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IBM ThinkPad T21

IBM ThinkPad T21
alaScore 75

11 reviews

Oct, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the keyboard. The design also gets good reviews. There are some mixed views about the value for money.

portability, design, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the IBM ThinkPad T21 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 11 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for IBM ThinkPad T21

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of IBM ThinkPad T21 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

keyboard

71% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Remanufactured IBM ThinkPad T21 800 MHz Pentium III Notebook PC with 20 GB Hard DriveIBM 26474AU ThinkPad T21 Notebook PC - [Refurbished]

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IBM ThinkPad T21 2647-57U

 

Follow-on to lightweight ThinkPad T20 boasts higher screen resolution and souped-up UltraBay options.

Although the 5.3-pound Apple PowerBook G4 now claims the prize for more display area per laptop pound with a whopping 15.2-inch screen, the T notebooks from IBM still rule the Windows world. For companies and luxury-loving individuals who can afford a...

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DO NOT GET ONE!

 

None

Very poor on all points

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. This notebook comes with a carrying case.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):3.5hour(s)/3.7hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:256KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.8in
Height:1.3in
Weight:4.6lbs/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:Canada/United Kingdom/United States/Worldwide
Localization:English/French
Manufacturer:IBM
Model:2647/2648
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ThinkPad T21

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / TrackPoint

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:100MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:Bell 103 / Bell 212A / ITU V.17 / ITU V.21 / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.23 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.29 / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.33 / ITU V.34 / ITU V.34bis / ITU V.90/ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem/Network / modem combo/None

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:8x
Type:DVD-ROM

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional/Microsoft Windows 98/Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:750MHz/800MHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Type:Pentium III

RAM

Installed Size:128MB/192MB
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:10GB/20GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business

Video Memory

Installed Size:8MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:S3 Savage/IX
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