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Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad X201-3249-NR2Processor: Intel Core i3 330M, Intel Core i3 380M, Intel Core i7 620LM
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 12.1 inch
Weight: 1.4kg, 1.6kg, 1.8kg
Price: 700, 1200, 1800 euro
Average Score: 75.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 67%, features: 50%, display: 58%
mobility: 43%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 50%, emissions: 77%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X201i

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X201iNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X201i
Processor: Intel Core i3 330M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 75.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

86% Leicht & ausdauernd: Subnotebooks im Test
Source: PC Praxis - 10/10 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 70%
65% Обзор субноутбука Lenovo ThinkPad X201i (NURJART)
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/15/2010
Rating: Total score: 65% performance: 44% display: 45% mobility: 55% emissions: 77%

 

Lenovo Thinkpad X201-NU7F8GE

Specifications

Lenovo Thinkpad X201-NU7F8GENotebook: Lenovo Thinkpad X201-NU7F8GE
Processor: Intel Core i7 620LM
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 1800 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

 

Lenovo Thinkpad X201 (NU7F8GE)
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/11/2011
Rating: performance: 90% features: 50% display: 70% mobility: 30% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 50%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X201-3249-NR2

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X201-3249-NR2Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X201-3249-NR2
Processor: Intel Core i3 380M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 1200 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

 

비즈니스 휴대 노트북 PC의 기준 - 레노버 싱크패드 X201 (성능편)
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/16/2011
비즈니스 휴대 노트북 PC의 기준 - 레노버 싱크패드 X201 (외형편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/09/2011

 

Comment

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.


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

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i3:

330M:

The Core i3-330M is a slower clocked 350M and therefore also lacks the Turbo Boost feature and clocks with max. 2.13 GHz. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

380M: The Core i3-380M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.53 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

620LM: The Core i7-620LM is a fast low voltage dual core processor (25W TDP including graphics) with a clock rate of 2.0-2.8 GHZ (Turbo Boost). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 266-566 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.4 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.

1.8 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


75.5%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2011-01-23 (Update: 2012-05-26)