Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550-20DGS00300
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Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550-20DGS00300
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.
Source: Notebook.cz 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.
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.
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.
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