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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Range to be Released 21st August

Lenovo has announced that its newest Ultrabook the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon will be going on sale in two weeks’ time in the US on the 21st of August, and the starting price will be at $1,399 in the US.

Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon was announced back in May and the super slim Ultrabook has been very popular since, but Lenovo has not released any information regarding the device’s release date. Well our friends in the US will be the first to get the new Ultrabooks, but they will have to pay some hefty sums to get them, with the cheapest base models starting at $1,399.

The entry-level model will run a 1.7GHz Core i5-3317U CPU with 4GB of RAM, and it includes a 128GB SSD and Intel’s HD integrated graphics. The next version up for $1,499 will get you a 1.8GHz Core i5 CPU and a 128GB SSD, and the penultimate laptop will cost $1,649 and include the same processor but 256GB of solid-state storage, and the big daddy of them all = will sport a 2GHz Core i7 processor for $1,849.

All of the devices will get  4GB of RAM and a 14 inch 1600 x 900 display running off Windows 7 Professional right out of the box. The devices will also come with RapidCharge utility which can juice up the laptop’s 45Wh battery to 80-percent capacity in 30 minutes.

To top it all off the devices weigh in at 0.7 pounds less are 0.13 inches thinner than the original X1 (3 pounds and 0.71 inches versus 3.7 pounds and 0.84 inches) thanks to the new carbon fibre shell.

There’s currently no news on when these laptops will be arriving in the UK but hopefully we will be able to get our hands on one in the coming months!

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