Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5

Here is a side by side comparison between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5

The 2021 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 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 Yoga Gen 5 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 14″ Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 (2021) and the 14″ Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 (2020), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5: Specs Comparison

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 image

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 image

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5

Key Features
What's new
Intel® Evo™ platform
The ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 2-in-1 laptop delivers a powerhouse combination of performance, responsiveness, battery life, and stunning visuals.
Better Performance
A new set of performance improvements with 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 vPro® processors, Intel® Iris™ Xe graphics, and 32GB of 4266 MHz dual-channel LPDDR4x memory.
All-new 16:10 Displays
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 2-in-1 features a refined 16:10 display with narrow bezels and a rich, high-resolution screen, low-power panel energy-efficient, and TÜV Rheinland-certified for reduced blue-light emissions to promote eye-care health.
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Dolby® Voice® Wider Touchpad Larger Battery Optional 4G/5G WWAN Zero-touch login with Human-presence detection
AvailabilityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
Released20212020
Release Info
  • Announced on January 11, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available starting February 2021
  • Announced at CES 2020 (January 2020)
PricingStarting at $1,569
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 5 14'' UHD(3840x2160) IPS Touch Screen 500 Nits, HDR Intel i5-10210U, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD PenPro, Win10Pro Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 5 14'' UHD(3840x2160) IPS Touch Screen 500 Nits, HDR Intel i5-10210U, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD PenPro, Win10Pro Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader
By Lenovo
$1,490.00
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
$1,088.50
Was: $1,749.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th Generation Ultrabook: Core i7-8565U, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 14" FHD Display, Backlit Keyboard
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th Generation Ultrabook: Core i7-8565U, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 14" FHD Display, Backlit Keyboard
By Lenovo
$1,584.00
Was: $1,699.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 14" WQHD (2560x1440) Touchscreen 2 in 1 Ultrabook - Intel Core i7-10510U Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe-NVMe SSD, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 14" WQHD (2560x1440) Touchscreen 2 in 1 Ultrabook - Intel Core i7-10510U Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe-NVMe SSD, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
By Lenovo
$1,799.99
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
$1,088.50
Was: $1,749.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 5 14'' UHD(3840x2160) IPS Touch Screen 500 Nits, HDR Intel i5-10210U, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD PenPro, Win10Pro Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 5 14'' UHD(3840x2160) IPS Touch Screen 500 Nits, HDR Intel i5-10210U, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD PenPro, Win10Pro Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader
By Lenovo
$1,490.00
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
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.
ExteriorLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
Size Comparison
Dimensions12.32” x 8.77” x 0.59” (313 x 223 x 14.9 mm)12” x 8.5” x 0.59” (323 x 218 x 15.2 mm)
Width: 12” (323 mm)
Depth: 8.5” (218 mm)
Height: 0.59” (15.2 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
  • Keyboard:
    • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
    • New UC functions for F9-F11
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.
Ports
  • 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 SpecsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
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
8GB16GB32GB
4266 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR4x Memory.
  • 8GB16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SRAM.
Storage
256 GB512 GB1 TB2TB
M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4 SSD (Replaceable).
  • 256 GB512 GB1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe SSD.
ConnectivityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
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® 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.
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC
  • Optional WWAN: 4x4 MIMO 5G (LTE CAT20) / 4G (LTE CAT12)
  • NFC
  • Optional WWAN: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband 4G LTE-A
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
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 19.3 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.
SoftwareLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
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
Camera & AudioLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
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
    HD 720p with ThinkShutter privacy cover.
  • Optional: Hybrid Infrared (IR) & HD 720p with ThinkShutter
Audio
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • Dolby® Voice®
  • 4 x 360-degree microphones
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • 4 x 360-degree far-field microphones
MiscLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
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
  • NFC
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
  • ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
  • 65W AC adapter
  • ThinkPad Pen Pro
  • 4 Cell 51Wh Internal battery
  • Quick start guide
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 5 14'' UHD(3840x2160) IPS Touch Screen 500 Nits, HDR Intel i5-10210U, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD PenPro, Win10Pro Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 5 14'' UHD(3840x2160) IPS Touch Screen 500 Nits, HDR Intel i5-10210U, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD PenPro, Win10Pro Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader
By Lenovo
$1,490.00
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
$1,088.50
Was: $1,749.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th Generation Ultrabook: Core i7-8565U, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 14" FHD Display, Backlit Keyboard
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th Generation Ultrabook: Core i7-8565U, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 14" FHD Display, Backlit Keyboard
By Lenovo
$1,584.00
Was: $1,699.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 14" WQHD (2560x1440) Touchscreen 2 in 1 Ultrabook - Intel Core i7-10510U Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe-NVMe SSD, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 14" WQHD (2560x1440) Touchscreen 2 in 1 Ultrabook - Intel Core i7-10510U Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe-NVMe SSD, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
By Lenovo
$1,799.99
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
$1,088.50
Was: $1,749.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 5 14'' UHD(3840x2160) IPS Touch Screen 500 Nits, HDR Intel i5-10210U, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD PenPro, Win10Pro Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Gen 5 14'' UHD(3840x2160) IPS Touch Screen 500 Nits, HDR Intel i5-10210U, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD PenPro, Win10Pro Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader
By Lenovo
$1,490.00

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