Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8

Here is a side by side comparison between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8

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. 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 14″ Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 (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 Yoga Gen 5 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8: Specs Comparison

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 image

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5

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 Yoga Gen 5Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Released20202020
Release Info
  • Announced at CES 2020 (January 2020)
  • Announced at CES 2020
PricingStarting at $1,553.30
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 Price
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
$1,299.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 14.0" FHD(1920 x 1080) Touchscreen with Privacy Guard, IR, 500 nits, Intel Core i7-10510U, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, PenPro, Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader, Win10Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 14.0" FHD(1920 x 1080) Touchscreen with Privacy Guard, IR, 500 nits, Intel Core i7-10510U, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, PenPro, Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader, Win10Pro
By Lenovo
$1,400.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 // 14" FHD (1920 x 1080) / Intel Core i7 10610U / 16 GB RAM / 1 TB SSD / 360-degree Hinge / Touchscreen / Windows 10 Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 // 14" FHD (1920 x 1080) / Intel Core i7 10610U / 16 GB RAM / 1 TB SSD / 360-degree Hinge / Touchscreen / Windows 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,499.99
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
$1,338.00
Was: $2,000.00
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
$1,299.00
Was: $1,739.00
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 14 Inch FHD 1080P Laptop, 8th Gen Intel 4-Core i7-8550U up to 4.0GHz, Intel UHD 620, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, FP Reader, Windows 10 (Renewed)
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 14 Inch FHD 1080P Laptop, 8th Gen Intel 4-Core i7-8550U up to 4.0GHz, Intel UHD 620, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, FP Reader, Windows 10 (Renewed)
By Lenovo
$995.00
Was: $1,045.00
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Size14 Inches14 Inches
Info
  • 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.
  • 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 Yoga Gen 5Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Size Comparison
Dimensions12” 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)
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)
WeightStarting at 2.99 lbs (1.35 kg)Starting at 2.40 lbs (1.09 kg)
Colors
Iron Grey
  • Black
  • Black with Woven Top Cover
    Available only on UHD displays.
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
    • New UC functions for 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™ 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
  • 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 Yoga Gen 5Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Processor
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 8GB 16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SRAM.
  • 8GB 16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SRAM.
Storage
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe SSD.
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe (Replaceable).
ConnectivityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Lenovo 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.
  • 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
  • NFC
  • Optional WWAN: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband 4G LTE-A
Optional WWAN: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband 4G LTE-A
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 51 Wh
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 51 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 19.3 hours
* Tested with MobileMark 2014
  • 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 Yoga Gen 5Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
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 5Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    HD 720p with ThinkShutter privacy cover.
  • Optional: Hybrid Infrared (IR) & HD 720p with ThinkShutter
  • 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 far-field microphones
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • 4 x 360-degree far-field microphones
MiscLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Inking
  • 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 fingerprint reader on the palm rest
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • 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
  • 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 Yoga Gen 5
  • 65W AC adapter
  • ThinkPad Pen Pro
  • 4 Cell 51Wh 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-in
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 Price
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
$1,299.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 14.0" FHD(1920 x 1080) Touchscreen with Privacy Guard, IR, 500 nits, Intel Core i7-10510U, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, PenPro, Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader, Win10Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 14.0" FHD(1920 x 1080) Touchscreen with Privacy Guard, IR, 500 nits, Intel Core i7-10510U, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, PenPro, Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader, Win10Pro
By Lenovo
$1,400.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 // 14" FHD (1920 x 1080) / Intel Core i7 10610U / 16 GB RAM / 1 TB SSD / 360-degree Hinge / Touchscreen / Windows 10 Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 // 14" FHD (1920 x 1080) / Intel Core i7 10610U / 16 GB RAM / 1 TB SSD / 360-degree Hinge / Touchscreen / Windows 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,499.99
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
$1,338.00
Was: $2,000.00
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
$1,299.00
Was: $1,739.00
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 14 Inch FHD 1080P Laptop, 8th Gen Intel 4-Core i7-8550U up to 4.0GHz, Intel UHD 620, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, FP Reader, Windows 10 (Renewed)
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 14 Inch FHD 1080P Laptop, 8th Gen Intel 4-Core i7-8550U up to 4.0GHz, Intel UHD 620, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, FP Reader, Windows 10 (Renewed)
By Lenovo
$995.00
Was: $1,045.00

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