Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3

Here is a side by side comparison between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano image

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3 image

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3

Key FeaturesLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3
At Glance
Released in
2020
16:10 2K
13”
1350p 60Hz
Weight
1.99 lb
0.90 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1180G7
4C/8T, 2.20 → 4.60 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,364
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,474
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Released in
2018
16:9 WQHD
14”
1440p 60Hz
Weight
3.08 lb
1.40 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-8650U
4C/8T, 1.90 → 4.20 GHz
Geekbench 5
937
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,116
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 620
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
2133 MHz LPDDR3
AvailabilityLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3
Released20202018
Release Info
  • Announced on September 29, 2020.
  • Expected to be available in the 4th quarter of 2020.
  • Announced at CES 2018 (January 2018)
PricingStarting at $1,399.-
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Price
Latest Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Ultra-Slim Laptop, Intel i7-1160G7, 13.0" 2K (2160 x 1350) IPS, Anti-Glare, 450 nits, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, Weigh 1.99 lbs, 3 Year Premier Warranty, Win 11 Pro - Black
Latest Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Ultra-Slim Laptop, Intel i7-1160G7, 13.0" 2K (2160 x 1350) IPS, Anti-Glare, 450 nits, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, Weigh 1.99 lbs, 3 Year Premier Warranty, Win 11 Pro - Black
By Lenovo
$1,699.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen1 20UN00AKUS 13" Notebook - 2K - 2160 x 1350 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-1160G7 Quad-core (4 Core) 2.10 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Black Paint
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen1 20UN00AKUS 13" Notebook - 2K - 2160 x 1350 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-1160G7 Quad-core (4 Core) 2.10 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Black Paint
By Lenovo
$1,294.00
Was: $2,089.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen1 20UN000EUS 13" Ultrabook - Intel Core i7 i7-1160G7 Quad-core (4 Core) 2.10 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Black - Windows 10 Pro - Intel Iris Xe Graphics - in-Plane S
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen1 20UN000EUS 13" Ultrabook - Intel Core i7 i7-1160G7 Quad-core (4 Core) 2.10 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Black - Windows 10 Pro - Intel Iris Xe Graphics - in-Plane S
By Lenovo
$1,360.99
Was: $2,199.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 2) i7 7600U 2.8Ghz 14 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD, FHD 1080p, Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, Webcam, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 2) i7 7600U 2.8Ghz 14 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD, FHD 1080p, Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, Webcam, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Lenovo
$499.99
Was: $599.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 2) i7 7600U 2.8Ghz 14" 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD, FHD 1080p, Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, Webcam, Windows 10 Home
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 2) i7 7600U 2.8Ghz 14" 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD, FHD 1080p, Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, Webcam, Windows 10 Home
By Lenovo
$499.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 20UB001FUS 14" Touchscreen 2 in 1 Notebook - 1920 x 1080 - Core i5 i5-10210U - 8 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Iron Gray - Windows 10 Pro 64-bit - Intel UHD Graphics - in-pl
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 20UB001FUS 14" Touchscreen 2 in 1 Notebook - 1920 x 1080 - Core i5 i5-10210U - 8 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Iron Gray - Windows 10 Pro 64-bit - Intel UHD Graphics - in-pl
By Lenovo
$1,049.00
ExteriorLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3
Size Comparison
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3
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
13.11" x 9.01" x 0.67" (333 x 229 x 17.05 mm)
Width: 13.11” (333 mm)
Depth: 9.01” (229 mm)
Height: 0.67” (17.05 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 3.08 lbs (1.4 kg)
Colors
Black
Optional Carbon-Fiber Weave on top cover on touch models only.
  • Black with color-coded hinges
  • Silver with color-coded hinges
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.
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3
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” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS anti-reflective anti-smudge multi-touch, 300 nits.
  • 14” WQHD (2560 x 1440)
    IPS anti-reflective anti-smudge multi-touch, 300 nits.
  • 14” HDR WQHD (2560 x 1440)
    IPS anti-reflective anti-smudge multi-touch with Dolby Vision, 500 nits.
* All supports inking capability.
PortsLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Ports
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    Supports USB 4, Power Delivery, and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3 Ports
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports Power Delivery & DisplayPort.
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
    Full-size USB-A ports (1 always on).
  • 1 x Network extension for Ethernet/side mechanical docking
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 1 x MicroSD card reader
  • 1 x WWAN slot (Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9) (optional)
  • 1 x Power button
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot
  • 1 x Ethernet Extension Connector (Dongle for Native Ethernet sold separately)
Internal SpecsLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.00 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1160G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.20 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.20 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 3.40 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.90 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano1
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G71,23890.76%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1160G71,34198.31%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™1,364100.00%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 31
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U77156.52%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U93768.70%
01,364
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano1
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G74,07991.17%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1160G74,23894.73%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™4,474100.00%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 31
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U1,97144.05%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U3,11669.65%
04,474
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1160G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Memory
  • 8GB 16GB
    4267 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR4x SRAM.
  • 8GB 16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SRAM.
StorageUp to 1TB PCIe SSD
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe SSD.
ConnectivityLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3
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® Dual-Band 8265 Wireless AC (2 x 2)
    Up to 867 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 4.1
MoreOptional WWAN: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband 5G CAT20 and 4G LTE CAT9.
  • NFC
  • WWAN: Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3
Size48 Wh
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 54 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 13 hours 
Based on MobileMark® 2018 battery-life benchmark test
  • Up to 15.4 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 Yoga Gen 3
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
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Camera & AudioLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3
Camera
  • Front-facing camera with ThinkShutter privacy cover
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • Infrared (IR) Camera for Windows Hello
  • Front-facing camera
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • Optional: IR camera - required for facial recognition. ThinkShutter is not available on configurations with the IR Camera.
Audio
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • 4 x 360-degree Microphones
  • Dolby Audio™ Premium
  • Noise-cancelling dual-array far-field microphones
  • Dolby Atmos® for headphones
MiscLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3
Inking-
  • Supports ThinkPad Active Pen (included)
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
  • Windows Hello with facial recognition software (requires optional IR camera)
  • ThinkShutter camera cover
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Kensington lock slot
In the box
  • ThinkPad X1 Nano
  • 65W AC adapter
  • 4 Cell 48Wh Internal battery
  • Quick Start Guide
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Warranty1-year Depot or Carry-in-

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3

Lenovo has released the ThinkPad X1 Nano, a 13-inch machine, in 2020. It is powered by up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-1180G7 with a boost clock speed up to 4.60 GHz. The laptop has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics (96 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz).

On the other hand, we have the 14-inch ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3 was introduced by Lenovo about two years earlier in 2018. It comes with up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-8650U with a boost clock speed up to 4.20 GHz. It has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® UHD Graphics 620 (24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz).

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano has a 13-inch display which is slightly smaller than the 14-inch Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3. In addition, The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano weighs 1.99 lbs. about 54% lighter than the 3.08 lbs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3. Moreover, measured at 12.72” x 8.54” x 0.66”, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano is slightly more portable than the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3 at 13.11” x 9.01” x 0.67”.

Moving over to upgradability, Lenovo claims that the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano supports up to 16GB 4267 MHz LPDDR4X memory. However, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users.

For Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 3, it supports up to 16GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3 memory. Like Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Luckily, it has a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace or upgrade when needed.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano image

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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