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Lenovo ThinkPad T450s Series

Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BWS1UT00Processor: Intel Core i5 5200U, Intel Core i5 5300U, Intel Core i7 5600U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500, NVIDIA GeForce 940M
Display: 14.00 inch
Weight: 1.6kg, 1.78kg
Price: 1350, 1400, 1600, 1800 euro
Average Score: 84.46% - good
Average of 17 scores (from 26 reviews)
performance: 77%, features: 71%, display: 89%, mobility: 78%, workmanship: 93%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 93%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BWS03F00

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BWS03F00Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BWS03F00
Processor: Intel Core i7 5600U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500
Display: 14.00 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 1400 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 ThinkPad T450s-20BWS03F00 (Model)

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Average Score: 85% - good

Average of 9 scores (from 18 reviews)

 

Reviews

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: Notebooks.com English Archive.org 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
Lenovo Thinkpad T450S: Great Battery Life On Excellent Business Machine
Source: Notebooks.com English Archive.org 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
Lenovo Thinkpad T450S: Great Battery Life On Excellent Business Machine
Source: Notebooks.com English Archive.org 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 Archive.org 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%
85% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s Laptop Review
Source: Techspot English Archive.org 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%
85% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s Laptop Review
Source: Techspot English Archive.org 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 Archive.org 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%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org 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%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org 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 Archive.org 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%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org 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%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org 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: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN Archive.org 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
Lenovo Thinkpad T450s – Стремление К Вершинам
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN Archive.org 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
Lenovo Thinkpad T450s – Стремление К Вершинам
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN Archive.org 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: Notebook.cz CZ→EN Archive.org 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
Test: Lenovo ThinkPad T450s - pracovní špička v přenosném provedení
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN Archive.org 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
Test: Lenovo ThinkPad T450s - pracovní špička v přenosném provedení
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN Archive.org 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

 

Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BX0024UK

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BX0024UKNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BX0024UK
Processor: Intel Core i5 5300U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500
Display: 14.00 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 1800 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Reviews

80% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
It's the little things that can make all the difference, and the Lenovo ThinkPad T450s has them where it counts. The hot-swappable battery, comfortable keyboard, touch screen, build quality, and day-to-day performance are all excellent reasons to pick one up. The Dell Latitude 14 7000 Series (E7450) does trump the T450s on battery life and warranty length, but the T450 tops the Dell laptop with its work-friendly features and lower price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/11/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s
Source: Mobile Tech Review English Archive.org version
The Lenovo ThinkPad T450s is bulletproof. No, we don't mean you can shoot it, but you can be reasonably assured it will survive a few drops on the road, a spilled cup of water and even a bit of dust. Yet it's not overly bulky or ungainly, in fact it's rather fetching in that ThinkPad sort of way. You've got to love the Lenovo black matte rectangle to get the ThinkPad's understated elegance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/15/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s
Source: Digital Trends English Archive.org version
Lenovo asks $1,530 for the ThinkPad T450s we tested (and that’s not including the optional 6-cell extended battery). That makes it one of the most expensive notebooks we’ve recently reviewed, and we didn’t see much that justifies the cost aside from strong performance. Display quality, battery life and chassis design are mediocre. We love the keyboard and touchpad, but they’re not worth a premium this steep.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/24/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s
Source: Computer Shopper English Archive.org version
At the end of the day, the Lenovo ThinkPad T450s isn't just one of the best business laptops available—it's one of the best we've ever used, period. It offers a handsome full HD touch screen, loud and rich audio, a best-in-class keyboard, and adequate battery life (plus the option to hot-swap batteries if you're running out of juice), packaged in a durable carbon-fiber frame.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/10/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BX000XGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BX000XGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BX000XGE
Processor: Intel Core i5 5200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500
Display: 14.00 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 84% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

Reviews

84% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English Archive.org version
The bottom line is simple: The ThinkPad T450s currently offers the best combination of portability, durability, security, work-friendly design features, performance, and battery life that you can get in a business laptop priced below $1000. The only reasons not to buy the T450s for work are if you simply don’t have the budget or you have a specific need that can’t be addressed by this laptop (4K resolution, high-end discrete graphics, higher-voltage extreme processor performance, etc.).
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/31/2015
Rating: Total score: 84%

Foreign Reviews

レノボ ThinkPad T450の実機レビュー
Source: The Hikaku JA→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/17/2015
レノボ ThinkPad T450sの実機レビュー
Source: The Hikaku JA→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/27/2015

 

Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BWS1UT00

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BWS1UT00Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad T450s-20BWS1UT00
Processor: Intel Core i5 5200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 940M 1024 MB
Display: 14.00 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.78kg
Price: 1350 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 ThinkPad T450s-20BWS1UT00 (Model)

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Reviews

88.9% Lenovo ThinkPad T450s Ultrabook Review | Notebookcheck
Let the games begin! Equipped with an Nvidia GeForce 940M, the ThinkPad T450s can cope with 3D applications and games - and that for a relatively low extra charge. Thanks to a 96 Wh battery capacity, record-breaking runtimes should be possible.

 

Comment

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.


Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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

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

NVIDIA GeForce 940M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce 900M series, based on the Maxwell architecture.

» 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.

Intel Core i5:

5300U: 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.

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.


14.00:

14 inch display size represents a middle ground between the small subnotebook formats and the screens of the standard 15 inch laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, provides good resolutions with usable detail sizes, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact. 

In the past, 14-inch devices were very rare, but now they are the standard for laptops after the 15-inchers. 

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


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84.46%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

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

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-04-14 (Update: 2019-04-30)