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Lenovo ThinkPad X230T

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad X230T. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the camera and portability. The battery and usability are also mentioned favorably, but reviews about the performance and durability are mixed. There are some less positive reviews about the price and size.

usability, battery, portability, camera

size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo ThinkPad X230T is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo ThinkPad X230T

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad X230T from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Andrew Ku (tomshardware.com)

Lenovo's ThinkPad X230T Tablet PC, Tested And Reviewed

 

Do you want a tablet for the road that's also able to run your favorite Windows-based applications? Consider Lenovo's X230T tablet PC. With a built-in keyboard, this convertible PC enables tablet convenience without sacrificing notebook-class performance.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Lenovo Thinkpad X230T

 

The HP Thinkpad X230T Ultraportable laptop combines the functions of a business laptop with the benefits of a tablet. It has a reversible IPS display that easily changes from an ultrabook to a tablet. This HP Ultrabook runs on Windows 7 (64 bit) OS and...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

All the info not listed

 

The computer has the multi-touch screen, not the outdoor screen. It DOES come with the digitizer pen For any who are looking at this computer now, think hard about whether it is what you really want. As is, it is not a future proof computer but with a...

With a few upgrades this is one of the most powerful computer in its class. It has a super processor and is very user friendly in terms of upgrades (16 GB RAM, SSD, etc.) ; Lenovo support has been really great so far ; The touch and pen features are...

This computer does NOT come with the following ; Webcam ; any Bluetooth capability ; Fingerprint reader ; despite not having webcam, it has the 2x2 wireless card, not the 3x3 ; Backlit keyboard ; Additionally, it comes with a strange Army Golden Master...

Jun, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

All the info not listed

 

The computer has the multi-touch screen, not the outdoor screen. It DOES come with the digitizer pen For any who are looking at this computer now, think hard about whether it is what you really want. As is, it is not a future proof computer but with a...

With a few upgrades this is one of the most powerful computer in its class. It has a super processor and is very user friendly in terms of upgrades (16 GB RAM, SSD, etc.) Lenovo support has been really great so far. The touch and pen features are nice...

This computer does NOT come with the following: - Webcam - any Bluetooth capability - Fingerprint reader - despite not having webcam, it has the 2x2 wireless card, not the 3x3 - Backlit keyboard Additionally, it comes with a strange Army Golden Master...

Jun, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Small but nice

 

When I started at my current job they told me to buy whatever laptop I wanted. I browsed around, and decided I wanted something with tablet-style functionality and a great battery life. I was not disappointed by the X230T. The battery life rarely...

Battery life, flexibility

Small screen, CD drive not built in

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Is A New Lenovo Fan

 

The cons are still not enough to knock this down an egg. I can always add RAM myself and I didn't have to pay Lenovo an extra $200 to add another 4 gig stick. Changing the options that should have been set the way most people will set it up was a...

1) Core i7 2) 500 GB 7200 rpm Hard Drive 3) The stand that attaches to the laptop is ... it ... it just brings tears to my eyes. You can attach it for a ludicrous amount of extra USB ports, your optical drive, AND you can set the laptop on a soft...

1) It wasn't the backlit keyboard model (wasn't advertised that way, was just hoping I would get lucky). 2) The 4 GB included RAM will need to be upgraded in ... probably the next year or two. 3) The default setting for tablet mode is portrait (for...

Jun, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HDA
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1

Battery

Battery life (max):9.9
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Convertible (Swivel)
Housing material:Magnesium
Product color:Black
Product type:Hybrid (2-in-1)

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:12.5
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Full HD: No
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: No
Keyboard language:
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard number of keys:84
Keyboard type:AZERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav
Windows keys:

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:
Memory layout:1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

3G: No
4G:Y
4G standard:WiMAX
4G WiMAX: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, BT
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):300
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:HDA
Chassis type:
Display:
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
On-board graphics adapter: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
Port replicator:
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel QM77 Express
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):26
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel QM77 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:I5-3320M
Processor boost frequency:3.3
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor frequency:2.6
Processor front side bus:1600
Processor lithography:22
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I5-3320M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
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 Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: Yes
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: 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):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® vPro™ Technology:Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:64896
Processor code:SR0MY
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:Y
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Host interface:
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:180
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:SATA
Storage media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:180

Technical Details

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Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.02
Height (front):1.06
Height (rear):1.23
Weight:3.97
Width:12