Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550-20DGS00300


Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550-20DGS00300
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550-20DGS00300 (ThinkPad Edge E550 Series)
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 5500, Core: 300 - 850 MHz, single-channel memory,
4096 MB 
, 1x 4 GB DDR3-1600, 1 of 2 slots filled
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, AUO B156HTN03.6, TN screen, LED backlight, glossy: no
Intel Broadwell-U PCH-LP (Baseline)
Hitachi Travelstar Z7K500 HTS725050A7E630, 500 GB 
, 7200 rpm,
Intel Broadwell PCH-LP - High Definition Audio Controller
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: headset jack (3.5 millimeter), Card Reader: 4-in-1 (MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC)
Intel Ethernet Connection I218-V (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 27 x 377 x 256 ( = 1.06 x 14.84 x 10.08 in)
48 Wh Lithium-Ion, 6 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Webcam: 0.9 megapixels
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, 45 watt power supply
2.38 kg ( = 83.95 oz / 5.25 pounds), Power Supply: 220 g ( = 7.76 oz / 0.49 pounds)
539 Euro



Average Score: 81.6% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 58%, features: 49%, display: 75% mobility: 72%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550-20DGS00300

81.6% Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550 Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Two steps forward, one step back. Lenovo replaces a standard CPU with a ULV processor in yet another ThinkPad. Thus, the Edge E550 sacrifices some performance in favor of power consumption and emissions. The inexpensive office laptop nevertheless makes an overall solid impression.
Test: Lenovo ThinkPad E550 - pracovní základ s Full HD displejem dostal zpátky tlačítka trackpointu
Source: CZ→EN
Positive: Quiet operation in office work; long battery life; comfortable keyboard with TrackPoint; docking OneLink. Negative: Missing key illumination.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/24/2015


Model: Interestingly thin and capable, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550-20DGS00300 is a classic ThinkPad at heart. The iconic black finish with subtle red highlights on the mouse pad and TrackPoint needs no introduction especially when coupled with an award-winning full-sized keyboard which is spill-resistant. The entire device is finished in textured matte with the ThinkPad logo highlighting the cover panel and interior. From the go, every technical aspect is customizable to suit individual needs.

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550-20DGS00300 variant comes with an Intel Core i3 5005U processor clocked at 2.0 GHz, 4 GB DDR3L RAM, Intel HD Graphics 5500 and 500 GB HDD. The Windows 8.1 64 bit system comes with a 15.6 inch anti-glare screen that produces good colors and clarity. The anti-glare screen definitely aids when using the laptop on the go. There is an option to add a fingerprint scanner for added security. Other features include a DVD drive which writes at 8x, Bluetooth 4.0, an Intel Dual band Wireless 3160 AC adapter, an USB 3.0 port, an USB 2.0 port, an VGA output, an HDMI output and a card reader. Battery life is good with a 6-cell Li-Ion cell complementing the mobility of the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550-20DGS00300.

Intel HD Graphics 5500: Integrated graphics card (GT2) in the Core processors of the Broadwell U-series (15 W TDP). 

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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

5005U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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

2.38 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

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.

81.6%: 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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