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Lenovo E555

Lenovo E555 4 Core AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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8 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on twelve expert reviews from sites including Techradar, notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz and notebookcheck.it the average expert rating of this Lenovo notebook PC is 78 out of 100.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Lenovo E555 reviewer who bought the product said that it was quiet. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net said “Could be very quiet – if you replace the loud hard drive” in their review of this laptop.

Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Lenovo many processor core portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated manufacturers.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo E555 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo E555 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo E555 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the E555.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

A few Lenovo E555 owners said in their reviews that this laptop was not heavy and bulky. Techradar mentioned “Relatively heavy for a 15.6, inch model”.

A Bit Expensive

One person thought it was not cheap. Techradar wrote “Feels more expensive than it really is” in their review but they rated it 4 stars.

Poor Battery Life

One Lenovo E555 owner who reviewed this laptop considered that it did not have a good battery life. Last year Techradar said in their review of this laptop “Battery life is poor”.

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo E555 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the E555. The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the E555 range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo 11e[plb_2936284_price] (1.83GHz).

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo E555 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the E555. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the E555 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo E555 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the E555 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo E555 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E555 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of portable PCs of this type and age is 8GB and the biggest is 1TB.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Lenovo E555 is a four processor thread portable PC.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E555

Released Over a Year Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo E555 has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the E555.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" laptops currently available including the Samsung ATIV Book 8[plb_2778104_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 17 G2[plb_3015479_price] (17.3").

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo E555 has an AMD A processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E555 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the E555.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo E555 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the E555.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite P50T-B[plb_2803100_price] (2.4kg).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6.3 hours, the Lenovo E555 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

If this Lenovo notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo 11e[plb_2936284_price] (6.5h).

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Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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Expert Reviews

(13)
19 June 2015

Forget the Essentials range, Lenovo has a winner on its hands with the ThinkPad E555, a laptop which bears all the qualities (well, almost) of the legendary ThinkPad family but without the price...

Feels more expensive than it really is
Great keyboard
Matte finish
Decent performance
Very well priced
Relatively heavy for a 15.6, inch model
Battery life is poor
Too much bloatware
Heats up a lot
The touchpad could have been better
18 June 2015

Forget the Essentials range, Lenovo has a winner on its hands with the ThinkPad E555, a laptop which bears all the qualities (well, almost) of the legendary ThinkPad family but without the price...

13 November 2014

Lenovo's ThinkPad E555 is a simple office notebook for private and business users. The performance is sufficient for office and web applications. It does not get very warm in operation and could...

25 December 2014

Lifting. Une fois de plus, Lenovo propose un appareil censé convenir tant aux professionnels qu'au grand-public, en lançant sur le marché le dernier-né de sa série ThinkPad E, des PC... Read more…

3 December 2014

Facelift. Met het nieuwste model uit de ThinkPad E-serie biedt Lenovo weer een systeem aan voor consumenten en zakelijke gebruikers. Er zijn een aantal uiterlijke verschillen met zijn voorgangers,... Read more…

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 13 July 2015 by Big Bear Tom
Big Bear Tom would recommend the Lenovo Thinkpad E555 Series (Verified Purchase)

Excellent computer with a couple of bugs. After about 2 weeks the computer would not charge. I contacted Lenove and they determined via online testing that my BIOS was not up to date and they... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful
Reviewed 14 October 2015 by Mikeb
Mikeb would recommend the Lenovo Thinkpad E555 Series (Verified Purchase)

Looking for a computer with Windows 7 before 10 was available. Great price for a good computer...

Reviewed 7 September 2015 by Gb
Gb would recommend the Lenovo Thinkpad E555 Series (Verified Purchase)

We purchased this computer for our son to go to college with. It was a good performance compromise between the machine that he wanted for gaming and for what I think he needs or studying. So far... Read more…

Reviewed 21 October 2015 by Spaggs
Spaggs would recommend the Lenovo Thinkpad E555 Series (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this computer with the understanding that I was going to use it for PowerPoint presentations and to review video of cheating spouses. It does what I ask of it, plus, I have replaced my... Read more…

Reviewed 12 October 2015 by Poppy199

I am sending this computer in for repair for the second time. We ordered 2 of these for our business and they are horrible. Mouse pad is horrible and the quality is ridiculous. I have never had... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo ddr3, lenovo ddr3l, lenovo 20dh002, lenovo 20dh002t, lenovo 20dh002tu, lenovo 20dh002tus
Barcodes 00787468133654, 00889233224601, 08892332246018

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