Lenovo ThinkPad T560-20FH001FGE
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad T560-20FH001FGE
Faster, higher, stronger? Lenovo's new ThinkPad T560 convinces with a wide viewing angle IPS display and promises more performance and longer battery runtimes thanks to the Skylake platform. However, the other changes of the 15-inch device are very subtle – is it still enough for the victory in its class?
Source: Laptop Mag
If you're looking for a mainstream business laptop with a 15-inch screen, the Lenovo ThinkPad T560 should be at the top of your list. Lenovo's laptop is a joy to use because of its sharp, colorful display; comfy keyboard; and pair of accurate pointing devices. Even better, the T560's hot-swappable battery offers the longest battery life of any current laptop, and its MIL-SPEC-tested chassis ensures that it can withstand years of constant use.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Model: The Lenovo ThinkPad T560-20FH001FGE is a laptop built for business productivity under Lenovo’s business series. It features a Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHz processor on an Intel Skylake-U Premium PCH mainboard, an Intel HD Graphics 520, 4 GB DDR3L-1600MHz RAM and a 500 GB 5400 rpm Seagate ST500LM000 hybrid drive with 8 GB SSD cache, which are high speed hardware specifications. The Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64 bit system measures 22.4 x 380 x 252 mm (0.88 x 14.96 x 9.92 in) and weighs at 2.256 kg (79.58 oz / 4.97 pounds).
The 15.6 inch LED display features a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a 16:9 aspect ratio and uses the IPS technology. The sound card of the laptop is a Intel Skylake-U/Y PCH with High Definition Audio for quality audio. In addition, the T560 comes with an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 (a/b/g/n/ac) adapter for WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2. For input/output connections, it has three USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1 ports, an HDMI port, a DisplayPort, a Kensington Lock slot, a docking station port, a 3.5 mm headset jack, an SD card reader and a fingerprint reader.
Intel HD Graphics 520: Integrated GPU (GT2) with 24 EUs found on some Skylake CPU models (15 W ULV series).
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
6200U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
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.
84.05%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.