Lenovo has revealed that they have refreshed the ThinkPad X1 Carbon lineup with some of the latest hardware of the market where currently, the latest model sits at the 8th generation. The 8th generation of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop continues its tradition of providing smarter workforce experiences with best-in-class IT solutions alongside great durability and being ultraportable.

The much-anticipated ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 starts at RM7,299, with extra customizability in processing, memory, storage, and display. Citibank customers can purchase the flagship device on an RM609 x 12 months installment plan.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Gen 8

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Gen8




Up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7 with up to 6 cores


14-inch 4K (3840 x 2160) IPS with Dolby Vision HDR400, 500 nits, 10 bit

14-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS PrivacyGuard, 500 nits

14-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, low power, 400 nits

14-inch WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS, 300 nits

14-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS Touch, 300 nits


Up to 16GB LPDDR3


Up to 18 hours 51Wh, includes Rapid Charge


Up to 2TB PCIe SSD


Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620


Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication capabilities

Match-on-chip fingerprint reader

dTPM 2.0 chip

ThinkShutter camera cover

Optional: ThinkPad PrivacyGuard

Optional: ThinkPad PrivacyAlert

Kensington lock slot


Dolby Atmos Speaker System

4 x 360-degree far-field microphones


HD 720p with ThinkShutter privacy cover

Optional: Hybrid Infrared (IR) & HD with ThinkShutter



Black with Carbon-Fiber Weave on top cover (4K display model)


WiFi 802.11 AX

Bluetooth 5.0

Optional WWAN: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband 4G LTE-A

Optional NFC


2 x USB-C Thunderbolt 3

2 x USB 3.1 (Gen 1)

HDMI 1.4

Network extension for Ethernet/side mechanical docking

Headphone / mic combo

MicroSD card reader



Backlit with white LED lighting

New FN row F9-F11

AC Adapter

Up to 65W (supports Rapid Charge)

By preordering the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 through the official online store, selected accessories are up for grabs with up to 75% discount such as the X1 Noise Cancellation Headphones and Premier Support for 3 years. What’s more, fellow Malaysians get to save up to RM3868 until the end of May on all ThinkPad lineup of laptops thanks to the Hari Raya promotion.  Check them out here for some great deals or get more information about the ThinkPad X1 here.

Of course, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is always known for its very durable build quality which can withstand extreme environments. This new 8th generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon retains  the carbon fiber chassis while measuring at only 0.6-inches thick and weighing at 1.09kg.


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