Pros

  • Solid contruction
  • Great keyboard

Cons

  • Software overload
  • Middle-of-the-pack performer

At A Glance

This is an updated version of the ThinkPad that IT types and business users love. Still, modernists may wish for a more svelte look.

Manufacturer’s Description

12.5 ultraportable loaded with enough features to keep you focused and efficient from anywhere.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lenovo.com/us

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5
Processor speed 2600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 12.5 inches
Display type Matte LCD with LED Backlight
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Storage
Drives included 1.0
General Information
UPC Code 701844123718
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Bluetooth
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Memory
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam

Performance

Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 87.0
Worldbench Version 7
Battery
Battery Life 7:19   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 41.7   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 1808.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Web Performance 13.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 478.9   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 530.8   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 188.5   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 190.7   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 123.7   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 84.0
Working power usage 3.4   Watt hours
Idle power usage 9.1   Watts
Gaming
Gaming Score 90.0
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1366x768 10.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 800x600 18.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1366x768 13.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 800x600 24.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1366x768 17.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 800x600 25.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1366x768 36.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 800x600 45.8   Frames per second (higher is better)