- Tram Ho
Lenovo recently launched a new version of its compact business notebook series, the X1 Carbon. The 8th generation X1 Carbon, also known as the X1 Carbon Gen 8, brings a number of minor upgrades to the configuration.
X1 Carbon Gen 8 has a nearly constant design compared to the previous Gen 7 generation. It retains the same thickness of 14.9mm and weighs 1.09Kg. The most noticeable changes of the X1 Carbon Gen 8 actually reside in the keyboard, when Lenovo has changed the features of the F9-F11 key to support calling / messaging applications.
The biggest upgrade on the X1 Carbon Gen 8 is the 10th-generation Intel Core chip called Comet Lake. Users will have a variety of Core i5 and Core i7 chip options, including the Core i7-10710U chip with 6 cores. It has 8GB / 16GB RAM soldered to the motherboard and PCI-e SSD up to 2TB.
Wi-Fi speed on the X1 Carbon Gen 8 has also improved, as it supports the latest Wi-Fi 6.
The screen on the X1 Carbon is upgraded, for a maximum brightness of up to 500 nits. Users also have the option of “PrivacyGuard” screen to prevent peeping by restricting the viewing angle, as well as the “PrivacyAlert” feature to alert when someone is peeking at the screen.
Along with the X1 Carbon Gen 8, Lenovo also announced the X1 Yoga Gen 5. It can be considered X1 Yoga Gen 5 is a flip screen version of the X1 Carbon Gen 8.
The X1 Carbon Gen 8 and X1 Yoga Gen 5 will be available for sale in the near future at $ 1499 and $ 1599, respectively.
Source : Genk