Lenovo has revealed its latest next-gen ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook for business at Accelerate Channel Partner Conference in Las Vegas. The company claims that the upcoming ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the world’s lightest 14-inch ultrabook in the industry. This ultrabook is specially made for those who wants the highest levels of performance, mobility, entertainment and design. Its carbon fiber material ensures to simultaneously be thin, light, strong, and stiff, yet durable. Lenovo did not mention its specific release date but it is expected that ThinkPad X1 Carbon will be available from this summer.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon weighs less than three pounds and 18 millimeters thick at its thickest point. It runs on an Intel Ivy Bridge processor.The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a 1600 x 900 resolution panel with 300 nits of brightness, a pair of full-size USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports, a Mini DisplayPort socket, a 3.5mm headphone jack, an SD card slot and a fingerprint reader. The laptop features 3G connectivity options. And like its predecessor, the first Thinkpad X1, Lenovo’s RapidCharge technology ensures near-full battery charge in 30 minutes for this machine.
Lu Yan, senior vice president, Think Product Group, Lenovo said “We crafted the ThinkPad X1 Carbon with premium carbon fiber material to make it incredibly thin and light, yet durable.” He also added “Our new ThinkPad laptop portfolio embodies much of the creative thinking exemplified in the X1 Carbon, such as a backlit keyboard, super-bright high definition display, Dolby Home Theatre and rich communications features that balance business performance with personal use.”
Lenovo has announced six other laptops under the ThinkPad series including ThinkPad X230, ThinkPad X230T, ThinkPad T430, ThinkPad T430s, ThinkPad L430, and ThinkPad W530 on the conference.
Levovo did not declare how much ThinkPad X1 Carbon will cost, or when it will come to market. But it is expected to arrive at the market within the next two months.