Lenovo ThinkPad X121e NWS5QGE


Lenovo ThinkPad X121e NWS5QGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X121e NWS5QGE
Processor: AMD E-Series E-350
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6310 384 MB
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.54kg
Price: 400 euro
Average Score: 84.75% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 100%, performance: 65%, features: 72%, display: 73% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X121e NWS5QGE

83% Review Lenovo ThinkPad X121e NWS5QGE Subnotebook | Notebookcheck
Big name, small money? Lenovo's X-series has always stood for a high measure of mobility and quality. The latest entry level model ThinkPad X121e is supposed to combine existing values with a reasonable price. We have tested extensively what works in this fusion and what was left behind.
83% Lenovo ThinkPad X121e review
Source: It Pro English
We were pleasantly surprised to find that the X121e's battery lasted a lengthy seven hours and 44 minutes in our light usage web browsing test.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/22/2011
Rating: Total score: 83%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad X121e review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The 11.6in X121e preserves the ThinkPad brand’s reputation for rock-solid build quality and excellent ergonomics, and throws in a decent screen, well-placed connectivity and good battery life to boot. Frankly, it’s difficult to see how Lenovo achieved all this in a machine starting at £330, though we’d probably go for the 3G-sporting Core i3 version at just £510. Regardless, whether you’re looking for a large netbook or a versatile budget ultraportable, the X121e should be near the top of your list.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/18/2011
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 100% performance: 70% features: 80% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 70%

Foreign Reviews

83% Test Lenovo ThinkPad X121e NWS5QGE Subnotebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 62% display: 73% mobility: 92% workmanship: 86% ergonomy: 78% emissions: 90%
Lenovo X121e
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Positive: optics, workmanship, trackpoint
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/14/2012


AMD Radeon HD 6310: Integrated graphics card in the Zacate netbook processors (e.g. E-350 and E-240) featuring an UVD3 video decoder and no dedicated memory.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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

E-350: Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards. The processor is on a level with Celeron SU2300 (1.2 GHz) and the GPU part about as fast as an Nvidia ION (2).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

11.6": » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.54 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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84.75%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-09-15 (Update: 2012-05-26)