With more conservative CPU and GPU configurations than last year's ThinkPad W540, the W550s provides impressive performance with the added bonus of longer battery life – all in a lighter, thinner body. Compromising just a little on power, the W550s delivers double the battery life of last year's model in a slightly more travel-friendly package.
Dual-core processor and lower-end graphics card fall short on performance tests
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