Lenovo Thinkpad X 1 Yoga (20FX-0045GE) In The Test: Almost Perfect

Flexible consumer notebook or high-quality business notebook? You must no longer the question arises in the future, because the Lenovo ThinkPad X is both 1 Yoga (20FX-0045GE). A ThinkPad X serves 1 carbon, whose robust and very durable housing made of carbon fibre and magnesium sets standards in this Ultrabook class as the base. According to Lenovo, it resists even the rigors of the military load tests of MIL-STD-810G.

Lenovo Thinkpad X 1 Yoga (20FX-0045GE) In The Test Almost Perfect

Of course the excellent display hinges must survive the, which only make the ThinkPad X 1 Yoga to the convertible. Through them, the bright and very high resolution 14-inch touch display (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) can be folded two positions (tent, Booth) 360 degrees on the bottom. In this tablet mode, a mechanics sunk the excellent, illuminated and splash water protected keyboard to a few millimeters into the housing. At the same time, all keys, the very good glass touchpad and the TrackPoint for input are locked.

As a fourth possibility, Lenovo provides an active and accurate stylus (2,048 levels of pressure sensitivity, 2 keys) with. You do not need it or the recharge, plug the thin pen into a small hole in the convertible body.

Equally unobtrusive, the SD card and the SIM card slot on the thin case back are incorporated. Almost everything available that you would expect from a convertible Ultrabook for business and home users are available as interfaces: three times USB 3.0, HDMI, micro-DisplayPort, LAN (via the supplied adapter), a fingerprint reader, Wi-Fi-ac and Bluetooth. We missed only USB 3.1 (type C).

Very High Performance

One of the currently most powerful mobile CPU doing most of the calculations: the two core Intel Core i7-6600U (up to 3.4 GHz) with integrated HD 520 graphics core for the graphics calculations. So he is not thwarted, 8 GB DDR3 RAM and a 256 GB connected via PCIe are large Samsung MZVPV256 to the page.

Accordingly also the results in the benchmarks are: In the 3DMark Cloud Gate, the Lenovo ThinkPad X reached 1 Yoga very good 6.081 points and also very good in the PCMark 8 2,514 points. In particular CPU test Cinebench R11. 5, the Intel Core i7-6600U could show what in him. 3.49 CPU points, he won the highest rating in this benchmark.

Read Tip

Only the NVMe SSD’s performance was impressive. In the reading test by HD tune Pro chasing Samsung SSD average 2.014,4 MByte/s through the line. Or in other words: a SL DVD in about two seconds. The mobility values are, however, not uniform. While the compact dimensions and the weight of 1.4 kg predestine the ThinkPad X 1 Yoga for mobile use, it is different in the run time measurement. The 52-Watt-hour rechargeable battery in the battery test of the PCMark 8 held just 3:54 hours. For a highly mobile business notebook in this price range something little.


The extremely high quality and thoughtful Lenovo ThinkPad X is expensive, but every penny worth 1 Yoga (20FX-0045GE). Only the relatively short duration to prevent even higher ranking.

Additional Information: Lenovo Thinkpad X 1 Yoga

Processor: Intel Core i7-6600U (max. 3.4 GHz)
RAM/graphics: 8 GB / Intel HD 520
HDD/SSD:-/ 256 GB
Display: 14.0-inch touch panel (2,560 x 1,440 px)
Weight: 333 x 17 x 230 mm / 1.4 kg.