The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is simply a beautiful machine.  An ultrabook designed for working professionals but with enough flavor to appeal to some mainstream enthusiasts computer users.  If you’re looking for something that’ll simply get the job done, whether your in the office or out and about, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the machine for you.

With this AnandTech product review, you’ll see that this system mixes in a good blend of productivity feature sets.  While there are some compromises made that at times make the ThinkPad X1 Carbon a bit too consumer-grade rather than business-grade, the unit is still one fine piece of engineering.

Check out this snippet to see what I mean or read the full article for a more comprehensive take.

Much as Mark Rosewater can’t go a month without mentioning how he used to write for “Roseanne,” I have a hard time not mentioning my background in video production. The reason to bring it up with the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is simple: whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional in any kind of content creation field, you have a pretty good idea of what “prosumer” means. Consumer grade hardware and software are generally (but not always) not worth your time, but professional grade kit often requires a substantial investment. Thus there’s the middle ground: prosumer. Prosumer kit is typically fully featured, but doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. You get 90% of the power of professional grade stuff at a fraction of the cost.

That’s essentially what the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is. Weird as it sounds, the ThinkPad is basically the Windows user equivalent of a Mac and has been for a while. The name has a cachet to it, and you have a good idea of what it represents. In the case of the X1 Carbon, we get a strong and sturdy build, great quality display, and the best chiclet keyboard in the business. We also get the kind of price premium we’ve come to expect for the ThinkPad brand, a premium that predates Lenovo’s ownership.

Read the Full Article at Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook Review

 




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