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Lenovo ThinkPad T43p

Lenovo ThinkPad T43p
alaScore 77

13 reviews

Dec, 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. Comments about the durability and design are overall positive. The performance and screen are also mentioned favorably. Reviews about the keyboard and portability are different.

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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Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo ThinkPad T43p

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad T43p from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. Reviews about the usability and durability are overall positive. The performance and screen are also appreciated, but many are negative about the portability.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.com 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 )

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Donald Melanson (engadget.com)

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 (goodgearguide.com.au)

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 (productreview.com.au)

OK

 

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

Audio system:SoundMAX / Stereo
Number of built-in speakers:2

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Battery life (max):3.1 / 3.4 / 3.6 / 3.7 / 3.8 / 3.9 / 4 / 4.6 / 4.7 / 4.8 / 5.1
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

Depth:10.6in/10in
Height:1.1in/1.2in/1.4in
Weight:5.1lbs/5.7lbs/6.2lbs/6lbs
Width:12.2in/13in

Disk Drive

Hard disk drive type:ATA-100 (Enhanced IDE)

Display

Aspect Ratio:4:3
Contrast ratio (typical):750:1
Display Diagonal:14.1 / 15
Display Resolution:1024 x 768 / 1400 x 1050 / 1600 x 1200
HD type:Not supported

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

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility FireGL V3200 / AMD Mobility Radeon X300 / Intel GMA 900
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.064 / 0.128

Hard Drive

Hard disk drive type:ATA-100 (Enhanced IDE)

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United Kingdom/United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:IBM/Lenovo
Model:2668/2669/2687
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo ThinkPad T43p/ThinkPad T43p

Input Device

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

Keyboard

Keyboard type:Full Size
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:533MHz

Memory

Internal memory:0.25 / 0.5 / 1
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM

Miscellaneous

Manufacturer Selling Program:Global Models Plus/TopSeller

Modem

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

Networking

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
Networking features:Ethernet/Fast Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / 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/IEEE 802.11b/IEEE 802.11g/Bluetooth
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 Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:24
CD write speed:24
DVD read speed:8
Optical Drive Type:DVD-ROM

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

Other Features

Audio system:SoundMAX / Stereo
Battery Type:6 Cell Lithium-Ion / 9 Cell Lithium-Ion
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows XP Nederlandse Editie / Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Dimensions (WxDxH):12.2 x 10 x 1.06 / 13 x 10.6 x 1.22 / 13 x 10.7 x 1.77
Display:LCD
Infrared data port: Yes
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:56K V.92
Security Features:-Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-Hard disk drive password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-Power-on password\n-Security lock slot\n-Supervisor password / -Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-Power-on password\n-Hard disk drive password\n-Security lock slot\n-Supervisor password / -Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-Power-on password\n-Hard disk drive password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-Security lock slot\n-Supervisor password / -Hard disk drive password\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password\n-Supervisor password / -Hard disk drive password\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password\n-Supervisor password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0 / -Hard disk drive password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password\n-Supervisor password / -Hard disk drive password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-Supervisor password\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password / -Hard disk drive password\n-Power-on password\n-Supervisor password\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0 / -Hard disk drive password\n-Supervisor password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password / -Hard disk drive password\n-Supervisor password\n-Power-on password\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-IBM Security Slot / -IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-Hard disk drive password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password\n-Supervisor password / -IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Hard disk drive password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-Power-on password\n-Supervisor password / -IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password\n-Supervisor password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-Hard disk drive password / -Integrated fingerprint reader\n-Hard disk drive password\n-Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-Supervisor password\n-Security lock slot\n-Power-on password / -Integrated fingerprint reader\n-Hard disk drive password\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password\n-Supervisor password / -Power-on password\n-Security lock slot\n-Supervisor password\n-Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-Hard disk drive password / -Power-on password\n-Supervisor password\n-Hard disk drive password\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-IBM Security Slot / -Power-on password\n-Supervisor password\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-Hard disk drive password / -Supervisor password\n-Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-Hard disk drive password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-Power-on password\n-Security lock slot / -Supervisor password\n-Hard disk drive password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password / -Supervisor password\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password\n-Hard disk drive password\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0 / -Supervisor password\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-Hard disk drive password / -Supervisor password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-IBM Security Slot\n-Power-on password\n-Hard disk drive password / -Supervisor password\n-Power-on password\n-Hard disk drive password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-IBM Security Slot / -Supervisor password\n-Power-on password\n-Security lock slot\n-Hard disk drive password\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0 / -Supervisor password\n-Power-on password\n-Security lock slot\n-Integrated fingerprint reader\n-Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0\n-Hard disk drive password
TV in port: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: No
Wake-on-Ring ready: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:-AC adapter\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-External Display\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-S-Video out\n-2 USB 2.0\n-Headphone/Line out\n-Infrared\n-Parallel / -AC adapter\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-External Display\n-RJ-45\n-S-Video out\n-Headphone/Line out\n-Infrared\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-2 USB 2.0 / -AC adapter\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-Infrared\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-2 USB 2.0 / -AC adapter\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-2 USB 2.0\n-Infrared\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out / -AC adapter\n-S-Video out\n-2 USB 2.0\n-Infrared\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-Headphone/Line out\n-External Display\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone / -Docking/Port Replicator\n-AC adapter\n-External microphone\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out\n-Infrared\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-2 USB 2.0 / -Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out\n-Infrared\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-S-Video out\n-2 USB 2.0 / -External microphone\n-AC adapter\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out\n-Infrared\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-2 USB 2.0 / -External microphone\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out\n-Infrared\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-S-Video out\n-2 USB 2.0\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-AC adapter / -Headphone/Line out\n-Infrared\n-AC adapter\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-External Display\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-2 USB 2.0 / -Infrared\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out\n-AC adapter\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-Parallel\n-2 USB 2.0\n-S-Video out\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45 / -Infrared\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-S-Video out\n-2 USB 2.0\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out\n-AC adapter / -Infrared\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-S-Video out\n-2 USB 2.0\n-Headphone/Line out\n-AC adapter\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-External Display / -Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-S-Video out\n-2 USB 2.0\n-AC adapter\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out\n-Infrared / -RJ-11\n-RJ-45\n-S-Video out\n-2 USB 2.0\n-AC adapter\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out\n-Infrared\n-Parallel / -RJ-45\n-2 USB 2.0\n-AC adapter\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out\n-Infrared\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11 / -RJ-45\n-AC adapter\n-Docking/Port Replicator\n-External microphone\n-External Display\n-Headphone/Line out\n-Infrared\n-Parallel\n-RJ-11\n-2 USB 2.0 / Docking/Port Replicator
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
Parallel ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N / Y
TV out port:No / S-Video
TV-out:N / Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Clock Speed:1.86GHz/2.13GHz/2.26GHz/2GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):16
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Manufacturer:Intel
Number of Processing Die Transistors:144
Processing die size:87
Processor:770
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Dothan
Processor cores:1
Processor family:Intel Pentium Mobile
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.8 / 1.86 / 2 / 2.13
Processor front side bus:533
Processor lithography:90
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:770
Processor Number:750/760/770/780
Processor operating modes:32-bit
Processor Series:Intel Pentium M 700 series
Processor socket:H-PBGA479, PPGA478
Processor threads:1
Stepping:C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):27
Tjunction:100
Type:Pentium M

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:N
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):32
Processor ARK ID:27597
Processor code:SL868
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

RAM

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

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Software

Bundled software:Access IBM, IBM Access Connections, IBM Client Security Software (web-downloadable), IBM Rescue and Recovery with Rapid Restore, IBM Rescue and Recovery, Norton AntiVirus 2004, Norton AntiVirus 2005 with 90 days of virus definition upgrades, PC Doctor diagnostics, PC-Doctor, Adobe Acrobat Reader / Access Program, ThinkVantage Access Connections, ThinkVantage Client Security Solution, ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery with Rapid Restore, Norton AntiVirus 2004, Norton AntiVirus 2005 with 90 days of virus definition upgrades, PC Doctor diagnostics, PC-Doctor, Adobe Acrobat Reader / IBM Access Connections, IBM Client Security Software (web-downloadable), IBM Rescue and Recovery, Norton AntiVirus 2004 with 90 days of virus definition upgrades, PC-Doctor, Adobe Acrobat Reader / IBM Client Security Software (web-downloadable), IBM Rescue and Recovery with Rapid Restore, IBM Rescue and Recovery, Norton AntiVirus 2004, Norton AntiVirus 2005 with 90 days of virus definition upgrades, PC Doctor diagnostics, PC-Doctor, Adobe Acrobat Reader

Storage

Hard disk rotational speed:4200 / 5400 / 7200
Hard drive speed:4200 / 5400 / 7200
Total Storage Capacity:40 / 60 / 80

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:None./Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

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

Video

Video adapter resolution:2048x1536 16777216 colors
Video adapter, bus:PCI Express

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility FireGL V3200

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:4.63 / 4.85 / 5.07 / 5.29 / 5.51 / 5.95 / 6.11