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IBM ThinkPad T20

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and battery. The design and keyboard are also appreciated. Comments are divided on the value for money, and there are some critical comments about the sound.

build quality, keyboard, design, battery, screen

sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the IBM ThinkPad T20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 43 reviews)

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IBM ThinkPad T20

 

IBM's latest travel notebook shines with a bigger screen and lower weight than its predecessor.

Although it wears the third-highest price tag in our two-spindle notebooks roundup, the $3699 ThinkPad T20 is worth every penny. It packs a bigger screen, a more comfortable keyboard, and a larger set of useful features into a smaller package than any...

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First 700-MHz Notebook: IBM ThinkPad T20

 

This little powerhouse has all the right bells and whistles for the business traveler.

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First 700-MHz Notebook: IBM's New ThinkPad

 

IBM ThinkPad T20

Fast ; brilliant screen ; good battery life

Great for power-hungry salespeople and execs.

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If you want bare bones internet capability this is for you.

 

Runs pretty well for a 6 year old laptop

Expensive even today, not worth buying

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The only laptop worth buying used

 

Brilliant design, outstanding build quality, still pacy

One or two modern niceties missing

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Very good Design, the keyboard light is fantastic :-)

 

Everything great

Hard disk a little bit noisy

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Why get four-year old technology?

 

Four years ago, it was an impressive machine.

Ancient.

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WANT TO BUY IT

 

WANT TO BUY IT

WANT TO BUY IT

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i want this product urgently because my client is in need

 

i want this product urgently because my client is in need

i want this product urgently because my client is in need

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I LOVE THIS MACHINE!!

 

Everything about it!

Absolutely NONE!

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Product Specifications

Protected by Titanium Composite covers, ThinkPad T Series notebooks are the lightest high performance mobile computers. These trim and light notebooks are powered by a blazing Intel processor, and a long-lasting battery, making them an ideal mobile computing solution for frequent travelers. Your fingers will never be tired as they lay down comfortably on the keyboard while you manipulate and access your software easily with the TrackPoint. The ThinkPad T series is optimized for connectivity and you stay on-line all the time. Whether you are on your way to a sales call across town or a business meeting across the continent, the ThinkPad T Series notebooks deliver a better experience.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone/None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:256KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.8in
Height:1.3in
Weight:11.5lbs/4.6lbs/5.1lbs/5.3lbs
Width:12in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:IBM
Model:2647/2648
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ThinkPad T20

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / TrackPoint

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:100MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90/ITU V.90 / k56Flex
Type:Fax / modem/Network / modem combo

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter/None

Optical Storage

Read Speed:6x
Type:DVD-ROM

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 2000/Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:700MHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Type:Pentium III

RAM

Installed Size:128MB
Max Supported Size:512MB
Technology:SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:12GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business/Corporate business / Small business

Video Memory

Installed Size:8MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:S3 Savage/IX