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Lenovo ThinkPad E590 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad E590-20NB0012GEProcessor: Intel Core i7 i7-8565U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop), Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 1.923kg, 1.936kg
Price: 950 euro
Average Score: 85.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
: - %, performance: 65%, features: 65%, display: 84%
mobility: 73%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 91%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad E590-20NC0003GE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad E590-20NC0003GENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad E590-20NC0003GE
Processor: Intel Core i7 i7-8565U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.923kg
Price: 950 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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83.4% Lenovo ThinkPad E590 (i7-8565U, UHD 620, FHD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Something that worked in 2018 does not have to be wrong in 2019 – this is something that Lenovo might have thought when planning the announcement of the ThinkPad E590. The new Lenovo ThinkPad is pretty much the same machine as the older E580 with a new CPU. Is the ThinkPad E590 still a sensible choice for an office laptop?

 

Lenovo ThinkPad E590-20NB0012GE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad E590-20NB0012GENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad E590-20NB0012GE
Processor: Intel Core i7 i7-8565U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop) 2048 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.936kg
Price: 950 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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87.6% Lenovo ThinkPad E590 (i7, RX 550X, SSD, FHD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
With the ThinkPad E590, Lenovo delivers a quiet workstation with very good keyboard and trackpad plus TrackPoint. The dedicated Radeon RX 550X GPU is only able to realise its potential for short periods of time, as the laptop's cooling system is not up to the task for longer sessions of use. This means that gaming is not really an option.
Lenovo ThinkPad E590 review – Whiskey Lake processors in ThinkPad E580 body
Source: Laptop Media English
All in all, we see a good business laptop here – with all the security features that distinguish the ThinkPad brand. However, we are a little disappointed by the simple rebranding Lenovo made. We were expecting it to bring something even better, but it happened to be the same device. Still, we would recommend it over the HP ProBook 450 G6, simply because of the amazing keyboard. However, if you are willing to pay a little bit extra, Dell has a great business 15-incher in the face of Latitude 15 5590.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/18/2019
Lenovo ThinkPad E590 review – Whiskey Lake processors in ThinkPad E580 body
Source: Laptop Media English
All in all, we see a good business laptop here – with all the security features that distinguish the ThinkPad brand. However, we are a little disappointed by the simple rebranding Lenovo made. We were expecting it to bring something even better, but it happened to be the same device. Still, we would recommend it over the HP ProBook 450 G6, simply because of the amazing keyboard. However, if you are willing to pay a little bit extra, Dell has a great business 15-incher in the face of Latitude 15 5590.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/18/2019

 

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.

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.

AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop): Polaris based entry level dedicated graphics card with 512 shaders (8 CUs) and 4 GB GDDR5 graphics memory (128 bit memory bus).

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


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.  

i7-8565U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4.6 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.

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


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


1.923 kg:

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

1.936 kg:


85.5%: 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, 2019-04-26 (Update: 2019-04-30)