Pros

  • Comfortable keyboard, solid performance

Cons

  • Bland design

At A Glance

The R52 has a comfortable keyboard, and its modular bay accepts many optional drives.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lenovo.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 18594AU
Inventory Number 24264
Processor
Processor type Pentium M 740
Processor speed 1730.0 MHz
Display
Display size 14.1 inches
Resolution 1024 x 768 pixels
Vertical Resolution 768
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon X300
Storage
Drive size 40.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage Express Card Slot
General Information
UPC Code 000435710192
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 330.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 0
Available Interfaces Infrared
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots Express Card Slot
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 500.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 12.3 inches
Depth 10.3 inches
Height 1.6 inches
Weight 7.0 pounds
Weight with Accessories 7.0 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices Phone Cord
Input devices
  • Eraserhead
  • Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device
  • Eraserhead
  • Touchpad
Case
Multipurpose Bay
  • CD-Rom
  • CDRW/DVD-ROM Combo
  • Bay supports 2nd battery
  • DVD+/-RW
  • DVD-ROM
  • 2nd HD
  • CDRW

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 3:30   (hh:mm)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 760.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Fair
World Bench 5 Score 77.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 900.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 620.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 355.0
Ahead Nero 1714.0
Windows Media Encoder 496.0
Roxio VideoWave 473.0
Adobe Photoshop 386.0
Microsoft Office XP 582.0
WinZip 592.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 450.0
Adobe Premiere 610.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 385.0