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Lenovo ThinkPad T490 (14-inch, 2019) Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad T490 (14-inch, 2019) Series. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the energy efficiency and performance. The battery and durability also get good opinions, but there are some critical opinions about the size and usability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo ThinkPad T490 (14-inch, 2019) Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Mark Coppock (digitaltrends.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 review: A classic workhorse

 

The ThinkPad T490 is an excellent replacement for the venerable T480 as the line's workhorse laptop. It's fast enough for productivity work and can be upgrade to perform better at creative tasks and gaming, and it has excellent build quality and...

Excellent build quality ; Superior keyboard and great touchpad ; Very long battery life ; Option for discrete graphics

The ThinkPad T490 proves that ThinkPads still dance to their own groove

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Hubert Nguyen (ubergizmo.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Review

 

Introduced earlier this year, the Lenovo ThinkPad T490 is a “do it all” business laptop that has a wide gamut of possible...

Mil-STD-810G, Spill-proof ; Lots of ports ; Excellent keyboard ; Highly configurable CPU and Display

Below-average battery per Lbs ; 720p base display

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Andreas Osthoff (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Review: The WQHD HDR panel convinces in the test, but makes only limited sense in an office laptop

 

Like the ThinkPad X1 Extreme before it, the 14-inch ThinkPad T490 also gets a higher resolution WQHD panel with 100% AdobeRGB color-space coverage. The excellent image quality is countered by a reflective display surface and increased power consumption.

robust case;more compact and lighter than the predecessor;diverse equipment;very comfortable input devices;bright and saturated display with a high color-space coverage;above average CPU performance;25-watt version of the MX250 is used;fan is mostly...

very reflective display with significantly increased power demands;no color profile for sRGB;no full-sized SD card slot anymore;Thunderbolt 3 is only connected with two PCIe lanes;case is hard to open;high case temperatures;throttling in the stress...

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Benjamin Herzig (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 (i7, MX250, Low Power FHD) Laptop Review

 

Notebookcheck reviews the Lenovo ThinkPad T490, the newest 14-inch business laptop from Lenovo. Is the Lenovo ThinkPad T490 laptop with its much more compact case still a good business laptop? Find out in this comprehensive review!

sturdy case;more compact & lighter than the predecessor;various connection options;very comfortable input devices;bright & colorful low-power FHD LCD;above-average CPU performance;utilizes the 25 W version of the MX250;fan is turned off most of the...

display with bad response times;no full-size SD card reader;Thunderbolt 3 with just two PCIe lanes;case is difficult to open;case gets hot under load;throttling during the stress test;coil whine & speaker noise;less flexible without PowerBridge

May, 2019

Expert review by (laptopmedia.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 review – a businessman’s companion

 

While all of the manufacturers are rushing to innovate, changing the design philosophy of their laptops every year, there is one brand that stays true to its legacy. Even though the ThinkPads, in g…

Industrial build quality;The display doesn’t use PWM to adjust its brightness levels (LG Display LP140WF3-SPD2);Pleasant spill-resistant keyboard with long travel and clicky feedback;Great I/O selection;Supports Thunderbolt;Charges with USB Type-C

Warms up under heavy load;Its display covers only 52% of sRGB (LG Display LP140WF3-SPD2);Micro SD instead of a full-sized SD card reader

Jun, 2019

Expert review by : Anuj Bhatia (indianexpress.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 review: Gold standard for professionals, still

 

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 review: I do think corporates would be ready to drop in a lakh on a notebook that is light and thin, has the best keyboard and offers strong performance along with a number of security features.

Oct, 2019

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