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Lenovo is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo T431s has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the T431s.
Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed
The Lenovo T431s has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average hard drive speed of laptops of this spec and age is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
The Lenovo T431s is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo T431s does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the T431s also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs 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.
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 portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss
The Lenovo T431s is a three number of battery cells laptop.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the T431s, the Lenovo T431s does not have a touchscreen.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T431s
Released Over Three Years Ago
This Lenovo portable PC was released over three years ago.
Average Battery Life (max)
With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the Lenovo T431s has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
We compared all the other 9h battery life portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo T420 which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo T431s has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the T431s.
If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB and higher rated).
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Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo T431s has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Average Display Diagonal
The Lenovo T431s has a pretty standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T431s.
Average Processor Frequency
The Lenovo T431s has a pretty typical processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the T431s.
With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo T431s has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Carbon fiber, Carbon, Magnesium
Colour of Product
Intel Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
SO-DIMM, On-board, On-board + SO-DIMM
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400