Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2019 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2

Key Features

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
At Glance
Released in
2019
16:9 4K UHD
15.6”
2160p 60Hz
Weight
3.76 lb
1.71 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-9880H
8C/16T, 2.30 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,066
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,100
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Up to
64GB
2666 MHz DDR4
NVIDIA GeForce
GTX 1650
4GB GDDR5 with Max-Q

Availability

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
Released2019
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 16" 2K QHD (Intel Core i7-11800H, 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD, Geforce RTX 3050 Ti) Business & Mobile Workstation Laptop, Backlit, FP, 3-Yr WRT, IST Cable, Win 11 Pro, Black
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 16" 2K QHD (Intel Core i7-11800H, 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD, Geforce RTX 3050 Ti) Business & Mobile Workstation Laptop, Backlit, FP, 3-Yr WRT, IST Cable, Win 11 Pro, Black
By Lenovo
$1,799.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 Business Laptop, 16" WUXGA IPS Display, Core i7-12700H, Windows 11 Pro, 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD, GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, Wi-Fi 6E, Fingerprint Reader, Backlit Keyboard, TD
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 Business Laptop, 16" WUXGA IPS Display, Core i7-12700H, Windows 11 Pro, 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD, GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, Wi-Fi 6E, Fingerprint Reader, Backlit Keyboard, TD
By Lenovo
$2,049.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 Business Laptop (14" FHD+, Intel i7-1185G7 vPro, 32GB RAM, 2TB PCIe SSD), Thunderbolt 4, Backlit, Fingerprint, 3-Year Warranty, Webcam, Wi-Fi 6, IST Cable, Win 11 Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 Business Laptop (14" FHD+, Intel i7-1185G7 vPro, 32GB RAM, 2TB PCIe SSD), Thunderbolt 4, Backlit, Fingerprint, 3-Year Warranty, Webcam, Wi-Fi 6, IST Cable, Win 11 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,599.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10 Business Laptop (14" FHD+ Touchscreen, Intel 12-Core i7-1270P vPro, 32GB LPDDR5 RAM, 1TB SSD), Backlit, Fingerprint, FHD Webcam, Wi-Fi 6E, IST Cable, Win 11 Pro, Balck
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10 Business Laptop (14" FHD+ Touchscreen, Intel 12-Core i7-1270P vPro, 32GB LPDDR5 RAM, 1TB SSD), Backlit, Fingerprint, FHD Webcam, Wi-Fi 6E, IST Cable, Win 11 Pro, Balck
By Lenovo
$1,699.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 20Y50011US 16" Notebook - WQUXGA - 3840 x 2400 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11850H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.50 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Black Weave
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 20Y50011US 16" Notebook - WQUXGA - 3840 x 2400 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11850H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.50 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Black Weave
By Lenovo
$1,399.00

Exterior

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
Dimensions
  • FHD non-touch: 14.24” x 9.67” x .72” / 361.8 x 245.7 x 18.4 (mm)
  • 4K UHD touchscreen: 14.24” x 9.67” x .74” / 361.8 x 245.7 x 18.7 (mm)
Weight
  • FHD non-touch: 3.76 lbs (1.7 kg)
  • 4K UHD touchscreen: 4.06 lbs (1.8 kg)
Colors
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device
  • Multitouch glass touchpad

Display

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
Size15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, anti-glare, 300 nits.
  • 15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, anti-glare with Dolby Vision™ HDR 400, 500 nits.
  • 15.6” 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
    IPS, anti-glare with Dolby Vision™ HDR 400, 500 nits.
  • 15.6” 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
    OLED, anti-reflection/anti-smudge, touchscreen with Dolby Vision™ HDR 500, 400 nits.

Ports

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
Ports
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports DisplayPort and data transfer.
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
    Full-size USB-A ports (1 port always on).
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 1 x 4-in-1 SD card reader
  • 1 x Network extension
  • 1 x AC power in
  • 1 x Kensington slot

Internal Specs

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
Processor
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.10 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.30 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  5. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.80 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 21
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H94887.78%
2
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H98491.11%
3
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H1,04496.67%
4
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H1,080100.00%
5
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H1,06698.70%
01,080

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 21
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H3,30854.23%
2
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H3,69060.49%
3
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H4,88080.00%
4
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H4,91480.56%
5
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H6,100100.00%
06,100
Integrated Graphics
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  4. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  5. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Memory
  • 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB
    2666 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 with Max-Q (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1395 → 1560 MHz, 1024 CUDA Cores.
Storage
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe (Replaceable).
  • Up to 2 SSDs (2 x M.2 2280 PCIe TLC & SATA) up to 2TB max

Connectivity

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
Wi-Fi
  • Intel® AX200 Wi-Fi 6 802.11AX (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

Battery

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 80 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 14 hours
* Tested with MobileMark 2014
Power Supply
  • 135 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
    Supports Rapid Charge.

Software

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

Camera & Audio

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    720p HD with ThinkShutter privacy cover.
Audio
  • Dolby Atmos® speaker system
  • Dual 360° far-field microphones

Misc

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Fingerprint Reader
  • Infrared (IR) Camera (optional; required for use with Windows Hello & doesn’t include ThinkShutter)
Security
  • Fast Online Identity (FIDO) authentication capabilities
  • dTPM 2.0
  • Match-on-Chip Touch fingerprint reader
  • Windows Hello with facial recognition software (requires optional IR Camera)
  • ThinkShutter
  • Kensington® lock slot

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Reasons to like about Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2.

Supports Windows 11

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-9300H → Intel Core i9-9880H
4GB RAM8GB → 64GB
64GB Drive256GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU4 → 8 cores
Great battery life of up to 14-hours

According to Lenovo, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 lasts up to 14 hours of battery life.

  • Up to 14 hours
* Tested with MobileMark 2014
Upgradable storage

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. Learn more

Storage SlotsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2
M.2x2
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR5 with Max-Q