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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Review

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

Last updated on October 27, 2020 12:00 pm

Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Yoga can handle all from light editing to heavy design work. Starting at $1,394, 14-inch, bend-back 2-in-1 features a battery that can last a whole workday, a screen with bright colors, and a stylus for drawing and running Windows. We tested two configurations, one with a Core i5-6200U processor and 1080p touch screen and other including a Core i7-6400U processor and a 2560 x 1440 display. In each case, we found sturdy efficiency, extended battery, and a superior productivity experience.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Specification

CPUIntel Core i7 (sixth Gen) 6500U / 2.5 GHz
Battery Capacity52 Wh
Hard Drive Capacity256 GB
Graphics ProcessorIntel HD Graphics 520
Display Size/Resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Price $1,970

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Design Review

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

If you want a 2-in-1 that’s sleek, slim, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 is for you. Its black design with red accents calls application to the job being completed rather than the machine performing the work. Inside is an island-style keyboard, a fingerprint reader, a trackpad, and 1920 x 1080 touch-screen display surrounded by a thick, black bezel.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Keyboard and TrackPoint Review

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

The keyboard on the ThinkPad X1 has 1.67 millimeters of travel and needs 60 grams of force to press, finishing in a comfortable typing expertise, although the keys occasionally bottomed out.

I comfortably navigated a series of internet sites whereas utilizing gestures like scroll and three-finger swipe, which shows on the desktop.

Lenovo’s TrackPoint is located in the center of the keyboard amidst the G, H and B keys, and allows you to navigate around the desktop very accurately, without moving your hands off the home row.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Display review

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

The touch screen on the X1 Yoga made in two flavors. Our Core i5 design had a 1080p display, whereas the Core i7 config had a sharper, 2560 x 1440 QHD panel. Its QHD display was sharper, showing more wrinkles in a ghost’s face because it flew toward the screen.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Audio and Graphics Review

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

I was surprised when the little speakers on the X1 Yoga filled my apartment with the loud, deep sound of The Weeknd’s “I Love It.” I did find that the music could have an echo-y, hollow mix that buried the vocals.

This laptop is made for work, not play, so gaming isn’t a priority, and a discrete GPU will not be accessible. Intel Built-in Graphics is the only option. Whereas the Core i7 processor presents Intel HD graphics in its best light, it’s nonetheless quite far behind what gamers expect.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Hardware and Performance Review

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

On the right side, where are two USB 3.0 ports, a Kensington lock slot, an HDMI port, and a headphone/microphone combination jack. The left aspect is the place you will find the ability port, Onelink+ port for docking, mini, and extra USB 3.0 port. At the back of the laptop is a section to place a SIM card and an SD card.

Whether you are utilizing it as a laptop or a tablet, the ThinkPad X1 Yoga and its Core i7-6500U processor, 512GB SSD, and 8GB of RAM can be a capable workhorse. The Core i7 X1 Yoga achieved a score of 7,063, and the i5 model scored 6,465. Each of these marks trailed the Vaio Z Flip’s Core i5-6267U, however, defeated the Core i5-6200U in the ThinkPad Yoga 260 (6,027). All of the machines blew previous the average category score of 4,972.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Battery Life Review

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

You’ll work the Core i5 ThinkPad X1 Yoga through your 9-to-5 without holding to charge the device. The version of the notebook continued 8 hours and 38 minutes.

Configuration Option

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

We examined two versions of the ThinkPad X1 Yoga. The first appeared with an 8GB of RAM, Core i5-6200U CPU, 256GB of storage and a 1080p touch screen, all for $1,624. The other had a Core i7-6500U CPU, 8GB of RAM, 512GB of storage and a 2560 x 1440 display, all for $1,970.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Conclusion

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

The ThinkPad X1 Yoga is a handy business 2-in-1 that can last all day and provide you with plenty of power to be productive. We particularly appreciate the WRITEit software and stylus that make Windows 10 more helpful in tablet mode. If you want to save a little cash, Lenovo’s 12.5-inch ThinkPad Yoga 260 starts at simply $989 and offers deeper key journey, however, has a less colorful display and no 2560 x 1440. However, wherever you want the top-of-the-line business 2-in-1, the X1 Yoga is your best choice.

Price history for Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20Fq 14" Flip Design Ultrabook, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD (20FQ001WUS)
Latest updates:
  • $1,099.99 - October 13, 2020
  • $1,199.99 - October 7, 2020
Since: October 7, 2020
  • Highest Price: $1,199.99 - October 7, 2020
  • Lowest Price: $1,099.99 - October 13, 2020

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20Fq 14" Flip Design Ultrabook, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD (20FQ001WUS)
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