Lenovo unleashed the latest generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon at CES 2015, the world’s lightest 14-inch performance ultrabook targeted at business and enterprise. The show stopper brings enhancements and improvements over the previous generation including 5th generation Intel Core processors (“Broadwell”), super bright FHD and PCIe solid state drive. The iconic ThinkPad brand celebrates 100 million units shipped in a rich history that spans 22 years.
The best gets better
The third generation X1 Carbon is the lightest 14-inch performance ultrabook in the world. Powered by the latest 5th generation Core i7 processors, a new FHD display and added PCIe solid state drive that delivers 80% faster storage performance over standard SSDs.
The X1 Carbon retains its highly durable and rugged carbon-forged chassis, weighing at under 1.3kg. After listening to customer feedback, the new X1 Carbon brings back TrackPoint function buttons. A whole new suite of accessories also complement the new hero product.
Celebrating the 100 millionth
To celebrate the 100 millionth unit of ThinkPad, one unit of ThinkPad X1 Carbon as picked out from the production line. Called ‘Eve’, the special ThinkPad represents a phenomenal journey for the iconic brand that has spanned an amazing 22 years. Congratulations, Lenovo.
For more about ThinkPad history, visit ThisisThinkPad.com
ThinkPad portfolio 2015
The ThinkPad DNA is alive and well, as Lenovo expands its business-class device portfolio with the new ThinkPad X, T, L and E series packing latest generation Intel Core processors, displays of up to 3K resolution and awesome battery life.
The 7.5mm thin ThinkVision X24 is elegant as it is beautiful. It features the next generation Neo Blad 238-inch panel and includes a unique pre-coated metal surface technology, enhancing the premium look and feel of the display.
The IPS panel delivers Full HD resolution with a wide 178-degree viewing angle and DisplayPort or HDMI connectivity.
One of the most extraordinary accessories for ThinkPad is the ThinkPad Stack — a portable, modular accessories system with a magnetic interlocking mechanism. The Stack takes up less space and enables you to add ports, extra features by adding different stacks together. Pogo pin technology allows each accessory to be connected and be powered.
Several Stacks are available:
- 10,000mAh Power Bank that keeps your phones and tablets powered
- 1TB USB 3.0 hard drive
- Wireless Access Point
- Bluetooth Speaker — pairs seamlessly with ThinkPad systems to extend audio playback
Pricing and availability
Models of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon start at $1,249 (RM4,456) and will be available from January 2015.
Models of the ThinkPad X250 start at $1,149 (RM4,100) and will be available from February 2015.
The ThinkVision X24 starts at $249 (RM888) and will be available from April 2015.
ThinkPad Stack accessories will be available from mid-April 2015, with ThinkPad Stack Bluetooth
Speaker at $89.99 (RM320), ThinkPad Stack 10,000 mAh Power Bank at $49.99 (RM178), ThinkPad Wireless Access
Point /1TB Hard Drive Kit at $199.99 (RM714).
The 2015 ThinkPad portfolio also includes:
- Models of the ThinkPad T450s and T450 start at $1,099 (RM3,921) and $849 (RM3,029) respectively and will be available
from February 2015.
- Models of the ThinkPad T550 start at $999 (RM3,564) and will be available from February 2015.
- Models of the ThinkPad E450 and E550 start at $599 (RM2,137) and will be available from February 2015.
- Models of the ThinkPad L450 start at $699 (RM2,494) and will be available from February 2015.