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Lenovo T450S 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 12GB 512GB SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 12GB Oct 2015
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15 Reasons For

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 notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

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

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo T450s has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the T450s.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of laptops of a similar age and type to the T450s range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo T450s has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the Lenovo T450s has one of the bigger internal memory amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the T450s is 6.3GB.

Alternative 12GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2771075_price] which is cheaper.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo T450s supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of this spec and age the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo T450s has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the T450s.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think the XPS 13[pl_2705334_price], and the Latitude 12 E7250[pl_2885455_price] both from DELL or the HP EliteBook 850 G2[plb_2957141_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2891833_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo T450s has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T450s is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo T450s has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the T450s.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Fujitsu LifeBook S935[plb_2798047_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2891833_price], or the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2800102_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo T450s has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T450s.

It is worth also looking at alternative laptops which also have a front camera including the ThinkPad T550[pl_2738495_price], or the T450[pl_2954085_price] both from Lenovo or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2891833_price].

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Laptops that have been available for more than a year have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. The Lenovo T450s has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.2 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Lenovo T450s is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo T450s has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the T450s. The average processor cache of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T450s is 3.1MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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Narrow

The average width of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 360mm, and the widths range from 28mm to 430mm. At only 331 millimeters, the Lenovo T450s is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the T450s.

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5 Reasons Against

Expensive

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec range in price from £149 to £3,405. We think that this notebook PC looks expensive compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec.

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo T450s does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882106_price] or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price].

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo T450s has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the T450s have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 2MB and 4.1GB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo T450s which has three battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T450s

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 10.16 hours, the Lenovo T450s has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T450s.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the Lenovo T450s has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo T450s has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the T450s.

We compared all the other 14" laptops to this notebook PC and we think the X1 Carbon[pl_3046926_price], and the T440p[pl_2980614_price] both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882102_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo T450s has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T450s.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.6kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2771075_price] which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the ThinkPad T450[pl_2736830_price] (1.6kg), or the T450s[pl_2967417_price] (1.6kg) both from Lenovo.

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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...

PC Mag

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

(10)
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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 20bx001, 20bx001f, 20bx001fu, 20bx001fus, lenovo t450, lenovo t450s
Barcodes 00889233110126, 00889800355530, 00889800790089, 00889800790287, 00889800790416, 00889800792366, 00889800793172, 04053162931985

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