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Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KNCTO1WW


Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KNCTO1WW
Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KNCTO1WW (ThinkPad E480 Series)
Intel Core i5-8250U 4 x 1.6 - 3.4 GHz, Kaby Lake Refresh
Graphics adapter
Intel UHD Graphics 620,
4096 MB 
, DDR4-2400, 1 of 2 slots free, max. 32 GB
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, Innolux N140HCA-EAC, IPS LED, glossy: no
Intel Kaby Lake-U + iHDCP 2.2 Premium PCH
Toshiba KBG30ZMT128G, 128 GB 
, M.2 2242 PCIe, 92 GB free
Conexant CX11852
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm audio combo jack, Card Reader: MicroSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit/s), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.1
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.9 x 329 x 242 ( = 0.78 x 12.95 x 9.53 in)
45 Wh, 3980 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Webcam: 720p
Additional features
Speakers: 1.5 W stereo speakers, Keyboard: 6-row chiclet keyboard, Keyboard Light: no, 12 Months Warranty
1.787 kg ( = 63.03 oz / 3.94 pounds), Power Supply: 358 g ( = 12.63 oz / 0.79 pounds)
599 EUR



Average Score: 84.2% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 71%, features: 63%, display: 82% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 91%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KNCTO1WW

88.4% Lenovo ThinkPad E480 (i5-8250U, UHD 620, SSD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Unpretentious workhorse! Having recently reviewed the 2018 ThinkPad equipped with a Radeon RX 550 GPU, we now have the entry-level SKU in our lab. We are particularly interested in temperatures, which were the E480's most pronounced and prominent weak spot.
Ревю на Lenovo ThinkPad E480 – ThinkPad качество с достъпна цена
Source: Laptop Mag English
Както всяко друго устройство, така и Lenovo ThinkPad E480 не е перфектен. Има си своите плюсове и минуси, но ни остави с приятно впечатление. Както споменахме в началото, ThinkPad E480 е с малко по-висока цена от други модели със сходен хардуер, но някои първокласни характеристики оправдават това.
Positive: High mobility; compact size and light weight; nice display; excellent ergonomy; backlit keys. Negative: Overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/15/2018

Foreign Reviews

80% Lenovo Thinkpad E480 – Gut Genug, Um Mit Den Grossen Zu Spielen?
Source: Cyberbloc German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%


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.

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

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

i5-8250U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,100 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.

1.787 kg:

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

84.2%: 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, 2018-06- 2 (Update: 2019-04-30)