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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Ultrabook Intel Core i5-3427U (3M Cache, up to 2.80 GHz) Review
The good: Lenovo takes its solid 14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon and upgrades it with Windows 8 and a touch screen, while keeping the excellent keyboard.
The bad: The touch screen makes the lid thicker, and the touch pad can be finicky at times.
The bottom line: The business-oriented Lenovo ThinkPad X1 adds must-have features for 2013, and remains a very impressive business-oriented ultrabook with strong crossover appeal.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Ultrabook Intel Core i5-3427U (3M Cache, up to 2.80 GHz) Specs
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