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Lenovo S531

Lenovo S531 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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The S531 shell combines aluminum and magnesium alloy for both durability and lightness. A single unified hinge adds strength, while also enabling 180-degree opening so the Ultrabook lies flat or... More
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16 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the S531 is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo S531 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the S531.

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

The Lenovo S531 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the S531 have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Lenovo is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its ultrabooks.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 350 megahertz, the Lenovo S531 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Across all the ultrabooks that are a similar age to the S531 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the S531 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo S531 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the S531, the Lenovo S531 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo S531 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the S531.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo S531 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst ultrabooks of this age. Across all the ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the S531 the screen sizes range from 11" to 18".

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Quite Long Battery Life

At 10.5 hours, the Lenovo S531 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Portable PCs of this age and spec have battery lifes of between 3.1h and 18h.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo S531 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all the laptops of this age and spec the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo S531 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

At 62.8 watt-hours, the Lenovo S531 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S531. Ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S531 have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 72Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Lenovo S531 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the S531 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this type and age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo S531 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the S531. Across all the ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the S531 the weights range from 870g to 3.3kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo S531 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo S531 has a better processor family than most laptops of this age and type. This laptop has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years processor families range from Intel Core i3-2xxx (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many ultrabooks that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the S531 is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Lenovo S531's display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo S531

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the S531.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo S531 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the S531.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo S531 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S531.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo S531 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If this ultrabook processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£1,642.25) (2GHz).

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HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo S531 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£697.00) (SSD).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

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15 September 2013

Lenovo ThinkPad S531ThinkPad S531 jest udanym ultrabookiem.Mobilno?? tego modelu wygl?da dobrze, gdy? jest on relatywnie lekki (jak na laptop z 15-calowym ekranem) oraz osi?ga d?ugie czasy pracy...

9 September 2013

Gdy laptopy z procesorami Haswell s? ju? u drzwi, czy jest sens kupowa? Ultrabooka z Ivy Bridge? Jak najbardziej! Test ThinkPada S531 pokaza?, ?e wydajno?? mobilnych Core i7 jest zbli?ona, a czas...

24 September 2013

Think Slim! Os portáteis de escritório normalmente são conservadores e bastante robustos. O Lenovo ThinkPad S531 é uma alternativa que deseja eliminar este preconceito. Ele combina típicas... Read more…

17 September 2013

Tänk tunnare. Bärbara datorer för företagsanvändare är vanligtvis konservativa och ganska klumpiga enheter. Lenovos ThinkPad S531 försöker ändra på den förutfattade meningen genom att... Read more…

15 September 2013

¡Think Delgado! Los portátiles de clase business suelen ser dispositivos de trabajo conservadores y mas bien voluminisos. El Lenovo ThinkPad S531 es una alternativa que quiere eliminar ese... Read more…

29 October 2013

Displej jsem kritizoval u? na za?átku testu. Jeho výhody kon?í u toho, ?e je matný a má rozli?ení Full HD. Slab?í TN panel má maximální jas 180 cd/m2, co? pat?í k podpr?m?ru. St?ední...

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8 December 2014

????????????? ??? ?????? ? Windows 8, ThinkPad S531 ?????????? ????? ???????????? ???????? ?????????????????? ????? ? ?? 15% ???? ???????? ?????? ?????????? ?? ????????? ?, ??? ? ?????????? ??????... Read more…

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Qualidade de construo
Case
Teclado
Iluminao de fundo
Bardzo gorcy w tecie penego obcienia, dodatkowa karta grafiki niewiele lepsza od grafiki zintegrowanej, saba matryca
Emisso de calor sob carga mxima
Diferena de desempenho dos GPUs
Perodo de garantia
Blir varm under maxbelastning
14 May 2014
21 February 2014

? ?????, 15,6-???????? ????????? Lenovo ThinkPad S531 ?????? ???????? ??????? ? ???????? ??????? ????????? ???????, ???????? ???? ????????? ??? ???-???????? ThinkPad OneLink Dock. ??????, ???? ??...

21 September 2013

? ?????? ????????? ThinkPad S531 (????? 1000 ????????), ??? ?????????????????? ?? ???????? ????????????. ????? ??? ?? ????? ????? ????????? ???? ??????, ? ??????? ?????????? ?????? ??????? ????...

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 7, lenovo 7w, lenovo 7wi, lenovo 7win, lenovo 3227, lenovo 7wind, lenovo 3227u, lenovo 7windo, lenovo 7window, lenovo 20b00003, lenovo 7windows, lenovo 20b00003u, lenovo 20b00003uk
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