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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s-NWD4MGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s-NWD4MGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s-NWD4MGE (ThinkPad Edge E420s Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: 50%, display: 30% mobility: 40%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 50%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s-NWD4MGE

80% Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420
Source: PC World English
All in all, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420 shapes up as an attractive general-use laptop if gaming and processor-intensive tasks--or superlong battery life--aren't of major concern. It's good looking, easy to type on, and equipped with a useful array of features and software. None of its minor flaws should be deal-breakers for its intended audience of budget-minded users.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s Review
Source: Notebooks.com English
Once you get past the glossy display and lack of a backlit keyboard it’s hard to find things not to like about the Edge E420s. The keyboard offers an amazing typing experience, the battery lasts long enough to get most users through the day and the processor isn’t a slouch. Combine this with the ThinkPad build quality and matte black finish, and you have a business notebook that can take on higher priced competitors.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/12/2011

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s (NWD5BGE)
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/20/2012
Rating: performance: 70% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 40% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%
Test Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/15/2011
Lenovo ThinkPad EDGE E420
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
compact, excellent configuration, quite good performance
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/24/2011

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


2310M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.1 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card (650/1100MHz).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.1 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


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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80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-06-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)