Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1

Availability

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
Released2021
Release Date
  • Announced on January 11, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available starting January 2021
PricingStarting at $1,149
Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 Price
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Exterior

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
Dimensions
  • 11.15” x 8.01” x 0.35” (283.3 x 203.5 x 8.8 mm)
    Tablet Only
  • 11.15” x 8.01” x 0.57” (283.3 x 203.5 x 14.5 mm)
    With Keyboard
Weight
  • Starting at 1.85 lbs (840 g)
    Tablet Only
  • Starting at 2.65 lbs (1.2 kg)
    With Keyboard
Colors
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Detachable Keyboard:
    • Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.

Display

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
Size12.3 Inches
Info12.3" FHD+
1920 x 1280 3:2 IPS Anti-Reflective Anti-Smudge 400 nits Corning Gorilla® Glass 5

Ports

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
Ports
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    Supports USB 4, Power Delivery, and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x USB-C
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2, Power Delivery, and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 1 x Optional Nano SIM slot
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot

Internal Specs

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.00 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1140G7 with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.20 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 11
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G71,23890.76%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1140G7 with vPro™1,21789.22%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™1,364100.00%
01,364

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 11
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G74,07991.17%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1140G7 with vPro™4,08591.31%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™4,474100.00%
04,474
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1140G7 with vPro™
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB
4267 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR4x Memory.
Storage
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
PCIe SSD

Connectivity

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
Wi-FiIntel® 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.
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
MoreOptional WWAN: 4x4 MIMO 4G (LTE CAT9)

Battery

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
Size42 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 10.18 hours
Based on MobileMark® 2018 battery-life benchmark test
Power Supply65 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
Supports Rapid Charge.

Software

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Built-in Apps
Lenovo Vantage

Camera & Audio

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
Camera
  • Front-facing camera with ThinkShutter privacy shutter
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • Hybrid Infrared (IR)
  • 8MP rear-facing camera
Audio
  • Dolby® Premium
  • Dual-array mics

Misc

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
InkingSupports Active Pen:
  • Lenovo Precision Pen (optional included)
  • Lenovo Digital Pen
Security
  • Discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) 2.0
  • Windows Hello & IR camera for facial recognition login
  • The fingerprint reader on the optional keyboard
  • Webcam privacy cover
  • Kensington lock slot
In the box
  • ThinkPad X12 Detachable
  • 65W AC Adapter (Supports Rapid Charge)
  • 4 Cell 42Whr Internal Battery
  • Keyboard (Select Models)
  • Pen (Select Models)
  • Quick Start Guide

Key Features

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
At Glance
Released in
2021
3:2 FHD+
12.3”
1280p 60Hz
Weight
1.85 lb
0.84 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1180G7
4C/8T, 2.20 → 4.60 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,364
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,474
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1.

Supports Windows 11

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsLenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-1130G7 → Intel Core i7-1180G7
4GB RAM8GB → 16GB
64GB Drive256GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU4 cores
Great battery life of up to 10.18-hours

According to Lenovo, the Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 lasts up to 10.18 hours of battery life.

Up to 10.18 hours
Based on MobileMark® 2018 battery-life benchmark test

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1.

Non-upgradable memory

The memory on Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 is soldered to the motherboard, and there is no additional RAM slot for expansion. Since you can't change or add more RAM after you buy, you want to make sure you pick the configuration with the right amount of memory at the initial purchase. Learn more

MemoryLenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR4X
Speed4267 MHz