More Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Features
It uses a Match-on-Chip fingerprint sensor, which means the fingerprint data is registered, stored and verified by the fingerprint reader chip itself.
This prevents a hacker or malware from using a man-in-the-middle attack to falsely verify a fake fingerprint.
Keyboard + Touch Pad + TrackPoint
In addition to its glass touchpad, the ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) comes with the iconic ted TrackPoint joystick. Also known as a pointing stick, the TrackPoint is pressure-activated, allowing for faster and better cursor control with minimal movement.
Wirelessly, it supports 802.11 AC 2×2 WiFi connectivity, which means it has dual transmit and receive antennas for better reception and range. It also supports the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology.
- AC Power Port
- Two USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C / Thunderbolt 3 ports
- HDMI 2.0 port
- Network extension port
- 3.5 mm combo audio and microphone port
- Smart Card reader
- 4-in-1 SD card reader
- Two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (one is always on)
- Kensington lock slot
Battery + Charging
It has a total capacity of 80 Watt-hours, which means it will last one hour if the X1 Extreme uses 80 watts of power, or two hours if it uses 40 watts, or four hours if it sips just 20 watts of power.
Lenovo pairs it with a compact 135 watt rapid charging adaptor that they promise will recharge the battery to 80% in just one hour. A small LED indicator light next to the power port tells you the X1 Extreme’s charging status at a glance.
Here were our findings when we put its battery to the test :
- 4K Gaming : 1 hour 40 minutes
- 1080p Gaming : 2 hours 17 minutes
- Full Screen 1080p YouTube : 3 hours 30 minutes
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