Apple's surprise release of an updated MacBook Pro in July aimed to address some of the biggest concerns with the laptop -- in a nutshell, by making the notebook much more "pro" than in the past. Performance does get a serious upgrade in the new MacBook Pro, but for superior battery life and portability, users still may want to look elsewhere. One alternative, which we are big fans of at the CRN Test Center, is Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon, now in its sixth generation. Which of the two laptops is a better fit for you? What follows is our comparison of the new Apple MacBook Pro for 2018 vs. Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon on specs and price.