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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (3rd Generation) Review

The ThinkPad brand has always been the “iconic” business laptop brand and for good reason. ThinkPad’s have always performed great and had the business features people want. The ThinkPad X1 Yoga is a great 2-in-1 that gives you the feel of a traditional notebook, but also can transform into a tablet, be set to give a presentation, or even view multimedia. The X1 Yoga is currently in its third generation, bringing with it the new Intel 8th Generation Core i5-8250U quad-core processor. This Core i5 processor does support Hyper-Threading and has a very impressive power envelope of only 15W. Lenovo has also updated the finger print reader and even put a shutter on the webcam so you don’t have to worry about anyone spying on you! Is this the perfect business laptop for you? Read on as we find out!

Special thanks to Lenovo for providing us with the ThinkPad X1 Yoga (3rd Generation) to review.

Specifications
Processor: Intel 8th Generation Core i5-8250U
Memory: 8 GB LPDDR3 2133MHz (Onboard)
Hard Drive: 256 GB Solid State Drive, PCIe-NVMe OPAL2.0 M.2
Graphics: Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Wireless: Intel Dual Band 8265 Wireless AC (2 x 2) & Bluetooth 4.1 with vPro
Display: 14.0″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS anti-reflective, anti-smudge, multi-touch, 270 nits
Camera: 720p HD Camera with ThinkShutter and microphone
Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64

Price: $1,428.00
Prices Start at: $1253.25

Packaging
Our ThinkPad X1 Yoga came in a cardboard shipping box with both the X1 and ThinkPad logos on it. Opening it up there us a smaller box inside which is protected by two large pieces of foam.

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The smaller box inside is black and has the same ThinkPad and Xl logos on it. The top comes off and sort of opens up like a large book to reveal your laptop. Definitely a cool unboxing experience compared to other laptops we’ve reviewed in the past.

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Besides the X1 Yoga you’ll also find a power cable and power adapter, user’s guide, setup guide, and warranty guide.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (3rd Generation) Review

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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