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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2

"The ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 is well-named. It's a ThinkPad on the outside and a PC geek's dream laptop on the inside. It's incredibly fast and has a display that will please the most exacting creative professional, while sporting the things ThinkPad enthusiasts will love just as much."
As posted by digitaltrends.com

Pros

  • Gorgeous 4K HDR anti-glare display
  • Blistering performance
  • Support for 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6).
  • Excellent keyboard and touchpad
  • Superior build quality

Cons

  • Storage limited to 1TB
  • Graphics performance lags behind that of similar laptops
  • Poor battery life

Product Details

Date First Available:
10 Oct. 2019

Overall Rating

86.3%
The overall rating was calculated based on 1024 customer and expert reviews from 8 review sites and 1 stores.
We analyzed the sentiments related to these top topics for Laptops:
  • 94.5%
    Design
  • 89.5%
    Performance
  • 78.6%
    Battery life
  • 86.3%
    Features
  • 94.5%
    Display
  • 86.3%
    Audio
  • 91.8%
    Keyboard and touchpad

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Price Comparison

  • Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 Laptop - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9880H - 2.30GHz with Turbo Boost 4.50 GHz - Windows 10 Home 64-bit New

    AMAZON.CA
    48 reviews
    $5,685.14
  • BETA

Expert Reviews

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 is an excellent MacBook Pro alternative, but it has one major flaw.

Read more on laptopmag.com

Pros

  • Attractive, lightweight chassis
  • Gorgeous 4K HDR anti-glare display
  • World-class keyboard
  • Blistering performance

Cons

  • Poor battery life (on 4K HDR model)
  • Storage limited to 1TB
  • Pricey

Lenovo freshens its 15.6-inch status-symbol ThinkPad X1 Extreme with new CPU choices, along with faster (if not blazing) graphics and gorgeous displays. But it faces a fierce fight from two refreshed icons: Apple's MacBook Pro and Dell's XPS 15.

Read more on pcmag.com

Pros

  • Superb 4K screen and keyboard.
  • Option for an OLED panel.
  • Relatively compact and light for a power laptop.
  • Support for 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6).

Cons

  • Disappointing battery life.
  • Maximum 1TB of storage a bit low for this class of machine.
  • Max-Q, not full-fat, GeForce chip.

With a 4K display and Nvidia GTX 1650 graphics, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 is the kind of laptop you keep fully-charged.

Read more on pcworld.com

Pros

  • Slick, lightweight design given the specs inside
  • Vibrant, bright 4K display
  • Classic ThinkPad keyboard provides plenty of travel

Cons

  • Default brightness controls encourage keeping the screen dim
  • Graphics performance lags behind that of similar laptops
  • Battery life is subpar

The ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 is well-named. It's a ThinkPad on the outside and a PC geek's dream laptop on the inside. It's incredibly fast and has a display that will please the most exacting creative professional, while sporting the things ThinkPad enthusiasts will love just as much.

Read more on digitaltrends.com

Pros

  • Excellent performance
  • AMOLED display with excellent HDR
  • Excellent keyboard and touchpad
  • Superior build quality
  • Solid midrange gaming

Cons

  • Poor battery life
  • Too expensive

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