Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 vs. MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)

Here is a side by side comparison between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 and MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 vs. MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)

The 2019 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 features the 45W 9th Generation Intel Coffee Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-9300H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-9880H with the boost speed up to 4.80 GHz. While the MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3) features the 28W 8th Generation Intel Coffee Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-8259U up to quad-core Intel Core i7-8559U with the boost speed up to 4.50 GHz.

If you are in the market looking for a laptop and don't know what's the difference between the 15.6″ Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 (2019) and the 13.3″ MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3) , we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 vs. MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3): Specs Comparison

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 image

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2

MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3) image

MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)

Key Features
What's new
  • Quad-core Intel Core i5 and i7 processors up to 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz and double the eDRAM
  • Intel Iris Plus integrated graphics 655 with 128MB of eDRAM
  • Up to 2TB of SSD storage2
  • True Tone display technology
  • Apple T2 Chip
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID
AvailabilityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)
Released20192018
Release InfoAnnounced on July 13th, 2018
Pricing
  • $1,799 - Intel Core i5 | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD
  • $1,999 - Intel Core i5 | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 Price
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme (2nd Gen) 20QV0009US 15.6" IPS 1920 x 1080 HD Notebook - Core i7 9750H / 2.6 GHz - Win 10 Pro 64-bit - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - GTX 1650 Graphics
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme (2nd Gen) 20QV0009US 15.6" IPS 1920 x 1080 HD Notebook - Core i7 9750H / 2.6 GHz - Win 10 Pro 64-bit - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - GTX 1650 Graphics
By Lenovo
$1,579.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme 2nd Gen 15.6" FHD (1920x1080) HDR 400 Display - Intel Core i7-9750H Processor, 32GB RAM, 1TB PCIe-NVMe SSD, NVIDIA GTX 1650 4GB, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme 2nd Gen 15.6" FHD (1920x1080) HDR 400 Display - Intel Core i7-9750H Processor, 32GB RAM, 1TB PCIe-NVMe SSD, NVIDIA GTX 1650 4GB, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
By Lenovo
$2,050.00
Newest Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 15.6” FHD IPS Display Business Laptop, Intel Hexa Core i7-10750H, 32GB RAM 1TB SSD, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Pro | 32GB Tela USB Card
Newest Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 15.6” FHD IPS Display Business Laptop, Intel Hexa Core i7-10750H, 32GB RAM 1TB SSD, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Pro | 32GB Tela USB Card
By Lenovo
$2,399.00
MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3) Price
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
By Apple
$1,349.00
Was: $1,499.00
(Renewed) Apple MacBook Pro 13in Core i5 Retina 2.7GHz (MF840LL/A), 8GB Memory, 256GB Solid State Drive
(Renewed) Apple MacBook Pro 13in Core i5 Retina 2.7GHz (MF840LL/A), 8GB Memory, 256GB Solid State Drive
By Apple
$512.48
Was: $574.99
Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter
Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter
By Apple
$49.00
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)
Size15.6 Inches13.3 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, anti-glare, 300 nits.
  • 15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, anti-glare with Dolby Vision™ HDR 400, 500 nits.
  • 15.6” 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
    IPS, anti-glare with Dolby Vision™ HDR 400, 500 nits.
  • 15.6” 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
    OLED, anti-reflection/anti-smudge, touchscreen with Dolby Vision™ HDR 500, 400 nits.
Retina display
  • Retina display
  • 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • Supported scaled resolutions:
    • 1680 by 1050
    • 1440 by 900
    • 1024 by 640
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Wide color (P3)
  • True Tone technology
ExteriorLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)
Size Comparison
Dimensions
  • FHD non-touch: 14.24” x 9.67” x .72” / 361.8 x 245.7 x 18.4 (mm)
  • 4K UHD touchscreen: 14.24” x 9.67” x .74” / 361.8 x 245.7 x 18.7 (mm)
11.97” x 8.36” x 0.59” (304.1 mm x 212.4 mm x 14.9 mm)
Weight
  • FHD non-touch: 3.76 lbs (1.7 kg)
  • 4K UHD touchscreen: 4.06 lbs (1.8 kg)
Starting at 3.02 pounds (1.37 kg)
Colors
Black
Space GraySilver
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device
  • Multitouch glass touchpad
Backlit Magic Keyboard with:
  • 64 (U.S.) or 65 (ISO) keys including 4 arrow keys
  • Touch Bar with integrated Touch ID sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
Ports
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports DisplayPort and data transfer.
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
    Full-size USB-A ports (1 port always on).
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 1 x 4-in-1 SD card reader
  • 1 x Network extension
  • 1 x AC power in
  • 1 x Kensington slot
Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB‑C) ports with support for:
  • Charging
  • DisplayPort
  • Thunderbolt (up to 40Gb/s)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
Internal SpecsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)
Processor
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.10 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.30 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.80 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8259U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.30 → 3.80 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 28W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8559U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.70 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
Integrated Graphics
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8259U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 655
    48 Execution Units with 128 MB eDRAM, 300 → 1050 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8559U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 655
    48 Execution Units with 128 MB eDRAM, 300 → 1200 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 with Max-Q (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1395 → 1560 MHz, 1024 CUDA Cores.
Memory
  • 8GB16GB32GB64GB
    2666 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
8GB
configurable to 16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
Storage
  • 256 GB512 GB1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe (Replaceable).
  • Up to 2 SSDs (2 x M.2 2280 PCIe TLC & SATA) up to 2TB max
256GB512GB
configurable to 1TB or 2TB SSD
ConnectivityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)
Wi-Fi
  • Intel® AX200 Wi-Fi 6 802.11AX (2 x 2)
    Up to 2400 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax.
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 80 Wh
58.0 Wh lithium‑polymer battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 14 hours
* Tested with MobileMark 2014
  • Up to 10 hours wireless web
  • Up to 10 hours Apple TV app movie playback
  • Up to 30 days of standby time
Power Supply
  • 135 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
    Supports Rapid Charge.
61W USB‑C Power Adapter
SoftwareLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Shipped with macOS Mojave
Built-in Apps
PhotosiMovieGarageBandPagesNumbersKeynoteSiriSafariMailFaceTimeMessagesMapsNewsStocksHomeVoice MemosNotesCalendarContactsRemindersPhoto BoothPreviewMusicPodcastsTVBooksApp StoreTime MachineFind MyQuickTime Player
Camera & AudioLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    720p HD with ThinkShutter privacy cover.
720p FaceTime HD camera
Audio
  • Dolby Atmos® speaker system
  • Dual 360° far-field microphones
  • Stereo speakers with high dynamic range
  • Three microphones
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
MiscLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3)
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Fingerprint Reader
  • Infrared (IR) Camera (optional; required for use with Windows Hello & doesn’t include ThinkShutter)
  • Touch ID sensor
Security
  • Fast Online Identity (FIDO) authentication capabilities
  • dTPM 2.0
  • Match-on-Chip Touch fingerprint reader
  • Windows Hello with facial recognition software (requires optional IR Camera)
  • ThinkShutter
  • Kensington® lock slot
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Apple T2 Chip
In the box
  • 13‑inch MacBook Pro
  • 61W USB‑C Power Adapter
  • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)
WarrantyYour MacBook Pro comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one‑year limited warranty. Purchase AppleCare+ for Mac to extend your coverage to three years from your AppleCare+ purchase date and add up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other repairable damage, plus applicable tax.
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Video Support

Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colors and:
  • One display with 5120-by-2880 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors
  • Up to two displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at 60Hz at millions of colors
  • Up to two displays with 3840-by-2160 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors
Thunderbolt 3 digital video output
  • Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
  • VGA, HDMI, DVI, and Thunderbolt 2 output supported using adapters (sold separately)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 Price
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme (2nd Gen) 20QV0009US 15.6" IPS 1920 x 1080 HD Notebook - Core i7 9750H / 2.6 GHz - Win 10 Pro 64-bit - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - GTX 1650 Graphics
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme (2nd Gen) 20QV0009US 15.6" IPS 1920 x 1080 HD Notebook - Core i7 9750H / 2.6 GHz - Win 10 Pro 64-bit - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - GTX 1650 Graphics
By Lenovo
$1,579.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme 2nd Gen 15.6" FHD (1920x1080) HDR 400 Display - Intel Core i7-9750H Processor, 32GB RAM, 1TB PCIe-NVMe SSD, NVIDIA GTX 1650 4GB, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme 2nd Gen 15.6" FHD (1920x1080) HDR 400 Display - Intel Core i7-9750H Processor, 32GB RAM, 1TB PCIe-NVMe SSD, NVIDIA GTX 1650 4GB, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
By Lenovo
$2,050.00
Newest Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 15.6” FHD IPS Display Business Laptop, Intel Hexa Core i7-10750H, 32GB RAM 1TB SSD, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Pro | 32GB Tela USB Card
Newest Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 15.6” FHD IPS Display Business Laptop, Intel Hexa Core i7-10750H, 32GB RAM 1TB SSD, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Pro | 32GB Tela USB Card
By Lenovo
$2,399.00
MacBook Pro 13” (2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3) Price
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
By Apple
$1,349.00
Was: $1,499.00
(Renewed) Apple MacBook Pro 13in Core i5 Retina 2.7GHz (MF840LL/A), 8GB Memory, 256GB Solid State Drive
(Renewed) Apple MacBook Pro 13in Core i5 Retina 2.7GHz (MF840LL/A), 8GB Memory, 256GB Solid State Drive
By Apple
$512.48
Was: $574.99
Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter
Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter
By Apple
$49.00

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