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Lenovo ThinkPad X220T 4298-2YG

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X220T 4298-2YGNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X220T 4298-2YG (ThinkPad X220T Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2620M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 12.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.92kg
Price: 1700 euro
Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: 71%, display: 89% mobility: 94%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X220T 4298-2YG

87% Review Lenovo ThinkPad X220T 4298-2YG Convertible/Notebook | Notebookcheck
Digitalizer. The successful ThinkPad X220 range continues its predecessors' tradition and also has a convertible model in its new revision available. The X220t, with a rotating screen, digitizer and touchscreen, has to show it's qualities in the following review.
87% Test Lenovo ThinkPad X220T 4298-2YG Convertible/Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/20/2011
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 80% display: 89% mobility: 97% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 90%

Comment

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.


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.  


2620M: Very fast Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


12.5":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that 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.


1.92 kg:

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


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


87%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


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

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Fujitsu LifeBook TH701
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2430M
HP EliteBook 2760p-LX389AW
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2540M
Lenovo ThinkPad X220T
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2520M

Devices with the same GPU

Panasonic Toughbook CF-19, Sandy Bridge
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2520M, 10.1", 2.3 kg
Fujitsu Lifebook T901
HD Graphics 3000, Core i7 2620M, 13.3", 2 kg
Dell Latitude XT3
HD Graphics 3000, Core i7 2620M, 13.3", 2 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-08-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)