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Compare ThinkPad X1 Carbon GEN 9 [4K] vs Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 [UHD] vs Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 [FHD IPS]

Price

MSRP
1429 USD
950 USD
1400 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

4K
WUXGA Non-touch
WUXGA Touch
UHD
FHD
WQHD
FHD IPS
OLED
UHD IPS
IPS UHD

Connectivity

Ports
2x Thunderbolt 4 + 2x USB 3.2 + 1x HDMI 2.0 + 1x Audio combo
2x thunderbolt 3, 2x USB 3.2 Gen1, HDMI 1.4, audio combo
2x thunderbolt 3, 2x USB 3.2 Gen1, DisplayPort, HDMI 2.0, RJ45 via USB-C adapter, 4-in-1 SD card reader, audio combo
Wireless Connectivity
WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, LTE 4G CAT4 / CAT12, 5G LTE CAT20 (optional)
WiFi 6, LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC
WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1

Construction

Battery | Capacity
57 Wh
51 Wh
80 Wh
Camera | Front
HD RGB Camera with privacy shutter, HD RGB + IR camera with privacy shutter, or HPD with IR camera
720p HD with ThinkShutter, optional Hybrid Infrared (IR)
Colors
Black, optional woven carbon fiber top cover
Black or Black with Carbon-Fiber Weave on top cover (4K UHD only)
Form Factor
Clamshell laptop computer
Material
Carbon fiber
Microphone
4x 360-degree Microphones
4x 360-degree microphones
4x 360-degree microphones
Speakers
Stereo speakers
Dolby Atmos speakers
Dolby Atmos speakers (3x)

Dimensions

Size | Depth
221.6 mm / 8.72 inch
218 mm
245.7 mm
Size | Height
14.9 mm / 0.59 inch
14.9 mm
18.7 mm Touch / 18.4 mm Non-touch
Size | Width
314.5 mm / 12.38 inch
323 mm
361.8 mm
Weight
1133 g / 2.49 lbs
Starting at 1.09 kg
Starting at 1.81 kg Touch / Starting at 1.7 kg Non-touch

Display

Aspect Ratio
16:10
Brightness
400 nits
500 nits
300 or 500 nits
Display Diagonal
14"
14"
15.6"
Display Type
IPS anti-glare
IPS, PrivacyGuard available
IPS or OLED
Gamut
100% DCI-P3
Resolution
WUXGA / FHD+ (1920x1200) or 4K UHD+ (3840x2400)
FHD, WQHD, or 4K UHD

Function

Audio
Dolby Atmos
Fast Charging
Rapid Charge
Yes
Yes
Graphics
Integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics
Integrated Intel UHD Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q 4GB
HDR
HDR400
Keyboard Backlight
Yes
Operating System
Windows 10
Linux Fedora or Windows 10
Windows 10
Processor
Up to 11th-gen Intel Core i7-1185G7 Tiger Lake
Up to 10th gen Intel Core i7-10610U
Up to 10th gen Intel Core i9-10885H
SIM
Nano SIM for optional WWAN
Security
Power-on Touch Fingerprint Reader, Match on Chip Touch Fingerprint Reader, dTPM 2.0 chip, HPD sensor with IR Camera
Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication capabilities, dTPM 2.0, Match-on-chip touch fingerprint reader
Touch Screen
Optional in WUXGA
Available
Available

Performance

Battery Life
Up to 16.7 hours
Up to 19.5 hours
Up to 15 hours
Durability
MIL-SPEC 810G
Memory | Capacity
Up to 32 GB
Up to 16GB
Up to 64GB
Memory | Type
LPDDR4x 4266MHz
LPDDR3 2133MHz
DDR4 2933MHz
Power Supply
Type-C 65W
65W
65W
Storage
Up to 2TB Gen 4 PCIe SSD
Up to 2TB PCIe SSD
Up to 4TB PCIe SSD

Production

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