Laptop review – Lenovo Thinkpad SL510

Lenovo Thinkpad SL510 – consumer review

Lenovo Thinkpad SL510

A dual core Intel processor together with a 250G hard drive and a widescreen LED backlit display make it a great business start up or first buy laptop.
Brand new and in unopened, sealed box. Quoted as being a ‘great business laptop’ and ‘hard-wearing’.
It is breaking no technology records but does represent value for money.

Intel Centrino Core2 Duo processors offer leading-edge technology to enable you and your workforce enhanced mobility, connectectivity and security. And with reliable and efficient performance, you’ll enjoy faster wireless connectivity speeds and the longer battery life. Free up your workforce from worrying about how their laptop works. Enable them to experience mobile computing without limits. Lenovo is committed to protecting the environment and keeping your energy costs low. And we’re especially proud the updated SL Series has earned an EPEAT Gold certified. SL 410/510 laptops meet all 23 required environmental criteria and at least 75% of the optional criteria. SL410/510 are also the first Lenovo laptops to be produced from post-consumer recycled material.

ThinkPad SL510 features
Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 Notebook
Intel Core 2 Duo (T6670) 2.2GHz Processor with 800 MHz Front Side Bus and 2MB L2 chache
2048 MB Memory
250GB (5400 rpm) Hard Drive
DVD Recordable (Dual Layer)
15.6 inch WXGA (1366 x 768) HD AntiGlare Display
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
Mobile Intel GMA 4500MHD (GM45) graphics
ThinkPad 11b/g/n wireless
One year warranty

ThinkPad SL510 specifications

CPU
Processor Intel Core 2 Duo (T6670) 2.2GHz 2MB (L2 Cache)
CPU Bus Speed 800MHz
Chipset Mobile Intel GM45 Express
Memory
Memory (Maximum) 2048MB
Storage
Hard Disk 250GB (1 x 250GB) 5400RPM
Display
Screen 15.6in Anti-Glare WXGA
Display Resolution 1366 x 768 Pixels ,
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW DL
Graphics Device
Graphics Device Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD with 384MB
Interfaces/Ports
VGA Port 1 x 15-pin HD D-Sub
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
USB Ports 3 x USB 2.0
eSATA Port 1 x eSATA (Shared with one USB port)
Microphone In Port 1 x Microphone In Jack
Headphone/Audio Line Out 1 x Headphone/Line out
AC Power 1 x AC Adaptor
Media Adaptor
ExpressCard Slots 1 x ExpressCard Slot
Removable Flash Memory Media 7-in-1 Card Reader
MultiMedia Card Supported
Sony Memory Stick Supported: Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro
Secure Digital Supported: SD, SDHC
xD-Picture Card Supported: xD, xD Type H
Network (Wired)
Network Interface Ethernet 10/100/1000Mbps Integrated
Network (Wireless)
Wireless System ThinkPad 11
RF Network Standard 802.11 b/g/n
Wireless Communications
Bluetooth Yes
Camera
Webcam Integrated
System
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)
Electrical
Battery Lithium-Ion (6 Cells)
Physical
Case Colour Black
Dimensions 38.0cm (W) x 24.7cm (D) x 3.2cm (H) – Weight 2.6kg

Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 video review

The Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 2847-9YU Laptop Computer is a business-oriented computer that also has the personal features you love! With a reliable Intel Core 2 Duo T6670 2.20GHz processor and 4GB of fast DDR3 memory, the Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 2847-9YU Laptop Computer can power through your difficult software applications and computing tasks. The system comes running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit operating system, a cutting edge O/S designed for your business needs. The Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 2847-9YU Laptop Computer also has a beautiful 15.6-inch diagonal LED backlit and HD capable display featuring 1366×768 (720p native) resolution and integrated Intel GMA 4500 MHD graphics. Output your High Definition presentations to an HD ready TV or display via HDMI output. The Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 2847-9YU Laptop Computer also features a 320GB (7200RPM) hard drive, 7-in-1 media card reader, DVDRW optical drive, and connectivity for Bluetooth and Intel WiFi Link 1000 802.11b/g/n wireless, USB 2.0 and eSATA peripherals. The Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 2847-9YU Laptop Computer: built to make your business better.

Verdict
ThinkPad SL510 doesn’t have the quality and feeling of a real IBM computer but for the price of around 450$ it is just great and we recommend it.

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