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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix

alaTest has collected and analyzed 134 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad Helix. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and screen. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive views about the sound and price. There are some mixed opinions about the energy efficiency.

performance, portability, usability, screen, keyboard

price, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Lenovo ThinkPad Helix


alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad Helix from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the size and design. The portability and durability also get good comments. Views are divided on the usability, while the price and reliability get negative reviews.

performance, durability, portability, design, size

reliability, price

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Yoga 11s 11.6-inch Touchscreen Ultrabook - (Silver Grey) (Intel Core i5 4210Y 1.5GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 256GB SSD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, InteLenovo Yoga 11s 11.6-inch Touchscreen Ultrabook - (Silver Grey) (Intel Core i5 4210Y 1.5GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 256GB SSD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Inte

Apr, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Lenovo ThinkPad Helix


alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 user reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad Helix from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Views about the screen and reliability are generally positive. The usability and performance also get good comments. Many are negative about the price, and there are some mixed opinions about the energy efficiency.

portability, performance, usability, reliability, screen


73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 36984SU 11.6-Inch Convertible 2-in-1 Touchscreen Ultrabook (Black)Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 36984SU 11.6-Inch Convertible 2-in-1 Touchscreen Ultrabook (Black)

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Till Schönborn (

Review Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 3G Convertible


Unlimited mobility. A tablet for the meeting, a notebook for the

Excellent build quality; Versatile; Great Full HD display; Long battery life; Low noise emissions; Good application performance; Integrated UMTS modem

Very hot under full load; Just 4 GB of RAM; Limited expandability; High price

Those who are unhappy with the limited expandability of the Helix may want to have a look at some conventional convertibles such as the ThinkPad X230T or the Fujitsu Lifebook T902. Consumers (instead of business customers) might find the Microsoft...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : Wired (

Double the Trouble


Like it or not, tablets are the future. Lenovo's latest, the ThinkPad Helix , is not likely to be a part of it. Here's why. Following on a string of successes with convertible PC designs — including the swell IdeaPad Yoga — Lenovo has now taken aim at...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Yardena Arar (

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix review: A versatile but expensive Ultrabook/tablet hybrid


The pleasingly versatile ThinkPad Helix can instantly switch from a full-blown Ultrabook to a Windows 8 tablet. But you'll have to pay to play.

Can operate as a touchscreen notebook or a Windows 8 tablet ; Solid-state drive speeds up frequently performed operations ; Dual-battery arrangement delivers up to 6.5 hours of battery life

Subpar audio ; High-res screen can make small type difficult to read ; Pricey considering its 11.6-inch display

The ThinkPad Helix deserves kudos for its innovative design, and a business user in search of a laptop-tablet convertible with good performance might find the high price tag palatable. (And if money is no object, you can upgrade to a faster processor,...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix


One of the better detachable hybrid tablets on the market, the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix gives the corporate IT buyer a great option for their highly mobile workforce.

Detachable screen gives users extra portability when needed. Decent battery life with keyboard dock. Innovative, sturdy hinge and docking connector. Dual pointing devices plus touch screen. Comes with stylus and onboard stylus storage. Keyboard dock...

Some fan noise. Tablet has only USB 2.0 port. Hinge is locked when tablet out of dock. Pricey.

At over $1,600, you will have to pay for the level of innovation and performance found in the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix. Though dear for a run of the mill consumer, this isn't out of line for the corporate or SMB buyer that is the target audience of this...

Jul, 2013

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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix review


The Helix is the most innovative Windows 8 tablet hybrid yet, with dual batteries, a bright display and a comfy keyboard to match. Still, it's expensive, especially considering it ships with last-gen CPUs.

Long battery life ; Inventive, versatile form factor ; Sturdy, comfortable keyboard ; Bright display with great viewing angles

Some awkward design elements ; Expensive considering the last-gen components

Even six months after it was originally announced, the ThinkPad Helix is the most innovative Windows 8 tablet hybrid we can think of. In a way, though, "innovative" is a backhanded compliment, at least in this case where the design is somewhat awkward....

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : Cory Gunther (

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix Review


Lenovo has big plans with Windows 8, convertible laptops and Ultrabooks, and more but one that caught our eye at CES was the ThinkPad Helix. With a fancy design, versatility, and an 11.6-inch 1080p display it's quite the device. After a few delays the...

If you’ve been eying something like the Surface Pro, the Helix is a much better choice. It delivers tons of options, better battery life, and a keyboard that is actually useful in a way that you’ll feel comfortable. The ThinkPad Helix really does a lot...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix review


The Helix is a well-made but expensive product that presents an interesting question. While there very well may be a market for an 11-inch hybrid with an emphasis on business and security features and a body leaning toward the industrial, rugged side,...

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is a solidly built laptop-tablet hybrid with all the security features your IT department needs. Thanks to dual batteries in the tablet and keyboard base, it can run for a full workday.

The Helix is stuck with Intel's less efficient previous generation of CPUs, making it feel especially expensive.

Even with the best detachable-screen hybrid hinge we've seen, the older CPU and high price make the ThinkPad Helix a hybrid for a select audience only.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : David Pierce (

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix review


CES is mostly just one hellacious blur. Here's a gadget, and another gadget, and a hooker, and a gadget, and hey do you want to know about my Kickstarter? At CES 2013, laptops were particularly...

Solid performance as both tablet and laptop ; Great battery life ; Great keyboard

Ugly, unpolished design ; Awkward hinge ; High-res display can be a problem ; Really expensive

If Lenovo can figure out the design, the next Helix could be great

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : Dan Howley (

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix Review


Lenovo's ThinkPad Helix offers a versatile convertible design, full HD touch screen and impressive battery life, but costs a pretty penny.

Easy to convert from notebook to tablet mode; Long battery life; Gorgeous 1080p display ; Excellent keyboard

Expensive; Runs hot; Volume buttons too recessed

Lenovo's ThinkPad Helix offers a versatile convertible design, full HD touch screen and impressive battery life, but costs a pretty penny.

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : Matthew Elliott (

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix (2015) Review and Ratings


It's pricier and slower than competing laptop/tablet detachables, but Lenovo's second-generation ThinkPad Helix still makes a compelling case for itself with its all-day battery life and superlative keyboard.

Best-in-class keyboard ; All-day battery life in laptop mode ; Quiet operation

Disappointing performance ; Expensive

After fully recharging the laptop, we set up the machine in power-save mode (as opposed to balanced or high-performance mode) and make a few other battery-conserving tweaks in preparation for our unplugged video rundown test. In this test, we loop a...

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC+, MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
Audio system:DHT v4 / Dolby Advanced Audio v4 / Dolby Home Theater / Dolby Home Theater 4 / Dolby Home Theater v4 / HD / HD Audio
Built-in Microphone:No / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:0.7 / 1 / 1.4 / 2


Battery Capacity:28 / 35 / 42 / 51 / 61 / 70
Battery capacity (tablet, Watt hours):35 / 42
Battery capacity (Watt hours):28 / 35 / 42 / 51 / 61 / 70
Battery life (max):10 / 12 / 6 / 8
Battery life (tablet mode):5.6 / 6 / 8
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:2 / 2+4 / 3 / 3+4 / 4
Number of battery cells (tablet):2 / 3


Auto focus: Yes
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080
Front camera resolution (numeric):2 / 5
Rear camera:Y / Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):2 / 2.1 / 5
Video capturing speed:30


Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes


Color of product:Black
Cover: Yes
Form Factor:Clamshell / Convertible (Detachable)
Full-size keyboard: Yes
Housing material:Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Aluminium / Aluminium / Magnesium, Plastic, Polycarbonate / Magnesium, Polycarbonate
Intel segment tagging:Home Office, Small Business
Island-style keyboard:Y
Market positioning:Business
Product type:Hybrid (2-in-1) / Notebook / Ultrabook


3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio: / 16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):800:1
Display brightness:350 / 370 / 400
Display Diagonal:11.6
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1200
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:N / Y / Yes
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Docking station

Docking station included:Y
Docking station mini DisplayPort:Y
Docking station USB 3.0 ports quantity:1

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50 / 50/60 / 60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19 / 20
AC adapter power:36 / 45
Power auto-sensing: Yes
Power Source:USB


Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:16
Maximum Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 2560 x 1600
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:100 / 300 / 350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 11.2/12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1100 / 1150 / 800 / 850 / 900
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x161E / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Intel HD Graphics 5300 / Intel® HD Graphics 5300
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3


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


Internal memory:4 / 8
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory form factor: / On-board / On-board + SO-DIMM / SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 3 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 3 x 1
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM


3G:No / Yes
4G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G LTE:No / Yes
4G standard:LTE / WiMAX
4G WiMAX:No / Yes
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network:3G / 3G, 4G / No
Ethernet LAN:N / No / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC):No / Yes
Network standard:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11n
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):300
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11ac, 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n
WWAN:No / Yes

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 179921.3
Operating altitude:0 - 120078.7 / 0 - 95984.3
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80 / 10 - 85 / 20 - 95 / 5 - 85 / 8 - 95
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80 / 10 - 85 / 20 - 95 / 5 - 85 / 8 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40 / 5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40 / 5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60 / 5 - 43
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60 / 5 - 43

Optical Drive

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

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio v4 / Dolby Home Theater / Dolby Home Theater 4 / Dolby Home Theater v4 / HD
Chassis type:
Compatible operating systems:Windows 8 Pro\nWindows 8
Display Technology:IPS
Infrared data port: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x / VT-x,VT-d
Keyboard supplied: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC / Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Stylus pen:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Bag included: Yes
Cables included:AC / Mini DisplayPort, VGA / Yes
Handheld remote control:
Interface adapters included:Micro HDMI - VGA / Mini DisplayPort male - VGA female / Mini DisplayPort male - VGA female, USB male - Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) female / USB male - Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) female
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Stylus pen: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Backlight: No
Brand compatibility:Lenovo
Compatibility:ThinkPad Helix
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Keyboard integrated devices:Touchpad
Keyboard language:Dutch
Numeric keypad: No
Orientation sensor: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Proximity sensor: Yes
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
Connectivity Technology:Wired
DC-in jack: Yes
Device interface:USB
DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1 / 2
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Port replicator:
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y / Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
Wireless technologies:Wired


AC adapter frequency:50 / 50/60 / 60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19 / 20
AC adapter power:36 / 45
Power auto-sensing:Y
Power Source:USB


Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel QS77 Express / Intel SoC
Configurable TDP-down:3.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):17 / 18 / 20
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
L3 cache:3
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 12 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel QS77 Express / Intel SoC
Number of Processing Die Transistors:12
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x2,1x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8 / 2x4,4x1 / x1 (6), x2 (4), x4 (3)
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I3-3217U / I5-3317U / I5-3337U / I5-3427U / I7-3667U / M-5Y10 / M-5Y10c / M-5Y70 / M-5Y71
Processor boost frequency:2 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8 / 2.9 / 3.2
Processor cache:3 / 4 / 6
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Broadwell / Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel Core i7-3xxx / Intel Core M / Intel® Core™ M
Processor frequency:0.8 / 1.1 / 1.2 / 1.4 / 1.5 / 1.7 / 1.8 / 2
Processor front side bus:1600
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I3-3217U / I5-3317U / I5-3337U / I5-3427U / I7-3667U / M-5Y10 / M-5Y10c / M-5Y70 / M-5Y71
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3400 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3600 Mobile series / Intel Core M-5Y Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / BGA1224 / BGA1234
Processor threads:4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):3.5
Stepping:F0 / L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17 / 4.5
Tjunction:105 / 95

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14 / 22
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: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / 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 HD Graphics:Y / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:No / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):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):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® RealSense Technology:N
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 / Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:64898 / 64903 / 65697 / 65707 / 72055 / 83610 / 83612 / 84672 / 85234
Processor code:SR0N5 / SR0N7 / SR0N8 / SR0N9 / SR0XL / SR23C / SR23Q
Processor package size:30 / 30 x 16.5 / 30 x 16.5 x 1.05 / 31
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes


Cable lock slot:Kensington / No / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Face recognition:Y / Yes
Fingerprint reader:No / Yes
Password protection:BIOS / HDD, Power on, Supervisor / Y / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS / HDD, Power on, Supervisor / Y
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes


Bundled software:Lenovo Companion \nLenovo QuickSnip \nLenovo Support\nLenovo Quick Launch \nLenovo Cloud Storage\nIntel AppUp\nSkype\nAccuWeather\nAmazon Kindle\nEvernote Skitch\nEvernote / Lenovo Companion\nLenovo QuickSnip\nLenovo Support\nLenovo Quick Launch\nLenovo Cloud Storage\nLenovo Settings\nIntel AppUp\nSkype\nAccuWeather\nAmazon Kindle\nEvernote Skitch\nEvernote\nSecurity\nRara – Music / Lenovo Support\nLenovo Companion\nThinkVantage System Update\nLenovo Reach\nHightail - Metro\nAmazon Kindle\nNitro Pro\nEvernote\nSkype\nRara Streaming\nNorton Studio / Microsoft Office Home + Business 2016
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 10 Pro / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro
Trial software:Microsoft Office 2010 / Norton Internet Security


Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / No
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Host interface:
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 180 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:M.2 / Micro Serial ATA III / mSATA / PCI Express / Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:M.2 / Micro Serial ATA III / mSATA / PCI Express / Serial ATA III
Storage media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 180 / 256 / 512

Technical Details

64-bit computing: Yes
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.791 / 1 / 7.36 / 7.56 / 8.39 / 8.46 / 8.5 / 8.86 / 8.9
Depth (tablet mode):0.37 / 0.764 / 11.7 / 11.9 / 7.36 / 7.56
Height:0.378 / 0.457 / 0.736 / 0.764 / 0.787 / 0.803 / 0.827 / 1 / 8.43 / 8.5
Height (front):1
Height (tablet mode):0.366 / 0.37 / 0.378 / 0.457 / 7.36 / 7.56
Power adapter width:0.366 / 0.457
Weight:18.7 / 2.31 / 2.98 / 27.7 / 28 / 3.04 / 3.53 / 3.55 / 3.68 / 3.7 / 3.75 / 3.79
Weight (tablet mode):27.7 / 27.9 / 28 / 28.8 / 29 / 29.5 / 30.2
Width:11.6 / 11.7 / 11.9 / 12
Width (tablet mode):11.7 / 11.9 / 32.4 / 32.9