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Compare ThinkPad X1 Carbon GEN 9 [4K] vs ThinkPad X1 Extreme GEN 4 [WQUXGA]

Price

MSRP
1429 USD
2099 EUR
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Variants

4K
WUXGA Non-touch
WUXGA Touch
WQUXGA
WQXGA

Connectivity

Ports
2x Thunderbolt 4 + 2x USB 3.2 + 1x HDMI 2.0 + 1x Audio combo
2x Thunderbolt 4 + 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 + 1x HDMI 2.0/2.1 + 1x SD + 1x Audio combo
Wireless Connectivity
WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, LTE 4G CAT4 / CAT12, 5G LTE CAT20 (optional)
WiFi 6/6E + Bluetooth 5.2 + NFC + optional 5G / 4G LTE WWAN

Construction

Battery | Capacity
57 Wh
90 Wh
Camera | Front
HD RGB Camera with privacy shutter, HD RGB + IR camera with privacy shutter, or HPD with IR camera
FHD camera with webcam privacy shutter, optional FHD hybrid IR camera with webcam privacy shutter
Colors
Black, optional woven carbon fiber top cover
Deep Black, optional Carbon-Fiber Weave on top cover
Form Factor
Clamshell laptop computer
Material
Carbon fiber
Microphone
4x 360-degree Microphones
Dual far-field mic
Speakers
Stereo speakers
User-facing Dolby ATMOS Speaker System

Dimensions

Size | Depth
221.6 mm / 8.72 inch
253.8 mm / 9.99"
Size | Height
14.9 mm / 0.59 inch
17.7 mm / 0.78"
Size | Width
314.5 mm / 12.38 inch
359.5 mm / 14.13"
Weight
1133 g / 2.49 lbs
From 1.814 kg / 3.999 lbs

Display

Aspect Ratio
16:10
16:10
Brightness
400 nits
600 nits
Display Diagonal
14"
16"
Display Type
IPS anti-glare
IPS matte or touch, low blue light
Gamut
100% DCI-P3
100% Adobe
Resolution
WUXGA / FHD+ (1920x1200) or 4K UHD+ (3840x2400)
WQXGA / QHD+ (2560x1600) or WQUXGA / UHD+ (3840x2400)

Function

Audio
Dolby Atmos
Fast Charging
Rapid Charge
Rapid Charge
Graphics
Integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics
Integrated Intel UHD, NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti, RTX 3060, RTX 3070, or RTX 3080
HDR
HDR400, Dolby Vision HDR
Keyboard Backlight
Yes
Yes
Operating System
Windows 10
Windows 10
Processor
Up to 11th-gen Intel Core i7-1185G7 Tiger Lake
Up to 11th-gen Intel Core i9 Tiger Lake
SIM
Nano SIM for optional WWAN
Optional 4G LTE or 5G
Security
Power-on Touch Fingerprint Reader, Match on Chip Touch Fingerprint Reader, dTPM 2.0 chip, HPD sensor with IR Camera
DTPM 2.0, Touch Fingerprint Reader, Self-healing BIOS, Webcam privacy shutter, optional Windows Hello
Touch Screen
Optional in WUXGA
Touchpad
Redesigned TouchPad (115mm x 61mm / 4.53" x 2.40")

Performance

Battery Life
Up to 16.7 hours
Up to 10.7 hours
Durability
MIL-SPEC 810G
MIL-STD-810G
Key Travel
1.5 mm
Memory | Capacity
Up to 32 GB
Up to 64 GB (2x SO-DIMMs)
Memory | Type
LPDDR4x 4266MHz
DDR4 3200 MHz
Power Supply
Type-C 65W
135, 170, or 230 W
Storage
Up to 2TB Gen 4 PCIe SSD
Up to 4TB total, 2x M.2 NVMe PCIe Gen4 SSD

Production

Accessory
Optional ThinkPad Pen Pro with Wacom AES 2.0 pen support
Availability
2021-02
2021-08
Debut
2021-01-11 (CES 2021)
2021-06 (MWC 2021)
Made In
China
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