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Lenovo Thinkpad EDGE S430

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Lenovo Thinkpad EDGE S430. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the keyboard and screen are generally positive. The design and performance also get good feedback, but many are negative about the battery.

portability, performance, design, screen, keyboard

battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Thinkpad EDGE S430 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 Notebook

 

Matte lightweight. With the ThinkPad Edge S430 Lenovo brings another offspring of the Edge family on the market. The specially marketed as a cheap business notebook should win both the personal user and the SMEs with a high-resolution matte display -...

good workmanship, comfortable keyboard, low weight, good application performance, matte display with high resolution, Low weight with decently portable size and a high resolution display. The conservative design the and relatively new chiclet keyboard...

limited maintenance capabilities, throttling GPU, high temperatures, positioning of the interfaces, A bit more accessories and above all a VGA or at least a DVI adapter, otherwise presentations on the road might be problem. Another USB port would also...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430

 

A long time ago in the early years of ‘PC's' there was a phrase around saying ‘no one ever got sacked for buying IBM'. While things have changed a huge amount you still see a lot of ThinkPads around in everyday use.

For those of more tender years IBM sold their notebooks to Lenovo who have continued to develop this winning brand. While this does not look as ‘sexy’ as some other brands the rubber coating over the skin make it feel solid and reliable the whole...

Nov, 2012

WORTH BUYING

Expert review by: Zardon (kitguru.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 Review

 

If you are in the market for a new laptop, then there are certainly no shortage of options available today. We tend to focus on gaming machines at Kitguru, however today's review product will appeal to a business user who values performance,...

Great build quality ; fantastic keyboard ; screen quality is commendable ; light weight ; quiet ; competitive pricing

can get hot in one corner ; not all day battery life ; not designed for gaming

Kitguru says: An excellent all round machine designed for work based tasks and portability.

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Rear camera: No

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G:3G / No
Fingerprint Reader: Yes
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
HD type:HD+ / No
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WSXGA

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8 Pro Downgradable
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GT630M / HD GRAPH. 4000

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Maximum graphics adapter memory:2.048
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: Yes
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM77 / Unknown
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Number:I5-3210M / I7-3520M
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Processor package size:31 / 37.5

Software

Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro