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Lenovo ThinkPad T420-NW4P2GE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad T420-NW4P2GE
Lenovo ThinkPad T420-NW4P2GE (Thinkpad T420 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Display
14.0 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
1.7 kg ( = 59.97 oz / 3.75 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1700 Euro

 

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad T420-NW4P2GE

Lenovo T420: The Ultimate Business Machine
Source: Inside HW English
As expected, Lenovo have done their best to brush up their best-buy business notebooks series and present a product that is bound to have good grades with users who know exactly what they want. This model’s main selling points are its production quality, hefty software bundle by Lenovo and a high level of performance that won’t leave any user indifferent. All these considered, we feel it’s fair to excuse the few flaws that we’ve established to be plaguing this otherwise excellent PC. The belief that ThinkPad users remain ThinkPad users for life remains unchanged.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/15/2011

Comment

Series: Laptop Mag calls the battery runtime "epic", Notebookreview.com writes 10 hours, no doubt, this smaller than average laptop is made for mobile use. Generally, the screen got good ratings except in the russian site Retera. They gave their T420 model a very bad rating.

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":

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 ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer, owned the majority of the company. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

 

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


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

Lenovo Thinkpad T420
HD Graphics 3000

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Stefan Hinum, 2011-05-20 (Update: 2012-05-26)