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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13-658D842

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13-658D842Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13-658D842 (ThinkPad Edge 13 Series)
Processor: AMD Turion II Neo K625
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4225
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.7kg
Price: 400 euro
price: - %, performance: 60%, features: 30%, display: 30% mobility: 30%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 50%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13-658D842

Lenovo ThinkPad EDGE 13: Bleeding Edge
Source: Inside HW English
It took us a while to decide whether Lenovo EDGE 13 deserves an award. Although it’s close to Best Buy, the fact remains that you can find models with stronger CPUs on the market at a similar or lower price. The keyboard really is phenomenal, but not enough to get the award for outstanding design. However, since this model has definitely hinted at a much brighter future for ThinkPad, awarded or not, this notebook deserves a wholehearted recommendation.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/27/2011

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/03/2011
Rating: performance: 60% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%

Comment

ATI Radeon HD 4225: Onboard graphics card (in the RS880M chipset) that is able to decode HD videos (thanks to the UVD2). Technically a slower clocked HD 4250.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


K625: Dual Core Entry level CPU for small subnotebooks on a performance level with the SU7300 Intel Core 2 Duo.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.7 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-01- 4 (Update: 2012-05-26)