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Lenovo Thinkpad T420-NW3MNGE

Specifications

Lenovo Thinkpad T420-NW3MNGENotebook: Lenovo Thinkpad T420-NW3MNGE (Thinkpad T420 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2520M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 1500 euro
Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)

Reviews for the Lenovo Thinkpad T420-NW3MNGE

70% Lenovo ThinkPad T420
Source: Techreview Source English
The Lenovo ThinkPad T420 is a typical-looking 14-inch business laptop that has a few things going for it. First, it has really good performance due to its Intel Core i5 CPU and 4GB of RAM. It also has a decent amount of connectivity, including eSATA, and extra long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/13/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad T420 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Lenovo ThinkPad T420 is solidly constructed and offers racehorse performance. It's highly configurable with multiple warranty options, as befits a business laptop. Just about every IT person we know swears by the T series, for their clients and themselves. That should tell you everything you need to know about the long-term reliability of these laptops.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/26/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Lenovo's ThinkPad T420
Source: Bright Hub English
The Lenovo ThinkPad T420 is an impressive business class laptop that offers a lot of power packaged into a slightly smaller than average size that yields much improved battery consumption. The ThinkPad T420 is packed with features you won't find on a lot of other models, but those extra bells and whistles do come at a price. Overall, this is a solid machine that should more than meet your mobile computing needs.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/13/2011
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad T420 review
Source: APC Mag English
If you're in the market for a solid business notebook, you'll get your money's worth with Lenovo's latest ThinkPad. Business users should be excited about the Lenovo ThinkPad T420. It’s powerful, pleasant to use and packs in a volume of business-specific functionality. It isn’t cheap, but for what’s included any buyer is easily getting their money’s worth.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/22/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo ThinkPad T420 - práce na prvním místě
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
positive: silent, high-end-keyboard, display with good viewing angles; negative: loud hard disk
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/02/2011

Comment

Series: Laptop Mag calls the battery runtime "epic", Notebookreview.com writes 10 hours, no doubt, this smaller than average laptop is made for mobile use. Generally, the screen got good ratings except in the russian site Retera. They gave their T420 model a very bad rating.

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.


2520M: 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.


14.0":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this 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.


2.2 kg:

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


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


85%: 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.

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HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2430M
Gateway ID47H07u
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2430M
Sony Vaio VPC-EG27FM/W
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2430M
Dell Inspiron 14z (N411z)
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2430M
Toshiba Satellite P745-S4250
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2410M
HP Pavilion dm4-2001er
HD Graphics 3000, Core i3 2310M
Fujitsu LifeBook S751
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2410M

Devices with the same GPU

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HD Graphics 3000, Core i3 2350M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Samsung 300E5Z-A02RS
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2450M, 15.6", 2.3 kg
HP Folio 13-1012tu
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2467M, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Toshiba Portégé R835-P88
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2450M, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Asus B23E-XH71
HD Graphics 3000, Core i7 2620M, 12.5", 1.6 kg
Toshiba Portégé R830-S8312
HD Graphics 3000, Core i3 2330M, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Toshiba Satellite P775-S7236
HD Graphics 3000, Core i7 2630QM, 17.3", 3 kg
Toshiba Satellite L755-10C
HD Graphics 3000, Core i3 2310M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
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HD Graphics 3000, Core i3 2310M, 15.6", 2.6 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-06-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)