Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8

Here is a side by side comparison between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8

The 2020 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano features the 15W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake UP4 quad-core Intel Core i5-1130G7 up to quad-core Intel Core i7-1180G7 with the boost speed up to 4.60 GHz. While the 2020 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 features the 15W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-10210U up to quad-core Intel Core i7-10610U with the boost speed up to 4.90 GHz.

If you are in the market looking for a laptop and don't know what's the difference between the 13″ Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano (2020) and the 14″ Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 (2020), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8: Specs Comparison

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano image

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 image

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8

Key Features
What's new
  • One of our first Intel® 14" mobility-certified laptops
  • Thin and lightweight
  • Amazing display options
  • Up to 19.5 hours of battery life
  • Best-in-class connectivity, and rapid charging technology
  • Advanced security options and enhanced audio
  • Delivers the ultimate in premium performance
AvailabilityLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Released20202020
Release Info
  • Announced on September 29, 2020.
  • Expected to be available in the 4th quarter of 2020.
  • Announced at CES 2020
PricingStarting at $1,399.Starting at $1,553.30
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Price
TopSeller THINKPAD X1 Nano G1 I5-1130G7 1.8G 16GB 256GB 13IN W10P
TopSeller THINKPAD X1 Nano G1 I5-1130G7 1.8G 16GB 256GB 13IN W10P
By Lenovo
$1,806.61
TopSeller THINKPAD X1 Nano G1 I7-1160G7 2.1G 16GB 256GB 13IN W10P
TopSeller THINKPAD X1 Nano G1 I7-1160G7 2.1G 16GB 256GB 13IN W10P
By Lenovo
$1,941.43
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th Gen) 20HR000FUS 14" FHD (1920x1080) Display - Intel i7-7600U Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Windows 10 Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th Gen) 20HR000FUS 14" FHD (1920x1080) Display - Intel i7-7600U Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Windows 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,490.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Price
Latest Gen 8 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" FHD Ultrabook (400 nits) with 10th Gen Intel i7-10510U Processor up to 4.90 GHz, 1 TB PCIe SSD, 16GB RAM, and Windows 10 Pro
Latest Gen 8 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" FHD Ultrabook (400 nits) with 10th Gen Intel i7-10510U Processor up to 4.90 GHz, 1 TB PCIe SSD, 16GB RAM, and Windows 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,620.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Laptop, 14.0" FHD IPS 400 nits, i5-10210U, Webcam, WiFi-6, Backlit Keyboard, Fingerprint Reader, USB-C, HDMI, Intel UHD Graphics, Win 10 Pro, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Laptop, 14.0" FHD IPS 400 nits, i5-10210U, Webcam, WiFi-6, Backlit Keyboard, Fingerprint Reader, USB-C, HDMI, Intel UHD Graphics, Win 10 Pro, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD
By Lenovo
$1,349.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8, 14.0" FHD 400 nits, i5-10210U, UHD Graphics, 16GB, 512GB SSD, Win 10 Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8, 14.0" FHD 400 nits, i5-10210U, UHD Graphics, 16GB, 512GB SSD, Win 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,317.00
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Size13 Inches14 Inches
Info
  • 13” 2K Non-touch
    2160 x 1350 16:10 aspect ratio IPS 100% sRGB Dolby Vision™ 450 nits brightness Non-touch supports
  • 13” 2K with Touch
    2160 x 1350 16:10 aspect ratio IPS 100% sRGB Dolby Vision™ 450 nits brightness touch supports
  • 14” UHD (3840 x 2160)
    IPS, glossy, Dolby Vision™ HDR 400, 500 nits.
  • 14” WQHD (2560 x 1440)
    IPS, anti-glare, 300 nits.
  • 14” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, PrivacyGuard, anti-glare, 500 nits.
  • 14” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, anti-glare, low power, touchscreen, 400 nits.
  • 14” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, anti-glare, 400 nits.
ExteriorLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Size Comparison
Dimensions
  • 12.72” x 8.54” x 0.55 - 0.66” (292.8 mm x 207.7 mm x 13.87 - 16.7 mm)
    Non-touch models
  • 12.72” x 8.54” x 0.56 - 0.68” (292.9 mm x 207.8 mm x 14.27 - 17.2 mm)
    Touch models
12.71” x 8.54” x 0.59” (323 x 217 x 14.95 mm)
Width: 12.71” (323 mm)
Depth: 8.54” (217 mm)
Height: 0.59” (14.95 mm)
Weight
  • 1.99 lbs (907 g) 
    Non-touch models
  • 2.14lbs (969 g)
    Touch models
  • 2.07 lbs (939 g)
    WWAN non-touch models
  • 2.21 lbs (1001 g)
    WWAN touch models
Starting at 2.40 lbs (1.09 kg)
Colors
Black
Optional Carbon-Fiber Weave on top cover on touch models only.
  • Black
  • Black with Woven Top Cover
    Available only on UHD displays.
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Backlit keyboard with new UC functions for F9-F11
  • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
  • New FN row F9-F11
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.
  • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
  • New FN row F9-F11
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.
Ports
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    Supports USB 4, Power Delivery, and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports Power Delivery & DisplayPort.
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
    Full-size USB-A ports (1 port is always on).
  • 1 x Network extension for Ethernet/side mechanical docking
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 1 x WWAN slot
  • 1 x Power button
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot
Internal SpecsLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Processor
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.00 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1160G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.20 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.20 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.20 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 4.40 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1160G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Memory
  • 8GB16GB
    4267 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR4x SRAM.
  • 8GB16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SRAM.
StorageUp to 1TB PCIe SSD
  • 256 GB512 GB1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe (Replaceable).
ConnectivityLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Wi-Fi
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6™ AX201 802.11AX (2 x 2)
    Up to 2400 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax.
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6™ AX201 802.11AX (2 x 2)
    Up to 2400 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.0
Optional WWAN: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband 5G CAT20 and 4G LTE CAT9.Optional WWAN: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband 4G LTE-A
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Size48 Wh
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 51 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 13 hours 
Based on MobileMark® 2018 battery-life benchmark test
  • Up to 19.5 hours
* Tested with MobileMark 2014
Power Supply65 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
Supports Rapid Charge.
65 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
Supports Rapid Charge.
SoftwareLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
OS
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Linux OS 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Built-in Apps
Lenovo Vantage
  • Lenovo Vantage
Camera & AudioLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Camera
  • Front-facing camera with ThinkShutter privacy cover
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • Infrared (IR) Camera for Windows Hello
  • Front-facing camera with ThinkShutter privacy cover
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • Optional: Hybrid Infrared (IR) & HD 720p with ThinkShutter
Audio
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • 4 x 360-degree Microphones
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • 4 x 360-degree far-field microphones
MiscLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Sensors
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader on the palm rest
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader on the palm rest
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Match on Chip Fingerprint Reader
  • IR camera with human presence detection
  • dTPM 2.0 chip
  • ThinkShutter camera cover
  • Kensington™ lock slot
  • Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication capabilities
  • Match-on-Chip Fingerprint Reader
  • dTPM 2.0 chip
  • ThinkShutter camera cover
  • Optional: ThinkPad PrivacyGuard
  • Optional: ThinkPad PrivacyAlert*
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Kensington lock slot
In the box
  • ThinkPad X1 Nano
  • 65W AC adapter
  • 4 Cell 48Wh Internal battery
  • Quick Start Guide
  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
  • 65W AC adapter
  • 4 Cell 51Wh Internal battery
  • Quick Start Guide
Warranty1-year Depot or Carry-in1-year Depot or Carry-in
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Price
TopSeller THINKPAD X1 Nano G1 I5-1130G7 1.8G 16GB 256GB 13IN W10P
TopSeller THINKPAD X1 Nano G1 I5-1130G7 1.8G 16GB 256GB 13IN W10P
By Lenovo
$1,806.61
TopSeller THINKPAD X1 Nano G1 I7-1160G7 2.1G 16GB 256GB 13IN W10P
TopSeller THINKPAD X1 Nano G1 I7-1160G7 2.1G 16GB 256GB 13IN W10P
By Lenovo
$1,941.43
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th Gen) 20HR000FUS 14" FHD (1920x1080) Display - Intel i7-7600U Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Windows 10 Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th Gen) 20HR000FUS 14" FHD (1920x1080) Display - Intel i7-7600U Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Windows 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,490.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Price
Latest Gen 8 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" FHD Ultrabook (400 nits) with 10th Gen Intel i7-10510U Processor up to 4.90 GHz, 1 TB PCIe SSD, 16GB RAM, and Windows 10 Pro
Latest Gen 8 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" FHD Ultrabook (400 nits) with 10th Gen Intel i7-10510U Processor up to 4.90 GHz, 1 TB PCIe SSD, 16GB RAM, and Windows 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,620.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Laptop, 14.0" FHD IPS 400 nits, i5-10210U, Webcam, WiFi-6, Backlit Keyboard, Fingerprint Reader, USB-C, HDMI, Intel UHD Graphics, Win 10 Pro, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Laptop, 14.0" FHD IPS 400 nits, i5-10210U, Webcam, WiFi-6, Backlit Keyboard, Fingerprint Reader, USB-C, HDMI, Intel UHD Graphics, Win 10 Pro, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD
By Lenovo
$1,349.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8, 14.0" FHD 400 nits, i5-10210U, UHD Graphics, 16GB, 512GB SSD, Win 10 Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8, 14.0" FHD 400 nits, i5-10210U, UHD Graphics, 16GB, 512GB SSD, Win 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,317.00
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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano: Key Features

Intel® Evo™ platform

The ThinkPad X1 Nano is the first ThinkPad laptop to use the Intel® Evo™ platform, delivering a powerhouse combination of performance, responsiveness, battery life, and stunning visuals. With up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors, it provides an exceptional experience, anywhere.

Dolby Atmos® Speaker System

The ThinkPad X1 Nano laptop includes two upward-firing tweeters and two downward-firing woofers—this creates an immersive sound experience you’ll enjoy for work and for play. Four 360-degree far-field mics ensure you’re heard loud and clear during the conference and video calls.

Always-Connected 5G (optional)

Engineered for a future of universal 5G technology, the ThinkPad X1 Nano laptop offers a true smartphone-like experience in an always-connected PC. Speedy WiFi 6 lets you jump on crowded public platforms fast. With the optional 4G / 5G service, you can enjoy faster more secure, access to your corporate network, and uninterrupted video streaming.

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