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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (20FQ / 20FR)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (20FQ / 20FR). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the design and durability. The performance and screen also get good feedback. There are some less positive opinions about the price. Opinions about the size and energy efficiency are different.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (20FQ / 20FR) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2017 (Core i7, OLED) Convertible Review

 

Premium convertible. Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Yoga is clearly in a league of its own - at least as far as the price is concerned. The convertible features high-end components and a very good OLED panel. How the top-of-the-line version of the X1 Yoga with...

functional design ; sturdy chassis ; good system performance ; fast 1 TB SSD ; 16 GB RAM ; moderne port selection ; high-end input devices ; fingerprint sensor ; OLED display with great color gamut and high contrast ; active pen ; LTE module is...

very expensive ; cooling is weak ; not very expandable ; display isn't very bright ; noticeable reflection despite anti-glare coating

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2017 is a powerful high-end convertible which not only stands out because of its terrific OLED display, but also because of the price: at 3300 Euro (~$3720), the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2017 is certainly no bargain. The premium...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Benjamin Herzig (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED) Convertible Review

 

A class of its own. Lenovo goes all-in with the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20FRS1VS00. The icing on the cake is the OLED screen. Our review update will find out how the flagship convertible from Lenovo performs.

light and well-built chassis ; convertible features (360 degree hinges, Wacom Digitizer) ; excellent input devices ; OLED panel with perfect contrast and huge color gamut ; long warranty

outdoor capabilities of the screen ; average battery runtime ; very high price

The X1 Yoga is a convincing overall package. It is the combination of Lenovo’s main innovation drivers, the ThinkPad X1 and Yoga. Does it earn a recommendation? The X1 Yoga with the OLED panel might mark the dawn of a new golden era for display...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Bernhard Pechlaner (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20FQ-000QUS Convertible Review

 

Yoga-ized. Lenovo's flagship business Ultrabook - the Thinkpad X1 - gets the Yoga-treatment and joins the company's every-growing stable of 2-in-1 convertibles. How the new offspring with its active stylus compares is the subject of our review.

very slim and light, good performance, 2-in-1 versatility, good keyboard / touchpad, comes with Wacom AES pen, great color / grayscale accuracy after calibration

expensive, some flexing / creaking, no USB-C, IPS display is not bright enough, just average battery life

Overall, the Lenovo X1 Yoga is a solid and well-designed business convertible, although - at a street price of $1700 for our configuration - it's far from inexpensive. The Yoga continues where the "normal" X1 has left off: the chassis is made from...

Expert review by: Tom Warren (theverge.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga review: tomorrow's display in yesterday's laptop

 

I haven't used a Lenovo laptop as my main computer for years. In fact, the last time I touched a Lenovo laptop for more than a few hours was when I used to manage a fleet of them in a corporate...

Beautiful OLED display ; Chiclet keyboard ; Light and portable

Unreliable battery life ; Aging, boring design ; Unnecessary nub and trackpad buttons

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (NotebookReview.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga OLED Review: Beauty and a Beast of a Price

 

The ThinkPad X1 Yoga OLED is eye candy in the best possible way. Read this Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga OLED review to see if it's worth its hefty price tag.

Outstanding OLED screen ; Impressive battery life ; Business-class thin and light ; Excellent keyboard

Expensive ; Frustratingly small pen ; RAM is not upgradeable ; No USB Type-C or Thunderbolt

Whether or not you decide to purchase this device boils down to one thing: Do you value having one of the best-looking screens you can find on any notebook?

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Brett Howse, Brandon Chester (anandtech.com)

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Review: OLED and LCD Tested

 

Earlier this year at CES , Lenovo took the wraps off their latest lineup of premium business class notebooks, and they revamped the X1 lineup completely. Originally the X1 was just the X1 Carbon notebook, but Lenovo has decided to expand the X1 series...

Overall, the X1 Yoga is a good convertible. Lenovo has managed to make it thinner and lighter than the original X1 Carbon, yet still offer the versatility of the Yoga hinge. It's a solid offering from Lenovo. If thin, light, convertible, and...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Matthew Buzzi (pcmag.com)

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga (OLED)

 

OLED technology and a higher screen resolution hike up the price of this version of Lenovo's Thinkpad X1 Yoga, but this business convertible performs well, boasts plenty of features, and now looks even better.

The OLED display is vibrant, crisp, and a first for the industry. Convertible design is lightweight and durable. Comfortable keyboard. Built-in stylus.

Expensive. OLED display decreases battery life. No USB-C or Ethernet ports.

Conclusion The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga with an OLED display offers the same top-notch design, functionality, and performance as the original Editors' Choice X1 Yoga. The internal components also received an upgrade, so it's definitely more expensive,...

Sep, 2016

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Expert review by: Matt Smith (digitaltrends.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga review

 

Lenovo's work-obsessed 2-in-1 has the grunt and functionality serious users demand.

Lenovo’s pricing changes frequently, but our review unit currently sells for about $1,800 (with $125 added if you want the OLED screen).

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Andrew E. Freedman (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED and Regular Screen) Review

 

The Swiss Army knife of business laptops, Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Yoga can handle everything from light editing to heavy design work. Starting at $1,394, this 14-inch, bend-back 2-in-1 features a battery that will last a full workday, a screen with vivid...

Light, durable and flexible design; Optional OLED screen; Excellent keyboard; Full-day battery life; Accurate stylus

Bottom runs warm; Below-average SSD speed on Core i5 model

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga is a sleek business 2-in-1 that will last a full workday whether you're banging out spreadsheets or drawing on the screen.

Aug, 2016

Editor's Choice

Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED) review

 

Has it really only been four years since Lenovo's first Yoga hybrid ? That 13-inch two-in-one PC was the biggest argument in favor of the then-new Windows 8 and its tile-based interface, because it could transform into a touch-friendly tablet with...

The new OLED display looks stunning, and this professional-level Yoga has a great keyboard, active stylus, and rugged body.

It's not as thin or light as the more consumer-oriented Yoga hybrids, and adding the OLED screen is an expensive option.

The best 2-in-1 Yoga Lenovo makes gets even better with the addition of a stunning OLED display.

Aug, 2016

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92 / 1
Front camera signal format:720p
Rear camera: No

Design

Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Small Business

Display

Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type:Full HD / Wide Quad HD
Panel Type:IPS / OLED

Docking station

Docking station included: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: No
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74 / 32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:1916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DVI, HDMI / DVI, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DVI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Number of pointing stick buttons:1
Number of touchpad buttons:3

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G standards:DC-HSPA+, HSPA, HSPA+, UMTS / DC-HSPA+, HSPA, HSPA+, UMTS, WCDMA / HSPA / HSPA+ / HSPA, HSPA+, UMTS / HSPA, WCDMA
4G:N / No / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE

Other features

Number of WLAN antennas:2
WLAN controller model:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 / Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
WWAN module:HUAWEI ME906S

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y / Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Processor

Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600,1866,2133 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i5-6300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6600 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15

Processor special features

Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y / Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics:N / No
Intel Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):Y / Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel TSX-NI:No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): Yes
OS Guard:Y / Yes
Processor ARK ID:88190 / 88192 / 88193 / 88194 / I7-6600U
Processor package size:42

Security

Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Face recognition: Yes
Password protection: Yes

Software

Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO

Storage

SSD form factor:2.5" / M.2

Weight & Dimensions

Power adapter weight:8.47