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Lenovo ThinkPad E455

Lenovo ThinkPad E455 2 Core AMD a 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 AMD a 2.2GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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5 Reasons For

Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the superior brands.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad E455 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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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 of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo ThinkPad E455 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 laptops 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 similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad E455 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The ThinkPad E455 has a quite small display diagonal (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad E455.

Portable PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo ThinkPad T540[plb_2746459_price] (15.6").

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Only AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo ThinkPad E455 has an AMD A processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the processor family ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the ThinkPad E455's processor cache is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad E455. The average processor cache of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad E455 is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The ThinkPad E455 is a two processor threads laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad E455 have between two and three processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E455, the ThinkPad E455 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad E455 is 20 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,200 cd/m². The Lenovo ThinkPad E455 has a fairly dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E455

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the ThinkPad E455.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the ThinkPad E455 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

There are a number of other 2.2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040[plb_2743323_price].

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E455 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E455.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E455 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad E455.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The ThinkPad E455 has a pretty typical battery life (max) (6.5 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might be worth looking at include the Asus BU201LA[plb_2744814_price] (7h and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The Lenovo ThinkPad E455 has a pretty average weight (1.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Specification

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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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

17 September 2014

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 June 2015 by TC in CT
TC in CT would recommend the Lenovo ThinkPad E455 (Verified Purchase)

Solid feel to keyboard and case. Touchpad easy to use with right and left buttons rather than areas on the pad itself. Lightweight!

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00889233222669, 00889233222690, 08892332226690, 08892332226904

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