Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




805 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

Topic # 112054 24-Nov-2012 14:48 Send private message

Recently the main board on my Lenovo T61p died, just as my last exam finished thank goodness. I've been looking around for a replacement and had basically settled on the Lenovo X1 Carbon until I found out they were releasing a touch version soon.

http://tech2.in.com/news/notebooks/lenovo-teases-thinkpad-x1-carbon-touch-on-website/596102

http://www.engadget.com/2012/11/20/lenovo-thinkpad-x1-carbon-touch/

http://www.theverge.com/2012/11/20/3671290/lenovo-thinkpad-x1-carbon-touch-revealed

I am not sure when we will see an NZ release, anyone else heard about this?

Create new topic


805 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 722305 24-Nov-2012 14:52 Send private message

+ I don't think I could work without a track point anymore.

2240 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 352

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 722312 24-Nov-2012 14:59 Send private message

Was looking at the non touch version a while ago, looked tempting back then and now this looks that little more. I hope it comes with a matte screen as found on some of the new Samsung ultrabooks.

 

 





805 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 731765 13-Dec-2012 08:29 Send private message


3687 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 196

Trusted

  Reply # 738019 28-Dec-2012 12:24 Send private message

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Touch is now available to order in NZ since 22nd December. I have one on order now. Delivery is scheduled for 17th January 2013. Lenovo has a shortage on components atm for this model. US orders are being shipped from today for folks who pre-ordered it first. Looking forward to mine




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

4904 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1307

Trusted
Microsoft

  Reply # 738377 29-Dec-2012 18:15 Send private message

beautiful machine, enjoy it I love the Lenovos

1054 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 71


  Reply # 738394 29-Dec-2012 19:22 Send private message

Use to like the old think pads until IBM sold up to Lenovo. After dealing with over a 1000 odd of these machines through work I wouldn't recommend Lenovo to anyone.

Flaky, bugs and random issues. Booting problems, OS freezing and more.

Overall in a "commercial" environment HP keeps on ticking.



3687 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 196

Trusted

  Reply # 739659 3-Jan-2013 11:43 Send private message

Engadget has released their review today for the Touch model. Still the best Windows ultrabook available in the market.

http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/02/lenovo-thinkpad-x1-carbon-touch-review/




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

Dangerous Chocolate
140 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 31

Subscriber

  Reply # 739693 3-Jan-2013 12:51 Send private message

I've just ordered one now, could be up to 19 days before delivery. I'll let you know what it's like when I have it in my hot little hands.

Cheers


3687 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 196

Trusted

  Reply # 739695 3-Jan-2013 12:54 Send private message

Mine has been delayed until 20th January now before it will be shipped. Short on LCD panels. At least the review is really good. few folks have received theirs in US and are complaining of no response what so ever from the touch screen. Few are saying that theirs is working fine without any issues.

Spoke with Lenovo who said that you can cancel the order anytime before delivery and are entitled for a full refund even after delivery as long as you lodge a request before 14 days are over after delivery in case you are not happy with the product.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Edifier R1700BT speakers review: Luxury Bluetooth sounds
Posted 28-May-2017 13:06


National AI group launching next month
Posted 25-May-2017 09:54


New Zealand Digital Future, according to tech companies
Posted 25-May-2017 09:51


New Microsoft Surface Pro delivers outstanding battery life, performance
Posted 25-May-2017 09:34


Garmin VIRB 360 brings immersive 360-degree 5.7K camera experience
Posted 25-May-2017 09:30


Telecommunications monitoring report: Are you being served?
Posted 24-May-2017 11:54


NetValue partners with CRM Provider SugarCRM
Posted 23-May-2017 20:04


Terabyte looms as Vocus users download 430GB a month
Posted 19-May-2017 14:51


2degrees tips into profit after seven lean years
Posted 19-May-2017 09:47


2degrees growth story continues
Posted 17-May-2017 15:25


Symantec Blocks 22 Million Attempted WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Globally
Posted 17-May-2017 12:41


HPE Unveils Computer Built for the Era of Big Data
Posted 17-May-2017 12:39


Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus review: Beautiful, feature-packed
Posted 16-May-2017 20:14


After ten years of mail pain Spark is done with Yahoo
Posted 15-May-2017 13:12


Warnings from security firms: do not click that link or risk your computer being infected
Posted 15-May-2017 10:11



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.