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Lenovo L530 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Nov 2012
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The ThinkPad L530 brings a balance of value, productivity, mobility and reliability to any business as well as a clean conscience. Thanks to even greener features than past L Series laptops, you... More
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11 Reasons For

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Notebook PCs of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. The Lenovo L530 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the L530.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo L530 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo L530 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo L530 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Lenovo L530 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (57 watt-hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L530 is 5Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo L530 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Lenovo L530 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo L530 does not have a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the L530 do have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo L530 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the L530 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type. 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L530 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo L530 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Heavy

The Lenovo L530 is quite heavy (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the L530. The weights of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the L530 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo L530 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4.1GB Internal Memory Size

This notebook PC has a 4.1GB internal memory size, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L530

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Lenovo portable PC was released over four years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo L530 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo L530 has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the L530.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo L530 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo L530 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the L530.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7.5 hours, the Lenovo L530 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the L530.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo L530 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Interface
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Second Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth (imperial)
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Height (rear)
Width (imperial)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Integrated Graphics Adapter (UMA/GMA)

Expert Reviews

(6)
28 February 2013

Lenovo's business laptops range from big, powerful machines to small, portable devices. The standard options available on these business laptops, unfortunately, leave a lot to be desired, and the... Read more…

17 July 2012

Lenovo Thinkpad L530: A lot of ThinkPad for a little money Based on our testing and experiences with the ThinkPad L530, we found that the differences between the L530 and the more expensive...

7 August 2013

Cho? na papierze konfiguracja nie wywo?uje g?siej skórki, a wygl?d jak to w biznesowych Lenovo jest raczej zgrzebny, ThinkPad L530 to kawa? porz?dnego sprz?tu. Mo?e nie tak dobrze wykonany jak...

7 August 2012

Cho? ThinkPad L530 jest ta?szy od modelu T530, ró?nice mi?dzy nimi s? mniejsze, ni? mo?na by oczekiwa?. Pewna ró?nica wyst?puje w jako?ci obudowy, która w przypadku L530 nie jest wybitna, ale...

29 October 2013

? ??????? Lenovo ??? ?????????? ????? ?????? ???? ? ??????? ???????? ?????????????? ????????? ??? ???????? ????? ?????????????. ??????, ???????? ?????? ThinkPad L530, ???????????? ?????? ???????... Read more…

USB 3.0, mini display port and docking port
Matte, bright screen
Extensive configuration options
Low system noise
Long battery life possible
Moderate quality impression
No backlit keyboard
Wobbly battery
Keyboard needs familiarization for switching users
Brak podwietlenia klawiatury, kolebicy si akumulator, klawiatura moe nie pasowa uytkownikom starszych ThinkPadw
2 September 2013

Die Highlights des Lenovo ThinkPad L530 sind das hochwertige Gehäuse und die vorbildliche Verarbeitung, die ihm im Test eine sehr gute Ergonomiewertungen bescheren. Daneben überzeugt es durch...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo n2s52, lenovo n2s52u, lenovo n2s52uk

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