Carbon fiber ultrabook is very thin and expensive
Lenovo has announced the launch of the new high-end ultrabook called the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch. The machine starts at $1499 and has a 14-inch touchscreen supporting 10 points of touch. The chassis of the machine is made from carbon fiber making it very light at 3.4 pounds.
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The entry-level machine uses an Intel Core i5 processor at up to 2.8 GHz and has 4 GB of RAM. The machine has integrated Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and a 128 GB SSD for storage. Another model of the machine is available for $1649 and offers a faster Intel Core i7 processor at up to 3.2 GHz and 8 GB of RAM with the same amount of storage.
The X1 Carbon Touch ultrabook can be customized further depending on your needs. Lenovo does offer a special thinner and lighter AC adapter specifically to go with lightweight ultrabook. Lenovo estimates the ship date for the machines to be December 21.