The X1 Carbon Generation 2’s Intel fourth-generation Core processors improved performance and energy efficiency.
The Generation 2 X1 Carbon had a higher-resolution display.
The second-generation X1 Carbon included optional touchscreen capabilities.
The Generation 2 X1 Carbon’s keyboard and trackpad were improved to improve typing and navigation.
The X1 Carbon Generation 2 had dual array microphones with noise-canceling technology, facilitating conference calls and video meetings.
The Generation 2 X1 Carbon had USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, HDMI, and Ethernet connectors.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Generation 2 was made of military-grade carbon fiber.