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x1 Carbon 2nd - Replace a 1600x900 non touchscreen with a 2560x1440 touchscreen display

2017-09-28, 7:49 AM

Hello,

 

How i said in the title, i bought a X1 Carbon with a non touchscreen 1600x900 display and i find some panels with 2560x1440 and touchscreen, cheap enough to replace mine. 

 

 

I want to know if it will works after i will change, and if i can do that alone, without a service.

 

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Re: x1 Carbon 2nd - Replace a 1600x900 non touchscreen with a 2560x1440 touchscreen display

2017-09-28, 9:03 AM

Hi Bogdanelos,

Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.

 

It will be complicated to do so, as LCD bezel, cover, cable are different for both touch & non-touch models. It is not simple as plug and play.

 

I hope the above information helped you.

Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!

 

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Re: x1 Carbon 2nd - Replace a 1600x900 non touchscreen with a 2560x1440 touchscreen display

2017-09-28, 9:06 AM

And if i will replace a 1600x900 non touchscreen with a 2560x1440 non touchscreen display, it will be simplier? Same pieces? LCD, cover, Cable?

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2017-09-28, 9:28 AM

Sadly, additional parts required to upgrade from HD+ to WQHD will be LCD panel, cable, bezel, hinges, rear cover. So this not easy upgrading LCD panel in X1 Carbon 2nd gen like other ThinkPads I believe.

 

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Re: x1 Carbon 2nd - Replace a 1600x900 non touchscreen with a 2560x1440 touchscreen display

2017-09-28, 9:33 AM
ok. i understand. thank you.

but both displays use the same connectors?
and the new rear cover/hinges/bezel will fit perfectly on the laptop?

i found a laptop what is sold on pieces.

thank you very much for your help.
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Re: x1 Carbon 2nd - Replace a 1600x900 non touchscreen with a 2560x1440 touchscreen display

2017-09-28, 10:00 AM

HD+ has 30 pins connector whereas WQHD - 40 pin connectors, but it should work as the end which goes to Motherboard is same for both.

Below is the service video which might help you

https://www.lenovoservicetraining.com/showcase?sid=538&key=TGVuZw==

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