Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8

Key FeaturesLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
At Glance
Released in
2020
16:9 4K UHD
14”
2160p 60Hz
Weight
2.40 lb
1.09 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-10610U
4C/8T, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
968
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,042
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
2133 MHz LPDDR3
AvailabilityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Released2020
Release Info
  • Announced at CES 2020
PricingStarting at $1,553.30
Stores
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
$1,479.00
Was: $1,720.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Business Laptop, 14" FHD 400nits Touchscreen, Intel Quad-Core i7 10610U up to 4.9GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, Windows 10 Pro,Conference Speaker
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Business Laptop, 14" FHD 400nits Touchscreen, Intel Quad-Core i7 10610U up to 4.9GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, Windows 10 Pro,Conference Speaker
By Lenovo
$1,699.00
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
$540.00
Was: $630.98
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 14" 16GB 256GB SSD Core™ i5-10310U 1.9GHz Win10P, Black (Renewed)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 14" 16GB 256GB SSD Core™ i5-10310U 1.9GHz Win10P, Black (Renewed)
By Lenovo
$599.00
Was: $749.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 Business 14 Laptop 14” WUXGA IPS (400 Nits) 11th Gen Intel 4-Core i5-1135G7 8GB RAM 1TB SSD Fingerprint Reader Backlit Thunderbolt Win10Pro Black + HDMI Cable
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 Business 14 Laptop 14” WUXGA IPS (400 Nits) 11th Gen Intel 4-Core i5-1135G7 8GB RAM 1TB SSD Fingerprint Reader Backlit Thunderbolt Win10Pro Black + HDMI Cable
By Lenovo
$1,299.00
Was: $1,379.00
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
$1,599.00
ExteriorLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Dimensions12.71” 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 2.40 lbs (1.09 kg)
Colors
  • Black
  • Black with Woven Top Cover
    Available only on UHD displays.
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
  • New FN row F9-F11
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Size14 Inches
Info
  • 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.
PortsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Ports
  • 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 Carbon Gen 8
Processor
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.20 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 4.40 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 81
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U94497.52%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U95798.86%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™94697.73%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™968100.00%
0968
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 81
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U2,93396.42%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U2,94296.71%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™2,99298.36%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™3,042100.00%
03,042
Integrated Graphics
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  4. 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.
Storage
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe (Replaceable).
ConnectivityLenovo 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/ax.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
MoreOptional WWAN: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband 4G LTE-A
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 51 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 19.5 hours
* Tested with MobileMark 2014
Power Supply65 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
Supports Rapid Charge.
SoftwareLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Built-in Apps
  • Lenovo Vantage
Camera & AudioLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Camera
  • 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
MiscLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
Sensors
  • 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*
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Kensington lock slot
In the box
  • 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 Carbon Gen 8: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8

Lenovo has revealed the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8, a 14-inch machine, in 2020. It is powered by up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-10610U with a boost clock speed up to 4.90 GHz. The laptop has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® UHD Graphics (24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz). For display option, it has a 14 inch display with the following key specifications:

  • 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.

Moreover, Lenovo claims that the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 supports up to 16GB of 2133 MHz LPDDR3 memory. Unfortunately, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Furthermore, It comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace and upgrade in the future.

Additionally, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 measures 12.71” x 8.54” x 0.59” (322.83 x 216.92 x 14.99 mm) and weight at 2.40 lbs. (1.09 kg). The laptop features the following ports:

  • 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

In summary, here is what you need to know about the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8.

  • 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