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Lenovo ThinkPad A285-20MX0002GE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad A285-20MX0002GE
Lenovo ThinkPad A285-20MX0002GE
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 - 1024 MB, Core: 1100 MHz, Memory: 1200 MHz, Shared Memory, 23.20.826.9216
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR4-2400, soldered, Dual-Channel
Display
12.5 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 176 PPI, N125HCE-GN1, IPS LED
Mainboard
AMD CZ FCH
Storage
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ, 256 GB 
, M.2 SSD (NVMe)
Soundcard
Realtek Audio
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combined stereo jack, Card Reader: MicroSD, 1 SmartCard, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Realtek RTL8822BE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCIe Adapter (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 17.4 x 307.7 x 209.8 ( = 0.69 x 12.11 x 8.26 in)
Battery
48 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 6 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p with ThinkShutter
Additional features
Speakers: 2 W Stereo, Keyboard: 6-row Chiclet with TrackPoint, ThinkPad Ethernet Extension Adapter Gen 2 , 36 Months Warranty
Weight
1.145 kg ( = 40.39 oz / 2.52 pounds), Power Supply: 341 g ( = 12.03 oz / 0.75 pounds)
Price
1439 EUR

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 88.4% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 71%, features: 68%, display: 84% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 92%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad A285-20MX0002GE

88.4% Lenovo ThinkPad A285 (Ryzen 5 Pro, Vega 8, FHD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
The new design now accommodates an AMD system and is called A285 within the ThinkPad A-series. We check how the 12-inch AMD-powered device can compete with the Intel-based competition.
The Lenovo ThinkPad A285 (12.5-Inch) Review: Ryzen Pro Gets Down to Business
Source: AnandTech English
Despite the issues with AMD’s mobile platform, there’s little doubt there is demand for their products, and for those in the market for a well-built Ryzen Mobile laptop, it’s hard to look further than this. If your business is interested in devices with DASH support, AMD’s Ryzen Pro series has you covered with open-source device management, comparable with Intel’s vPro offerings. Lenovo is offering a great product featuring AMD Ryzen, with a quiet and reliable design, plenty of business features, and a laptop that is incredibly easy to travel with. Hopefully AMD can sort out its power issues soon, and make their product more competitive in such a competitive design as this Lenovo ThinkPad A285.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/18/2018

Comment

AMD Vega 8: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 8 CUs (= 512 shaders) and a clock of up to 1100 MHz. 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.
PRO 2500U: Mobile business APU that integrates four Zen cores clocked at 2 to 3.6 GHz. The TDP is configurable between 12 to 25 Watt (15 W nominal) and the integrated Radeon RX Vega 8 is clocked at up to 1100 MHz. Compared to the consumer Ryzen 5 2500U, the PRO versions offer additional security features.» 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.
1.145 kg:

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


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.


88.4%: 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.

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-01- 2 (Update: 2019-04-30)