Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E145
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Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E145
Successful Kabini update. Lenovo upgrades their little ThinkPad Edge (11.6-inches) with a Kabini APU and a considerably brighter display. Otherwise, the newbie and the predecessor model are exactly alike. Will users benefit from the upgrades? Read our review to find out.
Source: Computer Magazin - Heft 11/2014
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 91%
AMD Radeon HD 8240:
An integrated GCN-based GPU with 128 shader units and no dedicated VRAM. It is typically clocked at 400 MHz and paired with AMD E1-2500 "Kabini" APUs.
Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.
E1-2500: Dual-core APU for low-end ultraportables, codenamed Kabini. Based on the Jaguar architecture. Integrates a Radeon HD 8240 graphics card.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
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.
84.5%: 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.