Pros

  • Slender size and plenty of ports
  • Fantastic keyboard and touchpad

Cons

  • No discrete graphics card

At A Glance

With the T400s laptop, Lenovo heaps on features, cuts the girth, and builds a lean, mean business machine.

Manufacturer’s Description

The ThinkPad T400s Notebook is designed to enhance productivity and change the way that you work. It features 14.1" LED backlight widescreen displays that help to lower power consumption and also offer brighter colors.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lenovo.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 2808C4U
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo SP9600
Processor speed 2530.0 MHz
Display
Display size 14.1 inches
Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels
Vertical Resolution 900
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 945 Express Chipset
Storage
Drive size 128.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
General Information
UPC Code 884942127489
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 0
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1066.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 13.3 inches
Depth 9.5 inches
Height 1.0 inches
Weight 4.6 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.6 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Smart media Yes
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Included Software
  • Lenovo proprietary: ThinkVantage Rescue & Recovery 4.21, Client Security 8.2, Camera Center & Video Conferencing. Creator Business Edition
  • Intervideo WinDVD
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32 bit)
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices
  • Eraserhead
  • Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device
  • Eraserhead
  • Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 112.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Battery
Battery Life 4:56:44 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 252.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 337.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 201.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 350.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 467.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 604.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 203.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 224.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 201.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 12.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 9.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 9.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 7.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 800 by 600 5.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 317.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0