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Lenovo T431s 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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Full-sized and spill-resistant, the legendary ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard is renowned for its full array of keys, excellent feel, and TrackPoint pointing device. And now it's optimized for Windows... More
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18 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This notebook PC received a "Recommended" from Gagadget.com who concluded that this portable PC was good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and computershopper.com the average expert rating of this portable PC is 72 out of 100.

Robust

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Four years ago Pcmag.com mentioned “The Lenovo ThinkPad T431s is a solid business laptop”. In the same month Thunderbaylive.com mentioned “It has the usual ThinkPad robust build and superb keyboard with optional backlight”.

Two customers who bought the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s thought it was strong and durable. Laptopmag.com mentioned “Lenovo's ThinkPad T Series of business notebooks have long been known for their superior keyboards, long battery life and durable designs”.

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Good Size

A number of Lenovo ThinkPad T431s reviewers mentioned that the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s was thin. Digitaltrends.com wrote “Forced to deal with significant challenges thanks to the Ultrabook – and computing's inevitable march towards thinner, lighter designs – Lenovo's engin” in their Lenovo ThinkPad T431s review. Mobiletechreview.com mentioned “We love the new, slim look that Lenovo introduced with the ThinkPad T431s” in their review of the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s. Four years ago Booredatwork.com said in their review of the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s “The ThinkPad T431s is the thinnest T series ever featuring a sleek, innovative trackpad, enhanced keyboard”.

Nice Design

A few Lenovo ThinkPad T431s reviewers who purchased it said that it was a good design. Techradar said four years ago “Simple touchpad design” in their review of this laptop. Notebookreview.com wrote “The Lenovo ThinkPad T431s offers an exceptional design that few notebooks match at this price point”.

Good Product Quality

One Lenovo ThinkPad T431s reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Expert website Notebookreview.com wrote four years ago “With its durable build quality, portable form factor” in their Lenovo ThinkPad T431s review.

Easy to Use

One Lenovo ThinkPad T431s reviewer who reviewed the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Cnet.com wrote “Lenovo's ThinkPad T431s is a comfortable mix of old” in their review of this laptop.

Good Battery Life

One Lenovo ThinkPad T431s reviewer who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good battery life.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The ThinkPad T431s has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad T431s. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad T431s range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad T431s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,200 megahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 4,876 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad T431s has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of laptops of this age and spec range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ThinkPad T431s has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad T431s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T431s has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad T431s. The average maximum internal memory of laptops of this type and age is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

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8 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One Lenovo ThinkPad T431s reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s was not good value for money. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said “Lenovo's pricey new entry into the Ultrabook market caters deftly to business users.”.

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The ThinkPad T431s is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The ThinkPad T431s is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of a similar type 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad T431s have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the ThinkPad T431s which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T431s, the ThinkPad T431s does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T431s

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo ThinkPad T431s has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 9 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo ThinkPad T431s has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T431s.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad T431s.

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Average Display Diagonal

The ThinkPad T431s has a pretty typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.9 gigahertz, the ThinkPad T431s has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T431s.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the ThinkPad T431s has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo t431, lenovo t431s, lenovo 20aa000, lenovo 20aa000b, lenovo 20aa000bu, lenovo 20aa000bus

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