Product Comparison: Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK) vs Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)


General Specifications
Brand
Lenovo
Lenovo
Model
ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)
Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Lenovo ThinkPad L420 is specially designed by the manufacturer to quickly solve business problems on business trips, conferences and other off-site events. The case is made in strict design with the use of matte plastic in black.
The ThinkPad T420 notebook offer the best combination of thin and light mobility and top performance features a business class user would require. Top performing features include Second Generation Intel® Core™ processors offering 20% increase in performance.
Key Specs
Screen Size
14 in.
14 in.
Operating System
Windows 7 Pro
Windows 7 Pro
Processor Speed
2.3 GHz
2.5 GHz
System Memory (RAM)
4 GB
4 GB
Storage Capacity
500 GB
320 GB
Battery Life
7 hours
8 hours

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Size & Weight
Height
1.42 in.
1.18 in.
Width
13.5 in.
13.38 in.
Depth
9.13 in.
9.05 in.
Weight
5.14 lbs.
4.85 lbs.

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Processor
Processor Model
Intel Core i3-2350M
Intel Core i5-2520M
Number of Cores
2
2
Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Intel HD Graphics 3000

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

What customers say about "Processor"
Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK) 14 inch Laptop
  • Very good build quality. Laptop built with eco friendly material but boasts well performing processor.
  • The ThinkPad L420 is a decent small-business laptop with exceptional build quality. Processor has good speed and decent graphics.
  • Lenovo equips the small 14 inch notebook with a strong Intel Core i5-2520M processor.
  • The 2520M's performance is even quite sufficient for more demanding tasks, such as HD video editing.
  • The Intel Graphics 3000 card most certainly doesn't belong to the fastest graphic solutions. It works slow and laggy.
Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK) 14-inch Laptop
  • Processor speed and the amount of RAM are good.
  • Relatively quick processor and ram, adequate hard drive, up to date operating system (64 bit).
  • Really good keyboard. Good memory and processor.
  • Construction is very solid, makes it a faithful machine at all times. Good processor.
  • No noise, the cooler system is perfect. Fast processor.
Memory
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR3
DDR3
Type of Storage
HDD
HDD
Card Reader
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Memory"
Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK) 14 inch Laptop
  • Amazing laptop with big storage capacity for all data.
  • This laptop is amazing. 500Gb of space is amazing value.
  • Good laptop for all the basics need. It has good RAM and HDD working on good speeds.
  • The DDR3 memory is very slow and this laptop lags everywhere.
  • In the times, when all data was written directly to the drive, the 500gb is very low.
Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK) 14-inch Laptop
  • Really good 4GB memory, 320gb HD configuration.
  • Lots of memory, and fast processing. Great value for so much memory.
  • Good memory. Very clean, smells new.
  • Good for the price! Good memory. Cool HDD drive.
  • Awesome laptop with great memory!
Features
Display Type
HD TN
HD TFT
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
1366 x 768
Discrete Graphics
No
No
Extras
AntiGlare display, DVD Recordable, Dual array microphone
Balanced for business, Top-tier performance, Computing comfort, Increased battery life
What customers say about "Features"
Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK) 14 inch Laptop
  • Excellent keyboard and touchpad. It is a complete satisfaction to type on this.
  • Prolific typists will be happy with the keyboard as the keyboard is good quality and good size for a laptop.
  • Nothing should stand in the way of outdoor use with this matte display.
  • The screen resolution is too low. At a time, the 1600 x 900 is a must have minimum.
  • Bad viewing angles. The picture falsifies quickly when the display is tilted up or down.
Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK) 14-inch Laptop
  • Excellent laptop with lots of potential features to use.
  • Features everything that I hoped for and even a bit of extra.
  • It has a lot of features that don't come standard on more recent laptops.
  • The price was right. Has a lot of useful features.
  • A lot of unuseful features for me, but good processor.
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Network
Ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11 n
WI-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Ethernet
Number of USB Ports
3
3
USB Type C
No
No
Other Ports
VGA, DisplayPort, ExpressCard, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack
HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

What customers say about "Connectivity"
Lenovo ThinkPad L420 (NYV5EUK) 14 inch Laptop
  • This laptop provide really good selection of ports.
  • The L420 has an above average port selection for a 14-inch notebook, including DisplayPort, eSATA, and an ExpressCard/54 slot.
  • The Lenovo ThinkPad L420 has quite a bit to offer in terms of connectivity.
  • The L420 does not have USB 3.0, so every data transfer would take a long time.
  • Unfortunately, Lenovo doesn't install any USB 3.0 ports.
Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK) 14-inch Laptop
  • Construction is very solid. Good and durable ports.
  • Very easy to update. Many ports to connectivity.
  • I love this laptop. Good, easy and durable USB ports.
  • No working DVD and bad USB ports.
  • Thinkpad T430 with a defective battery and 2 dead USB 3 ports.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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