Lenovo ThinkPad X130e


Lenovo ThinkPad X130eNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X130e
Processor: AMD E-Series E-300
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6310
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 500 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 61%, features: - %, display: 69% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 91%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X130e

60% Lenovo ThinkPad X130e
Source: CNet English
How do you feel about kids with ThinkPads? The education-targeted Lenovo ThinkPad X130e is a mixed bag of an 11-inch laptop: not exactly inspiring or all that ergonomic, but built like a tank. It's simply not good enough in terms of design, price, or performance to merit serious consideration for most.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/19/2012
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 60% mobility: 80%
ThinkPad X130e Review
Source: English
The ThinkPad X130e delivers everything Lenovo promises for the classroom. The features and rugged design are essential for unforgiving classroom environments. The processor offers limited power, but is more than adequate for the needs of K-12 students. Administrators will appreciate the included security features. The iPad is a hot topic for schools, but the ThinkPad X130e offers a more durable learning tool geared at productivity and learning.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/18/2012
75% Lenovo ThinkPad X130e laptop
Source: Good Gear Guide English
The ThinkPad X130e feels sturdy and is comfortable to type on, despite being a little laptop, and it ships with a tiny power adapter, which puts the overall weight of the package at a smidgin over 2kg. It has a decent screen and battery life and its base doesn't get overly warm after prolonged operation.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/01/2012
Rating: Total score: 75%
60% Lenovo ThinkPad X130e Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
The least-expensive ThinkPad available, the X130e is purpose-built for education-market customers more interested in durability than speed. We wouldn't recommend it for general consumers, but school systems that need a fleet of low-cost laptops for basic computing will find it a good match.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/21/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Lenovo ThinkPad X130e Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
When it goes on sale in February, the $495 Lenovo ThinkPad X130e will be more than capable for elementary school students. While its performance isn't off the charts, it's more than capable for basic tasks such as word processing and surfing the Web, and its keyboard is excellent. We wish its touchpad were larger, but the trackpoint makes up for that deficiency. Its rugged features will be especially welcome to school IT departments. Overall, the X130e is a good value for its target audience.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/16/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

85% Test Lenovo ThinkPad X130e Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/31/2012
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 62% display: 69% mobility: 92% workmanship: 91% ergonomy: 87% emissions: 92%


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.


Slow Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards.

» 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.

1.8 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 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

70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-01-24 (Update: 2012-05-26)