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Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD review: specs and price

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than the average?

  • RAM
    16GBvs7.65GB
  • Resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1.71MP
  • Pixel density
    157ppivs142.76ppi
  • Weight
    1.58kgvs2.08kg
  • RAM speed
    ?

    2400MHzvs1730.29MHz
  • Battery life
    ?

    13.9hvs7.33h
  • Thickness
    19.95mmvs23.41mm
  • CPU speed
    4 x 1.9GHzvs5.91GHz

Price comparison

Design

1.weight
?

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249.5g

1.58kg

2.Has a backlit keyboard
?

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
3.thickness
?

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

19.95mm

4.Uses a fanless design
?

By using power-efficient components that don't produce large amounts of heat, it's possible to create a device with no cooling fans. This results in a much quieter (or even silent) operation.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad 330 15.6” Intel Core i3-7020U 2.3GHz / 4GB RAM / 1TB HDD

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
5.volume
?

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1579.19cm³

1561.28cm³

6.Has a flip and fold design
?

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i3-8145U 2.1GHz / 4GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Display

1.resolution
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Best

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3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

2.pixel density
?

Best

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540ppi

157ppi

3.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

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18.4"

14"

4.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
5.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Performance

1.RAM speed
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It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

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2800MHz

2400MHz

2.Uses flash storage
?

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
3.RAM
?

Best

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64GB

16GB

4.CPU speed
?

Best

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12 x 2GHz

4 x 1.9GHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

5.internal storage
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Best

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4000GB

512GB

6.Supports 64-bit
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A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
?

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
2.USB 3.0 ports
?

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

Best

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6

3

3.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
4.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

3

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
?

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
6.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Battery

1.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

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25h

13.9h

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
?

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
?

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Features

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
3.has a front camera
?

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
4.Has a fingerprint scanner
?

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book S

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
5.has GPS
?

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book S

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
6.Has S/PDIF Out port
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S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.

For example

Maingear Pulse 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700HQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Miscellaneous

1.clock multiplier
?

The clock multiplier controls the speed of the CPU.

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad 330 14” AMD A9-9425 3.1GHz / 4GB RAM / 1TB HDD

31

19 (Intel Core i7-8650U)

2.SSE version
?

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.

Best

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4.2

4.2 (Intel Core i7-8650U)

3.L1 cache
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A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

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512KB

256KB (Intel Core i7-8650U)

4.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
?

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
5.Uses hyperthreading technology
?

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i7-8650U 1.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
6. newer Turbo Boost version
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Intel's Turbo Boost technology allows CPUs to operate even faster than their maximum clock speed, increasing performance for demanding tasks.

Best

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2

2 (Intel Core i7-8650U)

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