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Lenovo Thinkpad S440

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Lenovo Thinkpad S440. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the durability and battery are overall positive. The keyboard and design also get good feedback. The usability and screen get negative views.

performance, design, keyboard, battery, durability

screen, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Thinkpad S440 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

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A further thank you goes to Crucial for the 480 GB M500, on which Windows 7 Professional 64-bit is installed

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Tobias Winkler (

Review Lenovo ThinkPad S440 Touch Ultrabook


Achilles' heel. The ThinkPad S440 is one of the newest ultrabooks

Processing; Case; Keyboard; Keyboard illumination; System performance; Switchable graphics; Docking port; Noise generation; Battery runtimes

Display; Heat generation under full load; Performance difference of the graphics chips; Warranty period

The competition in the 14-inch range is quite manageable. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon or the Fujitsu Lifebook U772 are lighter. The Dell Latitude 6430u HD+ is a genuine business device with a considerably brighter display. Other candidates: Samsung 530U4C,...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Marc Chacksfield (

Lenovo ThinkPad S440 review


Lenovo's latest Ultrabook offers some impressive extras

Responsive screen ; brilliant battery charging ; powerful processor

Screen doesn't seem bright enough ; screen viewing angle could be better

Sep, 2013

Product Specifications


Audio chip:Conexant CX20751


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


Display Surface:Matt
HD type:HD / HD+ / No

Docking station

Docking station connecting interface:Lenovo OneLink
Docking station Ethernet LAN: Yes
Docking station HDMI port: Yes
Docking station headphone out: Yes
Docking station included: Yes
Docking station LAN controller:1
Docking station microphone in: Yes
Docking station USB 3.0 ports quantity:2


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 2
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2/12 / 12
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0xA16
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)


Keyboard backlit: Yes


4G: No

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
Total number of SATA connectors:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1


Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
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, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4500 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Active Management Technology version:9.5
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel TSX-NI:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
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
Processor ARK ID:75107 / 75459 / 75460 / 81015 / 81016 / 81018
Processor package size:40


Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes


Operating System Language: / POL
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 Pro


Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:16 / 8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash / SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500
SSD form factor:2.5" / M.2

Technical Details

Built-In Optical Drive: No