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Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (20FH / 20FJ)

Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (20FH / 20FJ)
alaScore 90

14 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (20FH / 20FJ). 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.

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Expert review by: Till Schönborn (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (Core i7, 940MX, 3K) Notebook Review

 

All of everything! Equipped with a Core i7 processor, 3K display, and dedicated graphics, the T560 aims to take the lead in our business charts. But, is the generous number of features justify a price of almost 2000 Euros (~$2267).

robust, purpose built case ; precise display hinges ; excellent keyboard ; fast Wi-Fi and LTE ; bright, high-resolution IPS display ; high system performance ; various security features ; great battery life ; 3-years warranty

lack of a maintenance hatch ; no USB 3.1 or Type C ; moderate Turbo Boost utilization ; slight throttling under full load ; high price

i7-CPU, SSD, LTE radio, 3K display and dedicated Nvidia graphics - when looking at the specifications of our ThinkPad T560 you might think that you will get a perfect bundle without any flaws. Actually, the premium configuration has eliminated many of...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Till Schönborn (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (Core i5, SSHD) Ultrabook Review

 

Faster, higher, stronger? Lenovo's new ThinkPad T560 convinces with a wide viewing angle IPS display and promises more performance and longer battery runtimes thanks to the Skylake platform. However, the other changes of the 15-inch device are very...

robust, functional chassis design ; precise display hinges ; excellent keyboard ; fast WLAN, optional LTE ; IPS display with wide viewing angles ; good application performance ; low noise and temperature development ; numerous security features ;...

no maintenance hatch ; no USB 3.1 or Type-C ; pretty low luminance ; high price

Boring update or sensible development? We have to admit: Except for the new Skylake platform, the improvements of the T560 are limited to details, but this does not have to be a problem considering the excellent performance of the predecessor. All in...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: Avram Piltch (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad T560 Review

 

Lenovo's 14-inch ThinkPad T460 is our favorite business laptop overall, because of its epic battery life, tough chassis, solid performance and snappy keyboard. But for those who want a productivity-centric system with a larger screen, the 15.6-inch...

Epic battery life; Accurate display with wide viewing angles; Durable design; Comfy keyboard

Tinny audio; No USB Type-C or Thunderbolt

Ideal for productivity users who want a large screen, the ThinkPad T560 offers solid performance, great usability and over 21 hours of endurance.

Jul, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Home Theater / HD / HD Audio / HDA
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1 / 2

Battery

Battery Capacity:67
Battery capacity (Watt hours):67
Battery life (max):10.4 / 13.2 / 13.5
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3+3 / 6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Certification:GreenGuard / GREENGUARD, MIL-STD-810G / GreenGuard, MIL-STD-810G / MIL-STD-810G
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver
RoHS compliance:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Glass fiber / Glass fiber, Plastic
Intel segment tagging:Home Office, Small Business
Market positioning:Business
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1 / 400:1 / 600:1
Display brightness:220 / 250 / 350
Display Diagonal:14 / 15.5 / 15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080 / 2880 x 1620
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:2K Ultra HD / Full HD / HD / Wide Quad HD
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:N / Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60 / 56/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45 / 65

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available / NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 32
Maximum Resolution:4096 x 2160
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: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel Iris Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1926 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 520 / Intel Iris Graphics 540 / Intel® HD Graphics 520
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard Layout:QWERTZ
Keyboard type:QWERTZ
Numeric keypad:No / Yes
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):32
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 16 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 16 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G:No / Yes
3G standards:HSPA / HSPA,UMTS,WCDMA / HSPA,WCDMA
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
SIM card support:No / Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):867
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
WWAN: Yes

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:Dolby Home Theater / HD Audio / HDA

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60 / 56/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:Opi / QPI
Chipset:Intel SoC
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2,1x4,2x2,2x1,4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:i5-6200U / i5-6300U / i7-6500U / i7-6560U / i7-6600U
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 3.4
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor cores:2
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor frequency:2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:i5-6200U / i5-6300U / i7-6500U / i7-6560U / i7-6600U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i5-6300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6600 Mobile series / Intel® Core™ i5-6300 Mobile Series
Processor socket:BGA1356 / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:D1
System bus data transfer rate:4
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88190 / 88192 / 88193 / 88194 / 91163
Processor code:SR2EY / SR2EZ / SR2F0 / SR2F1
Processor package size:42 / 42 x 24 x 1.3
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User / HDD, Power on, Supervisor / Power on, SSD, Supervisor / Y
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User / HDD, Power on, Supervisor / Power on, SSD, Supervisor
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / No / Windows 10 / Windows 10 Home / Windows 10 Pro / Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Professional
Optional operating system supplied:Windows 10 Pro
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA III
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 180 / 192 / 240 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:2.5"
Storage media:HDD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 180 / 192 / 240 / 2556 / 256 / 500 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.2 / 9.15
Height:0.827 / 0.884 / 0.886
Weight:3.81 / 4.89 / 4.92 / 4.96
Width:13.3 / 15