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Lenovo ThinkPad L15, i5-10210U

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad L15, i5-10210U
Lenovo ThinkPad L15, i5-10210U (ThinkPad L15 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-10210U 4 x 1.6 - 4.2 GHz, Comet Lake-U
Graphics adapter
Memory
8 GB 
, DDR4-2666
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Storage
256 GB NVMe, 256 GB 
Connections
2 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, USB-C
Networking
Intel Ethernet Connection I219-V (10/100/1000MBit/s), Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 21 x 367 x 250 ( = 0.83 x 14.45 x 9.84 in)
Battery
45 Wh Lithium-Polymer, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 11 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet with Numpad, Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.98 kg ( = 69.84 oz / 4.37 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
950 Euro

 

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Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad L15, i5-10210U

Lenovo ThinkPad L15 review – comes loaded with security features
Source: Laptop Media English Archive.org version
Once again, we have to mention that we got the Intel version of this notebook. Ultimately, there should be very little to no difference between the two, but we feel that it has to be mentioned. Especially considering that this laptop is hardly any upgrade over its predecessor. If you need more performance from your workhorse – go for the AMD models. The Comet Lake-U ones are nothing special, to be honest.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/28/2020
Lenovo ThinkPad L15 - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English Archive.org version
Support, online available, Short, Date: 07/28/2020

Comment

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.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


i5-10210U: Comet Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Whiskey Lake and still produced in 14nm++). The CPU cores can clock between 1.6 and 4.2 GHz (all 4 cores 3.9 GHz max.) with HyperThreading (8 threads). The integrated memory controller supports LPDDR4-2933 and using cTDP up/down the performance can be adjusted by the OEM (10 - 25 Watt possible, 15W default). Compared to the faster i5-10510U, the level 3 cache was reduced from 8 to 6 MB.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

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


Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Current Prices
Stefan Hinum, 2020-08-18 (Update: 2020-08-18)