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Lenovo ThinkPad L470

Lenovo ThinkPad L470
alaScore 96

9 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad L470. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews.

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Expert review by: Benjamin Herzig (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad L470 (i5-7200U, FHD-IPS) Laptop Review

 

Gray mouse with legacy features. In Lenovo's wide lineup of 14-inch ThinkPads, the L470 finds its place in the lower midfield: below the T series, but above the E series. Why the low-priced business notebook is highly recommended and which advantages...

matte Full HD IPS screen ; replaceable battery with good battery runtimes ; conformable touchpad and keyboard ; VGA port and a docking station port ; robust plastic case

no USB Type-C ; annoying coil whine ; GPU throttling on battery power ; poor color space coverage ; only one year of warranty out of the box

With the L470, Lenovo delivers a budget-oriented ThinkPad that, above all, should be interesting for students and firms. The price/performance winner: With a low price and legacy features, such as a VGA port, and a replaceable battery, the L470 is an...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Cortney Moore (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad L470 Review

 

Built for business use without the high price tag, Lenovo's ThinkPad L470 is a durable 14-inch laptop that can go the distance. Starting at $615 ($847.20 as configured), this system is slightly less expensive than Lenovo's ThinkPad T470 , our favorite...

Durable build quality; Great keyboard; Solid performance; Long battery life; Loud audio

Low-res and dim display; No USB-C; Poor webcam

With a best-in-class keyboard, durable build and long battery life, the ThinkPad L470 is a very good choice for business users.

Aug, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio chip:Realtek ALC3268
Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:1

Battery

Battery Capacity:48
Battery capacity (Watt hours):24 / 47 / 48 / 72
Battery life (max):12 / 14.48 / 8.68
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 6

Camera

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

Certificates

Certification:MIL-STD-810G / test MIL-STD-810G
Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance:Y

Design

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

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):500:1 / 700:1
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
Panel Type:IPS
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 3
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R5 M430 / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 32
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
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 1150 / 900
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5906 / 0x5916 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 610 / Intel HD Graphics 620 / Intel® HD Graphics 520
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:N
Keyboard language:UK English
Keyboard layout:QWERTZ
Numeric keypad:N
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y
Windows keys:Y

Memory

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

Networking

3G:N
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
SIM card support:Y
Wi-Fi:Y
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 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac
WWAN:Y

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N
Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Data

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

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:Y
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Microphone in:N
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
SmartCard slot:Y
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity: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:10 / 12
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x2,1x4,2x2,2x1,4x1 / 1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3 / 3.1 / 3.10 / 3.5 / 3.50 / 3.9
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-7xxx / Intel Core i5-7xxx / Intel Core i7-7xxx / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:2.20 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.40 / 2.5 / 2.50 / 2.6 / 2.60 / 2.7 / 2.70 / 2.8
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:3965U / i3-7100U / I5-6200U / I5-6300U / i5-7200U / i5-7300U / i7-7500U / i7-7600U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i5-700 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-7600 Mobile Series / Intel® Core™ i5-6300 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1356 / BGA1356 / LGA 1356 (Socket B2)
Processor threads:2 / 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 / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / Y
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):N / 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 / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Processor ARK ID:88190 / 88193 / 95442 / 95443 / 95451 / 96506 / 97466 / 97472
Processor code:SR2EY / SR2F0 / SR2ZU / SR2ZV / SR2ZW / SR33Z / SR340 / SR34A
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 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

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

Software

Bundled software:Lenovo Solution Center\nLenovo PowerEngage\nThinkVantage Product Recovery\nThinkVantage System Update\nAdobe Reader
Drivers included:Y
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / N / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe, Microsoft Office / Microsoft Office

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC / 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:128 / 180 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:PCI Express / Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 180 / 256 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:235
Height :23.9
Weight:1.87 / 1.92 / 2.02 / 2.03
Width:339