Product Comparison: Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK) vs Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)


General Specifications
Brand
Lenovo
Lenovo
Model
Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)
Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)
Origin
China
China
About the Product
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.
The Lenovo ThinkPad T420s offers high performance in an ultimate thin and light design. Built for the most demanding business professionals, the ThinkPad T420s offers the latest advanced video conferencing innovations.
Key Specs
Screen Size
14 in.
14 in.
Operating System
Windows 7 Pro
Windows 7 Pro
Processor Speed
2.5 GHz
2.7 GHz
System Memory (RAM)
4 GB
4 GB
Storage Capacity
320 GB
160 GB
Battery Life
8 hours
10 hours

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)

Size & Weight
Height
1.18 in.
0.83 in.
Width
13.38 in.
13.5 in.
Depth
9.05 in.
9.06 in.
Weight
4.85 lbs.
3.75 lbs.

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)

Processor
Processor Model
Intel Core i5-2520M
Intel Core i7-2620M
Number of Cores
2
2
Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Intel HD Graphics 3000

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)

What customers say about "Processor"
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.
Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK) 14-inch Notebook
  • Very impressed with this laptop. Intel Core i7 works like a charm.
  • Excellent performance. Equipped with intel core i7 processor, this laptop is real beast.
  • ThinkPad T420s is a powerful business laptop with great processor.
  • The Intel Core i7 2640M is clocked at a whopping 2.8GHz, making it one of the most powerful processors in Intel's Sandy Bridge line-up.
  • Very powerful processor, which is nearing gaming PC performance.
Memory
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR3
DDR3
Type of Storage
HDD
SSD
Card Reader
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Memory"
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!
Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK) 14-inch Notebook
  • Laptop is equipped with SSD memory, which make it very fast.
  • T420s has 4GB of RAM, which is standard for modern laptops.
  • SSD drives help the system feel responsive, start faster and are less prone to failures, which can be devastating.
  • Normally these drives come in 120GB iterations, so it's great to see a bigger 160GB drive.
  • You'll have more space for apps and files with 160Gb of memory.
Features
Display Type
HD TFT
HD+ TFT
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
1600 x 900
Discrete Graphics
No
NVIDIA NVS 4200M
Extras
Balanced for business, Top-tier performance, Computing comfort, Increased battery life
ThinkPad Video Calling innovations, Dolby Home Theater Audio, Ultradurable Construction & MIL-SPEC Tested, Dual digital HD microphones
Discrete Graphics Memory
1 GB
What customers say about "Features"
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.
Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK) 14-inch Notebook
  • This laptop has a great keyboard, and it is a complete joy to type on it.
  • Good build quality. The laptop is sturdy, nothing wobble, and it performing very well.
  • This notebook has pretty sharp screen with resolution of 1600 x 900.
  • Battery life is very short. It can't survive any traveling.
  • The laptop gets quite hot while you only surfing web.
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Network
WI-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Ethernet
Ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Number of USB Ports
3
3
USB Type C
No
No
Other Ports
HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack
VGA, DisplayPort, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack

Lenovo Thinkpad T420 (NW4P3UK)

Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK)

What customers say about "Connectivity"
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.
Lenovo Thinkpad T420s (NV8P4UK) 14-inch Notebook
  • Lots of connectivity inputs located at the back of laptop.
  • This laptop includes outstanding connectivity options from USB to bluetooth.
  • Laptop provide amazing connectivity and good performance.
  • This laptop has every intarface you can ask for.
  • This laptop is really amazing. It's back panel is full of ports, for just everything you have.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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