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Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BWS03F00


Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BWS03F00
Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BWS03F00 (ThinkPad T450s Series)
Intel Core i7-5600U 2 x 2.6 - 3.2 GHz (Intel Core i7)
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 5500, Core: 950 MHz, dual channel RAM,
12 GB 
, dual channel DDR3L-1600, 4 GB soldered + 8 GB inserted, 1 of 1 slot filled
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, LP140WF3-SPD1, IPS screen, LED backlight, glossy: no
Intel Broadwell-U PCH-LP (Premium)
Intel SSD Pro 2500 Series SSDSC2BF360A5L, 360 GB 
, 296 GB free
Intel Broadwell PCH-LP - High Definition Audio Controller
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headset jack, Card Reader: 4-in-1 (MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC), 1 SmartCard, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Intel I218-LM Gigabit (10/100/1000MBit/s), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.0
height x width x depth (in mm): 20.7 x 331 x 226 ( = 0.81 x 13.03 x 8.9 in)
48 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 24 Wh internal + 24 Wh removable
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Webcam: 0.9 megapixels
Additional features
Speakers: stereo (2x 2 W), Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 65 W power supply, 36 Months Warranty
1.6 kg ( = 56.44 oz / 3.53 pounds), Power Supply: 235 g ( = 8.29 oz / 0.52 pounds)
1400 Euro



Average Score: 86.6% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 81%, features: 76%, display: 89% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 93%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BWS03F00

89% First Impressions: Lenovo ThinkPad T450s | Notebookcheck
Working on details. Lenovo's ThinkPad T450s steps in big shoes. The expectations are high that the successor of the overall successful T440s is even a bit better. In fact, the T450s proves to be a carefully matured perfectionist - and it now challenges the competition from HP, Dell & co.
89% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s Ultrabook Review | Notebookcheck
The return of the old master. What can be improved in an almost perfect notebook? Lenovo might have thought that it is better not to change too much and launched an only slightly revised edition of the T440s with the ThinkPad T450s. At least, the manufacturer (partly) answered the complaints about the predecessor's unusual five-button ClickPad.
Lenovo Thinkpad T450S: Great Battery Life On Excellent Business Machine
Source: English version
I own an earlier version of this computer and love it. Lenovo updated it in all the right ways, replacing some of the function keys with dedicated keys for settings, search and task switching instead of a pair of keyboard backlight brightness. They sped it up with newer specs and a faster SSD. At the same time we get the same great keyboard and overall design familiar to ThinkPad users.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/23/2015
85% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s Laptop Review
Source: Techspot English version
Productivity is fine and good, but what if you want to have a little fun too? With Intel HD 5500 integrated graphics, don’t expect to have *too* much fun. I’m partly kidding, of course. We’re living in a low-fi gaming renaissance and the HD 5500 can handle many enjoyable titles. Just don’t expect to finish up Batman: Arkham Knight while waiting at the airport terminal.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/29/2015
Rating: Total score: 85%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s
Source: Laptop Mag English version
Even if you're not buying it for business, the ThinkPad T450s is the best notebook for getting work done. You can find other laptops with solid performance and high-res screens in the $850+ price range, but the T450s stands head and shoulders above the crowd with its best-in-the industry keyboard, durable chassis and epic battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/27/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s review
Source: Techradar English version
Although not as slim, sleek, and light as a consumer Ultrabook, the Lenovo T450s means business. Enterprise customers will appreciate the diverse selection of ports, long battery life and user-replaceable batteries, and an optional fingerprint scanner.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/24/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo Thinkpad T450s – Стремление К Вершинам
Source: RU→EN version
Positive: Compact size and lightweight; good performance; good input devices; good connectivity; long battery life; sufficient brightness and contrast. Negative: Expensive.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/07/2015
Test: Lenovo ThinkPad T450s - pracovní špička v přenosném provedení
Source: CZ→EN version
Positive: Quality mechanical design; full connector kit; superior ergonomics. Negative: The whistle blower in the load.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/10/2015


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.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

5600U: 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.


There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

» 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.

86.6%: This is an above-average rating. Nevertheless, it should not be forgotten that about one fifth of all tested models receive a better rating.

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


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Stefan Hinum, 2015-04- 1 (Update: 2019-04-30)