Carbon — plus, with Lenovo Mobile Access, our pay-as-you-go wireless WAN (WWAN) mobile broadband service, get online access anywhere, anytime, with flexible pricing and no contract needed. You can even use the X1 Carbon as a mobile hotspot to connect multiple devices nearby.
  • USB 3.0 ports feature up to 10 times faster file transfer time — especially useful when copying large media files.
  • Lenovo RapidCharge battery, available on both X1 models, is designed to last three times longer than a standard notebook battery, and in just 35 minutes, it charges up to 80% capacity.
  • Quick log-in and authentication with the swipe of your finger using the optional industry-leading ThinkPad fingerprint reader.
  • Navigate using the famous little red TrackPoint® device or the easy-to-use multitouch touchpad with simple one- and two-finger zooming, scrolling, and rotating.
...three pounds on the nose for a system this robust and a screen this large feels like cheating. There's a full Thinkpad keyboard here that's spill resistant and backlit. And the display isn't just big, it's matte...Most impressive, though, was the overall build quality. If the MacBook Air is a porcelain doll, the X1 Carbon is a G.I. Joe strapped with Kevlar.
Leaving GIZMODO, May 2012
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Rock-Solid Reliability.
Baked, battered, blistered, and blown with sand, ThinkPad notebooks are designed to pass eight, rugged military-spec tests against extreme environmental variables, including temperature, pressure, dust, humidity, and vibration testing. ThinkPad X Series laptops are more than tough enough to endure the rigors of business travel — or the schoolyard, for that matter.Specifications vary by model.
  • ThinkPad roll-cage technology—made from carbon fiber on the X1 Carbon and X1 Carbon Touch
  • Magnesium-alloy top and bottom covers
  • Optional solid-state drives with no moving parts
  • Spill-resistant keyboard
  • Reliable, sturdy metal hinge construction designed for daily use
  • Redesigned hinge closing mechanism with magnetic latching supportAvailable on the X220 model.
Meant to endure. With the X131e and X130e, which are specifically designed for durability in the rigorous K-12 school system, a rubber bumper cushions the top cover for added protection, while hinges and ports are further strengthened. The bezel with integrated webcam uses thicker plastic than other X Series models. Likewise with the spill-resistant, full-sized keyboard — comfortably curved keys are made even stronger. In fact, for the X131e, gaps between keys have been reduced by 60% to decrease the likelihood of keys being removed.

Magnificent Multimedia Features.Features vary by model.
X Series includes superior VoIP experience with HD camera and HD microphones for advanced noise and echo cancellation.Optimized VoIP features not available on X120e. A 720p wide-angle HD webcam includes face tracking for most excellent video conferencing. Convenient one-touch access with microphone, speaker, and camera mute buttons allow for quick and easy control. Plus enjoy premium on-the-go entertainment with integrated Dolby® Home Theater® and SuperBright LCD display (minimally 300 nits) on the X1 Carbon/X1 Carbon Touch — or on the X230 and the X131e models, enjoy the crisp, clear surround sound experience of Dolby® Advanced Audio™ v2.
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Enterprise-Class Security.
  • The Lenovo Solution Center provides a simplified dashboard that reflects total system health. This hardware diagnostic tool allows quick and convenient access to frequently-used system management tools, including backup and restore, antivirus and firewall settings, system/software updates, internet connections, and service and support.Lenovo Solution Center replaces the ThinkVantage Tool Box on 2012 models.
  • Active Protection System detects sudden changes in motion and temporarily stops the hard drive to help protect it from damage (not applicable to models with solid state drives) — an especially useful feature on the playground!
  • Intel® Anti-Theft protection (AT-p), an extra layer of security and manageability incorporated with Computrace® Data Protection™ and Intel® vPro™ technology, which enables businesses to manage, protect, repair, and locate assets from anywhere in the world.
  • Remote data disablement lets you disable your laptop's hardware if it's ever compromised.
  • Customized solutions: more than just custom color availability and choice of Intel® or AMD processors, ThinkPad X models include the option of asset tagging, BIOS customization, and laser engraving — plus, custom imaging, radio frequency identification, and an HDD security screw reduce IT burdens!Available for large enterprise orders.
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Save on Energy & Associated Costs.
The X Series makes it easy to be green.Certifications vary by model.
  • EPEAT® Gold-compliant
  • ENERGY STAR-certified
  • ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification
  • Uses post-consumer content (PCC)
  • Cooler and quieter thermal design with dual vents, which also prevents dust from collecting
  • Energy-saving, low-voltage processors, LED backlit displays, and SSDs
  • Arsenic-free glass and mercury-free displays
  • 90% recyclable packaging (by weight)
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Top Accessories for X Series Laptops.
ThinkPad Battery 20+ 6-Cell Slim (0A36308) for use along with the system battery to keep you unplugged and powered. View battery options.

Lenovo USB 3.0 Dock / Port Replicator (0A33970) enables a clutter-free desktop with cable management for multiple monitors, LAN, and up to five USB devices. View docks and port replicators.

ThinkPad Ultraportable Case (41U5062) for protection and easy transport. Check out carrying cases.
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Lenovo Services
Lenovo offers a comprehensive portfolio of award-winning services to support and protect your ThinkPad investment. Lenovo Services lets you focus on your customers and business, not your IT. Services include technical support, warranty upgrades and extensions, asset tagging, laser engraving, and accidental damage protection.
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