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Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E540 20C6003AGE

Specifications

Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E540 20C6003AGE
Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E540 20C6003AGE (ThinkPad Edge E540 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-4702MQ 2.2 GHz (Intel Core i7), 4x 2,2 GHz, Hyperthreading, TDP 37 W
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M - 2048 MB, Core: 980 MHz, Memory: 1800 MHz, 327.62, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR3, single channel, two RAM slots (one occupied)
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, Lenovo LEN40B4, TN LED, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM87 (Lynx Point)
Storage
WDC WD10JPVX-08JC3T5 + Sandisk SSD U110 16GB, 1000 GB 
Soundcard
Intel Lynx Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: analog in/out, 3.5 mm jack, Card Reader: SD/SDHC/SDXC, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Wireless-N 7260 (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
Optical drive
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GU70N
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 29.6 x 377 x 250 ( = 1.17 x 14.84 x 9.84 in)
Battery
62 Wh Lithium-Ion, L11M6F01, 11.1 V, 5.6Ah, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 6.2 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64 Bit) + Windows 8 Pro (64 Bit)
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: Accu Type, Keyboard Light: no, various Lenovo-Tools, MS Office 365 (trial version), Cyberlink PowerDVD, Norton Internet Security (30 days trial version), Absolute Data Protect, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
2.4 kg ( = 84.66 oz / 5.29 pounds), Power Supply: 450 g ( = 15.87 oz / 0.99 pounds)
Price
899.00 Euro

 

Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 73%, features: 66%, display: 77% mobility: 71%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 86%

Reviews for the Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E540 20C6003AGE

82% Review Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 20C6003AGE Notebook | Notebookcheck
Workhorse. Lenovo updated its devices with the latest hardware but did not change the concept of the cheap Edge series. The company offers many different models and our review will reveal whether the surcharge for the top model is justified.
Biznesowy laptop w dobrej cenie?
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Robust case; very comfortable, precise touchpad; robust spill-resistant keyboard; keypad TrackPoint; relatively life; long battery life; relatively low price; number of configurations. Negative: Poor webcam; layout of the keyboard; poor quality of the display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/10/2014
Ревю на Lenovo ThinkPad E540 – когато бизнесът е на първо място
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Comfortable keyboard; long battery life; good brightness and accurate colors of the display; high performance; easy access to the cooling system, disc media, RAM memory (two slots), BIOS battery and Wi-Fi module. Negative: Relatively thick; not very high coverage of sRGB color space.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/28/2014

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GT 700M series. Based on the Kepler architecture and manufactured by TSMC in a 28nm process.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» 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.  


4702MQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.2 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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


2.4 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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.


82%: 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.


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

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

Acer Aspire E1-570G
GeForce GT 740M, Core i3 3217U
Asus K56CB
GeForce GT 740M, Pentium 2117U
Lenovo Essential M5400
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200M
Toshiba Satellite M50T-A-10G
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Stefan Hinum, 2014-04-10 (Update: 2014-04-10)