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Lenovo Thinkpad EDGE E130

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Lenovo Thinkpad EDGE E130. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the keyboard and portability are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the touchpad and screen.

performance, usability, design, portability, keyboard

screen, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Thinkpad EDGE E130 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Review Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130 NZUAXMB Notebook

 

Yet another bullseye. The compact, portable ThinkPad Edge E130 sp

Quiet operation; Good application performance.; Swift hard drive; Good battery life; Decent keyboard; Empty mSATA slot

Inferior screen; 12 month warranty only

It is inconceivable that Lenovo equips a laptop meant for mobile use with a screen that is hardly suitable for outdoor use.

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130 NZU5FGE Subnotebook

 

Bullseye. Lenovo makes a good throw with its Edge 130: stable, very good inputs, long battery runtime, upgradeable and good performance. The bundle is available for 375 Euros (~$488) without Windows. Will we discover any disadvantages whatsoever?

Very rigid lid, Matte, non-slip surfaces, Dual-Pointing like in the big ThinkPads, Keyboard's feedback, Long battery life, USB 3.0 and Bluetooth 4.0, Easy to upgrade, Low system noise / waste heat, Admin and security software, Fast hard disk, Keys and...

TFT could be brighter for daylight use, Weak contrasts, Webcam cannot cope with a lot of light, A brighter screen so that we can browse on the Internet again next summer. More performance with a SSD? It would almost be presumptuous to ask for this in...

Oct, 2012

Expert review by: Aayushi Jain (technostall.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130: Specs, Features and Price

 

The latest model in the ThinkPad series of Lenovo is Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130, the device is accorded with Intel Core “Ivy Bridge” Processor. Other features include Dolby Advanced Audio v2, 11.6 inch of display, Ethernet ...

Light weight, Intel Core “Ivy Bridge” Processor, Windows 7 Professional OS, 11.6 inch of display, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 320GB of hard disk drive, Intel HD Graphics 4000

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: G (reevoo.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130 NZUAXUK

 

Battery, windows 7, very light

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Kenny (reevoo.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130 NZUAXUK

 

Great Display Battery Life Easy Setup Feels very robust for its size and weight Good performance for the price

Levano bloatware Pre-installed trial version of Norton

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Kenny (reevoo.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130 NZUAXUK

 

Great Display ; Battery Life ; Easy Setup ; Feels very robust for its size and weight ; Good performance for the price

Levano bloatware ; Pre-installed trial version of Norton

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Richard (reevoo.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130 NZUAXUK

 

Excellent all round laptop, especially for the price.

Lenovo bloatware.

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Richard (reevoo.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130 NZUAXUK

 

Excellent all round laptop, especially for the price

Lenovo bloatware

Jan, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio chip:Realtek ALC3202
Audio system:Dolby Advanced / Dolby Advanced 2 / Dolby Advanced 2.0 / Dolby Advanced Audio / Dolby Advanced Audio 2.0 / Dolby Advanced Audio v2 / Dolby Advanced v2 / HD / HD Audio
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1 / 2 / 4

Battery

Battery Capacity:62 / 84
Battery capacity (Watt hours):62 / 84
Battery life (max):8 / 8.5
Battery performance:5200 / 5700
Battery Technology:Lithium / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1
Front camera signal format:720p
Rear camera:N / No
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Certification:GreenGuard
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Blue / Black, Red / Blue / Red
Form Factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Home Office, Small Business
Market positioning:Business
Product type:Netbook / Notebook / Ultrabook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):400:1
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:11.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type:HD / Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Panel type:TN
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240 / 120 - 230
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 3000 / Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Intel® HD Graphics

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Keyboard language:English
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad / Touchpad + Accupoint / Touchpad + Pointing Stick / Trackpad
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

2G standards:GPRS
3G:No / Yes
3G standards:HSPA,HSPA+,WCDMA
4G:N / No / Y
4G LTE: No
4G standard:WiMAX
4G WiMAX:No / Yes
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:N / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, WWAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
WWAN:No / Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 95984.3
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 85 / 8 - 95
Operating relative humidity range:5 - 85 / 8 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):5 - 43
Storage temperature range (T-T):5 - 43

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD±RW / No

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:Dolby Advanced / Dolby Advanced 2 / Dolby Advanced 2.0 / Dolby Advanced Audio / Dolby Advanced Audio 2.0 / Dolby Advanced Audio v2 / Dolby Advanced v2 / HD / HD Audio
Display:LCD
Graphics:HD Graphics 4000
Graphics adapter:HD Graphics 4000
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HD-Ready: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Indication light: Yes
Infrared data port:No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Quantity:1
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC / USB
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

GPS: No
GPS (satellite): No
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:No / Yes
DC-in jack:No / Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI version:1.4
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
LAN/VGA combo port: No
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB port:3
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240 / 120 - 230
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM77 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / No / Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / No / Y / Yes
L2 cache:0.5 / 3
L3 cache:3
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM77 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:887 / 977 / 997 / I3-2357M / I3-2365M / i3-2365U / I3-2367M / i3-2375M / I3-3217U / I3-3227U / I5-3317U / I5-3337U
Processor boost frequency:2.6 / 2.7
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium® / Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core
Processor frequency:1.3 / 1.4 / 1.5 / 1.6 / 1.7 / 1.8 / 1.9
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:887 / 977 / 997 / I3-2357M / I3-2365M / i3-2365U / I3-2367M / i3-2375M / I3-3217U / I3-3227U / I5-3317U / I5-3337U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 800 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 900 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:J1 / L1 / Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22 / 32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / No / Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:59798 / 63916 / 65697 / 65707 / 69360 / 69361 / 70272 / 72055 / 72057 / 74259
Processor code:SR0CV / SR0FB / SR0N8 / SR0N9 / SR0U3 / SR0U4 / SR0V5 / SR0VA / SR0XF / SR0XL
Processor package size:31 / 31 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Face recognition:Y
Fingerprint reader:No / Yes
Password protection:HDD, Power on, Supervisor / Yes
Password protection type:HDD, Power on, Supervisor / Y

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:DOS 2000 Licence / FreeDOS / No / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro
Optional operating system supplied:Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro
Pre-installed software:Lenovo Solution Center, Microsoft Office Starter 2010, Microsoft Live Essentials, Norton Antivirus 2012, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Intervideo Win DVD
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro
Trial software:Norton Antivirus 2012

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD, SDIO, SDXC / MMC, SDHC, SDIO, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / SATA II / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA II / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 16
Solid-state drive interface:mSATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:mSATA
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 320 / 500 / 516

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.35
Height:0.854 / 0.906
Height (front):0.854
Height (rear):0.906
Weight:3.31 / 3.4 / 3.42
Width:11.3