|Windows 8.1 Pro|
Windows 8.1 Pro
Built for business. Built for life. The new Windows brings together everything you do across all your devices whether at home, at work, or on-the-go. With Windows 8.1 Pro, you get everything in Windows 8.1, plus enhanced security features like trusted boot, improved biometric support, backup to SkyDrive, anti-malware, device encryption, and remote business data removal, as well as simplified technology like tap to print, auto-triggered VPN, SkyDrive integration, and more.
|Windows 8 Pro|
Windows 8 Pro
Ready for business. With Windows 8 Pro, you get everything in Windows 8, plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to company networks, access files on the go, encrypt your data, and more.
Beautiful, fast, fluid. Windows 8 has been reimagined to be all about you. Put what matters most right on your Start screen, and get instant access to your people, apps, and stuff, so you can spend less time searching and more time doing.
|4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors|
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
4th generation Intel® Core™ processors deliver the performance to increase productivity for your business. Devices turn on in an instant and are always up to date. You can multitask quickly, move effortlessly between applications, and collaborate wirelessly in a high quality videoconference — all with the convenience of longer battery life. Plus, you can guard against identity theft and ensure safe access to your network with built-in security features. In fact, the only thing more amazing than an Intel Core processor-based PC is what your users will do with it.
|3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i Series Processors|
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i Series Processors
Select models are powered by up to 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors. For a difference you can see and feel in multitasking or multimedia, get the visibly smart 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor with top-of-the line performance for your most demanding tasks. Effortlessly move between applications with smart multitasking, delivered by Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology. Enjoy the thrill of an automatic burst of speed when you need it with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. Intel® Core™ i7 processor is the ideal choice for whatever you want to accomplish. Because the only thing more amazing than Intel® technology is what you'll do with it.
|AMD Vision Pro Technology|
AMD Vision Pro Technology
AMD Dual Core accelerated processing unit (APU) with Vision Pro technology integrates the processor and chipset into one unit, resulting in graphic performance that's improved up to 65%.
|Microsoft Office Trial|
Microsoft Office Trial
Lenovo systems include a one-month trial of Office 365 for new customers. Or you may purchase a Product Key for the preloaded Office 2013 software. Available in full-featured Office Suites for single use PCs, as well as Office 365 subscription for use on multiple devices (not for commercial use). Learn more.
|Solid-State Storage Drives (SSDs)|
Solid-State Storage Drives (SSDs)
Solid-state storage drives (SSDs) use Flash memory rather than traditional magnetic storage. So they are lighter than traditional drives, use less power and offer improved performance (faster boot times, faster access to stored data). And since they have no moving parts, solid state drives are considered less susceptible to damage or breakdown.
|Integrated Intel® HD Graphics|
Integrated Intel® HD Graphics
X Series models with Intel® HD graphics feature greater levels of visual experiences and performance for popular applications and games without the need for additional discrete graphics hardware.
|10-Finger Touch Display|
10-Finger Touch Display
Optimized for Windows 8.1, 10-finger touch allows for a fluid tablet-like interaction. Intuitive navigation enables browsing, scrolling, using apps, even gaming, with a simple swipe of the touchscreen. A capacitive touch panel trigger actions immediately, and the cursors follow your fingers around the screen without any perceptible lag or delays.
|Stunning Displays With IPS Wide-Angle Technology |
Stunning Displays With IPS Wide-Angle Technology
Select ThinkPad X Series offer In-Plane Switching (IPS) LCD displays with high brightness (starting at 300 nit). IPS technology allows for vivid colors and nearly 180-degree viewing angles. Most models include HD+ and our new X1 Carbon features a ThinkPad Precision Display (WQHD, 2560 x 1440) anti-smudge with IPS.
ThinkPad laptops and Ultrabooks™ get their solid feel thanks to innovative ThinkPad roll-cage technology, a collection of durability features that adds extra strength and rigidity to the notebook shell and top cover.
|ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery|
ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery
All ThinkPad systems include ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, a robust system-backup and recovery tool to help preserve your data and settings.
|Hard/Storage Drive Impact Protection|
Hard/Storage Drive Impact Protection
ThinkPad notebooks use a rubber isolator and metal cage to protect the hard/storage drive. Our Active Protection System (on models with traditional magnetic hard drives) uses an accelerometer to monitor movement of the system and stop the drive, to help protect against damage when a fall or similar event is detected. Note that new X1 Carbon includes SSD, so no need for traditional hard drive protection.
|Intel® vPro™ Technology|
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® vPro™ Technology enables both remote manageability and enhanced security through features like Active Management Technology (AMT). With Intel AMT, businesses can easily monitor, maintain, secure, and service their PC fleet, even when systems are powered down. Note that the X1 Carbon is one of the first Ultrabooks with Intel® vPro Technology.
|Integrated Fingerprint Reader|
Integrated Fingerprint Reader
Access your password-protected system with a simple swipe of the finger using our convenient built-in fingerprint reader.
|Pre-Boot Password & BIOS Port Lock|
Pre-Boot Password & BIOS Port Lock
This feature lets you create a longer, more complex boot password to better protect your system from unwanted intrusion. It even includes an option to disable your notebook's input/output ports for maximum data control.
|Password Management Software|
Password Management Software
Password Manager lets you store various passwords for safekeeping and easy access, and can be tied into the integrated fingerprint reader.
|MIL-SPEC Testing for Durability|
MIL-SPEC Testing for Durability
Validates the ruggedness, durability, and quality of ThinkPad products by testing against eight parameters: high pressure, humidity, vibration, high temperature, temperature shock, low pressure (15,000 ft), low temperature, and dust.
|SuperSpeed USB 3.0|
SuperSpeed USB 3.0
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 enables up to 10 times faster file transfer, allowing for lightning-fast copying of large media files, as well as seamless connections between audio- and video-related peripherals. Transfer speed also increases when copying from external USB keys, external hard drives, external optical drives, digital cameras, and other peripherals. All USB 3.0 ports are backwards-compatible with USB 2.0 devices.
|Adaptive Keyboard That Automatically Changes With You|
Adaptive Keyboard That Automatically Changes With You
The new X1 Carbon includes an Adaptive Keyboard, a uniquely intuitive experience that automatically updates the function key row depending on the application you're using. The keyboard interface is simplified (giving you fewer rows to deal with), and your experience is streamlined, providing you with the commands you need when you need them. Includes optional backlighting.
|Backlit ThinkPad Precision Keyboard|
Backlit ThinkPad Precision Keyboard
ThinkPad X Series models include the legendary spill-resistant, ergonomic keyboard now, better than ever with newly designed island-style, six-rows, and multimedia keys with LED indicators. Select models include an optional backlight for the keyboard.
Windows 8 and 8.1 gestures built into touchpad. Use simple one- and two-finger gestures to zoom in and out, rotate images, and scroll — right from the touchpad. The X1 Carbon models feature gorgeous glass touchpad, which improves ease of use and adds visual style.
|Long Battery-Life for All-Day Computing|
Long Battery-Life for All-Day Computing
Get all-day computing on ThinkPad X Series models with up to 9 hours on the new X1 Carbon and 8.2 hours on the X1 Carbon Gen 1. With an external slice battery, the X230 will run up to 24.9 while the flexible X230t will hit 18 hours.
*Battery life varies by configuration and system use.
|Lenovo RapidCharge Battery|
Lenovo RapidCharge Battery
RapidCharge battery is designed to last three times longer than a standard notebook battery, and in less than an hour, it charges the battery up to 80% capacity.Note: 35-minute charging time requires the 90W Adapter that's included with system.
Power Manager lets you make temporary selections in extreme situations to extend battery life beyond what your regular Power Manager settings might produce.
|Dolby® Home Theater®|
Dolby® Home Theater®
Increased audio clarity and maximized volume output without distortion enjoy a crisp, clear immersive surround sound experience over built-in stereo speakers.
|Dolby® Advanced Audio™|
Dolby® Advanced Audio™
This suite of audio technologies enables your ThinkPad to deliver a crisp, clear surround sound experience over its built-in stereo speakers. The technology increases audio clarity for VoIP applications, maximizes volume output without distortion, and improves dialogue clarity when watching videos.
ThinkPad notebooks feature an integrated webcam at the top of the display bezel. Enjoy a HD camera with low-light sensitivity that provides a great video conference experience. Plus, our 2012 models also include face-tracking, so your image remains crisp and clear and within the frame, even when multitasking.
|Advanced Thermal Design|
Advanced Thermal Design
Owl-wing inspired designed blades push more air at a very low audible level. Advanced thermal design with tuned airflow provides cooler systems and balances temperatures. Dual vents and new 2012 fan blade design deliver 28% increase in airflow, plus dust collection is minimized. As a result, ThinkPad models provide better processing performance and system reliability by minimizing system temperatures.
|ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification |
ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification
ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification from Underwriters Labs is awarded for energy efficiency, reduction in toxic chemicals, and use of recycled materials in its design. The Lenovo ThinkPad T420 was awarded the first ULE Gold certification for a PC, and now all of our latest models share this certification.
|EPEAT® Gold Environmental Rating|
EPEAT® Gold Environmental Rating
Under the federally funded EPEAT® program in the US, manufacturers declare their products' conformance to a comprehensive set of environmental criteria. EPEAT Gold products must meet all 23 required criteria and at least 75% of the optional criteria.
All of our latest ThinkPad notebooks carry the ENERGY STAR label, attesting to their superior energy efficiency. This translates into lower operating costs, less overall energy use, and reduced heat emissions, making a Lenovo laptop a wise choice for the environment.
ThinkPad laptops are packaged in a high level of recyclable material as part of Lenovo's commitment to environmental responsibility.
|Stylish Colors and Textures|
Stylish Colors and Textures
Assorted textures and patterns, vibrant colors, and unique design touches provide a modern appeal for those who want to make a visual statement. Both versions of the X131e and the X130e come in a choice of Midnight Black and Heatwave Red.
The Ultrabook™ form factor, inspired by Intel®, delivers powerful performance along with long-lasting battery life, in an ultralight, ultrathin laptop that's perfect for on-the-go. Ultrabooks feature nearly instant resume from standby mode, as well as rapid connectivity. Note that the X1 Carbon Gen 1 was the best business-class Ultrabook on the market in terms of durability, reliability, display quality, lightness, manageability, and keyboard design and now with the new X1 Carbon, it just got even better!
|Carbon Fiber Durability |
Carbon Fiber Durability
Carbon fiber is used in the latest aircraft and many high-performance racing cars to minimize weight and maximize durability and fuel efficiency. Select ThinkPad X Series models use carbon fiber reinforcement to provide strength and stiffness, while reducing weight and allowing for thinner designs. Carbon fiber reinforcement ensures the best blend of durability and mobility.