Lenovo ThinkPad T431s

70
Global
Score
70

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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Engadget Summary

Lenovo's business-minded laptop is svelte and portable, but its high price doesn't line up with its unremarkable specs. A main selling point of the T431s is its design, which CNET calls "simple and straightforward," but Laptop Magazine notes that it's "noticeably smaller than the T430s." The T431s has a 14-inch display with a resolution of 1600 x 900, which NotebookReview finds "serviceable for viewing documents," but they also note that the screen "appears rather dull with limited brightness." On the performance front, the T431s has "enough performance for productivity tasks" according to Laptop Magazine, and PC World says its battery life is "about average" for other systems in the same class.

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Breakdown

Expandability
6.0
Battery life
7.2
Portability (size / weight)
7.3
Design and form factor
7.0
Durability
8.0
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Specs

ThinkPad

Type
Midsize
Bundled OS
Windows
Processor speed
2.7 GHz
Video outputs
DisplayPort, VGA
System RAM
4 GB
Pointing device
Trackpad, Pointing stick
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Specs

ThinkPad

Type
Midsize
Bundled OS
Windows
Processor speed
2.7 GHz
Video outputs
DisplayPort, VGA
System RAM
4 GB
Pointing device
Trackpad, Pointing stick
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