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Lenovo ThinkPad T43p

Lenovo ThinkPad T43p
alaScore 77

13 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad T43p. 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. Reviews about the durability and design are on the whole positive. The performance and screen are also appreciated, but reviews about the keyboard and portability are mixed.

price, screen, performance, design, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo ThinkPad T43p is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad T43p from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Comments about the usability and durability are on the whole positive. The performance and screen also get good feedback. There are some negative comments about the portability.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo ThinkPad T43p 2668 - Pentium M 780 2.26 GHz - 15" TFT ( 2668Q1U )Lenovo ThinkPad T43p 2668 - Pentium M 780 2.26 GHz - 15" TFT ( 2668Q1U )

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Donald Melanson (

Lenovo's biometric-enhanced ThinkPad T43p reviewed


BIOS magazine has a review of Lenovo's biometric-enhanced, Sonoma-powered ThinkPad T43p, which was released earlier this year. And they have pretty high praise for it, saying it is "the most complete corporate workhorse we've reviewed." Among its high...

Jun, 2005

Expert review by: Danny Allen (

Lenovo ThinkPad T43p


Lenovo's T-series models strive for a balance between performance and portability. Its new Sonoma (915-chipset)-based T43p has a definite security foc...

Build quality, IBM extras

No DVD writer

A very nice notebook that could have great if it were not for the lack of a DVD burner.

Apr, 2005

Consumer review by: Guest user (



Pros: It better and faster than my previous computer. It does everything that I need. It fits in my old leather bag too. I am very attracted to the design it feels solid! Cons: This is not a 15.4" screen for watching DVD movies Overall: This think pad...

Jul, 2006

Product Specifications

Most secure notebooks available are now even better with one integrated security solution out of the box. The Computrace Complete (by Absolute Software Inc) BIOS-based agent on T43 series is a PC tracking and loss control solution to help monitor asset locations, protect valuable corporate data and attempt to recover PCs if they are stolen. Flexible optical and storage solutions available in ThinkPad notebooks include an integrated, easy-loading modular bay for fast swapping of optional Ultrabay optical and storage devices. Ultrabay optical and storage device options let you tailor your ThinkPad notebook to meet your computing needs. The Ultrabay Slim, available on ThinkPad T43 series, enhances portability by supporting lighter, thinner 9.5mm device options, including the ThinkPad Multi-Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):3.9hour(s)/4.7hour(s)/4hour(s)/5.1hour(s)/5.7hour(s)/5.9hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight



HD type: No

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:14.1in/15in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm/38.1cm
Max Resolution:1400 x 1050/1600 x 1200
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.064 / 0.128


Country Kits:United Kingdom/United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo ThinkPad T43p/ThinkPad T43p

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / TrackPoint / UltraNav/Keyboard / TrackPoint / UltraNav


Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Manufacturer Selling Program:Global Models Plus/TopSeller


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth/802.11b/g / Bluetooth/802.11b/g / Bluetooth/Bluetooth/Bluetooth / 802.11a/b/g

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:24x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD/DVD-Writer/None
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Ports & interfaces

TV out port type:S-Video
TV out type:S-Video


Clock Speed:1.86GHz/2.13GHz/2.26GHz/2GHz
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Dothan
Processor Number:750/760/770/780
Processor Series:Intel Pentium M 700 series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):27
Type:Pentium M

Processor special features

Intel 64: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):32
Processor ARK ID:27597
Processor package size:35


Installed Size:0MB/1GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB/60GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility FireGL V3200