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Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 15.6" Notebook Review


Lenovo's ThinkPad Edge E520 is traditionally aimed at business users with a touch of personality for customer-facing roles in small- to medium-sized businesses, but has recently taken a more consumer-friendly turn, with less imposing builds and price tags. The ThinkPad Edge E520 is one of the more powerful laptops in the range and can keep you entertained on the move as well as at home.The ThinkPad Edge E520 laptop projects an image of smart professionalism with progressive design features like the elegant, moss-black, soft-touch finish, authentic polished metal accents, eye-catching infinity glass display and clean, comfortable, island-style keyboard.Wrap it up in a thin, light package that's easy to bring on any trip or to any meeting, and you have a laptop that tells the world you're here - and you mean business.
The computer is powered by a 2.66GHz Intel Core i3-390M CPU and features 4GB of RAM, a 320GB 7200rpm hard drive, a DVD burner, and integrated Intel GMA HD graphics. It boasts 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, a 2MP webcam, and an integrated memory card reader. Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) is the installed operating system.
 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 features:

  • Dual-core Intel Core i3 CPU delivers superior performance
  • Comes preinstalled with Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
  • Spill-resistant chiclet keyboard features an innovative keycap design
  • UltraNav lets you control the mouse cursor using the TrackPoint of multi-gesture TouchPad
  • Integrated 2MP webcam is perfect for video conferencing over the web, even in less than ideal lighting
  • 14" display features a LED backlight, glossy finish, 220cd/m² brightness rating, 500:1 contrast ratio, 720p resolution, and 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Powered by integrated Intel GMA HD graphics
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi lets you get online with ease
  • Built-in Bluetooth 2.1+EDR for wireless communication with compatible peripherals
  • 7-in-1 memory card reader lets you download photos from your digital camera
  • Features tools for system recovery, password management, and easy system updates
  • ExpressCard/34 slot supports standard notebook expansion cards
  • eSATA port allows you to connect high-speed external storage devices
  • Built-in fingerprint reader provides true biometric security
  • Eco-friendly notebook ships in recycled packaging with non-toxic ink, and meets EPEAT Gold, Energy Star 5.0, and RoHS standards

Lenovo thinkpad edge e520 specification:

Product Type Notebook
Brand Name Lenovo
Green Compliant Yes
Hard Drive Capacity 320 GB
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model GMA HD 3000
Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Maximum Battery Run Time 4.20 Hour
Finger Print Reader N/A
FireWire/i.LINK N/A
HDMI Yes
Webcam Yes
Backlight Technology LED
eSATA/USB Combo Yes
Product Family ThinkPad Edge E520
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Processor Model i3-2310M
Colour Midnight Black
Operating System Genuine Windows 7 Professional
Processor Speed 2.10 GHz
Processor Type Core i3
Screen Size 39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells 6-cell
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Standard Memory 2 GB
Weight (Approximate) 2.62 kg
Cache 3 MB
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS
Optical Media Supported DVD±R/±RW
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
WWAN Supported N/A
Wi-Fi Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 3.0
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Memory Standard DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Height 33.7 mm
Width 380.0 mm
Depth 249.0 mm
Screen Mode WXGA
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series E520
Manufacturer Lenovo Group Limited
Product Model 11433JG
Product Name ThinkPad Edge E520 11433JG Notebook
Product Line ThinkPad Edge
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Manufacturer Part Number NZ33JUK
Manufacturer Website Address www.lenovo.com/uk/en/
Marketing Information Optimized for business Advanced technology and built-in conveniences boost your productivity and streamline your workday. The Edge Series offers innovative solutions and productivity-enhancing technology in a versatile, reliable, easy-to-use laptop.
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Package Contents
  • ThinkPad Edge E520 11433JG Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Batter
  • AC Adapter
Standard Warranty 1 Year Limited
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