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Lenovo ThinkPad T470 (14-Inch, 2017) Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad T470 (14-Inch, 2017) Series. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and performance. The durability and keyboard are also appreciated. Many are critical about the image quality and sound. The touchpad and screen get mixed comments.

battery, keyboard, durability, performance, portability

price, sound, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo ThinkPad T470 (14-Inch, 2017) Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (

Lenovo ThinkPad T470


The Lenovo ThinkPad T470 exemplifies the mainstream business laptop, with a no-nonsense body, manageable weight, excellent keyboard, dual pointing devices, and long battery life.

Comfortable keyboard. 17 hours of battery life with upgraded battery. Hot-swappable battery. Ethernet port and Thunderbolt 3 port.

Muddy sound. Matte screen finish dulls colors.

In many ways, the Lenovo ThinkPad T470 might be close to ideal for business. It has classic aesthetics, is powerful enough for most office tasks, is comfortable enough to satisfy a wide range of business users, can be configured up or down depending on...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Laptop Mag (

Lenovo ThinkPad T470


With epic battery life, a fantastic keyboard and every possible port, the ThinkPad T470 is a productivity worker's dream machine.

Epic battery life; Best-in-class keyboard; Thunderbolt 3 port; Speedy PCIe SSD

Dim screen; Tinny sound

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Andreas Osthoff (

Lenovo ThinkPad T470 (Core i5, Full-HD) Notebook Review


New revision of the business classic. The ThinkPads from the T-series represent typical business notebooks for many users. Lenovo does not only equip the new T470 with modern processors and ports, but also a completely new chassis. Update: Luminance on...

sturdy chassis with good build quality ; excellent input devices ; mate IPS screen with wide opening angle ; good system performance ; comprehensive security features ; Thunderbolt 3 with USB-C ; quiet and cool operation ; long battery runtime ; decent...

high color deviations and low color gamut ; tinny sound ; high price

The new ThinkPad T470 put up a convincing performance in many sections, despite some drawbacks. The new chassis is only slightly smaller and lighter than before, but both the build quality and the stability are very good. The keyboard is still one of...

Feb, 2017

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Lenovo ThinkPad T470 review – the T470 remains the echelon of business ultrabooks


The ThinkPad T-series from Lenovo remain as classic representatives of the whole ThinkPad family. Devices from this lineup are often associated with reliability, solid construction and excellent wo…

Impeccable build quality;Thin and light;Excellent keyboard and generally good touchpad;The screen doesn’t use PWM above 60 cd/m2 (47% brightness);Dual-battery system with hot swap option (although the overall battery performance with the stock battery...

The upper half of the touchpad feels too stiff;Not the best battery life considering the price point;A bit too pricey;Unsatifactory IPS panel (low brightness, contrast and narrow sRGB coverage)

Jun, 2017

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Lenovo ThinkPad T470


beautiful design and robust build quality.

Bluetooth mouse drops connection when downloading plugins for other applications.

Nov, 2017

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Lenovo ThinkPad T470



Prefer a separate mouse

Nov, 2017

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Lenovo ThinkPad T470


Battery life weight


Nov, 2017

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Lenovo T470


Generally quick, especially starting. Very clear screen and useful backlit keyboard.

Really need separate HD or memory stick for data as The 256gb SSD is likely to fill up!

Nov, 2017

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Lenovo ThinkPad T470


Great build quality, the keyboard is solid and responsive, the design is sleek yet robust and a great size for use at home or travel. Start up, use and shut down is fast and without any delay. Screen size and brightness is where it needs to be.

None. Some users have detailed screen brightness as an issue. Its perfect for long usage and everyday use. Its good for watching films.

Oct, 2017

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Lenovo ThinkPad T470


Excellent battery Rugged design Built to last

Display a bit dim

Aug, 2017

Price comparison for Lenovo ThinkPad T470 (14-Inch, 2017) Series

  Store     Price
2019 Lenovo ThinkPad T470 14" IPS Full HD FHD...
RAM 8GB DDR4 RAM Storage 256GB PCIe NVMe M 2 SSD (Everything Lenovo Original)
$714.00 TO SHOP
Lenovo ThinkPad T470 14" IPS Full HD FHD (1920x1080)...
Memory: 16GB DDR4 RAM , Storage: 512GB M.2 SSD (Seal is broken for upgrades Only, Professional Installation...
$829.00 TO SHOP
Oemgenuine Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Laptop 14” FHD IPS...
Processor: Intel Dual Core i5-6300U (2.4GHz - 3.0GHz, 3MB Cache); Graphics Card: Intel HD 520
$759.00 TO SHOP
Lenovo ThinkPad T470 14" HD Business Laptop, Intel...
The T470 has an HD web camera and dual array microphones (with background noise reduction) as...
$716.00 TO SHOP
Lenovo Thinkpad T470s 14 inch FHD (1920x1080) IPS...
8GB DDR4 RAM; 256GB PCie NVMe M. 2 SSD (Everything is original)
$797.00 TO SHOP
Lenovo ThinkPad T470 2020 Flagship Laptop, 14" FHD...
【CUSTOMlZED, Professional Upgraded to: 】16GB DDR4 SDRAM | 256GB Solid State Drive
$879.00 TO SHOP
Flagship 2020 Lenovo Thinkpad T470 Thin Business...
【Lenovo thinkpad t470 i5】: The premium 6th Generation Intel Core i5 Processors, Intel Dual-Core i5-6200U, 2...
$769.00 TO SHOP
2020 Newest Premium Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Business...
intel Core i5-8265U 1.80GHz Processor (8th Gen, upto 3.90 GHz, 6MB Smart Cache, 4-Cores). Upgraded...
$1,179.00 TO SHOP
Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Laptop (20JM-S0Q000) Intel i5...
Processor: 6th Gen Intel Core i5-6300U with vPro (2.40GHz, up to 3.0GHz with Turbo Boost, 3MB Cache).
$589.00 TO SHOP
Lenovo Flagship ThinkPad T470 14" FHD Multi-Touch...
Intel Core i5-6300U with vPro Processor (Dual-core, 2.40GHz, up to 3.0GHz with Turbo Boost, 3MB Cache), 8GB...
$689.00 TO SHOP

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