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7.5 out of 10

Lenovo ThinkPad X1

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Reviews and Problems with Lenovo ThinkPad X1

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Overall 2
2.0

HORRIBLE! Do not buy!

Manuel Schwarzbartl, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: Very bad quality, the laptop do not support 2 monitors attached at the same time. I have only 6 month with it and I have to send it for repair.
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

David A.A. Edwards, Amazon
3 weeks ago
Overall 2
2.0

Lenovo's service was great. They changed motherboard

Benita Lanzer, Amazon
16 December 2014
  • Summary: I got the computer and during the first week it kept on crashing (blue screen). Although the computer is completely unreliable, Lenovo's service was great. They changed motherboard, but computer keeps crashing. Now I have to re-install windows, hoping it will solve the problem. I read the bad reviews, and still bought it - don't recommend others to do the same mistake.
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Overall 1
1.0

Terrible Keyboard/Track-pad!

Baron8MW, CNET
5 December 2014
  • Summary: After quite a bit of abuse my old X1 finally died.  I live on the road and my machines generally take a fair amount of abuse.  The constant banging around of being in a laptop bag, being taken out here and there, carried around by the keyboard and the non-stop banging around going through TSA checkpoints finally did the screen in.  Until then, I thought it was the best laptop I've ever had.
  • Pros: Still runs like my old X1
  • Cons: Keyboard and track pad are pretty much unsuable
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Overall 2
2.0

Everything went great until I hooked it up to a Dell U3014 ...

Le Pakshi "lepakshi", Amazon
25 November 2014
  • Summary: I bought this thinkpad X1 Carbon around last Thanksgiving. I was very thankful that Lenovo started to make a PC laptop that rivals macbook air, and even upped the ante a bit (on processing speed). I do not do heavy-intensive computing or graphics... My usage is limited to some UI development (Webstorm, Javascript, Angular), PPT, Excel and browsing. Everything went great until I hooked it up to a Dell U3014 UltraSharp 30-Inch PremierColor Monitor.
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointed in an unreliable laptop

Matt G., Amazon
13 November 2014
  • Summary: I have owned this laptop for about 9 months. In that time, the hard drive has failed twice and the wifi has been throwing a "limited connectivity" message for some time now. The most recent issue is the battery is now giving an error, will not charge, and the laptop will shutdown if the plug is pulled (goodbye to all the uncommitted data in my database project, and two large stored procedures I wish I'd saved).
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Eddy F., Amazon
7 November 2014
  • Summary: I had to send it for repair and it has given me many problems since the purchase.
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Overall 2
2.0

JUNK

D. Fence, Amazon
5 November 2014
  • Summary: JUNK. We bought 8 at work. 4 needed new motherboards within the first month. 2 of those that had the motherboard replaced had to have a 2nd motherboard replacement within another month. These "computers" have the motherboard of a tablet. You're essentially buying a tablet with a laptop sized keyboard and screen.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst design change ever. Lenovo took a great machine and made it useless.

RPH, Amazon
26 October 2014
  • Summary: The Gen1 X1 Carbon is a GREAT machine. Sadly, this turned out to be a Gen2 system where Lenovo, in what has to be one of the worst design changes I've ever seen, has replaced the traditional keyboard with one that is terrible for anyone that actually uses this machine to do something other than look at facebook. Worst keyboard layout ever! People use function keys! Didn't even power the thing on when it got here. Just sealed the box back up and returned it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst laptop I ever owned

larrypopelka, CNET
4 September 2014
  • Summary: This laptop is lightweight with plenty of power and features, but has several annoying problems:
  • Pros: Fast
  • Cons: Battery life, Awkward Touchpad, Fn controls, heat
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