Category:X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)

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This page gives an overview of the Lenovo New ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook™ (3rd Gen) (2015), also referred to as X1C3.
previous generations: 2012, 2014

Jonas Hendrickx wrote on


Please note that the specs below are incomple, help needed!
  • Machine type: 20BS*, 20BT*
  • Processor: TBD
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • Display:
    • 14.0" WQHD (2560x1440), 260nit, IPS with multitouch
    • 14.0" WQHD (2560x1440), 300nit
    • 14.0" HD+ (1920x1080), 300nit
  • Memory:
    • 4GB DDR3L SDRAM 12800 MHz
    • 8GB DDR3L SDRAM 12800 MHz
  • Disk:
    • 128GB SSD
    • 256GB SSD
    • 512GB SSD
  • WLAN:
    • Intel Centrino 7260 (Wilkins Peak 2 BN) 2x2 AC + Bluetooth 4.0
    • Intel Centrino 7260 (Wilkins Peak 2 AC) 2x2 AC + Bluetooth 4.0
  • WWAN:
    • Sierra Wireless EM7355 - Gobi 5000
    • Ericsson Business Mobile Networks BV N5321 gw
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0 supported by WLAN module
  • Keyboard: 5-row with Trackpoint, backlit Keyboard keys
  • I/O Ports:
    • 2 x USB 3.0 (1 with AOU)
    • Audio/Mic Combo OneLink Dock
    • HDMI
    • MiniDP
  • Battery: Up to 10.9 hours
  • Webcam: Integrated camera 1.3MP - 720P with mute function
  • Audio: Dolby® Home Theater® v4 with Digital Dual Array microphone certified for Microsoft Lync
  • Fingerprint Reader: yes
  • Wired ethernet network: yes, via a external dongle provided FRU:04X6435; Lenovo P/N:SC10A39882AB

Distro resources


Amazingly the X1C3 works out of the box on Archlinux. Only a couple of niggly issues remain:


Debian Jessie worked out of the box via the Ethernet connection and a netinst image on USB. All buttons appear to work. Neet some more time to test but amazing. Did install the non-free firmware and repos.


Ubuntu 14.10 on ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd Gen

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