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Lenovo Thinkpad L530

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Lenovo Thinkpad L530. 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. Reviewers really like the usability. The price also gets good feedback. Comments about the durability and battery are different, while some have doubts about the keyboard.

screen, price, usability

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Thinkpad L530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Quick Review Lenovo Thinkpad L530 2479-3BG Notebook

 

Prize fighter. According to Lenovo, people should switch to the ThinkPad L530 in order to reduce their carbon footprints. While we are unable to truly test this claim for each individual user, in this review we closely examine the budget ThinkPad and...

USB 3.0, mini display port and docking port, Matte, bright screen, Extensive configuration options, Low system noise, Long battery life possible, A lot of ThinkPad for only a little money

Moderate quality impression, No backlit keyboard, Wobbly battery, Keyboard needs familiarization for switching users, The feeling that we are holding a robust and tough workhorse in our hands

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Quick Review Lenovo Thinkpad L530 2479-3BG Notebook

 

Prize fighter. According to Lenovo, people should switch to the ThinkPad L530 in order to reduce their carbon footprints. While we are unable to truly test this claim for each individual user, in this review we closely examine the budget ThinkPad and...

USB 3.0, mini display port and docking port ; Matte, bright screen ; Extensive configuration options ; Low system noise ; Long battery life possible

Moderate quality impression ; No backlit keyboard ; Wobbly battery ; Keyboard needs familiarization for switching users

The L530 gets dangerously close to its higher-end T530 colleague depending on the configuration

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Ekta Jalan (technostall.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad L530 Ivy Bridge: Specs, Features and Price

 

Besides Lenovo ThikPad L430 Notebook, it has also come up with Lenovo ThinkPad L530. This new notebook by Lenovo is again L-series computer. This device has a lot of impressive advanced features as followed. The notebook ...

3rd generation Intel ‘Ivy Bridge’ Core processor, i5 core CPU, 8GB RAM, 1 TB and (256 GB SSD optional) hard disk, Windows 7 Professional 64 bit or 32 bit/ Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit OS, 15.6 inches HD (220 NITS) with1366 x 768 or 1600 x 900px...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: TechSmart (techsmart.co.za)

Lenovo Thinkpad L530

 
Sep, 2013

Product Specifications

Camera

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

Design

Intel segment tagging:Home Office, Small Business

Display

Display Surface:Matt
HD type:HD+ / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit:

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge:No / Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:No / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor B800 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2500 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series / Intel Pentium B900 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
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
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):No / Yes
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Processor ARK ID:52229 / 53442 / 63915 / 64893 / 64895 / 64896 / 65700 / 65708 / 67193 / 71465 / 72056 / 72060 / I3-2370M / I5-2520M / I5-3210M / I5-3230M / I5-3320M
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B)

Security

Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Face recognition: Yes
Password protection: Yes

Software

Operating System Language:
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro

Technical Details

Built-In Optical Drive: / Yes