Pros

  • Superb battery life

Cons

  • Difficult to upgrade RAM

At A Glance

This slim unit includes a handy biometric fingerprint reader as well as an ExpressCard slot.

Manufacturer’s Description

Thinkpad T43 Express Notebook is the ideal solution for frequent travelers requiring full functionality without a heavy load. ThinkPad T43 mobile workstations offer the high performance and power of a workstation mobile. Certified for graphics-intensive applications.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 2687D8U
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 3.60 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
S-Video Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 14.10 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Screen Mode SXGA+
Screen Resolution 1400 x 1050
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Controller Model Mobility RADEON x300
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 64 MB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Storage
Storage Size 60 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Lenovo Group Limited
UPC Code 000435633446
Manufacturer Part Number 2687D8U
Brand Name Lenovo
Product Name Thinkpad T43 Express Notebook
Marketing Information

Thinkpad T43 Express Notebook is the ideal solution for frequent travelers requiring full functionality without a heavy load. ThinkPad T43 mobile workstations offer the high performance and power of a workstation mobile. Certified for graphics-intensive applications.

Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
Product Line ThinkPad
Product Series T43
Memory
Standard Memory 512 MB
Maximum Memory 2 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-533/PC2-4200
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Thinkpad T43 Express Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Additional Information

BIOS Type:

  • Flash ROM

Infrared Port Speed:

  • 4 Mbps

IBM Think Express Program:

  • This new program combines select configurations of Thinkpad notebooks with aggressive prices and good availability.These models are designed to offer relevant technology and configuration for Small and Medium Business.
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Model PRO/Wireless 2915ABG
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.2"
Width 12.2"
Depth 10.0"
Weight (Approximate) 78.4 oz
Color Black
Warranty
Additional Warranty Information
  • Customer Carry-in or provided by ThinkPad EasyServ
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Pentium M
Processor Model 750
Processor Speed 1.86 GHz
Cache 2 MB
Bus Speed 533 MHz
Software
Operating System Windows XP Professional

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 5:02   (hh:mm)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 727.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Very Good
World Bench 5 Score 84.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 670.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 577.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 326.0
Ahead Nero 1126.0
Windows Media Encoder 463.0
Roxio VideoWave 443.0
Adobe Photoshop 366.0
Microsoft Office XP 559.0
WinZip 450.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 420.0
Adobe Premiere 508.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 378.0