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Lenovo ThinkPad L520 NWB53GE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad L520 NWB53GENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad L520 NWB53GE (ThinkPad L520 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.604kg
Average Score: 79.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 66%, features: 79%, display: 67% mobility: 69%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 87%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad L520 NWB53GE

86% Review Lenovo ThinkPad L520 NWB53GE Notebook | Notebookcheck
ThinkPad-Discounter. A real ThinkPad available for less than 600 Euros? Lenovo's low-cost ThinkPad L520 makes it possible. Included are good input devices and a Docking Port. Perfect business style in a casual black?

Foreign Reviews

86% Test Lenovo ThinkPad L520 NWB53GE Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/20/2011
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 72% display: 73% mobility: 81% workmanship: 84% ergonomy: 89% emissions: 96%
67% Обзор ноутбука Lenovo ThinkPad L520
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/04/2011
Rating: Total score: 67% performance: 53% display: 54% mobility: 43% emissions: 68%

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.


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.


2.604 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.


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


79.67%: 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, 2011-05-24 (Update: 2012-05-26)