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Lenovo T450s 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Apr 2016
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With all of the connections ports businesses require, plus the newest Intel Core i Series processors in a sleek, lightweight, and durable package, this laptop is built for business and ready to... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out in the last 12 months.

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

Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for the last year have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo T450s which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Just Released Eight Months Ago

This Lenovo laptop has only been on the market for eight months. Newer laptops like this one are likely to use better technology.

Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,358 owner and expert reviews for Lenovo laptops and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo T450s has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the T450s also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other new similar spec notebook PCs, the Lenovo T450s has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo T450s supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for the last year. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most new medium processor core notebook PCs support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released in the last 12 months.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out in the last 12 months. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (£951.97) (SSD).

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The Lenovo T450s has a fairly long battery life (10.16 hours) compared to most of the other new similar spec notebook PCs. The shortest battery life of recently released portable PCs is 4h, the longest is 11h, and the average battery life is 7.3h.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is HD+, which is the most commonly found HD type on new medium processor core notebook PCs.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T450s which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Lenovo T450s has a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL XPS 13 (£951.97), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£1,198.80).

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Quite High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Lenovo T450s has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other new medium processor core notebook PCs. The speaker power of recently released medium processor core notebook PCs range from 1W to 2.5W.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the T450s have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo T450s which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out in the last year.

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Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops that were launched in the last 12 months.

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1 Reason Against

Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an IEEE 802.11a|IEEE 802.11ac|IEEE 802.11b|IEEE 802.11g|IEEE 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T450s

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo T450s has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T450s.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo T450s has a relatively standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other recently released portable PCs.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo T450s has a fairly typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other latest medium processor core notebook PCs.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo T450s has a fairly average total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the T450s.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook 820 G2 (£319.35) (500GB).

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo T450s has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released in the last year.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (£951.97) (1.2kg).

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Intel Visual Technology
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Expert Reviews

(29)
15 September 2015

Lenovo brands this an Ultrabook, and while it is certainly thinner and lighter than the standard T450, it is still a long way from the very thin and light devices we have seen released under that...

Arguably the best Thinkpad T in recent years
Durable carbon fiber lid and inflexible magnesiumalloy chassis
Bright, accurately colored 1080p IPS display
Amazing keyboard, even by Thinkpad standards
Redesigned clickpad works flawlessly
Factory upgrades are expensive
Questionable consumer value when considering older Haswell and 13 inch options with similar specs
Shorter battery life than competition
Only a one-year warranty
It isn't sexy looking unless you're a ThinkPad person
23 August 2015

Everyone's making super thin and similarly light ultra books, but there's still room for the old-fashioned style black squared-off business class notebook and the Lenovo ThinkPad T450s represents... Read more…

29 July 2015

ULV (ultra low voltage) Broadwell variants are shipping with HD 5500 and not HD 6000 graphics cores. Based on benchmarks from around the web though, the HD 6000's performance advantage is minimal...

10 June 2015

The Lenovo ThinkPad T450s is the latest, refined version of the quintessential business laptop, with a hot-swappable battery, a full set of connectivity options, and a chassis that can take a...

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Lenovo ThinkPad T450s. Test model provided by Campuspoint.de Core i5 processor, GeForce GPU, SSD, and IPS screen: The perfect configuration of a ThinkPad T450s in our opinion. Most users will be...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 18 September 2015 by Joe
Joe would recommend the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 Series (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this for personal use and so far have been extremely happy with it. I was debating between the T450s and Dell E7450. My work issued me the Dell recently, so I have the luxury of... Read more…

Reviewed 22 December 2015 by Ellen, Analytics Consultant
Ellen, Analytics Consultant would recommend the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 Series (Verified Purchase)

I purchased the T450s for business use. It is very compact, the downside being that the monitor will be rather small for sharing presentations. The machine does not come with a bunch of extraneous... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2015 by Sudharshan
Sudharshan would recommend the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 Series

I bought this laptop two weeks back and I am very satisfied with it. The customization options from Levovo allowed me to tailor the system to my requirements. After a few days of reading on the... Read more…

Reviewed 21 November 2015 by Victimized

It shut down in the middle of an important meeting within the first two months resulting in my having to buy another computer. After awhile I was able to get it fixed. Then within a month the... Read more…

Reviewed 16 November 2015 by Pineva
Pineva would recommend the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 Series

Powerful , all ready to use. is a brand you can rely on...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo t450, lenovo t450s, lenovo hdw81, lenovo hdw81p, lenovo i55300, lenovo i55300u, lenovo 20bws0g4sb1, lenovo i55300u8gb256, lenovo i55300u8gb256g, lenovo i55300u8gb256gb
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