Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 vs. Surface Laptop 5 13.5”: Full specs comparison

Here is a comparison of the specs between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 and Surface Laptop 5 13.5”, including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 Pros

We couldn't find any advantages of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 over Surface Laptop 5 13.5”.

Surface Laptop 5 13.5” Pros

Reasons that Surface Laptop 5 13.5” is better than Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6.

Newer manufacturing

2022 vs. 2021

Significantly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1265U inside Surface Laptop 5 13.5” has a 41% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1180G7 inside Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” - Intel Core i7-1255U
6,415
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” - Intel Core i7-1265U
6,336
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” - Intel Core i5-1235U
5,715
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” - Intel Core i5-1245U
5,700
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 6 - Intel Core i5-1130G7
4,079
Supports faster memory

Surface Laptop 5 13.5” supports a faster memory speed than the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6. It supports up to 5200MHz versus 4267MHz of system memory on the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6.

Memory type and speed
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” - LPDDR5
5,200 MHz
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz
About 7% lighter

Surface Laptop 5 13.5” weighed 2.80 pounds, 7% lighter than the 3.0 pounds Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6.

WeightLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
Pound
3.0 lbs.
2.80 lbs.
Kilogram
1.36 kg
1.27 kg

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 and Surface Laptop 5 13.5”.

Supports the same maximum memory size of up to 32GB

Both laptops supports up to 32GB of system memory.

Max system memory size
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6
32 GB
Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
32 GB

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
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 13.5" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 13.5" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,048.72
$1,699.99 38% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 13.5" Touchscreen Notebook - 2256 x 1504 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Matte Black
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 13.5" Touchscreen Notebook - 2256 x 1504 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Matte Black
By Microsoft
$1,591.99
$1,799.99 12% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 13.5" Touchscreen Notebook - 2256 x 1504 - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-1245U - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Matte Black
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 13.5" Touchscreen Notebook - 2256 x 1504 - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-1245U - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Matte Black
By Microsoft
$1,519.99

Availability

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
Released20212022
Release Date
  • Announced on January 11, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available starting February 2021
  • Introduced: October 12, 2022
  • Pre-ordered: October 12, 2022
  • Released: October 25, 2022
PricingStarting at $1,569Starting at $999.99
Generations-

Exterior

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
Size Comparison
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
Dimensions12.32” x 8.77” x 0.59” (313 x 223 x 14.9 mm)12.1” x 8.8” x 0.57” (308 mm x 223 mm x 14.5 mm)
WeightStarting at 3.0 lbs (1.35 kg)
  • Metal
    2.86 lbs (1.297 kg)
  • Alcantara
    2.80 lbs (1.272 kg)
Colors
Storm Gray
  • Metal
    Matte Black Sage Sandstone
  • Alcantara
    Platinum
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:
    • Full-size backlit keyboard with a soft-touch feel and full 1.3mm travel.
    • Large palm rest with premium Alcantara® material for maximized typing comfort.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 115 mm x 76.66 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gestures.

Display

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
Size14 Inches13.5 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
  • 13.5” PixelSense™ Display
  • Resolution: 2256 x 1504
  • Density: 201 PPI
  • Color profile: sRGB and Vivid
  • Individually color-calibrated display
  • Refresh rate: 60Hz
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1300:1
  • Touch: 10-point multi-touch
  • Brightness: 400 nits maximum (typical). 5 nits minimum
  • Dolby Vision IQ™ support
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
    Models with Alcantara keyboard finish.
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
    Models with Metal keyboard finish.

Ports

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
  • 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
Left (3)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), Power Delivery, DisplayPort
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (1)
  • 1 x Surface Connect
    Charging, Docking

Internal Specs

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
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. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1235U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.30 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1245U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.60 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.70 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  4. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.80 → 4.80 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. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1235U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, → 1200 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1245U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, → 1200 MHz
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
  4. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB
4266 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR4x Memory.
8GB 16GB 32GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5 RAM
Storage
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB 2TB
M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4 SSD (Replaceable).
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
Removable M.2 NVMe SSD
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Connectivity

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
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.
Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1Bluetooth Wireless 5.1 technology
More
  • NFC
  • Optional WWAN: 4x4 MIMO 5G (LTE CAT20) / 4G (LTE CAT12)
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Battery

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
Size57 Wh
  • 47.4 Wh
    Nominal battery capacity.
  • 45.8 Wh
    Minimum battery capacity.
Battery LifeUp to 15 hours
Based on MobileMark® 2018 battery-life benchmark test
Up to 18 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply65 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
Supports Rapid Charge.
  • 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in about one hour)

Software

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Consumer models
  • Windows 11 Home
Business models
  • Windows 11 Pro
Built-in Apps
Lenovo Vantage
Consumer models
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Family 30-day trial
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 30-day trial
Business models
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium, or Microsoft 365 Apps 30-day trial

Camera & Audio

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
Camera
  • Front-facing camera with ThinkShutter privacy shutter
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • Optional: Hybrid Infrared (IR) & HD 720p with ThinkShutter
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 720p HD front-facing video camera
Audio
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • Dolby® Voice®
  • 4 x 360-degree microphones
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos®

Misc

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
InkingSupports ThinkPad Pen Pro (included)
  • Designed for Surface Pen 
  • Supports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
    4096 levels of pressure Tilt sensing Best in class latency Paper feel 0.1mm precision
Sensors
  • Windows Hello compliant Match-on-Chip fingerprint reader on the palm rest
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
  • NFC
  • 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
  • TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise-grade security and BitLocker support
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Windows 11 Secured-core PC
In the box
  • ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6
  • 65W AC adapter
  • ThinkPad Pen Pro
  • 57Wh Internal battery
  • Quick start guide
  • Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty-
  • 1-year limited hardware warranty

Key Features

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
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 Late
2022
3:2 2.2K
13.5”
1504p 60Hz
Weight
2.80 lb
1.27 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1265U
10C/12T, 1.80 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,336
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,336
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5
Starting at
$999.99
i5, 8GB, 256GB

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