Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 7 Review, Price & Specification in Nigeria

The Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 7 is styled for premium performance. It has got a slimmer, sleeker and lighter version. The laptop has Up to 18.3-hour of battery life and it’s Built-in suite of ThinkShield security features, uses Intel® Core™ technology for high performance and enhanced audio for ultimate surround sound. With an optional carbon-fiber weave top cover available.

At 6% thinner than its predecessor, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 is only 14.9mm thin—or just a hair more than a half inch—and it weighs only 2.4lb/1.08kg. This lightweight package reinvents portability and untethers you from the office.

With a battery life of up to 18.3 hours, and Rapid Charge when you do need more juice, you can go wherever the road—or the sky—takes you.

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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 7 Key Specifications

  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7
  • Up to 14″ 4K (3840 x 2160) IPS with Dolby Vision™ HDR400, 500 nits, 10 bit.
  • Discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) 2.0
  • Spill resistant and Backlit Keyboard
  • Match-on-Chip Fingerprint Reader
  • HD Web camera
  • Up to 16GB LPDDR3
  • Up to 2TB PCIe SSD
  • Dolby Atmos Speaker System
  • Up to 18.3 hours Battery Life

Design & Display

Powered up to 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and up to 16GB memory, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 packs a lot of punch. The PCIe solid-state drive (SSD) delivers speedy performance sure to boost your productivity.

Whether you’re watching a video, Skyping across the world, or looking at graphics, the Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 7 features amazing visuals. Choose from several displays, including an FHD touchscreen, or an FHD panel with PrivacyGuard for screen security.

Or experience the cinematic 4K Dolby Vision™ panel with high dynamic range technology—intricate details pop while shadows and textures become richer.

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 model laptop sports a lightweight yet durable chassis. At first glance, you get the same sleek and aesthetic as last year’s model, with a few very subtle changes.

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 7 is made of the usual magnesium alloy mixed with carbon-fiber that gives it a lightweight solidity. However, the chassis is build out of aluminum material to help portray the classic.

Similarly, on the Lenovo X1 base is two speaker grills on the deck along with a sticking point, curved keys, track point and touchpad buttons.

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 7 model offers a total of five different display with 14-inch screen size each. This include two 1080p FH IPS non-touch panel, a 1080p FHD IPS touch panel, a 2K (2560 x 1440) IPS WQHD panel and a 4K IPS (3840 x 2160) HDR panel.

The 4K screen is notably brighter, sharper and more vibrant than the FHD option, hence, it delivers a visual feast that’s detailed, bright and incredibly vibrant.

However, the 14-inches 4K IPS display panel comes with Dolby Vision, HDR400, and brightness up to 500 nits while the other 1080p and a full 10-bit color panel provides a very respectable 400 nits brightness.

A laptop as well-connected as you

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When you’re out and about, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 can keep you online even when there’s no WiFi. Choose the optional LTE-A card and the WWAN technology lets your laptop function like a smartphone—where there’s cellular service you can always jump online, and you can trust that your connection is secure.

Since this device is built for life’s extremes, Like all ThinkPad laptops, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 is tested against 12 military-grade requirements and more than 200 quality checks to ensure it runs in extreme conditions. From the Arctic wilderness to desert dust storms, from zero gravity to spills and drops, you can trust this laptop to handle whatever life throws your way.

Processor & Storage

This 7th Gen Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is powered by a quad core 8th Gen Intel Core i7 Whiskey Lake CPU.
The quad core CPU is available in four different configured including the regular versions Core i5-8265U and Core i7-8565U and a vPro version Core i5-8365U and Core i7-8665U.

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 7 model CPU is paired with an Integrated Intel UHD 620 Graphics and up to 16GB of RAM and 2TB PCIe SSD space.

Battery & Security

Lenovo says the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 boost 51Wh battery which can supply up to 18.3 hours of usage.

It also comes with Lenovo’s Rapid Charge utility, this fast charging technology enables the laptop to use a 65 W charger to raise the battery level to 80% in just one hour.

Keep your business data—and your privacy—safe with the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 laptop’s comprehensive suite of ThinkShield security features.

It’s discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) encrypts data and works in conjunction with Windows 10 security. ThinkShutter, a physical camera cover, blocks the lens to ensure that you’re only seen when you want to be. The fingerprint reader uses biometrics to log you in with a simple touch. Or, use the optional IR camera with Windows Hello to log in with your smile.

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 7 price in Nigeria

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 carbon Gen 7 has a starting price of (USD) $1099 which is (NGN) 417,620 naira and it goes higher as you configure display, internal storage, RAM, graphics unit, operating system and a couple of other specifications.

It is available on Lenovo’s official store and the popular e-commerce platforms like Amazon.

Other Features of The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 7

Display :

  • 14″ WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS, anti-glare, 300 nits
  • 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, low power, anti-glare, 400 nits
  • 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, PrivacyGuard, anti-glare, 400 nits
  • 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, touchscreen, 300 nits
  • 14″ UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS, glossy, dolby vision™ HDR 400, 500 nits

Operating System :

  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro – Lenovo recommends Windows 10 Pro for business

Memory Storage :

  • Up to 16GB LPDDR3 2133MHz

Battery :

  • Up to 18.3 hours* on 51Whr, includes Rapid Charge technology

Security :

  • Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication capabilities
  • Match-on-Chip Fingerprint Reader
  • dTPM 2.0 chip
  • ThinkShutter camera cover
  • Optional: ThinkPad PrivacyGuard
  • Optional: ThinkPad PrivacyAlert
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Kensington lock slot

Camera :

  • 720p HD Camera with microphone
  • IR & 720p HD Camera with microphone

Audio :

  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • 4 x 360-degree far-field microphones

Dimensions (H x W x D) :

  • 12.71″ x 8.54″ x 0.58″ / 323 x 217 x 14.95 (mm)

Connectivity :

  • Network extension for Ethernet/side mechanical docking
  • WLAN: Intel® Dual-Band 9560 802.11 AC (2 x 2)
  • Optional WLAN: Intel® Dual-Band 9560 802.11 AC vPro™ (2 x 2)
  • Bluetooth® 5.0
  • Optional WWAN: Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE CAT9

What’s in the Box :

  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7
  • 65W AC adapter
  • 4 cell, 80Wh internal battery
  • Quick start guide

Wrapping up For Your Eyes Only

As part of ThinkShield security, the Lenovo brand offers a combination of hardware and software that work together to ensure what’s on your display is for your eyes only. PrivacyGuard is an electronic privacy filter built into your system that decreases the angle of vision on your display, such that only your eyes, when facing head-on, can see content.

All others see a darkened screen. PrivacyAlert is an integrated software that works with the IR camera to ensure that if others look over your shoulder, then a popup notifies you of the potential threat.

Now that’s what’s up.

Chinedu Okeke

Chinedu is the founder of Nigerian Tech. He is a tech enthusiast who has the passion for emerging trends in the tech industry. He is also a professional web content developer.

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