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8.1 out of 10

Lenovo ThinkPad X1

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Reviews and Problems with Lenovo ThinkPad X1

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Overall 8
8.0

Windows Apps are not optimized for QHD.

Robert, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: This laptop is amazing. Build quality is great. Probably one of the best laptops you can buy right now. The only issue with this and other laptops that have ultra high resolution displays (QHD, etc) are that not all Windows apps are not yet optimized for it. I am an IT pro and I can't stand using this laptop when I am on the road because of the horrid compatibility with Adobe products, and the work arounds I have to do to make Chrome and a bunch of other apps work almost...
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Overall 6
6.0

Am I confused?

Narada "the wondering jew", Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: The machine is beautifully made, but: (a) I don't know why windows still can't deal properly with font size on QHD+ displays -- it's quite annoying to have dialog boxes the size of postage stamps. (b) the touchpad is ABYSMAL. about 3/4 of the time I press the right mouse button when I want to press the left AND (b1) a lot of the time the "maximize window" action is triggered. Should I just change some setting?
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Overall 10
10

X1 Carbon tradition

Raffi KISS, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: The Lenovo X1 Carbon the latest ThinkPad I bought (I lost count of how many before it). This laptop as did the previous ones is with me at all times and it serves me personally as well as professionally. I like very much the clarity of the screen, the light weight, the feel of the keyboard and the touch screen. I wish it had a larger SSD and the more traditional layout of keys.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, Fast, Powerful
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed. X1 Crashed. 3 Weeks+ Without Resolution

Bryan, Amazon
9 June 2014
  • Summary: Within 3 days out of the box my new X1 crashed. I submitted it, as directed by Lenovo support, to Lenovo's authorized service center for resolution. They informed me that a memory fault was the cause. Over the past 3 weeks, I was informed that the necessary part was on back order and most recently, the service center is now awaiting approval for a replacement.
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Overall 10
10

Great, Great product really worth the money spent!

zm-lucks, Ebay
7 June 2014
  • Summary: I wanted a product with high speed processing power, user friendly in terms of modern technology, sizable screen size and indeed strong and light to carry. I like the product because it has given the experience I really desired from a laptop. The laptop is fast with powerful resoltion giving me good colour depth and light to carry. The Keyboard is so user friendly that you easily realise what you were missing with other products.
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Overall 10
10

Very good Super

huangxing, Amazon
2 June 2014
  • Summary: Start very fast, just Windows 8.1 is not very easy to use, laptops and tablets should have the difference.I do not play games, 7 hours battery, pretty good.
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Overall 2
2.0

It has a major defect making the laptop UNUSABLE. DO NOT BUY!

H. Park, Amazon
31 May 2014
  • Summary: There's a reboot loop issue where the laptop suddenly goes into infinite reboot loop. Once it enters this state the laptop becomes unusable and resetting the laptop does not work. The only way is to get the system board replaced but Lenovo does not have any of them in stock. Mine has been in the service center for over 4 weeks now and they still do not have any ETA for the parts. I tried requesting a replacement laptop but it's not happening.
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Overall 2
2.0

Lasted less than a week

mark k allen, Amazon
28 May 2014
  • Summary: I received the computer and in less than a week it totally crashed. It went into a repetitive reboot and you could not start the computer. I looked at Lenovo's site and found a user group and there are a lot of people with this problem on the X1 Carbon. The fix was to get a new mother board installed from what I read. So a brand new computer and it was supposed to get a new mother board. I returned it and am looking at Samsung or Sony but not another X1.
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Overall 10
10

Best laptop ever

Ste, B&H Photo
28 May 2014
  • Excerpt: Incredibly light, very compact and robust. The screen is beautiful and the keyboard is great. The virtual keyboard works surprisingly well. The only negative aspect is that the mouse keys are integrated in the pad.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, Fast, Powerful
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Overall 8
8.0

About as good as a Windows ultrabook can get

Rene Bonvanie, Amazon
27 May 2014
  • Summary: As a life-long Apple user, I am not an expert on this topic whatsoever. But I needed a Windows laptop for a project and picked this one because I was looking for its performance and portability characteristics. It turned out to be a good choice. The X1 is indeed ultra-portable (much lighter than my MacBook Pro 15 with Retina display), is very fast (certainly comparable to that MacBook), has great graphics (even can go to 4K on my Asus display via HDMI, like my MacBook),...
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