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Intel 12th Gen Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon & X1 Yoga Now Available for Purchase in the US, UK, Australia, Europe and Southeast Asia

Chinese-American multinational technology corporation, Lenovo, had earlier revealed its premium business laptop line, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10 and ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7 equipped with Intel’s latest 12th Gen Alder Lake Mobile CPUs back in January this year at the CES 2022 roadshow held at the Las Vegas Convention Centre.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Lineup in 2022

4 months after the announcement, the Intel 12th Gen ThinkPad X1 series is finally available for sale in several popular markets across the globe, which include the US, UK, Australia, Europe and Southeast Asia.

In the US, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10 is now officially available at USD 2879 for the base model, while the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7 is sold starting at USD 3579.

Do note that this is the recommended retail price for the laptops as Lenovo ThinkPad relatively go on sale quite often.

For the Europe and Southeast Asia release, the 12th Gen Intel ThinkPad X1 series is currently only released in several key markets such as the Netherlands, Switzerland, Ireland, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia. The 12th Gen Intel ThinkPad X1 series officially starts at 1949 Euros(excl. VAT) / CHF 1859 (incl. VAT) / SGD 3259 / THB 72,390 / RM 7979 in each respective country.

So competing in the premium business ultrabook category, what features does the Intel 12th Gen ThinkPad X1 series pack to justify its price tag?

ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10

The X1 Carbon has always been one of Lenovo’s best engineered business laptops with its svelte, durable chassis that is certified MIL-STD 810H standard durability compliant. This means the laptop is able to withstand extreme temperature, extreme dust, extreme humidity, pressure and more.

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ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10

The new generation of the X1 Carbon is configurable up to Intel’s latest 12th Gen Core i7 P-series or U-Series mobile processors which claims to bring 1.5x better power efficiency than the previous generation. Accompanying the CPU is up to 32GB LPDDR5 5200Mhz dual-channel RAM and Up to 2TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD storage, for the fastest performance for day-to-day tasks.

However, the biggest upgrade for the X1 Carbon Gen 10 is the display. Lenovo had added a new OLED display option for the X1 Carbon, making it the first-ever ThinkPad to sport an OLED display. The display is a 14-inch 2.8K (2880 x 1800) OLED display. It can go up to 400 nits of brightness and cover 100% of the DCI P3 colour gamut.

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As for ports, the X1 Carbon has 2 USB-C Thunderbolt™ 4 ports, 2 USB-A 3.2 Gen 1 ports, one HDMI 2.0b port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The laptop is powered by a 57Wh battery with support for 65W USB-PD Rapid Charging.

ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7

The ThinkPad X1 Yoga possesses many identical specs to the X1 Carbon. The only major differentiator here is that it is a “Yoga” laptop. The X1 Yoga is a 2-in-1 business convertible laptop that allows the users to switch from laptop to tablet to tent mode in under a minute. Whether you want to sketch or sign a document on the go, the X1 Yoga has an included Lenovo stylus that can always accommodate your workflow.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7

Lenovo is expected to bring the Intel 12th Gen Thinkpad X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga to more markets soon later in the year as well, which includes markets like the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, East Asia and South Asia.

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