Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4

Key FeaturesLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
At Glance
Released in Mid
2021
16:10 4K UHD+
16”
2400p 60Hz
Weight
3.99 lb
1.81 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-11950H
8C/16T, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,581
Single Core
Geekbench 5
8,450
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4
Up to NVIDIA GeForce
RTX 3080
16GB GDDR6
AvailabilityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
Released2021
Release Info
  • Announced on June 23, 2021 (MWC 2021).
  • Available starting August 2021.
PricingStarting at €2,099
Applicable ModelsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
Stores
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 Intel i7-11850H, 16" WQXGA (2560 x 1600) IPS 400nits, 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader, Windows Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 Intel i7-11850H, 16" WQXGA (2560 x 1600) IPS 400nits, 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader, Windows Pro
By Lenovo
$2,245.77
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 20Y50016US 16" Notebook - WQXGA - 2560 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11800H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.30 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Black Paint
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 20Y50016US 16" Notebook - WQXGA - 2560 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11800H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.30 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Black Paint
By Lenovo
$2,190.00
Was: $2,529.00
Latest Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 Laptop, 16.0" (2560 x 1600) IPS, Intel 8-Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1 TB PCIe SSD, NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti, Thunderbolt 4, Fingerprint, 1080p Camera, Win 10 Pro
Latest Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 Laptop, 16.0" (2560 x 1600) IPS, Intel 8-Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1 TB PCIe SSD, NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti, Thunderbolt 4, Fingerprint, 1080p Camera, Win 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$2,498.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 Intel i7-11850H, 16" WQXGA (2560 x 1600) IPS 400nits, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader, Windows Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 Intel i7-11850H, 16" WQXGA (2560 x 1600) IPS 400nits, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader, Windows Pro
By Lenovo
$1,970.77
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
$2,599.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 Intel i7-11850H, 16" WQUXGA (3840x2400) IPS 600nits, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader, Win10Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 Intel i7-11850H, 16" WQUXGA (3840x2400) IPS 600nits, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, Backlit KYB, Fingerprint Reader, Win10Pro
By Lenovo
$2,789.00
ExteriorLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
Dimensions
  • 14.15 x 9.99 x 0.70 inches (359.5 x 253.8 x 17.7 mm)
    Non-touch models.
  • 14.15 x 9.99 x 0.72 inches (359.5 x 253.8 x 18.2 mm)
    Touch models.
Weight
  • 3.99 lbs (1.81 kg )
    Non-touch models.
  • 4.1 lbs (1.86 kg)
    Touch models.
Colors
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Bottom-load backlit keyboard with white LED, 1.5mm stroke
  • 6-row, spill-resistant, multimedia Fn keys with Unified Communications controls
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device
  • Multitouch glass touchpad (115 x 67mm)
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
Size16 Inches
Info
  • 16” QHD+ Non-touch Display
    16:10, IPS, Anti-Glare, Non-touch, 2560x1600, 400nit, 100% sRGB, 1200:1, 60Hz, Low Blue Light.
  • 16” UHD+ Non-touch Display
    16:10, IPS, Anti-Glare, Non-touch, 3840x2400, 600nit, 100% Adobe RGB, HDR400 Dolby Vision, 1500:1, 60Hz, Low Blue Light, 8+2 bit color.
  • 16” UHD+ Touch Display 
    16:10, IPS, Anti-Reflective, Anti-Smudge, Touch, 3840x2400, 600nit, 100% Adobe RGB, HDR400 Dolby Vision, 1500:1, 60Hz, Low Blue Light, 8+2 bit color.
PortsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
Ports
Left
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™️ 4
    Supports USB 4 with 40Gbps data transfer, DisplayPort 1.4, and Power Delivery 3.0.
  • 1 x HDMI
    HDMI 2.0 on models with integrated graphics.
    HDMI 2.1 on models with discrete graphics.
  • 1 x Headset jack
    3.5mm
  • 1 x Power connector
Right
  • 2 x USB-A
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps).
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) with Always On.
  • 1 x SD Card Reader
    Full-size with UHS-II supports
  • 1 x Kensington nano security slot.
Internal SpecsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.80 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 41
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H1,46692.61%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H1,583100.00%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H1,58199.87%
01,583
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 41
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H7,90893.59%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H8,20597.10%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H8,450100.00%
08,450
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Memory
4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB
  • Memory Slots: 2 x SO-DIMM slots
  • Memory Type: Dual Channel Non-ECC DDR4 Memory
  • Memory Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Per Slot:
    4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX™ 3050 Ti - 4GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU - 6GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU - 8GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU - 16GB GDDR6
  • All supports Advanced Optimus, Resizable BAR, Dynamic Boost 2.0, DirectX 12.
Storage
512GB 1TB 2TB 4TB
  • 1 x M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe slot
    Models with RTX 3060/3070/3080.
  • 2 x M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe slot
    Models with integrated graphics and RTX 3050 Ti. With RAID 0/1 support.
ConnectivityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
Wi-FiIntel® AX210 Wi-Fi 6E 802.11AX (2 x 2)
Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax.
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
EthernetEthernet support via optional Lenovo USB-C to Ethernet Adapter
MoreOptional 5G supports.
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 5G Modem M.2 card - RF System with embedded eSIM functionality
  • No support
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
Size90 Wh Integrated Li-Polymer battery
Battery LifeUp to 10.7 hours of battery life
Tested with MobileMark 2018.
Power Supply[featurs items="135W, 170W, 230W"] slim tip (3-pin) AC adapter with RapidCharge supports.
SoftwareLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
OS
  • Windows® 10 Pro 64
  • Windows 10 Home 64
  • Windows 11 Pro 64
  • Windows 11 Home 64
  • Windows 11 DG Windows 10 Pro 64
  • Linux
  • Ubuntu Linux
  • No operating system
Camera & AudioLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    1080p FHD with ThinkShutter privacy cover.
  • Windows Hello IR support (optional).
Audio
  • High Definition (HD) Audio, Realtek® ALC3306 codec
  • Stereo speakers, 2W x2, Dolby® Atmos®
  • Dual array microphone, far-field
MiscLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
InkingOptional inking supports.
  • Lenovo Precision Pen 2
  • No pen (pen sold separately)
  • No support (non-touch display doesn't support pen input)
Sensors
  • Infrared (IR) Camera (optional; required for use with Windows Hello)
Security
  • Security Chip
    • Discrete TPM 2.0, TCG certified
    • Firmware TPM 2.0 integrated into the chipset
    • Disabled (in some regions)
  • Physical Locks
    • Kensington® Nano Security Slot
  • Fingerprint Reader
    • Touch style fingerprint reader on the power button, match-on-chip
  • BIOS Security
    • Supervisor password
    • Power-on password
    • NVMe password
    • Self-healing BIOS
  • Other Security
    • (Optional) Camera privacy shutter
    • (Optional) IR camera for Windows Hello
Warranty
  • 1-year depot service
  • 1-year depot with 2-year system board service
  • 1-year limited onsite service
  • 1-year + 2-year depot service
  • 1-year + 2-year limited onsite service
  • 3-year (1-yr battery) depot service
  • 3-year (1-yr battery) limited onsite service
  • No base warranty

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4

Lenovo has revealed the ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4, a 16-inch machine, in mid-2021. It is powered by up to an octa-core Intel Core i9-11950H with a boost clock speed up to 5.00 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 with 16GB GDDR6. For display option, it has a 16 inch display with the following key specifications:

  • 16” QHD+ Non-touch Display
    16:10, IPS, Anti-Glare, Non-touch, 2560x1600, 400nit, 100% sRGB, 1200:1, 60Hz, Low Blue Light.
  • 16” UHD+ Non-touch Display
    16:10, IPS, Anti-Glare, Non-touch, 3840x2400, 600nit, 100% Adobe RGB, HDR400 Dolby Vision, 1500:1, 60Hz, Low Blue Light, 8+2 bit color.
  • 16” UHD+ Touch Display 
    16:10, IPS, Anti-Reflective, Anti-Smudge, Touch, 3840x2400, 600nit, 100% Adobe RGB, HDR400 Dolby Vision, 1500:1, 60Hz, Low Blue Light, 8+2 bit color.

Moreover, Lenovo claims that the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 supports up to 64GB of 3200 MHz DDR4 memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. Furthermore, It comes with two M.2 slots that users can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device.

Additionally, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 measures 14.15” x 9.99” x 0.70” (359.41 x 253.75 x 17.78 mm) and weight at 3.99 lbs. (1.81 kg). The laptop features the following ports:

Left
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™️ 4
    Supports USB 4 with 40Gbps data transfer, DisplayPort 1.4, and Power Delivery 3.0.
  • 1 x HDMI
    HDMI 2.0 on models with integrated graphics.
    HDMI 2.1 on models with discrete graphics.
  • 1 x Headset jack
    3.5mm
  • 1 x Power connector
Right
  • 2 x USB-A
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps).
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) with Always On.
  • 1 x SD Card Reader
    Full-size with UHS-II supports
  • 1 x Kensington nano security slot.