Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 20U9001PUS (Full HD, Intel i5, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD)

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Specifications of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 20U9001PUS

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Brand Lenovo
Laptop Type Standard non-convertible laptop

This laptop features a clamshell-only design, without ability to convert itself into a tablet.

Business laptop

Business-class laptops usually have more advanced security and system manageability features and improved ruggedness than consumer laptops.

Premium-class laptop

It belongs to the laptop maker's premium-class lineup.
Performance Mid-range performance

The mid-range performance of this laptop allows you to easily complete your daily home and office computing tasks. It additionally has some potential for heavier duties like professional photo and video editing. However, if you regularly do these tasks, a high-performance laptop is recommended. More info about performance of the laptop can be found in the CPU, GPU, RAM, and Storage sections below.
Screen Size 14-inch

The 14" laptop screens are a compromise between portability of 13.3" or smaller laptop displays and comfort of the popular 15.6-inchers.
Screen Resolution 1920x1080 pixels Full HD

Full HD is the most common laptop screen resolution today. It provides a good image sharpness and a decent amount of space on the display for the user interface and programs. However, it isn't as good as the top-tier 4K Ultra HD.
Touchscreen No

This laptop doesn't support touchscreen input.
Other Display Specs IPS type

Displays based on IPS technology provide much wider viewing angles than the budget-class TN screens.

Anti-glare coating

Anti-glare coating reduces ambient light reflections, as opposed to the glare-type displays with more vivid colors.
About Laptop Displays Learn about laptop PC displays here.
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-10210U 10th Gen (decent for heavier tasks, besides enabling effortless daily computing)
About Processors The laptop's processor (CPU) is the main chip of the system and a very important computing performance factor.

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Graphics (GPU) Intel UHD integrated graphics of 10th Gen Core i3, i5, i7 U and H (for light gaming)
About Graphics Processors Graphics processor (GPU) is the main factor for 3D gaming performance. It also affects performance of other graphics intensive tasks like some image and video editing operations.

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System Memory (RAM) Size 16GB RAM

16GB and greater RAM sizes are recommended for heavy multitasking, gaming, and specialized programs that require a lot of RAM.
About RAM System memory (RAM) size determines multi-tasking capability of a laptop - how many tasks and programs you can run at the same time. Some programs and games may require large RAM to run properly.

Learn about RAM of laptop PCs here.
Data Storage 512GB SSD

512GB storage capacity is recommended if you store a lot of large files and install many programs.
About Data Storage Storage capacity determines how much data you can store locally on your laptop. SSD storage is much faster than HDD storage.

Learn about laptop PC data storage here.
DVD Optical Drive None
Keyboard & Input Backlit keyboard without dedicated number pad

The keyboard has backlit keys for easier typing in the dark. There's no separate numeric pad you can typically find on the right side of the keyboard on many laptop models.

Touchpad with click buttons built into the surface

The left and right click buttons are built into the surface of the touchpad, as opposed to separate physical buttons.

Pointing stick with accompanying click buttons

In the middle of the keyboard there's a pointing stick as an alternative to touchpad-based pointer navigation. The pointing stick is accompanied by left and right click buttons located between the keyboard and touchpad areas.
Speakers & Audio Stereo speakers

As usual, the device features a pair of built-in stereo speakers.

Combo microphone and headphones audio jack

This laptop has the ordinary 3.5mm combo audio jack that supports both headphone output and microphone input simultaneously.
Camera Front-facing web camera

Laptops usually feature a frontal webcam located on the display bezel. This laptop is no exception.

HD 720p resolution

This is the most common web camera resolution in laptops. However, it's low in comparison to camera resolutions of modern smartphones, so it can't produce as sharp picture.
Wi-Fi Wireless 802.11AX

The 802.11AX is the latest Wi-Fi wireless networking standard. It's also known as Wi-Fi 6. When connected to 802.11AX-compatible routers, the 802.11AX modules in laptops bring improvements over the older standards in terms of data transfer speeds and multi-device connectivity.
Ethernet Network Port Yes

This laptop has an Ethernet LAN port for wired internet and networking connectivity.

(via adapter)

Ethernet LAN network port for wired internet and networking connectivity on this laptop is provided via an adapter.
Bluetooth Yes

This laptop has a built-in Bluetooth module. It enables you to connect the computer to Bluetooth mice and other Bluetooth peripherals, smartphones, and other Bluetooth-equipped devices.
USB Ports 2 x USB 3.2

A pair of full-size USB ports.

2 x USB-C

A pair of compact Type-C USB ports.
Video Output Ports 1 x HDMI

HDMI is a widely used digital video output port. You can find HDMI-in ports on most computer monitors and TVs.

Video out via USB-C

The laptop can deliver digital video output via USB-C.
Media Card Reader None

The laptop has no SD card slots. For reading from and writing to SD and microSD memory cards, you'll have to use a separately sold memory card reader via a USB cable.
Other Features Ruggedized chassis

The chassis of the laptop has an improved build to better withstand physical shocks.

Fingerprint reader

This laptop has a built-in fingerprint reader. It improves security and enables easier system log-ins.

Thunderbolt 3.0

Thunderbolt 3 is a high-speed peripheral connectivity technology for compatible devices. The Thunderbolt connection goes via USB-C interface. Today, a faster Thunderbolt 4 version is available.
Battery 51 WHr capacity

Battery life of "up to 13.8 hours", based on MobileMark 2018 test

(according to manufacturer)
About Battery The battery capacity is decent for powering mid-range notebooks like this.

The battery life varies depending on usage, settings, and other factors.
Weight 2.4 pounds
Height 0.6"
Width 12.7"
Depth 8.5"
Casing Material Carbon-fiber display lid

Magnesium-alloy base
Casing Color Black
Windows Version Windows 10 Pro

Windows 10 Pro version adds some business-specific features in comparison to the standard Windows Home. Windows 10 Pro upgradeable to the latest Windows 11 Pro for free.
Warranty 1-year

A typical laptop warranty length.
Year of Release 2020

Laptops released in 2020.
Country / Region United States

The device under this particular SKU name is sold on the US market. It may be also available under different SKU names in the US and other regions.
Main Model Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8

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