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Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Series

Lenovo ThinkBook 15 G2 ITL, i7-1165G7Processor: Intel Comet Lake i5-10210U, Intel Ice Lake i5-1035G4, Intel Ice Lake i7-1060G7, Intel Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, Intel Tiger Lake i7-1165G7
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon 620, Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 1.7kg, 1.759kg, 1.8kg, 1.852kg
Price: 719, 809, 1000 euro
Average Score: 80.65% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 15 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 74%, features: 66%, display: 82%, mobility: 67%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 94%

 

Lenovo ThinkBook 15-IML-XXTBXTM8001

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkBook 15-IML-XXTBXTM8001Notebook: Lenovo ThinkBook 15-IML-XXTBXTM8001
Processor: Intel Ice Lake i7-1060G7
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon 620
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 78% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

78% Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Review: Lenovo’s New Book will Make SMB’s Think
Source: Tech PP English
Looking for a notebook for work? And have not the bucks for the highly coveted ThinkPad? Lenovo has now brought the ThinkBook into the Think mix, providing small businesses and entrepreneurs with a device that is work oriented and does not come with too crazy a price tag.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/07/2020
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 80% performance: 80% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo ra mắt dòng laptop ThinkBook 14 và ThinkBook 15 tại Việt Nam giá từ 12 triệu
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; premium design; solid workmanship; metal case; nice ergonomy.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/27/2019
Lenovo ra 2 mẫu laptop ThinkBook 14, 15 mới dành cho doanh nghiệp vừa và nhỏ
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Modern processor; slim size; light weight; high performance; nice connectivity.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/10/2019

 

Lenovo ThinkBook 15

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkBook 15Notebook: Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i5-10210U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.852kg
Price: 809 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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81.8% Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Laptop Review: An affordable office device with a Comet Lake processor | Notebookcheck
The ThinkBook range is the link between the ThinkPad and IdeaPad series. The inexpensive entry-level laptop should not only convince home users, though. In this review, we will clarify whether the ThinkBook 15 can master everyday office life.
Lenovo Thinkbook 15
Source: Tech Smart English
The Lenovo Thinkbook 15 ticks the majority of boxes needed for a notebook aimed at the SME market. It’s a good-looking machine that gets the job done, thanks to decent specs (including an SSD), great ports, an added number pad, Vantage software and full HD screen. That said, little niggles such as viewing angle concerns, battery life under eight hours, and a lack of lights on certain buttons, take away from the overall score.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/11/2020
Lenovo Thinkbook 15
Source: Tech Smart English
The Lenovo Thinkbook 15 ticks the majority of boxes needed for a notebook aimed at the SME market. It’s a good-looking machine that gets the job done, thanks to decent specs (including an SSD), great ports, an added number pad, Vantage software and full HD screen. That said, little niggles such as viewing angle concerns, battery life under eight hours, and a lack of lights on certain buttons, take away from the overall score.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/11/2020
Lenovo ThinkBook 15 review – something that provides a great value
Source: Laptop Media English
Sadly, the cooling of this device seems a little underwhelming – Lenovo uses a single, thin and long heat pipe to cool off both their CPU and GPU – not the greatest strategy known to mankind. However, if you are a typer, you will love the keyboard, as it has good travel clicky feedback and huge keycaps. Also, let’s not forget the backlight, the NumberPad section and the fingerprint reader, which is embedded into the Power On/Off button.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/23/2020
Lenovo ThinkBook 15 review – something that provides a great value
Source: Laptop Media English
Sadly, the cooling of this device seems a little underwhelming – Lenovo uses a single, thin and long heat pipe to cool off both their CPU and GPU – not the greatest strategy known to mankind. However, if you are a typer, you will love the keyboard, as it has good travel clicky feedback and huge keycaps. Also, let’s not forget the backlight, the NumberPad section and the fingerprint reader, which is embedded into the Power On/Off button.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/23/2020
Lenovo ThinkBook 15 review – something that provides a great value
Source: Laptop Media English
Sadly, the cooling of this device seems a little underwhelming – Lenovo uses a single, thin and long heat pipe to cool off both their CPU and GPU – not the greatest strategy known to mankind. However, if you are a typer, you will love the keyboard, as it has good travel clicky feedback and huge keycaps. Also, let’s not forget the backlight, the NumberPad section and the fingerprint reader, which is embedded into the Power On/Off button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2020
Lenovo ThinkBook 15 review – something that provides a great value
Source: Laptop Media English
Sadly, the cooling of this device seems a little underwhelming – Lenovo uses a single, thin and long heat pipe to cool off both their CPU and GPU – not the greatest strategy known to mankind. However, if you are a typer, you will love the keyboard, as it has good travel clicky feedback and huge keycaps. Also, let’s not forget the backlight, the NumberPad section and the fingerprint reader, which is embedded into the Power On/Off button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2020

 

Lenovo ThinkBook 15-IIL-20SM001VMH

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkBook 15-IIL-20SM001VMHNotebook: Lenovo ThinkBook 15-IIL-20SM001VMH
Processor: Intel Ice Lake i5-1035G4
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

80% Lenovo ThinkBook 15 IIL (20SM001VMH)
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/21/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Gen2 ITL

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Gen2 ITLNotebook: Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Gen2 ITL
Processor: Intel Tiger Lake i5-1135G7
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.759kg
Price: 719 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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82.8% Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Gen2 Laptop review: Affordable Tiger Lake laptop | Notebookcheck
With the ThinkBook 15, Lenovo already presented a solid work device one year ago. Now the second generation of the office laptops also wants to convince in everyday operation with many equipment options and Tiger Lake CPUs. Our review clarifies how well it succeeds in this.
[REVIEW] Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Gen 2 – full Tiger Lake power with surprisingly bad iGPU performance
Source: Laptop Media English
Recently, Lenovo has started another brand in the name of the ThinkBook series. It was aimed at people who need ThinkPad security levels but don't want the industrial design. Indeed the company delivers on style with their second generation ThinkBook 15. It is paired with the low-voltage Tiger Lake processors, so you should expect decent performance out of it. That's of course if Lenovo managed to design a good cooling system.
Support, online available, Short, Date: 01/21/2022
[REVIEW] Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Gen 2 – full Tiger Lake power with surprisingly bad iGPU performance
Source: Laptop Media English
Recently, Lenovo has started another brand in the name of the ThinkBook series. It was aimed at people who need ThinkPad security levels but don't want the industrial design. Indeed the company delivers on style with their second generation ThinkBook 15. It is paired with the low-voltage Tiger Lake processors, so you should expect decent performance out of it. That's of course if Lenovo managed to design a good cooling system.
Support, online available, Short, Date: 01/21/2022

 

Lenovo ThinkBook 15 G2 ITL, i7-1165G7

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkBook 15 G2 ITL, i7-1165G7Notebook: Lenovo ThinkBook 15 G2 ITL, i7-1165G7
Processor: Intel Tiger Lake i7-1165G7
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Gen 2 review – full Tiger Lake power with surprisingly bad iGPU performance
Source: Laptop Media English
Another year has passed, and Lenovo is improving their ThinkBook 15 quite well. Now, the processor they use is being used pretty well, and the cooling solution is able to maintain the higher 28W sustained power limit of the Core i7-1165G7. Interestingly, the graphics performance is extremely poor, considering the power of this GPU. And this is with all performance enhancements and the latest drivers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/15/2021
Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Gen 2 - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/15/2021

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo mang tới lựa chọn mạnh mẽ và linh hoạt cho doanh nghiệp với bộ đôi ThinkBook giá từ 15 triệu
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Decent processor; high mobility; nice performance; good price.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 03/13/2021

 

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, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. 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.


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

AMD Radeon 620: Entry level graphics card with 320 shaders (5 compute units) or 384 shaders (6 compute units), 4 GB DDR3 or GDDR5 and a 64 Bit memory bus. Therefore, comparable to an old Radeon R7 M445 / M440 / M340 / M255 (28nm GCN).

Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.

Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU): Integrated graphics card in Intel Ice-Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 11 architecture with 48 of the 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model ranging from 300 MHz base to 1050 - 1100 MHz boost. The Ice-Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel produced.

Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G7 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 80 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 96 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Ice Lake:

i7-1060G7: Ice-Lake based low power quad core processor for thin and light laptops and tablets. Integrated four Sunnycove cores clocked at 1 - 3.8 GHz that support Hyperthreading (8 threads). Furthermore, the SoC integrates a powerful Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 graphics card clocked at 1.1 GHz and Wifi 6 / Thunderbolt partly integrated. The chip is manufactured in the modern 10nm process at Intel.

i5-1035G4: Ice-Lake based low power quad core processor for thin and light laptops. Integrated four Sunnycove cores clocked at 1.1 - 3.7 GHz that support Hyperthreading (8 threads). Furthermore, the SoC integrates a relatively fast Iris Plus G4 graphics card  and Wifi 6 / Thunderbolt partly integrated. The chip is manufactured in the modern 10nm process at Intel.

Intel Comet Lake:

i5-10210U: Comet Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Whiskey Lake and still produced in 14nm++). The CPU cores can clock between 1.6 and 4.2 GHz (all 4 cores 3.9 GHz max.) with HyperThreading (8 threads). The integrated memory controller supports LPDDR4-2933 and using cTDP up/down the performance can be adjusted by the OEM (10 - 25 Watt possible, 15W default). Compared to the faster i5-10510U, the level 3 cache was reduced from 8 to 6 MB.

Intel Tiger Lake:

i5-1135G7: A quad-core, mid-range processor of Tiger Lake product family designed for use in ultra-light laptops. The i5 is manufactured on Intel's second-gen 10 nm process marketed as SuperFin and features an 80 EU Iris Xe G7 iGPU. Core i5-1135G7 has a base clock speed of 2.4 GHz as long as it is allowed to consume 28 watts.

i7-1165G7: An upper mid-range, quad-core processor of Tiger Lake product family. The i7 is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops; it is manufactured on Intel's second-gen 10 nm process marketed as SuperFin. The CPU cores run at 2.8 GHz (base clock speed @ 28 W TDP) to 4.7 GHz (single-core Boost frequency). This i7 features the 96 EU Intel Iris Xe G7 iGPU; it was the second-fastest CPU of TGL-UP3 line-up when Intel initially launched the series in 2020.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


1.7 kg:

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

1.852 kg:


80.65%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2020-03-10 (Update: 2020-03-10)