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Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW (ThinkPad Z13 Series)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U 6 x 2.9 - 4.5 GHz, 55 W PL2 / Short Burst, 22.5 W PL1 / Sustained, Rembrandt U (Zen 3+)
Graphics adapter
Memory
16 GB 
, LPDDR5-6400, onboard, quad-channel
Display
13.30 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel 170 PPI, NV133WUM-N63, IPS LED, glossy: no
Mainboard
AMD Promontory/Bixby FCH
Storage
Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ, 512 GB 
, M.2 2242, NVMe PCIe 4.0, single sided, 410 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek ALC3306
Connections
2 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, 2 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 2 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio jack, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Qualcomm WCN685x (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 13.99 x 294.4 x 199.6 ( = 0.55 x 11.59 x 7.86 in)
Battery
51.5 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Camera
Webcam: 1080p f/2.0 with IR and eShutter
Additional features
Speakers: 2-watt stereo, Keyboard: 6-row chiclet, 1.35 mm key travel, full size, Keyboard Light: yes, 65-watt USB-C charger, Lenovo Commercial Vantage, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
1.196 kg ( = 42.19 oz / 2.64 pounds), Power Supply: 300 g ( = 10.58 oz / 0.66 pounds)
Price
1,850 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 85.25% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 76%, features: 62%, display: 91% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 92%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW

90.5% Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 laptop review: AMD's premium ThinkPad with long battery life | Notebookcheck
Why is there no ThinkPad X1 with AMD CPUs? That's because there's now a premium series exclusively for AMD with the ThinkPad Z series. The Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1 presents many arguments in its favor in our review, and it's one of the best compact laptops so far in 2022.
80% Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 Gen 1 review: A ThinkPad for the mainstream
Source: It Pro English
In trying to make a ThinkPad that is a little less like a ThinkPad, Lenovo could have made a machine too idiosyncratic for those customers that want compact laptops from the likes of Apple and Dell. Or, not idiosyncratic enough for its dedicated ThinkPad users. Thankfully, Leonovo pulled it out of the bag by coming up with a notebook that's stylish, well made, and easy to use, and with just enough of the traditional ThinkPad features to take on the competition. What's more, that impressive trade-off between performance and efficiency from the Ryzen 5 Pro chipset is the cherry on the cake. One that makes this an excellent notebook for both business and pleasure, provided you have some really deep pockets.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/28/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 Gen 1 - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Short, Date: 08/24/2022

Comment

AMD Radeon 660M: Integrated graphics card in the Ryzen 6000 mobile series APUs based on the RDNA2 architecture with 6 of the 12 CUs (= 384 shaders) and a clock speed of up to 1.9 GHz.

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.


R5 PRO 6650U: Mobile Hexa-Core APU with six Zen 3+ cores clocked at 2.9 to 4.5 GHz and a RDNA2 graphics adapter with 6 CUs clocked at up to 1,900 MHz. The TDP is specified at 15 - 28 Watts. The Ryzen 7 PRO 6650U is the professional version of the consumer Ryzen 5 6600U with additional management features and the Microsoft Pluton Security processor.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.30":

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.


1.196 kg:

In former time,s this weight was typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, often 15 inch laptops 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.


85.25%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2022-09-14 (Update: 2022-09-14)