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Lenovo ThinkPad T490-20N20049GE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad T490-20N20049GE
Lenovo ThinkPad T490-20N20049GE (ThinkPad T490 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR4-2400
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
Storage
256 GB NVMe, 256 GB 
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 SmartCard, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, 1x USB-C 3.0 with DisplayPort 1.2
Networking
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Wireless-AC 9560 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 18.9 x 329 x 227 ( = 0.74 x 12.95 x 8.94 in)
Battery
50 Wh Lithium-Ion, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 16 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
1.46 kg ( = 51.5 oz / 3.22 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1600 Euro

 

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad T490-20N20049GE

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 review – a businessman’s companion
Source: Laptop Media English
Lenovo ThinkPad T490 is a great laptop for the average businessman. No matter whether you work with spreadsheets, SQL or other databases, or you are just traveling with your own work – this laptop is going to provide you with everything you need. In addition to that, if you also stay in the office quite frequently, there is the perfect solution of getting the ThinkPad dock, that lets you use up to three UHD monitors, and have a 10GB/s transfer speed.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/17/2019
80% Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Source: PC Mag English
The ThinkPad T490 is a top-shelf business laptop with impressive quality and security, although its battery life doesn't excel by today's standards.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

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.
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.  
8565U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4.6 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
14":

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.
1.46 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


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.


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-06-25 (Update: 2019-06-25)