Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 vs. Surface Pro 7

Here is a side by side comparison between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 and Surface Pro 7 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 vs. Surface Pro 7

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 2019 Surface Pro 7 features the 15W 10th Genenration Intel Ice Lake dual-core Intel Core i3-1005G1 up to quad-core Intel Core i7-1065G7 with the boost speed up to 3.90 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 12.3″ Surface Pro 7 (2019), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 vs. Surface Pro 7: Specs Comparison

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 image

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5

Surface Pro 7 image

Surface Pro 7

Key Features
What's new
  • Better performance It’s now 2.3x times faster than Surface Pro 6.
  • Now with USB-C It allows you to charge, transfer data, and output up to two [email protected] displays.
  • Better specs 10th Gen Intel Ice Lake processors, Intel Iris Plus G1-G7 graphics, 3733 MHz LPDDR4x, WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.
  • More Fast Charging and Dual far-field studio mics
What's missing
  • MiniDisplay port replaced with USB-C port
AvailabilityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Surface Pro 7
Released20202019
Release Info
  • Announced at CES 2020 (January 2020)
  • Introduced: October 2, 2019 (Microsoft October Event)
  • Pre-ordered: October 2, 2019
  • Released: October 22, 2019
PricingStarting at 749$
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 2-in-1 Laptop, 14.0" UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS Touch 500 nits, i5-10210U, Webcam, Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi 6, Integrated UHD Graphics, 16GB Memory, 512GB PCIe SSD, Win 10 Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 2-in-1 Laptop, 14.0" UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS Touch 500 nits, i5-10210U, Webcam, Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi 6, Integrated UHD Graphics, 16GB Memory, 512GB PCIe SSD, Win 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,496.99
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
$1,500.00
Was: $1,749.00
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
$1,545.00
Surface Pro 7 Price
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) – Matte Black with Black Type Cover, Model: QWV-00007
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) – Matte Black with Black Type Cover, Model: QWV-00007
By Microsoft
$999.00
Was: $1,329.98
Microsoft 12.3" Surface Pro 7 2-in-1 Touchscreen Tablet, Intel Core i7-1065G7 1.3GHz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro, Platinum
Microsoft 12.3" Surface Pro 7 2-in-1 Touchscreen Tablet, Intel Core i7-1065G7 1.3GHz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro, Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,259.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Bundle – 12.3" Touch - Intel i7-10th Gen 16GB Ram - 512GB SSD–Platinum– Windows Pro - with Microsoft Type Cover Black
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Bundle – 12.3" Touch - Intel i7-10th Gen 16GB Ram - 512GB SSD–Platinum– Windows Pro - with Microsoft Type Cover Black
By Microsoft
$2,050.00
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Surface Pro 7
Size14 Inches12.3 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.
  • Resolution: 2736 x 1824 (5M Pixels)
  • Density: 267 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
  • 10nm Oleophobic Coating
  • 100% sRGB color, individually calibrated
ExteriorLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Surface Pro 7
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)
11.50” x 7.9” x 0.33” (292 mm x 201 mm x 8.5 mm)
Width: 11.50” (292 mm)
Height: 7.9” (201 mm)
Thickness: 0.33” (8.5 mm)
WeightStarting at 2.99 lbs (1.35 kg)
  • Intel Core i3: 1.70 lbs (775 g)
  • Intel Core i5: 1.70 lbs (776 g)
  • Intel Core i7: 1.73 lbs (790 g)
Colors
Iron Grey
Matte BlackPlatinum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
    • New UC functions for F9-F11
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.
  • Surface Type Cover
    • Not included
    • Weight: 0.68 lb (310 g)
    • Dimension: 11.61 x 8.54 x 0.19 inches (295 mm x 216 mm x 5mm)
  • Keyboard:
    • Activation: Moving (mechanical) keys
    • Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1-F12)
    • 4 directional keys; Windows, Brightness and Media Controls Keys;
    • LED backlighting
  • Trackpad:
    • Precision glass trackpad.
    • Trackpad size: 4 x 2 inches (101.6 mm x 50.8 mm)
    • Supports a five-finger multitouch gesture.
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
  • 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Surface Connect+
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x microSD™ card reader
Internal SpecsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Surface Pro 7
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™ i3-1005G1
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.20 → 3.40 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G4
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.10 → 3.70 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.30 → 3.90 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™ i3-1005G1
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G4
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    48 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
Memory
  • 8GB16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SRAM.
4GB8GB16GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
Storage
  • 256 GB512 GB1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe SSD.
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
BGA PCIe SSD
ConnectivityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Surface Pro 7
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.
  • Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
  • NFC
  • Optional WWAN: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband 4G LTE-A
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Surface Pro 7
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 51 Wh
43.2 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 19.3 hours
* Tested with MobileMark 2014
Up to 10.5 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)
SoftwareLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Surface Pro 7
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • For Consumer: Windows 10 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro
Free upgrade to Windows 11
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 365 30-days trial
Camera & AudioLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Surface Pro 7
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    HD 720p with ThinkShutter privacy cover.
  • Optional: Hybrid Infrared (IR) & HD 720p with ThinkShutter
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD video
Audio
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • 4 x 360-degree far-field microphones
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • 1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
MiscLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5Surface Pro 7
Inking
  • Supports ThinkPad Pen Pro (included)
Supports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
0.1mm precision
magnetic storage
Sensors
  • Windows Hello compliant Match-on-Chip fingerprint reader on the palm rest
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
  • NFC
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
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
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box
  • ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
  • 65W AC adapter
  • ThinkPad Pen Pro
  • 4 Cell 51Wh Internal battery
  • Quick start guide
  • Surface Pro 7
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
  • Commercial: Advanced Exchange warranty service with expedited device replacement
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 2-in-1 Laptop, 14.0" UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS Touch 500 nits, i5-10210U, Webcam, Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi 6, Integrated UHD Graphics, 16GB Memory, 512GB PCIe SSD, Win 10 Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 2-in-1 Laptop, 14.0" UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS Touch 500 nits, i5-10210U, Webcam, Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi 6, Integrated UHD Graphics, 16GB Memory, 512GB PCIe SSD, Win 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,496.99
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
$1,500.00
Was: $1,749.00
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
$1,545.00
Surface Pro 7 Price
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) – Matte Black with Black Type Cover, Model: QWV-00007
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) – Matte Black with Black Type Cover, Model: QWV-00007
By Microsoft
$999.00
Was: $1,329.98
Microsoft 12.3" Surface Pro 7 2-in-1 Touchscreen Tablet, Intel Core i7-1065G7 1.3GHz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro, Platinum
Microsoft 12.3" Surface Pro 7 2-in-1 Touchscreen Tablet, Intel Core i7-1065G7 1.3GHz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro, Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,259.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Bundle – 12.3" Touch - Intel i7-10th Gen 16GB Ram - 512GB SSD–Platinum– Windows Pro - with Microsoft Type Cover Black
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Bundle – 12.3" Touch - Intel i7-10th Gen 16GB Ram - 512GB SSD–Platinum– Windows Pro - with Microsoft Type Cover Black
By Microsoft
$2,050.00

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