Lenovo ThinkPad L480 i5 14 inch IPS SSD Black

MPN: 20LS001AUK  |  EAN: 0192330053501  |  Model: ThinkPad L480

Price Information

£798.18

as at 16 Sep 19 | 1:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Lenovo ThinkPad L480 i5 14 inch IPS SSD Black - 20LS001AUK Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Pro Music Production
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Front-end Development
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Use At the Client's
Very Good
Use in Public Places
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Outstanding
Long Journeys
Very Good
Use Around the Office
Outstanding
Carrying All the Time
Very Good
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
Business Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right
Windows
Outstanding
13 to 14 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding

Great for photo editing

Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels means you can work in greater detail

Running editing programs such as photoshop is possible due to the inclusion of 8 GB of RAM and the 4 cores-core processor.

Even more, you can render your image and design work with ease as this laptops comes with a robust graphics card with a strong 3Dmark benchmark score of 1124.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

The Memory card reader makes loading images from you camera straightforward.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 14 inches screen size) and performance so that you're free to roam the labs or libraries with a machine that can competently multi-task your data crunching, "multi-tabbed browsing" and the production of academic content.

All about the Films!

With a high resolution Advanced screen the excellent ThinkPad L480 was built to allow you enjoy movies, serials and animation. And with a HDMI port, you can connect the laptop to your TV or projector for an even more cinematic experience.

Videos for fun

You need to pack a lot into this screen, hence a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for.

Continuously tweaking video clips are fun but requires a quite a bit of computing power. Which is why the memory size of 8 GB, the multi-core processor and the graphics card all combine to provide a level of performance that matches your needs.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

It also comes with the Memory card reader just in case you need an alternative option to move your creative work from once device to another.

Music and Audio

The ThinkPad L480 provides a great playground to create homemade tracks, mixes and audio effects. It offers ample storage for your music files with a total capacity of 256 GB. Also, the Intel Core i5-8250U processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.

Its all about the Beats

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the ThinkPad L480 can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 1.60 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the ThinkPad L480 is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the ThinkPad L480 is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 8 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, don't need much, but your Intel Core i5-8250U processor and 8 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!

Surf comfortably as all components of your Lenovo will easily handle the web

Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the ThinkPad L480 is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 12 hours battery life of the ThinkPad L480 allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

The ThinkPad L480 is the perfect size working on the move. With a battery life of 12 hours, this is a machine that slips easily into a bag and goes everywhere with you without worrying too much about the next time you need a charge.

The 12 hours battery life in the ThinkPad L480 has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

A long journey doesn’t mean wasted time with the ThinkPad L480 thanks to its massive 12 hours battery life.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The ThinkPad L480 offers 12 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Thanks to a 12 hours battery life, the ThinkPad L480 lets you work and work and work while visiting client sites.

Suits your occasional mobility

The ThinkPad L480 is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 1.68 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Great to use on the go!

The ThinkPad L480 is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 1.68 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Working in the dark

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Presentations

It's got a good variety of display ports which allows you connect to a good range of projectors and screen types.

Looks like your everyday laptop

Whether you want to blend in, or have a laptop that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the ThinkPad L480 fits the bill.

Looks very professional

Traditional and corporate, the ThinkPad L480 will not be out of place in any office, anywhere in the world.

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Technical Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad L480 i5 14 inch IPS SSD Black - 20LS001AUK Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display Brightness 250 cd/m²
Display Contrast Ratio 800:1
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 14 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i5
Processor Model Intel Core i5-8250U
Processor Speed 1.60 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Speed 2400 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 256 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Card Type Integrated
Audio
Sound System Beats Audio
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.2
Network NFC Yes
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 1.4
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 2
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 1
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Keyboard Spill Resistant Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Pro
Battery
Battery Life 12 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Fingerprint Reader Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 23.5 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.25 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 33.5 cm
Weight 1.68 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Certifications MIL-STD-810G
Energy Star Certified Yes
EPEAT Compliance Gold
RoHS Compliance 1