Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 1 vs. Surface Book 2 – Detailed Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between 2018 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 1 and 2017 15-inch Surface Book 2 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Laptop Comparison

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 1 picture

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 1

Surface Book 2 15” picture

Surface Book 2 15”

Key Features
What's new
What's missing
Availability
Released2018November 16, 2017
Software
Pre-Installed OS• Windows 10 Home 64-bit
• Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Windows 10 Pro (Creators Update)
Built-in Apps-Microsoft Office 30-days trial
Display
Size15.6 inches15 inches
Info15.6” 4K UHD HDR (3840 x 2160) IPS multi-touch, anti-reflective, anti-smudge, 400 nit, 100% Adobe 8+2 color depth with Dolby Vision™.
15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 300nits, 72% color gamut.
• Supports up to 4 indepenent monitors
• 3240 x 2160 (260 PPI), 7M Pixels
• PixelSense™ Display
• Aspect ratio: 3:2
• Contrast ratio: 1600:1
• Touch: 10 points multi-touch G5
Internal Specs
CPU8th Generation Intel Coffee Lake
Intel® Core™ i5-8400H with vPro
4 cores, 8 threads, 45W, 8MB SmartCache, 2.50 GHz up to 4.20 GHz.
Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
6 cores, 12 threads, 45W, 9MB SmartCache, 2.20 GHz up to 4.10 GHz.
Intel® Core™ i7-8850H with vPro
6 cores, 12 threads, 45W, 9MB SmartCache, 2.60 GHz up to 4.30 GHz.
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
Kaby Lake R, 4 cores, 8 threads, 6MB SmartCache, 1.70 GHz up to 3.60 GHz, Available in 2019

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
Kaby Lake R, 4 cores, 8 threads, 8MB SmartCache, 1.90 GHz up to 4.20 GHz
GraphicsIntegrated Graphics
Intel® Core™ i5-8400H
Intel® UHD Graphics 630, 350 MHz up to 1.10 GHz
Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
Intel® UHD Graphics 630, 350 MHz up to 1.10 GHz
Intel® Core™ i7-8850H
Intel® UHD Graphics 630, 350 MHz up to 1.15 GHz

Discrete Graphics
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q 4GB GDDR5
Intel® Core™ i5
• Intel® UHD Graphics 620

Intel® Core™ i7
• Intel® UHD Graphics 620
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 with 6GB GDDR5
Memory
8 GB16 GB32 GB64 GB
2666 MHz Dual-channel DDR4
8 GB 16 GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
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
256 GB512 GB1 TB
NVMe PCIe SSD
Network• Intel® Dual Band 9560 Wireless AC (2 x 2)
• Bluetooth 5.0
• Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology
• Xbox Wireless built-in
Battery
Size4 Cell Li-ion (80Wh)• Total: 90 Wh
• Clipboard: 23 Wh
• Base: 67 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 15 hours (tested with MobileMark 2014)• Up to 17 hours of video playback
• Up to 5 hours in Tablet mode
Power Supply135 W USB (Type-C) power adapter with Rapid ChargeIntel Core i7
• 102W power supply with USB-A (7.5W) charging port
Exterior
DimensionsStarting at:
FHD non-touch 14.24” x 9.67” x .72” / 361.8 x 245.7 x 18.4 (mm)
4K touch-screen 14.24” x 9.67” x .74” / 361.8 x 245.7 x 18.7 (mm)
13.5” x 9.87” x 0.57”-0.90” (343 mm x 251 mm x 15 mm-23 mm)
WeightStarting at:
FHD non-touch 3.76 lbs (1.7 kg)
4K touch-screen 4.06 lbs (1.8 kg)
• Total - 4.20 lbs (1,905 g)
• Tablet - 1.80 lbs (817 g)
Colors
Black
Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad• Spill resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard
• Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device
• Multitouch glass touchpad
• Precision trackpad: 105 mm x 70 mm, glass.
• Five-finger multitouch gesture.
• Mechanical friction attaches the Clipboard to the keyboard.
• Full-size mechanical backlit keyset with 1.55 mm of key travel.
Ports• 2 x USB-C Thunderbolt™ 3 (DisplayPort, Data Transfer)
• 2 x Full-size USB-A 3.1 (Gen 1, 1 always on)
• 1 x HDMI 2.0
• 1 x Headphone / mic combo
• 1 x 4-in1 SD card reader
• 1 x Network extension
• 1 x AC power in
• 1 x Kensington slot
• 2 x Full-size USB 3.1 Gen
• 1 x USB Type-C (version 3.1 Gen 1 with USB Power Delivery rev. 3.0)
• 1 x 3.5mm headphone jack
• 2 x Surface Connect (Compatible with Surface Dock)
• 1 x Full-size MicroSD™ card reader
Camera & Audio
Camera• 720p HD with ThinkShutter privacy cover• Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
• 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
• 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video
Audio• Dolby Audio™ Premium
• Dolby Atmos® for headset
• Noise-cancelling dual-array far field microphones
• Dual microphones
• Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
• Support for Windows Sonic for Headphones
• Support for Dolby® Atmos for Headphones
Misc
Sensors• Ambient light sensor
• Fingerprint Reader
• Infrared (IR) Camera (optional; required for use with Windows Hello & doesn’t include ThinkShutter)
• Ambient light sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Magnetometer
Security• Fast Online Identity (FIDO) authentication capabilities
dTPM 2.0
• Match-on-Chip touch fingerprint reader
• Windows Hello with facial recognition software (requires IR camera)
• ThinkShutter on 720p HD Camera
• Smart Card Reader (Optional)
• Kensington® lock slot
• HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
• Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in

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