Lenovo ThinkPad T420S

  • Lenovo ThinkPad T420S
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  • Durable construction, High-resolution display, Excellent performance, Reasonable price
  • One of the lightest 14-inch business laptops, 1-inch thick with optical drive, Optical drive can be substituted with an additional battery, High screen resolution, Tough as nails, Phenomenal typing experience, Excellent battery life, Speedy.
  • Ultraportable, business design, Durable construction, Strong performance, USB 3.0 & cellular data support


  • Not particularly thin or light, Lackluster battery life, Display isn’t great for multimedia
  • A backlit-keyboard would be nice.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechRadar on 80

In a nutshell, the Lenovo ThinkPad T420s is a powerful business portable that's a pleasure to use, but not exactly a looker. With its contourless, black plastic body and sharp edges, it looks like it has climbed straight out of the 90s. Open it up...

By Expert Reviews on 60

A powerful and versatile laptop, but poor battery life and business-specific graphics mean it should only appeal to professionals...

By ZDNet UK on 80

Much of the ThinkPad's design — and particularly the excellent keyboard — is traditional, but it packs plenty of up-to-date specs too: Core i7 CPU, hybrid discrete/integrated graphics, solid-state drive, USB 3.0 and a high-quality...

By Digital Trends on 85

The LenovoT420s is an excellent laptop for business users, and also well worth the consideration of consumers who prefer an excellent keyboard and durable design to flashy aesthetics....

By NotebookCheck on 84

Lenovo hasn't really launched a new product onto the market with the T420s. No matter if it's the classic ThinkPad case design, the excellent input devices or the installed hardware, we have seen almost all of these model characteristics in the...

By PC Mag on 80

The Lenovo ThinkPad T420s is an amazing device when you realize that its power, feature set, and battery yields are usually found in much heavier laptops....

By LaptopMag on 80

The lightest 14-inch notebook on the market, the Lenovo ThinkPad T420s remains a truly compelling choice for business users looking for the optimum combination of power and portability. The HP EliteBook 8460p has a more attractive design, and the Dell...

By TechReviewSource on 80

The Lenovo ThinkPad T420s is a 14-inch notebook that takes a step up from previous ThinkPads by the addition of the latest Intel Core i5 processor, which really increases performance. It has a very portable and professional design that has a...

By Computer Shopper on 93

The Lenovo ThinkPad T420s delivers better performance than its predecessor thanks to Intel’s latest Core i5 platform, but the thin machine skimps on battery life....

International Review By PC-Welt.de on

Mit dem Lenovo ThinkPad T420s erweitert das chinesische Unternehmen sein Portfolio um ein weiteres Edel-Notebook für die Business-Klasse. Gegenüber der Konkurrenz in Form von Notebooks wie dem HP EliteBook 8460p kann insbesondere die sehr gute...

International Review By Notebookcheck ES on 84

Lenovo no ha lanzado un producto realmente nuevo al mercado con el T420s. No importa si la carcasa tiene el diseño clásico, los excelentes dispositivos de entrada o el hardware instalado, hemos visto casi todas las características de este...

International Review By NotebookCheck IT on 84

Lenovo in realtà non ha lanciato un prodotto completamente nuovo sul mercato con il T420s. Classico design del case ThinkPad, eccellenti dispositivi di input ed hardware installato, abbiamo visto questo in quasi tutti i modelli gemelli, il T420, o...

International Review By Betabuzz on 78

Professionelle Anwender im Geschäftsumfeld schwören auf die Verarbeitungsqualität und die hervorragenden Eingabegeräte von Lenovo. Dieser Tradition steht das ThinkPad T420s in nichts nach. Auf der Kehrseite gibt es allerdings viele...

International Review By notebook-center.ru on

Итак, рассмотрев Lenovo ThinkPad T420s, можно с уверенностью...

International Review By Prylportalen on 50

Visst, ultraportabla laptops och netbooks är inte speciellt jobbiga att släpa runt på. Men i många fall är de helt vansinnigt svindyra (något som ska ändras i och med ultrabooks, men det har som bekant inte skett riktigt än) eller lite för klena för...