Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4: Full specs comparison

The following is a comprehensive comparison of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 specifications, including details on CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 Pros

Reasons that Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 is better than Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4.

Newer manufacturing

2021 vs. 2019

Supports larger memory

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 supports a larger memory capacity than the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4. It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4.

Max system memory size
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6
32 GB
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
16 GB
Supports faster memory

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 supports a faster memory speed than the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4. It supports up to 4267MHz versus 2133MHz of system memory on the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4.

Memory type and speed
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - LPDDR3
2,133 MHz

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 Pros

Reasons that Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 is better than Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6.

Slightly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-10710U inside Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 has a 6% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1180G7 inside Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i7-10710U
4,786
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 - Intel Core i7-1180G7
4,474
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 - Intel Core i7-1160G7
4,238
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i7-8665U
4,209
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 - Intel Core i5-1130G7
4,079
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i5-8365U
3,442
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i7-10510U
2,942
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i5-10210U
2,933
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i7-8565U
2,327
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i5-8265U
2,132

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 Intel Core i7-1165G7, 14.0" FHD+ (1920 x 1200) IPS, Touchscreen, 400 nits 16 GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit KYB Fingerprint Reader, Windows Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 Intel Core i7-1165G7, 14.0" FHD+ (1920 x 1200) IPS, Touchscreen, 400 nits 16 GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit KYB Fingerprint Reader, Windows Pro
By lenovo
$818.77
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga Gen 6 14" FHD 2-in-1 Touchscreen Laptop, Intel Core i7-1165G7, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, Fingerprint, Backlit KYB, Garaged Pen, Thunderbolt 4, Win 11 Pro, CUE Accessories
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga Gen 6 14" FHD 2-in-1 Touchscreen Laptop, Intel Core i7-1165G7, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, Fingerprint, Backlit KYB, Garaged Pen, Thunderbolt 4, Win 11 Pro, CUE Accessories
By Lenovo
$799.00
$1,019.98 22% OFF
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 2-in-1 Laptop 14" FHD+ IPS Touchscreen (400 nits) 11th Gen Intel Quad-Core i5-1135G7 (Beats i7-10510U) 8GB RAM 512GB SSD Fingerprint Pen Win10Pro + HDMI Cable
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 2-in-1 Laptop 14" FHD+ IPS Touchscreen (400 nits) 11th Gen Intel Quad-Core i5-1135G7 (Beats i7-10510U) 8GB RAM 512GB SSD Fingerprint Pen Win10Pro + HDMI Cable
By Lenovo
$772.77
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (4th Gen 4) Touchscreen 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop 14" FHD(1920x1080), Intel i7-8665U, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Windows 10 pro (Renewed)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (4th Gen 4) Touchscreen 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop 14" FHD(1920x1080), Intel i7-8665U, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Windows 10 pro (Renewed)
By Lenovo
$361.96
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 4) i7-8665U 1.9Ghz 14" 2-in-1 Laptop, 16GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD,1080p, Thunderbolt 3, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 4) i7-8665U 1.9Ghz 14" 2-in-1 Laptop, 16GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD,1080p, Thunderbolt 3, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Lenovo
$429.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 8 Intel Core i7-1365U vPro, 14" WUXGA (1920x1200) IPS, Touchs, 400 nits, 32 GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Backlit KYB Fingerprint Reader, Windows Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 8 Intel Core i7-1365U vPro, 14" WUXGA (1920x1200) IPS, Touchs, 400 nits, 32 GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Backlit KYB Fingerprint Reader, Windows Pro
By Lenovo
$1,889.99

Availability

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
Released20212019
Release Date
  • Announced on January 11, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available starting February 2021
  • Announced at Lenovo Tech Life (Sep 2019)
PricingStarting at $1,569-

Exterior

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
Size Comparison
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
Dimensions12.32” x 8.77” x 0.59” (313 x 223 x 14.9 mm)12.71” x 8.58” x 0.61” (333 x 218 x 15.5 mm)
Width: 12.71” (333 mm)
Depth: 8.58” (218 mm)
Height: 0.61” (15.5 mm)
WeightStarting at 3.0 lbs (1.35 kg)Starting at 2.99 lbs (1.35 kg)
Colors
Storm Gray
Iron Grey
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Spill-resistant
    • Color-matched keyboard
    • Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
    • Call-control keys (F9-F11)
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device:
    • Wider 110mm / 4.33" TrackPad
  • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.

Display

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
Size14 Inches14 Inches
Info
  • 14" UHD+ 4K 
    3840 x 2400 IPS Touch Inking HDR400 with Dolby Vision™ 500 nits 90% DCI P3 Color Gamut TÜV Rheinland-certified for reduced blue light emissions
  • 14" FHD+ with PrivacyGuard support 
    1920 x 1200 IPS Touch Inking antiglare PrivacyGuard 500 nits 100% sRGB
  • 14" FHD+ with Low Blue Light support
    1920 x 1200 IPS Touch Inking antiglare 400 nits 100% sRGB TÜV Rheinland-certified for reduced blue light emissions
  • 14" FHD+ with LBL and AR/AS Support  
    1920 x 1200 IPS Touch Inking anti-reflective anti-smudge 400 nits 100% sRGB TÜV Rheinland-certified for reduced blue light emissions antiglare
  • 14” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, low power, anti-reflection, anti-smudge, touchscreen, 400 nits.
  • 14” WQHD (2560 x 1440)
    IPS, anti-reflection, anti-smudge, touchscreen, 300 nits.
  • 14” 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
    IPS, anti-reflection, anti-smudge, touchscreen, with Dolby Vision™ HDR400, 500 nits.
* All supports inking capability.

Ports

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    Supports Power Delivery & DisplayPort.
  • 2 x USB 3.2Gen 1
    Full-size USB-A ports (1 always on).
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot
  • 1 x Garaged Pen
  • 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 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)
  • 1 x Pen Storage

Internal Specs

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
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™ i5-8265U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 3.90 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.10 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.60 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  4. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.90 → 4.80 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.20 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  6. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  7. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U
    6 cores, 12 threads, 1.10 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
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™ i5-8265U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  4. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  6. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  7. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB
4266 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR4x Memory.
  • 8GB 16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SRAM.
Storage
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB 2TB
M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4 SSD (Replaceable).
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe SSD.

Connectivity

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
Wi-FiIntel® 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 Wireless-AC 9560 2x2 AC
    Up to 867 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
  • Bluetooth 5.0
More
  • NFC
  • Optional WWAN: 4x4 MIMO 5G (LTE CAT20) / 4G (LTE CAT12)
  • NFC
  • WWAN: Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9

Battery

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
Size57 Wh
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 51 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 15 hours
Based on MobileMark® 2018 battery-life benchmark test
  • Up to 18.3 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.

Software

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Built-in Apps
Lenovo Vantage
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Camera & Audio

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
Camera
  • Front-facing camera with ThinkShutter privacy shutter
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • Optional: Hybrid Infrared (IR) & HD 720p with ThinkShutter
  • Front-facing camera
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • IR & 720p HD Camera with microphone
Audio
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • Dolby® Voice®
  • 4 x 360-degree microphones
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • 4 x 360-degree far-field microphones

Misc

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
InkingSupports ThinkPad Pen Pro (included)
  • Supports ThinkPad Pen Pro (included)
Sensors
  • Windows Hello compliant Match-on-Chip fingerprint reader on the palm rest
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
  • NFC
  • Windows Hello compliant Match-on-Chip fingerprint reader on the palm rest
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Power-on Touch Fingerprint Reader
  • Match on Chip Touch Fingerprint Reader
  • dTPM 2.0 chip
  • Webcam privacy shutter
  • Optional IR camera
  • HPD sensor with IR camera
  • ThinkPad PrivacyGuard
  • ThinkPad PrivacyAlert
  • 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 (required IR Camera)
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Kensington lock slot
In the box
  • ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6
  • 65W AC adapter
  • ThinkPad Pen Pro
  • 57Wh Internal battery
  • Quick start guide
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Key Features

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
At Glance
Released in
2021
16:10 4K UHD+
14”
2400p 60Hz
Weight
3.0 lb
1.36 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
32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Released in
2019
16:9 4K UHD
14”
2160p 60Hz
Weight
2.99 lb
1.36 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-10710U
6C/12T, 1.10 → 4.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,051
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,786
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
2133 MHz LPDDR3

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