Lenovo Thinkpad T420-NW3MNGE
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
Reviews for the Lenovo Thinkpad T420-NW3MNGE
Source: Techreview Source Archive.org version
The Lenovo ThinkPad T420 is a typical-looking 14-inch business laptop that has a few things going for it. First, it has really good performance due to its Intel Core i5 CPU and 4GB of RAM. It also has a decent amount of connectivity, including eSATA, and extra long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/13/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: Tech Advisor Archive.org version
The Lenovo ThinkPad T420 is solidly constructed and offers racehorse performance. It's highly configurable with multiple warranty options, as befits a business laptop. Just about every IT person we know swears by the T series, for their clients and themselves. That should tell you everything you need to know about the long-term reliability of these laptops.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/26/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Bright Hub Archive.org version
The Lenovo ThinkPad T420 is an impressive business class laptop that offers a lot of power packaged into a slightly smaller than average size that yields much improved battery consumption. The ThinkPad T420 is packed with features you won't find on a lot of other models, but those extra bells and whistles do come at a price. Overall, this is a solid machine that should more than meet your mobile computing needs.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/13/2011
Rating: Total score: 100%
Source: APC Mag Archive.org version
If you're in the market for a solid business notebook, you'll get your money's worth with Lenovo's latest ThinkPad. Business users should be excited about the Lenovo ThinkPad T420. It’s powerful, pleasant to use and packs in a volume of business-specific functionality. It isn’t cheap, but for what’s included any buyer is easily getting their money’s worth.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/22/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN Archive.org version
positive: silent, high-end-keyboard, display with good viewing angles; negative: loud hard disk
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/02/2011
Series: Laptop Mag calls the battery runtime "epic", Notebookreview.com writes 10 hours, no doubt, this smaller than average laptop is made for mobile use. Generally, the screen got good ratings except in the russian site Retera. They gave their T420 model a very bad rating.
Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).
Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
2520M: Dual-core Sandy Bridge processor with integrated graphics and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
Usually, old laptops with 14-16 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.
85%: 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.