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This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.
Quite Long Battery Life
The ThinkPad T550 has a fairly long battery life (14.8 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The battery lifes of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T550 range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The ThinkPad T550 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this spec and age. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T550 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
SSD Storage Medium
The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. 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.
This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.
The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC is HDD.
If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Elitebook 820 G2 (£750.00) (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (£793.70) (SSD) both from HP.
Has a Front Camera
The ThinkPad T550 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad T550 also have a front camera.
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L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The ThinkPad T550 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T550 have a full-size keyboard, however the ThinkPad T550 does not have a full-size keyboard.
Very Small Total Storage Capacity
Across all the similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. At only 180 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.
If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the L450 (£809.99) (192GB), or the L540 (£710.40) (192GB) both from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the ThinkPad T550 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Only Three Battery Cells
The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.
Very Low Speaker Power
The speaker power of portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T550 range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the ThinkPad T550 has one of the lower speaker power amongst similar spec laptops of this age.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.3 gigahertz, the ThinkPad T550 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad T550.
If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 850 G2 (£899.00) (2.4GHz).
Average Screen Size
The ThinkPad T550 has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad T550.
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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad T550.
The ThinkPad T550 has a fairly standard weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 2.1kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the Asus D550MA which has better reviews.
If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 (2.1kg).