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Lenovo ThinkPad E220S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad E220S. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the price and screen. The design and performance also get good reviews, whereas some have doubts about the battery. Comments are divided on the size.

portability, performance, design, screen, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo ThinkPad E220S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Joe Osborne (

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E220s


The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E220s is a 12.5-inch business laptop with an Intel Core i5 2537M processor, 1,366 by 768 video resolution, and a fingerprint scanner.

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Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Scott Stein (

Lenovo ThinkPad E220s review: Lenovo ThinkPad E220s


The ThinkPad Edge E220s has an excellent balance of size and performance, with a great keyboard and touch pad and all the necessary ports in easy-access positions.

Despite its low-voltage processor, the E220s has worse battery life than other ultraportables, such as the Samsung Series 9.

Balancing between ultraportable and full-size laptop, the 12-inch ThinkPad Edge E220s offers an exceedingly compact computing experience matched by an upscale design, marred only by subpar battery life.

May, 2011

Expert review by : Mike (

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge e220s review, with video, pros and cons


I got to play with the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge e220s a while ago, when it was first launched in my country during this Spring and now I also got to test it in these last weeks. My review is rather late, others pub...

solid body and high quality materials used for the exterior ; very nice design, sober and yet stylish ; powerful hardware for a 12.5 incher, despite lacking a dedicated graphic chip ; good spill-proof keyboard, despite some of its layout problems ;...

display is glossy ; not a big fan of the TrackPad with integrated click buttons ; can get quite hot under stress ; battery life is only average and there's no way to get a bigger battery for this one

With that in mind, you might ask whether the ThinkPad e220s is a good buy or not. Well, it depends, cause it is after all a niche product. If you need a small portable computer for everyday use, that comes with an ergonomic keyboard, a nice screen and...

Jul, 2011


Expert review by : John R. Delaney (

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E220s


Lenovo's latest notebook is specially designed for small-business road warriors on a budget. The sub-$1,000 ThinkPad Edge E220s brings a slick, streamlined look to Lenovo's legendary family of business notebooks and features Intel's "Sandy Bridge"...

Sleek, lightweight chassis ; Sturdy build ; Lots of useful business features ; Comfortable keyboard

Subpar performance compared with standard-voltage Sandy Bridge CPUs ; No optical drive ; Unimpressive battery life ; Sealed battery

The ThinkPad Edge E220s is a stylish ultraportable powered by a second-generation Core i5 processor and loaded with a bevy of business-savvy features. It’s not perfect, but you can take it anywhere.

May, 2011

Consumer review (

Great Deal


Am very satisfied with ThinkPad. Only downfall is no disc drive. I did not think to check for one before I bought it.

May, 2012

Consumer review (

Good Choice !


I'm very satisfied from Lenovo Edge E220s. I recommend this product.

Dec, 2011

Consumer review (

Great Deal


An excellent product for the money with a great discount. It's really thin and light, core i5 performance is great and has a low power consumption just 17W compared with the standard 35W... only detail that its not said is that the battery is internal,...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (

light and fast


The Hard Drive on my Dell went kaput so I quickly shopped around and found this lightweight (about 2.6 pounds) with a great screen, fast operating system (Windows 7.0 professional) and about 4 hours of battery operation while on the wireless internet....

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio system:DHT / Dolby / HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:2
Speakers manufacturer:Conexant


Battery Capacity:40.7
Battery capacity (Watt hours):40.7
Battery life (max):5.4 / 6
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:8


Auto focus: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Rear camera:N / Y


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


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Home Office, Small Business
Product type:Notebook


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):300:1
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:12.5
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

AC adapter power:65


Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000 / No
Maximum Resolution:2048 x 1536
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000


Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes


Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM


3G: No
4G LTE: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Disc types supported: No
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:DHT / Dolby / HD
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Power supply type:AC/DC

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
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 outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:65


Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM65 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):14 / 15 / 16
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I3-2357M / I5-2467M / I5-2537M / i7-2617M
Processor boost frequency:2.3 / 2.6
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-2xxx
Processor frequency:1.3 / 1.4 / 1.5 / 1.6
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:I3-2357M / I5-2467M / I5-2537M / i7-2617M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17
Tjunction:100 / 100 C

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
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 Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:54616 / 54619 / 56858
Processor code:SR03T / SR03W / SR0D6
Processor package size:31 / 31 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:HDD, Supervisor / Yes
Password protection type:HDD, Supervisor / Y


Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional
Trial software:Norton Internet Security


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.39 / 8.43
Depth (imperial):8.41
Height (imperial):0.86
Weight:3.22 / 3.48
Width (imperial):12.3