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Lenovo ThinkPad E470

Lenovo ThinkPad E470
alaScore 94

18 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad E470. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the performance. The price is also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the screen. Reviews are divided on the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo ThinkPad E470 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Benjamin Herzig (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad E470 (HD-Display, HD 620) Laptop Review

 

Display from the Stone Age. Lenovo's ThinkPad E470 is an affordable ThinkPad with its largest user base among students and home office users. We have already reviewed this laptop in review earlier this year. However today we are reviewing a model with...

decent case ; comfortable input devices ; decent application performance ; fast Wi-Fi connection ; quiet and cool even under load ; improved battery life

no USB Type-C ; only 12 months warranty ; abysmal TN HD display with disgraceful viewing angles ; reduced CPU performance on battery ; low-frequency PWM flickering at brightness levels of less than 90 %

The bottom line is that the E470 is an affordable business notebook, but we cannot recommend this particular configuration that we have reviewed today. We cannot recommend the particular E470 model in review due to its unbalanced configuration and its...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Till Schönborn (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad E470 (Core i5, GeForce 940MX) Notebook Review

 

Small Update, Big Impact? The ThinkPad E470 is the latest addition to the popular Lenovo business series. This entry-level model of the E-series uses a 7th generation Intel Core processor and promises more performance and battery life. All of this for...

good workmanship quality ; great keyboard ; additional Trackpoint ; IPS display with stable viewing angles ; high application performance ; fast WLAN connection ; silent and cool in everyday use ; decent battery life ; attractive price

relatively thick and heavy ; meager connectivity ; limited upgrade options ; only 12 months warranty

This year, Lenovo has stuck with the previous design of the E400 series and upgraded some aspects. The laptop has great workmanship, input devices and well-managed noise and heat emissions. Furthermore, our test configuration included a Core i5...

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio chip:Conexant CX11852
Audio Decoders:Dolby Audio Premium
Audio system:Dolby Home Theater
Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:2
Speakers manufacturer:Conexant

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):45
Battery life (max):8.4 / 8.5
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 6

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

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

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Gold / Black, Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Polycarbonate
Intel segment tagging:Home Office, Small Business
Market positioning:Business
Product Type:Netbook / Notebook

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):400:1
Display brightness:220 / 250
Display diagonal:35.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Screen shape:Flat
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available / NVIDIA GeForce 920MX / NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 32
Maximum Resolution:1920 x 1080
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 900
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 620 / Intel® HD Graphics 520
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Island-style keyboard:N / Yes
Keyboard backlit:N
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad / Trackpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16 / 32
Memory clock speed:2133 / 2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Warranty card:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N / Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:OPI / QPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3.1 / 3.10 / 3.5 / 3.50
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor frequency:2 / 2.00 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.40 / 2.5 / 2.50 / 2.7 / 2.70
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i3-6006U / i3-7100U / I5-6200U / i5-7200U / I7-6500U / i7-7500U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-6000 Mobile Processor Series / Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA 1356 / BGA1356 / LGA 1356 (Socket B2) / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:D1 / H0
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Processor ARK ID:88193 / 88194 / 91157 / 95442 / 95443 / 95451
Processor code:SR2EY / SR2EZ / SR2ZU / SR2ZV / SR2ZW / SSSR2UW
Processor package size:42 / 42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Fingerprint Reader:N / Y / Yes
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:HDD, Power on, Supervisor / Power on, Supervisor
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / N / Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Trial software:McAfee Live Safe, Microsoft Office / McAfee LiveSafe / McAfee LiveSafe, Microsoft Office

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:180 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:2.5"
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 180 / 256 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:239 / 242
Height :22 / 22.3 / 22.4 / 23.7
Weight:1.81 / 1.87 / 1.9
Width:334 / 339