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Lenovo ThinkPad T420-NW4P2GE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad T420-NW4P2GENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad T420-NW4P2GE (Thinkpad T420 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.7kg
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": 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.


1.7 kg: This sub-notebook weighs less than the average of all notebooks and represents a medium class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 11 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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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-05-20 (Update: 2012-05-26)