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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I9WGEProcessor: Intel Core i3 3110M, Intel Core i5 3230M, Intel Core i7 3632QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.4kg, 2.5kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 79.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 65%, features: - %, display: 80%
mobility: 82%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 90%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I29GE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I29GENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I29GE
Processor: Intel Core i5 3230M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531 – здравина, надеждност и стил
Source: PC Store BU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/29/2013

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I7APB

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I7APBNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I7APB
Processor: Intel Core i7 3632QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

 

Recenze: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531 - dokování do nižší pracovní třídy
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Silent cooling system; docking connector OneLink; quality processing; configuration options with full-HD display and quad-core processor. Negative: Pure buttonless TrackPoint; noisy keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/13/2013

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-68853SG

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-68853SGNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-68853SG
Processor: Intel Core i5 3230M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Lenovo ThinkPad E531 (68853SG)
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 83% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 90%
娱乐办公两手抓 ThinkPad E531评测
Source: enet.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Positive: Very attractive keyboard and touchpad; large screen.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/16/2013

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I9WGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I9WGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I9WGE
Processor: Intel Core i3 3110M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Recenzja Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531 (15,6", Intel Core i3-3110M, Intel HD Graphics 4000)
Source: Notebooktest.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Loud speakers; good keyboard; useful track-point. Negative: Uncomfortable and imprecise touchpad; very poor camera.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/29/2014
79% Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E531 teszt
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/22/2014
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%

 

Comment

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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With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GT 700M series. Based on the Kepler architecture and manufactured by TSMC in a 28nm process.

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


Intel Core i5:

3230M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 GPU, core clock 2.6 - 3.2 GHz

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

3632QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.2 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller. The speciality of the i7-3632QM is the low TDP of 35 Watt compared to 45 Watt of the other Ivy Bridge quad core CPUs (e.g. 3610QM).

Intel Core i3:

3110M: Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, 2.4 GHz core clock (no turbo), includes HD 4000 GPU


15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. 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.


2.4 kg:

This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.5 kg:


79.5%: 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, 2013-08-17 (Update: 2013-08-17)