Lenovo ThinkPad T431s
USB 3.0 only.
ThinkPad design and features remain intact.
Can be configured with Windows 7 or 8.
Dual pointing devices.
Internal roll cage, magnesium alloy base and carbon fiber lid.
Dual videoout and docking port.
Improved AccuType keyboard with greater feedback.
Higher contrast and brightness compared to T430 and T430s.
New glass trackpad is responsive and very large.
No flash storage.
No touch screen.
Screen limited to 1,600by900 resolution.
Small sacrifice to rigidity due to slimmer chassis.
Narrower display bezel for a slightly weaker lid.
Louder fan under medium to high loads.
No dedicated Nvidia GPU options.
Inaccurate colors if not calibrated.
Only 2x USB ports.
Non removable battery.
By itproportal.com on August 22, 2013
Ultimately, the choice of laptops falls to your IT buyer and the current installed base of systems. If you're a Lenovo shop, the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s is a worthy successor to the ThinkPad faithful, though the new trackpad may take a little while to...70
By Notebook Review on August 22, 2013
The Lenovo ThinkPad T431s offers an exceptional design that few notebooks match at this price point. With its durable build quality, portable form factor and above average battery life, the T431s is the ideal travel notebook. Users can also rest assured...70
By booredatwork.com on August 15, 2013
The ThinkPad T431s is the thinnest T series ever featuring a sleek, innovative trackpad, enhanced keyboard and refined aesthetics. Lenovo designed the new T431s with these priorities in mind to directly enrich the user experience: The T431s is powered...-
By cnet on August 02, 2013
A buttoned-down T-series with some modern touches, the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s is a business laptop you won't mind traveling with unless you need the latest and greatest...70
By PCWorld on July 18, 2013
And without perks like a touchscreen and solid-state storage (the latter is available on other configurations), it’s hard to justify Lenovo’s higher-than-average price. Business users might continue to appreciate the ThinkPad’s sturdy design, security features, and comfy keyboard, but others will find more features and better performance for less money.60
By pcworld.com_techhive.com on July 18, 2013
Lenovo's pricey new entry into the Ultrabook market caters deftly to business users, but it fails to deliver most of what's good about Ultrabooks: speed, portability, and...60
By ComputerShopper on July 02, 2013
This ThinkPad refresh brings the mainstay T Series closer to today's thin and light ultrabook standards. Business users will appreciate the superb keyboard, host of security options, and other features, but the redone touch pad and lackluster display may give them pause.70
By NotebookCheck on May 28, 2013
Lenovo ThinkPad T431s The renowned ThinkPad T Series was more or less stagnant in its visual design until the introduction of the Chiclet AccuType keyboard a little more than a year ago. The chassis changes on the T431s signify a move towards a more...85
By DigitalTrends on May 17, 2013
That’s not the current situation, however, so we can’t account for that in our score. As it stands today, the T431s is an excellent 14-incher for people interested in mobile productivity, but the price is a bit too high for the hardware.70
By LaptopMag on May 13, 2013
The Lenovo ThinkPad T431s is one of the lightest 14-inch business notebooks ever, with a full suite of ports and long battery life.70