- Precision keyboard with optional backlight.- Dolby Advanced Audio v2.- Multimedia buttons.- Dual array HD microphones with automatic optimization.- Integrated 720p HD webcam with face tracking.-...
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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo T530 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst portable PCs of this age.
Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo T530 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the T530.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC.
Fairly Long Battery Life (max)
With a battery life (max) of 12.8 hours, the Lenovo T530 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the T530. The average battery life (max) of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T530 is 31h.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo T530 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the T530 which do not have a full-size keyboard.
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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Nine Number of Battery Cellss
Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age only have between one and eight number of battery cellss, however the Lenovo T530 has nine number of battery cellss.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo T530 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the T530.
AC Cables Included
This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
7 Reasons Against
Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the T530 have a front camera, however the Lenovo T530 does not have a front camera.
Only HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age. 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 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this age and spec.
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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the T530 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo T530 is one of the heavier similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the T530 amongst portable PCs of this age.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Lenovo T530 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T530 also do not have a touchscreen.
6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T530
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when Lenovo released the T530.
Average Processor Frequency
At 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo T530 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the T530.
If you want a laptop with a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C50-A (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo T530 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo T530 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo T530 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the T530.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think the Lenovo T530 which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo T530 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the T530.
Colour of Product
Intel Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
Intel QM77 Express
System Bus Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Number of Processors Supported
Maximum Number of SMP Processors
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
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