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Lenovo slaps Kaby Lake CPUs in Thinkpad X1 and Legion laptops

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NewsHubLenovo is charging out of the gate at the Consumer Electronics Show with new portable machine. On one corner, we have machines representing its stalwart Thinkpad business-oriented brand. On the opposite end, there’s the company’s new Legion gaming marque. All of the machines pack Intel’s latest seventh-generation Kaby Lake CPUs. The Thinkpad X1 Carbon is a traditional slim laptop, the Thinkpad X1 Yoga is a cross between a laptop and a tablet, and the Legion Y520 is a gaming laptop with gamer-oriented aesthetics and discrete graphics cards. Let’s take a look at each one of these.
The Thinkpad X1 Carbon is available in a wide range of specifications, with top-of-the-line models packing an Intel seventh-generation Core i7-7600U, 16GB of 1866 MT/s LPDDR3 memory, and 1TB of NVMe storage. Lenovo says the X1 Carbon’s battery should last up to 15.5 hours, but we expect that range-topping configurations will not last quite so long on a single charge. Road warriors won’t need to sacrifice external connectivity for the sake of portability. Although the X1 Carbon has a 0.62″ (16 mm) profile and weights just 2.5 lbs (1.

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