Lenovo ThinkPad L450-20DT0001GE
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Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad L450-20DT0001GE
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Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 77% performance: 77% features: 76% display: 83% mobility: 51% ergonomy: 83%
Model: The Lenovo ThinkPad L450-20DT0001GE is an all-round business class laptop with a solid build quality. Design follows the classic ThinkPad series with clean edges and a scratch resistant matte finish in black. The hinges installed are durable and hold the display in position well. The competitively priced Lenovo ThinkPad L450-20DT0001GE is ultra-light and has been tested against military specifications. The full-size, spill-resistant keyboard delivers an excellent typing experience and the touchpad is comfortable. The Lenovo ThinkPad L450-20DT0001GE's anti-glare 14 inch display with FHD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is bright and sharp.
The audio quality is also impressive with the stereo speakers tuned by Dolby Home Theater. Users can select from Windows 7 to Windows 10 depending on their business needs. On-board are an Intel Core i5-5200U processor, up to 16 GB of RAM and an Intel HD 5500 GPU. Storage comes in the form of a 500 GB HDD or up to a 256 GB SSD if faster transfer rates are required. Other features on the Lenovo ThinkPad L450-20DT0001GE are three USB 3.0 ports, a card reader, a mini DisplayPort, a VGA port and a 720p webcam. The battery rated at 48 Wh makes for a battery life of up to 7 hours.
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.
5200U: 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.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this 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 old and big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal; nowadays, rather typical for 15 inch laptops.
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.
73%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.