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Lenovo ThinkPad E480 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KN001QGEProcessor: Intel Core i5 8250U, Intel Core i7 8550U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop), Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch
Weight: 1.78kg, 1.787kg, 1.8kg
Price: 599, 750, 900 euro
Average Score: 80.1% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 6 reviews)
: - %, performance: 86%, features: 69%, display: 80%
mobility: 77%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 95%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KNCTO1WW

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KNCTO1WWNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KNCTO1WW
Processor: Intel Core i5 8250U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.787kg
Price: 599 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

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
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%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KN001NGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KN001NGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KN001NGE
Processor: Intel Core i7 8550U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop)
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

Lenovo ThinkPad E480
Source: PC Mag English
Lenovo's 14-inch ThinkPad E480 packs some extra weight and can run noisy, but it delivers a durable metal chassis and competitive performance for a mainstream laptop.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/21/2018
Lenovo ThinkPad E480 review – ThinkPad quality on the budget
Source: Laptop Media English
Like any other, the Lenovo ThinkPad E480 is not perfect. The notebook has its pros and cons, however, the overall experience using it left us with a pleasant thought. As we mentioned in the beginning, the ThinkPad E480 is priced a little bit more than other models with similar hardware but some premium features justify this.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/16/2018
81% Lenovo ThinkPad E480 Solider Business-Allrounder mit ordentlich Power
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 100% features: 74% display: 78% mobility: 76% ergonomy: 84%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KN001QGE

The Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KN001QGE is a business ready laptop. It is designed to maximize productivity while ensuring the best value. Although it packs some extra weight and can run noisy, it delivers a durable metal chassis and competitive performance for a mainstream laptop. The rounded corners and edges give way to a more angular, rectangular design with clean lines, which looks much more sophisticated than the somewhat clumsy predecessor. With the case materials, Lenovo is changing from a coated plastic lid to a black-finished aluminum display cover. The base unit is made of black plastic with a smooth coating in the palm rest area. The display frame and the underside are made of brushed plastic. the E480 is also available in a silver color. As for the display, it is a Full HD IPS screen with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080. pixels. The display built into the E480 is matte and without touch-options. The E480 achieves at least a maximum brightness of 251 cd/m² in the middle segment of the display. The matte display surface in combination with sufficient brightness allows outdoor use, but one should definitely avoid the sun. In the shadows or in cloudy weather, a user can use the E480 outside without problems. The hardware specifications featured is the Intel Core i5-8250U processors. The processor is a quad-core processor. The four cores clocked with 1.6 GHz (basic clock) or 3.4 GHz running in turbo. The Intel UHD Graphics 620 is always available, paired with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD. The E480 is not a gaming notebook, but PC games are possible. Newer titles are playable, but details and resolution have to be reduced. Although the E480 is a business notebook, Lenovo says it will be best for smaller companies. Therefore, the E480 does not have all the security features found in the Enterprise ThinkPads of the T or L series. For example, a smart card slot is missing. However, there is a basic set of security features. In addition to TPM 2.0, this also includes a touch-based fingerprint reader placed between the keyboard and the ThinkPad logo in the wrist-rest. This fingerprint reader works just as well as with the other ThinkPads. The E480 was built to last and tested for durability. It packs the renowned ThinkPad reliability and is backed by a one- or two-year base warranty, with up to three years total available. Lenovo's E480 incorporates an internal lithium-polymer battery with exactly the same battery capacity as its predecessor. In fact, the battery has a capacity of 45 watt-hours. E480 is one of the first models of the E-series with an optional illuminated keyboard (white backlit, two-stage). Not only that, the keys of our Chicony keyboard have a smooth feel, a sufficiently large stroke (about 1.8 mm) and a crisp pressure point. As a conclusion, the ThinkPad E480 is a tempting notebook with powerful components for an affordable price. It is essentially aimed at business users who are looking to get the benefits of ThinkPad laptops at a more affordable price tag. Hands-On-Artikel von Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KN001QGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad E480-20KN001QGE
Processor: Intel Core i5 8250U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.78kg
Price: 750 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 71% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

71% Lenovo ThinkPad E480 Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Lenovo ThinkPad E480 not only continues to wear the E series badge with pride but also returns to its roots by displaying some traditional ThinkPad traits. This new model is definitely a job well done.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 71%

 

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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.

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

AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop): Polaris 12 based entry level dedicated graphics card with 512 shaders (8 CUs).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core 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. 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.  

8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.78 kg:

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

1.8 kg:


80.1%: 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, 2018-04- 4 (Update: 2018-04- 4)