Lenovo ThinkPad T480 i5 14 inch IPS SSD Black

MPN: 20L50000SP  |  EAN: 0192330008266  |  Model: ThinkPad T480

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Lenovo ThinkPad T480 i5 14 inch IPS SSD Black - 20L50000SP 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
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Outstanding
Long Journeys
Outstanding
Use Around the Office
Outstanding
Use At the Client's
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Outstanding
Carrying All the Time
Very Good
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Business Look
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
13 to 14 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right
Windows
Outstanding

Great for photo editing

Achieve great photo editing results with the ThinkPad T480 from Lenovo. It comes with a large storage capacity for any pictures you keep on locally on the laptop. It also boasts a handy Memory Card Reader, making it incredibly easy to transfer pictures from your camera while on the move.

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!

High quality video on your ThinkPad T480's Advanced resolution display

IPS screen technology makes video content richer and more viewable.

You won't have to struggle to pause or rewind in the dark with its backlit keyboard.

Connecting to a TV or monitor to watch content on a bigger screen will be simple as its HDMI port is the most common connection option available.

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

Making your first steps in music editing? The ThinkPad T480 has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

Its all about the Beats

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the ThinkPad T480 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

Managing finances has never been simpler. The ThinkPad T480 has enough processing power to manage even the largest spreadsheets. And the inclusion of a makes typing and updating numbers even easier.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the ThinkPad T480 is a very capable option. It's 4 cores core CPU and 8 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The ThinkPad T480 packs a decent Intel Core i5-8250U processor and 8 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

The ThinkPad T480 makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

A sizeable drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the ThinkPad T480.

Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 1.60 GHz processor is ideal. With 14.4 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 14.4 hours battery life of the ThinkPad T480 allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

The 14.4 hours battery life in the ThinkPad T480 is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

Lightweight and compact, the ThinkPad T480 boasts 14.4 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

With a great run time of approximately 14.4 hours, there isn't a huge need to carry a charger each time your about.

If you work in a hot desk environment, portability will be key. The ThinkPad T480 comes with 14.4 hours battery life so you can move around the office as much as you need.

With a great run time of approximately 14.4 hours, there isn't a huge need to carry a charger each time your about.

Suits your occasional mobility

As you'll be needing to move about now and then, it's 1.65 kg weight should suit your needs just fine.

Great to use on the go!

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The ThinkPad T480 works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Working in the dark

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

Presentations

Ensure everyone can see your presentation with the 1. With an 1 and several 1 you will always be able to connect to an external projector or screen.

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 T480 fits the bill.

Looks very professional

It's got the traditional corporate look and will definitely blend in within the enterprise environment. 

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Technical Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 i5 14 inch IPS SSD Black - 20L50000SP Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display Brightness 250 cd/m²
Display Contrast Ratio 700:1
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 Dolby Audio Premium
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 1.4b
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Port 1
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 14.4 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Fingerprint Reader Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 23.25 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 1.99 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 33.65 cm
Weight 1.65 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Certifications MIL-STD-810G
Energy Star Certified Yes
EPEAT Compliance Gold
RoHS Compliance 1