Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano vs Dell Latitude 9430

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Battery 48 Wh
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Review

Evaluation of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano and Dell Latitude 9430 important characteristics
Performance
System and application performance
Gaming
Performance in popular 3D games
Display
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Connectivity
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Case
Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano
  • Easier to carry: weighs 370 grams less (around 0.82 lbs)
  • Features a bigger (~20%) battery – 48 against 40 watt-hours
  • 21% sharper screen – 196 versus 162 pixels per inch (PPI)
  • Smaller footprint: 9% more compact case (94.2 vs 103.5 square inches)
Advantages of the Dell Latitude 9430
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Thinner bezels and 5% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • Better webcam recording quality
  • High-speed PCI Express Gen 4 interface
  • Provides 11% higher max. screen brightness: 500 vs 450 nits
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs

Case

Weight 0.9 kg (1.98 lbs) 1.27 kg (2.8 lbs)
Dimensions 292.8 x 207.7 x 13.8-17.2 mm
11.53 x 8.18 x 0.54-0.68 inches
310.59 x 215.18 x 8.42-13.9 mm
12.23 x 8.47 x 0.33-0.55 inches
Area 608 cm2 (94.3 inches2) 668 cm2 (103.6 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~80.6% ~85%
Side bezels 6.4 mm 4.5 mm
Colors Black Gray
Transformer No No
Opening angle 180° -
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans 1 1
Noise level 37.5 dB 43 dB

Display

Size 13 inches 14 inches
Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 196 ppi 162 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10 16:10
Resolution 2160 x 1350 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels
HDR support Yes, Dolby Vision Yes, HDR10
Touchscreen No No
Coating Glossy (Antireflective) Matte
Display tests
Contrast 1700:1 -
sRGB color space 99.9% -
Adobe RGB profile 65.7% -
DCI-P3 color gamut 70.4% -
Response time 35 ms -
Max. brightness
450 nits
500 nits

Battery

Capacity
Full charging time 1:15 hr -
Battery type Li-Po Li-Po
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left Left
Charge power 65 W 65 / 90 W
Weigh of AC adapter 323 gramm 221 gramm

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 0.8-1.8 GHz 1.6 GHz
Turbo frequency 4 GHz 4.4 GHz
Cores 4 10
Threads 8 12
L3 Cache 8 MB 12 MB
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EU Intel Iris Xe Graphics (80EU)
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 15 W 15 W
Type Integrated Integrated
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
GPU base clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU boost clock 1100 MHz 1100 MHz
FLOPS 1.41 TFLOPS 1.41 TFLOPS
Memory size System Shared System Shared
Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR5
Memory speed 4.27 Gbps 5.2 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 640 640
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 40 40
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 20 20
GPU performance
1.41 TFLOPS
1.41 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 2x4 GB 2x8 GB
Clock 4266 MHz 5200 MHz
Type LPDDR4X LPDDR5
Upgradable No No

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 1 1
NVMe Yes Yes

Sound

Audio chip Realtek ALC3306 Realtek ALC711-CG
Speakers 2.2 4.0
Power 2x2W 4x2W
Dolby Atmos Yes No
Loudness 86.4 dB 94.3 dB
Microphones 4 4

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6 v6E
Bluetooth v5.1 v5.2
Fingerprint Yes Optional
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720 1920 x 1080
Ports
USB-A No 1x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 2x USB 4.0 2x USB 4.0
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4 Thunderbolt 4
HDMI No 1x HDMI 2.0
DisplayPort No No
VGA No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No No
SD card reader No Yes
Proprietary charging port No No

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad No No
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.5 mm -
Touchpad
Size 10.0 x 5.6 cm 11.6 x 7.2 cm
Surface Plastic -
Windows Precision Yes Yes
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