Lenovo ThinkPad L430


Lenovo ThinkPad L430Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad L430 (Thinkpad L Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3210M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000 1024 MB
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.255kg
Price: 750 euro
Average Score: 86.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 79%, features: 80%, display: 73% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 89%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad L430

85% Review Lenovo ThinkPad L430 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Worker of the Month. The Lenovo ThinkPad L430 is a true office notebook. Lenovo has paid special attention to making this model practical and giving it clever extras. So do these make everyday office work easier, or is a coffee machine the better investment of the 840 Euros (~$1089)? Find out in the following review.
88% Lenovo ThinkPad L430 (N2L3RGE)
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft Nr. 5 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 88%
Lenovo ThinkPad L430 - seriózně do práce
Source: CZ→EN
Positive: Extra built-in LCD color rendering; full terminal equipment, including minor interface; minimal noise at low load; space for a second hard drive. Negative: Low quality speakers; Unnecessarily intense light of a series of blue LEDs; processor temperature at maximum load; small margin control backlight.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/08/2012
レノボ ThinkPad L430の実機レビュー
Source: The Hikaku JA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/07/2012


Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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

3210M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 GPU, core clock 2.5 - 3.1 GHz» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.

2.255 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

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 %

Lenovo reviews

86.5%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-09-24 (Update: 2012-09-24)