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Lenovo Thinkpad EDGE E420

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Lenovo Thinkpad EDGE E420. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the connectivity and touchpad are overall positive. The screen and performance are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the battery.

keyboard, performance, screen, touchpad, connectivity


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Thinkpad EDGE E420 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420 Review


The ThinkPad line of laptops from Lenovo has been setting the pace for rugged notebooks right since their inception, and recently, the company has widened the series into a number of sub categories with the T, Edge, X, SL, L, W notebooks and the X...

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420 is priced at Rs 38,725. You can easily get a better spec’d laptop at this price, but this one does not want to beat the competition in terms of specs; it wants to beat them in terms of functionality and durability. At this...

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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420 Review


The $539 ThinkPad Edge E420 can handle most business tasks with aplomb. Moreover, the E420's excellent keyboard and touchpad, wide viewing angles and minimal amount of preloaded software go a long way toward making it a top pick for mobile...

Excellent keyboard and touchpad, Good viewing angles, Minimal preloaded software, Quality 720p webcam, Easy-to-use fingerprint reader

No USB 3.0 ports, Battery life a bit below average

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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420: Lenovo Style in an Affordable Package


Lenovo positions its ThinkPad Edge series as being slightly more stylish than its other lines while retaining the usability features that have long made ThinkPads popular with corporate users--and that's a pretty fair assessment. What the PR people...

Great ergonomics, fairly lightweight ; No 5GHz Wi-Fi ; Good webcam, four USB ports, and ExpressCard

Mediocre performance and battery life

Fans of ThinkPad keyboards and input devices should welcome this affordable, not-too-heavy model, but gamers and hard-core number crunchers should look elsewhere.


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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420 Review


The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420 is a new 14” screen laptop that comes equipped with the latest 2nd generation Intel Core i3 and i5 processors.  The ThinkPad Edge E420 is very competitively priced starting at $549 and is targeted at small business buyers,...

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Great Laptop for typing


I purchased the Thinkpad E420 a few weeks ago. I've been using this machine primarily for writing, with light web browsing occasionally.

Processing Speed, Screen Size, keyboard

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Lenovo E420


Good overall computer. Like the non-glossy screen. It boots up relatively fast once I got rid of the extraneous Lenovo software. Make sure you delete the Lenovo Rapid Boot Program which is incompatible with a lot of "antivirus" programs. I use Norton...

Processing Speed, Storage Space, Screen Size

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ThinkPad Buyers Beware of ThinkPads


I purchased a new factory sealed ThinkPad from OfficeMax on Tuesday. After fifteen minutes of use the touchpad would not control the cursor. On Wednesday I called ThinkPad Support. They remotely controlled my defective ThinkPad but could not effect a...

looks like it should work great

does not work