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Lenovo ThinkPad E531 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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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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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, 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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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad E531 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the ThinkPad E531 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad E531 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the ThinkPad E531 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad E531 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad E531 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo ThinkPad E531 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E531, the Lenovo ThinkPad E531 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 260 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². The Lenovo ThinkPad E531 has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo ThinkPad E531 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E531 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E531

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

The ThinkPad E531 has a relatively standard processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ThinkPad E531 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad E531.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The ThinkPad E531 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the ThinkPad E531 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad E531.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E531 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad E531.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E531 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad E531.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo ThinkPad E531 has a relatively standard battery life (max) (6 hours) compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad E531.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
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
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
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
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Built-In Optical Drive
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(3)
10 September 2013

Al met al ben ik erg tevreden over deze laptop. Hij is goed gebouwd, wordt niet warm en is vloeiend. Het scherm is niet geweldig, maar ook weer niet slecht. Er zit wel veel bloatware op naar mijn...

4 October 2013

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531 to doskona?e rozwi?zanie dla osób szukaj?cych laptopa do biura/pracy. Praca przy nim b?dzie z ca?? pewno?ci? niezak?ócona i bardzo wygodna. Na jego korzy?? pod k?tem...

Stevig gebouwd
Goed toetsenbord
Lange accuduur
Blijft koel
Start snel op met SSD
Scherm van mindere kwaliteit
Scherm buigt ingeklapt een beetje door
Onverklaarbaar ventilator-gedrag
Onhandige combinatie pointing stick en touchpad
Niestandardowy touchpad mogcy dawa si we znaki
8 July 2013

Kilka lat temu, gdy na rynku pojawi?a si? seria ThinkPad Edge, podobnie jak wielu mi?o?ników klasycznych ThinkPadów uzna?em, ?e Lenovo rozmienia na drobne swoj?, legendarn? ju?, mark?. Dzi?...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo e531, lenovo e531c, lenovo i33120, lenovo i33120m
Barcodes 00887942890032, 00888440154497

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