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Lenovo ThinkPad W701

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the performance and build quality. The connectivity and value for money are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the usability and battery. Reviews are divided on the energy efficiency.

screen, value for money, connectivity, build quality, performance

portability, battery, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo ThinkPad W701 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 24 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo ThinkPad W701

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad W701 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

portability, value for money, performance

build quality

22% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo ThinkPad 25003AU Mobile Workstation - Core i7 i7-720QM 1.60 GHz - 17" - Magnesium Alloy Centrino 2 vPro - 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM - 320 GB HDD - DVD-WrLenovo T410S Networked Attached Storage (25003BU)

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Review Lenovo Thinkpad W701 Notebook

 

It's all about power. The Thinkpad W701 series is the biggest and

Very good capability for upgrades; Low emissions; Very good display; Very good basic equipment including USB 3.0, eSATA and FireWire; 3 monitor outputs; Very good performance; Very wide range of use; 36 month guarantee; Varied guarantee options...

Very fast colour distortions from minimal deviations to the viewing angle; Only with updated graphics driver is the full performance capability reached; Complicated accessibility for some internal components; Basic configuration with 1 x 2GB slows down...

HP 8740w, Dell Precision M6500, of which there are also many equipment configurations, with RGB LED but mostly more expensive.

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Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds Review - PCWorld

 

This ISV (independent software vendor)-certified laptop crushes every application it encounters. In tests with professional-level content-creation tools, including 3D Studio Max 2011, Painter 11, and Avid Media Composer, all of the programs ran...

Includes unique, useful pro content-creation tools

Speaker quality falls short of meeting pro demands

Aimed at content creators and engineers, this portable Goliath could replace desktop workstations, letting pros stay productive anywhere.

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Lenovo ThinkPad W701 / W701ds Review

 

Lenovo has launched Lenovo ThinkPad X201 in other day, Lenovo ThinkPad W701 /W701ds are launched too. Both Lenovo ThinkPad W701 and ThinkPad W701ds are equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor to 2.0GHz (with Intel Turbo Boost and Intel Hyperthreading)...

It is said that Lenovo ThinkPad W701 /W701ds will be available in March. The Lenovo ThinkPad W701 will start at the price of $2,199, while the Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds with mutant dual-screen will start with the price of $3,799.

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Lenovo ThinkPad W701 review

 

The most powerful laptop we've ever seen is also packed with great features

Awesome power ; Fantastic screen ; Good build quality ; Connectivity

Battery life ; Portability

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Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds

 

With an RGB-LED backlit main screen, hardware colorimeter, integrated Wacom graphics tablet and slide-out secondary display, this is the ultimate artists laptop.

Impressive RGB-LED backlit display ; Secondary slide-out display ; Integrated hardware colorimeter ; Integrated Wacom tablet ; Excellent connectivity

Expensive ; Usability quirks ; No DirectX 11 ; Huge and heavy

There's also some incredibly slick ThinkVantage software which provides easy and attractive management for things like battery life and networks.

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Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds review

 

It's hardly fitting to call the massive Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds laptop a desktop replacement; it's a workstation alternative, able to take your most demanding applications anywhere. In addition to ridiculously fast performance, this laptop offers a...

The Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds laptop feels solidly built. You'll have to lug the massive 8.97-pound system between big desks, but it's like carrying a powerful workstation almost anywhere. The battery lasts for about 2hrs 10 mins, a reasonable length for...

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Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds

 

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Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds

 

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Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader:No / Yes
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:7 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire:No / Yes
TV Output:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WUXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino vPro / No
Intel Centrino Technology:Centrino vPro / No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Quadro FX 3800M / Quadro FX2800M

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel / Unknown
Chipset Type:QM57 / Unknown
Processor:CORE I7 / Core i7 Extreme
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:I7-720QM / I7-820QM / I7-920XM
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