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Lenovo L450 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Sep 2015
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The L450 is our lightest L Series ThinkPad to date. Enjoy greater mobility than ever before, all while retaining the professional computing power and attractive price synonymous with the L Series... More
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L450 is 11GB. When compared to other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L450 that we have assessed, the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the Lenovo L450 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Lenovo L450 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L450 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Good Brand

Lenovo is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo L450 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo L450 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this age and spec. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L450 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the L450, the Lenovo L450 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the HP 15[plb_2817531_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Inspiron 15[pl_2515194_price], or the Latitude 14 E7450[pl_2882103_price] both from DELL is also worth considering.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The battery lifes of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h. At 10.7 hours, the Lenovo L450 has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the L450.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 10.7h battery life notebook PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the L450[pl_2800036_price], and the L450[pl_2800034_price] both from Lenovo is also worth considering.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the DELL Latitude 12 E5250[plb_2854767_price] (13.5h and cheaper) or the Lenovo L540[plb_2993337_price] (11h and higher rated).

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo L450 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper laptops such as the HP 15[plb_2817531_price].

It is worth considering other laptops which also have a front camera including the Inspiron 15[pl_2515194_price], or the Latitude 14 E7450[pl_2882103_price] both from DELL.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the Lenovo L450 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The speaker power of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 1W to 4W.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo L450 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. Across all the laptops of this spec and age the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo L450 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo L450 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Six Battery Cells

The Lenovo L450 is a six battery cell count laptop.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the Lenovo L450 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the L450 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Price Increase of £20.00

The L450 has increased in price by £20.00 in the last 48 days.

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. 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 Small Screen Size

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L450 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18". The Lenovo L450 has a fairly small screen size (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L450.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 14" portable PCs and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2746933_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the HP 15[plb_2817531_price] (15.6" and cheaper), or the Lenovo B50-80[plb_3339010_price] (15.6" and cheaper).

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the L450 range from 2GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo L450 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L450.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory laptops to this notebook PC and we think the ThinkPad T440[pl_2781730_price], and the ThinkPad X240[pl_2781602_price] both from Lenovo which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us[plb_3010778_price] (6GB) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo L450 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo X250[plb_2928644_price] which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L450 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo L450 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo L450 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L450. The hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the L450 range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The Lenovo L450 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities (only 500 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the L450 range from 8GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 650GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L450

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo L450 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

Alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper laptops such as the Asus X555LA[plb_2763466_price].

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Latitude 12 E7250[pl_2899678_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated), or the Latitude 14 E7450[pl_2979416_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated) both from DELL.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo L450 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L450.

Alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Latitude 15 3550[plb_2698953_price], or the HP ProBook 440[plb_2351422_price].

If this Lenovo laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Inspiron 15 5000[pl_2851056_price] (1TB), or the Inspiron 17 5758[pl_2913726_price] (1TB) both from DELL or the MSI CX61[plb_2900145_price] (1TB).

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the Lenovo L450 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2kg heavy laptops currently available including the L450[pl_2800036_price], or the L450[pl_2800034_price] both from Lenovo which is cheaper.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP ProBook 450[plb_2747169_price] (2.1kg and cheaper).

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Expert Reviews

(6)
21 April 2015

The Lenovo Thinkpad L450. Test model courtesy of notebooksandmore.de Lenovo's Thinkpad L450 is a purpose-designed, medium-priced 14-inch business notebook. The processor has more than enough power...

14 April 2015

ThinkPad L450 to czystej krwi laptop biznesowy ?redniej klasy. Wydajno?? obliczeniowa jest wystarczaj?ca do codziennych zastosowa?. Model ten nie grzeje si? nadmiernie i jest cichy. Urz?dzenia...

26 March 2015

ThinkPad L450 na nowo pisze histori? serii L. Zawsze bardziej przyst?pna cenowo od legendarnej serii T, kaza?a nam jednocze?nie liczy? si? z ograniczeniem w zakresie dost?pnych funkcji. Teraz...

22 October 2015

ThinkPady ?ady L nejsou ?patné stroje. Jde jen o mírn? osekané a upravené ThinkPady T, a tedy stále o business-class. ?trnáctipalcovou variantu jsme si p?j?ili na recenzi a docela se nám... Read more…

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 18 October 2015 by Graham
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Good value...

Reviewed 31 August 2015 by Biz man
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If you're not a gamer or a developer, its the computer for you. Great value for the buck. SSD is highly recommended when purchasing a computer nowadays...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
A bit heavy
Only 256gb

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo p231829, lenovo 20dt001, lenovo 20dt000, lenovo 20ds0001, lenovo 20dt000q, lenovo p231829p, lenovo 20dt001w, lenovo 20dt000qu, lenovo 20dt001wu, lenovo 20ds0001u, lenovo 20dt001wuk, lenovo 20ds0001uk, lenovo 20dt000quk
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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14"
£ 889.00 £569.99
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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14"
£ 502.80 £569.99
A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
80 Cd/m² Brighter Display Brightness
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