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Lenovo L530 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the L530 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo L530's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the fastest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the L530.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L530 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. The Lenovo L530 has a quite fast processor frequency (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L530.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo L530 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the L530.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo L530 has a very fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. The slowest hard drive speed of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the L530 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo L530 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the L530 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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8 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 type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo L530 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to 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 laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops that have been around for around the same time as 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 Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L530

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the L530.

Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo L530 has a relatively typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the L530.

If you want a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B[plb_2471097_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo L530 has a better processor family than most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. This laptop has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo L530 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo L530 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo L530 has a relatively standard battery life (max) (7.5 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L530.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo L530 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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)
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Line-in
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo n2s52, lenovo n2s52u, lenovo n2s52uk
Barcodes 00887770812275, 00887770812374, 00887770812398, 00887770812428, 00887770813104, 00887770813166, 00887770813401, 00887942001926, 00887942001933, 00887942524845, 00887942564261, 04053162293755

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