According to Lenovo Official website they will be launching Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon this summer 2012 probably some time in the end of August. The most special quality of this Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook is that it is extremely light weight with weight about 3lbs according to Lenovo website.
Although the model is not available to order from their website right now not even for a preorder but this light weight laptop will be having SSD drive and most likely you will have the option to customize your ThinkPad X1 Ultrabook when you order through Lenovo website. Lenovo is claiming that Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is simply the lightest Ultrabook in the world. Also this Ultrabook is made up of Carbon Fiber materials which helps in increasing the strength of the Laptop Structure while keeping the weight of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon as low as possible.
The most important feature of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 is its fast charging capability. Lenovo Claims that in just 35 minutes the battery charge can go uptill 80% even if the battery of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is completely drained. The connectivity in this Ultrabook will be embedded 3G connectivity which will enable to connect any time anywhere with a mobile Broad Band.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon will definitely be a good option and a tough competitor specially for apple lightweight laptops like MacBook Air. Customers who were looking for a powerful yet very lightweight will now have more options to explore. This competition might bring down the prices and very light notebooks might also come in the range of medium budget customer.