The ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Multi-Touch Ultrabook Computer from Lenovo delivers both in terms of performance and mobility. This Lenovo Ultrabook has the storage technologies for ultra-fast boot times as well as the battery for longer battery life. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon features a carbon fiber lid with a magnesium aluminum chassis for a slim and lightweight design, complete with a black finish.
The 14" HD+ widescreen display is backlit with LED lamps, which brighten faster, use less power and last longer than their CCFL counterparts. The display is also a capacitive touchscreen, which supports ten-finger gestures, many of which can be found in Windows 8 Pro. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio, which is also the standard for HDTVs and Full HD 1080p videos. The 1600 x 900 native resolution is supported by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000.
The system is powered by a dual-core Ivy Bridge 2.0GHz Intel Core i7-3667U processor. It also has 8GB of 1333MHz DDR3L RAM, a 240GB solid state drive, a 4-in-1 digital media card reader, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, a fingerprint reader, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theater v4 technology.
Windows 8 Pro (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 Pro introduces a redesigned Start Screen with tiles that update in real-time. Windows 8 Pro also focuses on cloud storage as well as offers various apps through the Windows Store. Windows 8 Pro also focuses on data security. Bitlocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data on this ThinkPad X1 Carbon, thanks to its TPM chip. SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the Internet. Windows 8 Pro provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.