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Lenovo ThinkPad R500 review

A rock-solid business laptop with great usability and an impressive battery life

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Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
250 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
GMA 4500MHD
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Shared
Maximum Battery Run Time
4.50 Hour
Finger Print Reader
Yes
Solid State Drive Capacity
No
FireWire/i.LINK
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Product Family
ThinkPad R500
Processor Model
T6570
Colour
Black
Operating System
Windows Vista Business
Brand Name
Lenovo
Processor Speed
2.10 GHz
Processor Type
Core 2 Duo
Screen Size
39.1 cm (15.4")
Number of Cells
6-cell
Screen Resolution
1280 x 800
Standard Memory
2 GB
Cache
2 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
EPEAT Silver, ENERGY STAR
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
3
Memory Standard
DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Height
38.5 mm
Width
358.6 mm
Depth
260 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
R500
Manufacturer
Lenovo Group Limited
Product Model
27148TG
Product Name
ThinkPad R500 Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad, Trackpoint
Product Line
ThinkPad
Aspect Ratio
16:10
Manufacturer Part Number
NP28TUK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.lenovo.com/uk/en/
Marketing Information
By combining the latest Intel technology, graphics and a variety of wireless solutions, the ThinkPad R500 Notebook is designed to boost performance and help you work smartly and efficiently. It features 15.4" widescreen display, camera and a wider Touchpad for improved ergonomics.
Maximum Memory
8 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • ThinkPad R500 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Bus Speed
800 MHz

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