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Compare ThinkPad E15 GEN2 Intel vs ThinkPad X1 Carbon GEN 9 [4K]

Price

MSRP
805 USD
1429 USD
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Variants

4K
WUXGA Non-touch
WUXGA Touch

Connectivity

Ports
1x Thunderbolt 4 + 1x USB 3.2 Gen1 + 1x USB 2.0 + 1x Audio combo + 1x HDMI 1.4 + 1x RJ45
2x Thunderbolt 4 + 2x USB 3.2 + 1x HDMI 2.0 + 1x Audio combo
Wireless Connectivity
WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1
WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, LTE 4G CAT4 / CAT12, 5G LTE CAT20 (optional)

Construction

Battery | Capacity
45 Wh
57 Wh
Camera | Front
720p HD with webcam privacy cover, optional Hybrid HD with infrared (IR) with webcam privacy cover
HD RGB Camera with privacy shutter, HD RGB + IR camera with privacy shutter, or HPD with IR camera
Colors
Black or Mineral Metallic
Black, optional woven carbon fiber top cover
Form Factor
Clamshell laptop computer
Material
Anodized aluminum on top / bottom covers
Carbon fiber
Microphone
4x 360-degree Microphones
Speakers
2x 2W
Stereo speakers

Dimensions

Size | Depth
240 mm / 9.44 inch
221.6 mm / 8.72 inch
Size | Height
18.9 mm / 0.74 inch
14.9 mm / 0.59 inch
Size | Width
365 mm / 14.37 inch
314.5 mm / 12.38 inch
Weight
1.70 kg / 3.74 lbs
1133 g / 2.49 lbs

Display

Aspect Ratio
16:10
Brightness
250 or 300 nits
400 nits
Display Diagonal
15.6"
14"
Display Type
IPS anti-glare
IPS anti-glare
Gamut
100% DCI-P3
Resolution
FHD (1920x1080)
WUXGA / FHD+ (1920x1200) or 4K UHD+ (3840x2400)

Function

Audio
Dolby Atmos
Fast Charging
Yes, 65W
Rapid Charge
Graphics
Integrated Intel Iris X Graphics
Integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics
Keyboard Backlight
Yes
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10
Processor
11th-gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 or i7-1165G7
Up to 11th-gen Intel Core i7-1185G7 Tiger Lake
SIM
Nano SIM for optional WWAN
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0, optional Smart Power On
Power-on Touch Fingerprint Reader, Match on Chip Touch Fingerprint Reader, dTPM 2.0 chip, HPD sensor with IR Camera
Touch Screen
Available with 300 nits
Optional in WUXGA

Performance

Battery Life
Up to 10.8 h
Up to 16.7 hours
Durability
MIL-SPEC 810G
Memory | Capacity
Up to 16 GB
Up to 32 GB
Memory | Type
DDR4 3200MHz
LPDDR4x 4266MHz
Power Supply
65 W
Type-C 65W
Storage
Up to 1TB PCIe SSD
Up to 2TB Gen 4 PCIe SSD

Production

Availability
2021-02
Debut
2020
2021-01-11 (CES 2021)
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