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Lenovo Thinkpad T420-NW3MNGE

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Lenovo Thinkpad T420-NW3MNGE
Lenovo Thinkpad T420-NW3MNGE (Thinkpad T420 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-2520M 2 x 2.5 - 3.2 GHz, Sandy Bridge
Graphics adapter
Memory
4 GB 
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Weight
2.2 kg ( = 77.6 oz / 4.85 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1500 Euro

 

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Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)

Reviews for the Lenovo Thinkpad T420-NW3MNGE

70% Lenovo ThinkPad T420
Source: Techreview Source English 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%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad T420 review
Source: Tech Advisor English 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%
100% Lenovo's ThinkPad T420
Source: Bright Hub English 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%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad T420 review
Source: APC Mag English 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%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo ThinkPad T420 - práce na prvním místě
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

Comment

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.


14.00":

There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

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


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.


85%: 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, 2011-06-22 (Update: 2019-04-30)