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Lenovo T550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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With all of the connections ports businesses require, plus the newest Intel Core i Series processors in a sleek, lightweight, and durable package, this laptop is built for business and ready to... More
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo T550 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 4,876 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo T550 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo T550 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo T550 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T550.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the T550 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo T550 has a very fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|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 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T550 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo T550 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T550 have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo T550 does 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 notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs that are a similar age to the T550 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo T550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T550

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo T550 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T550.

Alternative 2.3GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E5250[plb_2900334_price].

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo T550 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T550.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo T550 has a relatively standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the T550.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo T550 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the Lenovo T550 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T550.

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Specification

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Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
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Expert Reviews

(13)

Occasionally, reviewers are sent versions of notebooks that don't really show off the best that the manufacturer has to offer. The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 is one such example, with the basic spec... Read more…

13 March 2015

Lenovo ThinkPad T550 In total, the T550 mostly fulfills the high claim of the T lineup and justifies its price. We are dealing with a relatively lightweight, robust and well-built even if...

5 January 2015

You're hedging if you buy the T550. You want business-class performance at an affordable price. You're getting a ton of battery life, a gorgeous 3K screen and a bevvy of inputs. But you're also...

5 January 2015

Workstations like Lenovo's ThinkPad W540 ($2,573, £1,606, AU$2,946) and Dell's Precision M6800 ($3,490, £2,075, AU$3,750) are among the best on the market. For business users that would love a... Read more…

18 March 2015

Twee is beter dan één. Lenovo's zakelijke nieuwkomer heeft twee batterijen. Dat maakt uitzonderlijk lange looptijden mogelijk. Een LTE modem zorgt voor de noodzakelijke mobiliteit, data wordt... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 4 November 2015 by DWM

Product is poor quality and unreliable. I have had two Lenovo laptops that broke shortly after the warranty expired...

Poor Quality - Unreliable

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 500gb8, lenovo 20ck003, lenovo 500gb8g, lenovo 500gb8gb, lenovo 20ck003k, lenovo 20ck003ku, lenovo 20ck003kuk
Barcodes 00889233951989

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