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Lenovo Thinkpad S531

Lenovo Thinkpad S531
alaScore 86

11 reviews

Oct, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Lenovo Thinkpad S531. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery. The durability also gets good feedback.

keyboard, durability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Thinkpad S531 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Tobias Winkler (

Review Lenovo ThinkPad S531 Ultrabook


Think Slim! Business notebooks are usually conservative and rathe

Build quality; Case; Keyboard; Background illumination; System performance; Switchable graphics; Docking port; System noise; Battery runtimes

Heat development under maximum load; Performance difference of the GPUs; Warranty period

Lenovo ThinkPad S440, Asus UX51V, Apple MacBook Pro Retina, Lenovo ThinkPad T540 and many more...

Sep, 2013

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 1024 / 1280 x 720
Front camera signal format:720p
Rear camera: No


Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full 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: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 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)


Keyboard backlit: Yes


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:2 / 3
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1


Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 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:1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17

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
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:65697 / 72054 / 72055 / 72057 / 74259
Processor package size:31


Password protection: Yes


Operating System Language:
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro


SSD form factor:M.2