Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 6) vs X1 Nano

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Review

Evaluation of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 6) and X1 Nano 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

Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 6)
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Around 48% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
  • Features a bigger (~19%) battery – 57 against 48 watt-hours
  • Display has support for touch input
  • Provides 11% higher max. screen brightness: 500 vs 450 nits
Advantages of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano
  • Significantly easier to carry: weighs 450 grams less (around 0.99 lbs)
  • 21% sharper screen – 196 versus 162 pixels per inch (PPI)
  • Much smaller footprint: 13% more compact case (94.2 vs 108.2 square inches)
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs

Case

Weight 1.35 kg (2.98 lbs) 0.9 kg (1.98 lbs)
Dimensions 313 x 223 x 14.9 mm
12.32 x 8.78 x 0.59 inches
292.8 x 207.7 x 13.8-17.2 mm
11.53 x 8.18 x 0.54-0.68 inches
Area 698 cm2 (108.2 inches2) 608 cm2 (94.3 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~81.4% ~80.6%
Side bezels 5.8 mm 6.4 mm
Colors Gray Black
Transformer Yes No
Opening angle 360° 180°
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans 2 1
Noise level 36.7 dB 37.5 dB

Display

Size 14 inches 13 inches
Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 162 ppi 196 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10 16:10
Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels 2160 x 1350 pixels
HDR support - Yes, Dolby Vision
Touchscreen Yes No
Coating Matte Glossy (Antireflective)
Display tests
Contrast 1000:1 1700:1
sRGB color space 96.6% 99.9%
Adobe RGB profile 72.1% 65.7%
DCI-P3 color gamut 69.7% 70.4%
Response time 36 ms 35 ms
Max. brightness

Battery

Capacity
Full charging time 1:55 hr 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 W
Weigh of AC adapter 321 gramm 323 gramm

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 0.9-2.4 GHz 0.8-1.8 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.2 GHz 4 GHz
Cores 4 4
Threads 8 8
L3 Cache 8 MB 8 MB
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EU Iris Xe Graphics G7 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 LPDDR4X
Memory speed 4.27 Gbps 4.27 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 640 640
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 40 40
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 20 20
GPU performance
1.41 TFLOPS

RAM

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

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 3.0 (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 ALC3306
Speakers 2.0 2.2
Power 2x2W 2x2W
Dolby Atmos Yes Yes
Loudness 81.6 dB 86.4 dB
Microphones 4 4

Connectivity

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

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad No No
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.5 mm 1.5 mm
Touchpad
Size 11.0 x 4.3 cm 10.0 x 5.6 cm
Surface - Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
*Disclaimer! Ports, speakers, display, and other specifications can be different depending on the laptop’s particular configuration or region.

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