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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review: Slightly overdone, but plenty tasty

At a Glance

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  • Lenovo X1 Carbon 2014 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20A7003DUS Ultrabook
    4/5
    $1,609.00
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    Almost everything about the new X1 Carbon is better than the original. But the company's engineers should have left most of the keyboard alone. We can also do without its speech- and gesture-recognition.

At a Glance

Almost everything about the new X1 Carbon is better than the original. But the company's engineers should have left most of the keyboard alone. We can also do without its speech- and gesture-recognition.

Price when rated: $1609
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Pros

  • Robust, but lightweight construction
  • 2560-by-1440-pixel touchscreen
  • HDMI and DisplayPort; hardwired ethernet; 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Adaptive function row

Cons

  • Short battery life
  • Unconventional keyboard layout
  • Over-hyped speech- and gesture-recognition features
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