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Lenovo W540 8GB 256GB SSD 15.5" Laptop

8GB 256GB SSD 15.5" May 2014
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4th generation Intel Core processors deliver the performance to increase productivity for your business. Devices turn on in an instant and are always up-to-date. You can multitask quickly, move... More
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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 4,358 owner and expert reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically within its laptops range.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo W540 has a front camera, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age do not have a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo W540 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the W540 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Laptops that came out more than two years ago have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.4GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY 15[plb_2964573_price] (12GB), or the Lenovo Y70[plb_2964651_price] (16GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo W540 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. Most laptops that are a similar age to it 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all laptops of a similar spec and age to the W540.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 16GB. When compared to other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the W540 that we have assessed, the Lenovo W540's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the W540 range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the W540 that we have assessed, the maximum internal memory of the Lenovo W540 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Lenovo W540 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11b WiFi standard. This laptop also have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11g WiFi standards.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops of this type and age.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most of the other laptops of this age and type only have between 8 and 255 solid-state drive capacity, however the Lenovo W540 has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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2 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the W540. The total storage capacity of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the W540 range from 8GB to 1TB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Asus PU551LA[plb_2446718_price] (500GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo W540 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the W540 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo W540

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the W540 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo W540 has a relatively standard screen size (15.5 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the W540.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Asus PU551LA[plb_2446718_price] (15.6").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo W540 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the W540.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the HP Probook 650[plb_1457057_price] (2.5kg).

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Average Battery Life

The Lenovo W540 has a relatively average battery life (6 hours) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

If this notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire V3-371[plb_2964527_price] (7.5h).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
Mini DisplayPort
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Thunderbolt Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Battery
Battery Life
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

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Auto color calibration for workstation graphics
Excellent CPU performance for a laptop
Very good performance
Classic Thinkpad design
ThinkVantage tools
Touch interface is wonky and difficult to use
Surprisingly poor 3D performance
Temperature development
Short battery life
Performance loss in battery mode (highperformance profile)

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00888631312828

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