Laptops occupy a very important part of our lives nowadays. Any person, irrespective of the occupation (whether student, working professional or a housewife), requires a laptop to serve some purpose or the other.
A housewife might need a laptop to watch movies or listen to music while doing the households chores while students use them to complete their school (or college) projects or assignments. However, these very requirements aren’t of a very high level and a basic laptop with moderately fed in configurations would work just fine.
However, then comes the high-end laptops, the ones that are designed and configured to serve specific purposes. Now, we can safely assume that we have two types of professionals who depend on laptops to perform their tasks.
|Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Specs|
|Processor||Up to Intel Core i7-8750H|
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti 4GB|
|Screen||15.6" IPS (up to UHD resolution)|
|SSD||512GB/1TB SSD PCIe|
|OS||Windows 10 Pro 64|
Firstly, there are people who work in staunch corporate sectors, managing clients and working teams over video calls, staying online the entire day, exchanging endless emails. And then comes the group of people who thrive on off-beat professional – video editing, graphical developments and audio management.
Luckily, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme laptop manages to work the best for professional people with its rich features and great choice of variants. Though the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme’s price in India is on the higher side, the way it serves a specific industry is commendable.
Price in India
Starts at around Rs.1,70,000/-
Read along to get a close insight into the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme review based on every single parameter there is.
The performance of any laptop is the foremost thing that people take notice of. In the case of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme laptop, this aspect is sorted, big time. The laptop is offered in three different variants that offer the buyers with the freedom of choice. To start things off, the base variant is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor from the 8th generation family. This set can clock a speed of 2.3GHz.
The higher variants are configured with a Core i7 processor from Intel where the clock speed is 2.2GHz. However, to assist multitasking and loading high-end games and software, there is a standard 16GB DDR4 type RAM that makes the performance to be lag-free. To handle the graphics, there is a dedicated GPU given as standard. The NVIDIA GeForce 1050 has a capacity of 4GB.
Just like in the case of the processor, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme laptop has two different display technologies. The base variant and the mid-spec variants have a full HD anti-glare, backlit display on the IPS technology, with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels.
On the other hand, the top-of-the-line model has the same technology but with a 4K resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels. This turns out to be an amazing option to output vivid and sharp viewing experience. All the models have a 15.6-inch screen given as standard.
Storage and Camera
Storage is another important aspect for any electronic device, be it a laptop or a smartphone. No one would want to pay a high price for a laptop that comes with very meagre storage. The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme may be a high price laptop, but the features quite justify the price tag. The laptop comes with 512GB of SSD capacity given as standard.
However, if you are willing to pay extra to get hold of the top-spec variant, you will be entitled to 1TB SSD, which is immense for any user to store all the required amount of files, multimedia and data. Plus, the fact that it ships with a Solid State Drive (SSD) in place of a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) means the laptop is both lightweight and manages faster transferring and loading files.
The web camera placed on the top bezel has a 720p resolution. This allows for better streaming over video calls, even with any third-party apps, like Skype.
Ports, Slots and Connectivity
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme laptop has a wide array of ports and slots for the convenience of the users. There are two ports each for USB 3.1 and USB Type-C and a combo of headphone and microphone jack.
Additionally, the mid-spec model has a four-in-one slot for SD, SDHC, SDXC and MMC. Added to this, there is an HDMI 2.0 port.
Input Peripherals and Operating System
For the input peripherals, Lenovo offers a spill-resistant keyboard that has white LED lighting. The touchpad is enabled with multi-touch gesture support. There is a superfast fingerprint scanner included too. It boots on Windows 10 Pro operating system by default and the users need not install an OS separately.
Dimensions and Battery
The ThinkPad X1 Extreme laptop has different dimensions for the full HD and the 4K models. The former variant is 18.4 mm thick and weighs 1.7 kilograms. On the contrary, the 4K models have a touchscreen enabled and have a thickness of 18.7 mm. It weighs just 1.8 kilograms.
The laptop has a 4-cell battery that can offer a pretty long battery back up of up to 15 hours. It also has the Rapid Charge Technology, which charges up the laptop pretty quickly.
Talking about the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme laptop reviews, there is almost nothing to ask for over what is already provided. It has a very powerful processor, great display and a long battery backup.
However, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme laptop price in India, especially for the top variant, seems to be justified for the features and the spec provided.