Product Comparison: Lenovo ThinkPad T430 vs Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)


General Specifications
Brand
Lenovo
Lenovo
Model
ThinkPad T430
ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The T430 traditionally uses all the industry-leading ThinkPad innovations and advanced technologies. It features an ideal balance of mobility, ease of management and security - this is the best combination of qualities for laptops used in the corporate environment.
The new ThinkPad T-Series is an innovative platform that can meet key business needs. Thanks to the third-generation Intel Core processors, Lenovo Enhanced Experience 3.0 (EE 3.0) technology with RapidBoot fast boot support, computers boot up to 40% faster.
Key Specs
Screen Size
14 in.
14 in.
Operating System
Windows 7
Windows 7
Processor Speed
2.6 GHz
2.6 GHz
System Memory (RAM)
8 GB
4 GB
Storage Capacity
256 GB
320 GB
Battery Life
5.5 hours
9.7 hours

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)

Size & Weight
Height
1.2 in.
1.02 in.
Width
13.4 in.
13.5 in.
Depth
9.2 in.
9.05 in.
Weight
4.92 lbs.
3.96 lbs.

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)

Processor
Processor Model
Intel Core i5-3320M
Intel Core i5-3320M
Number of Cores
2
2
Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Intel HD Graphics 4000

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)

What customers say about "Processor"
Lenovo ThinkPad T430 Laptop
  • The performance of the machine is good.
  • This laptop has a very impressive spec and sound quality is excellently.
  • I'd have to say this is an exceptionally good computer. Fast for one thing, and it boots up super fast.
  • Performance almost instant boot up. Performance so quick and stable.
  • Performance easily runs to high end graphic games at the same time some thing my gaming pc cant.
Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE) Laptop
  • It works perfectly, and it looks great. Great processor.
  • One of the best laptops in terms of brand and specifications! It's worth the value and I really really recommend it!
  • I couldn't believe how fast this system turned out to be. The i5 processor i5-3230M is amazing.
  • Super fast computer. Quality product.
  • It's a fast machine, and pretty powerful - I remember hating Intel integrated graphics chipsets because they were very poor performers, but the 4000 edition is fairly high-end.
Memory
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR3
DDR3
Type of Storage
SSD
HDD
Card Reader
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Memory"
Lenovo ThinkPad T430 Laptop
  • Fast 256GB SSD drive. Battery in good condition with plenty of life.
  • Excellent compact laptop. Very fast start up and good battery life.
  • The performance is crisp, with the SSD enabling very brisk boots and switch-offs.
  • Good performance for the money. Dual-core, 8GB RAM.
  • It's a fast piece of kit, which you notice at start up.
Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE) Laptop
  • Excellent product with a lots of memory storage.
  • This is a good product and works as expected. Has great capacity of HDD drive.
  • The hardware is pretty good once updated and customised.
  • Runs cool and silent - Even in a very quiet environment, the fan and hard disk are almost inaudible.
  • It's working excellent with 4GB RAM.
Features
Display Type
HD+ TFT
HD+ TFT
Screen Resolution
1600 x 900
1600 x 900
Discrete Graphics
No
No
Extras
Realtek ALC3202 codec, Spill-resistant keyboard, Optical Drive, Intel Turbo Boost 2.0, Hyper-Threading Technology
Dolby Home Theater, ThinkPad UltraNav, Spill-resistant keyboard, Lenovo ThinkVantage Technologies
What customers say about "Features"
Lenovo ThinkPad T430 Laptop
  • The screen is sharp, bright and undamaged.
  • It's sturdily build like all Levonos but not heavy. It's pretty high spec for the price.
  • Excellent build quality. No flexing if you pick it up with one hand. Nice rubberised material so it'll handle a bit of travelling.
  • Beautiful keyboard. Nice feel and travel. Full size Enter key.
  • Screen's not the highest resolution. In an ideal world I would have liked Full HD.
Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE) Laptop
  • This thinkpad is truly superb, the quality is like.
  • The laptop is super sturdy, has a waterproof keyboard which drains out the bottom of the laptop.
  • The standard screen great, the touchpad is multifunction which again is fab!
  • The keyboard is very comfortable and easy to use.
  • It is very high quality build, thin and light, runs very cool, and plays Skyrim on low settings.
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Network
WI-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Ethernet
WI-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Ethernet
Number of USB Ports
4
3
USB Type C
Yes
No
Other Ports
Docking connector, Mini DisplayPort, VGA, DisplayPort, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack
Mini DisplayPort, VGA, SmartCard, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE)

What customers say about "Connectivity"
Lenovo ThinkPad T430 Laptop
  • Functioning wire and wireless connections
  • The laptop came well packaged and was easy to set up out of the box.
  • It has 2 USB 3.0 sockets and 2 USB 2.0 so plenty of connections.
  • Bluetooth worked well and recognised printer which is a plus and I can connect it to a tv.
  • Disappointed there was no HDMI port, I use this to connect to my smart TV.
Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (N1RLQGE) Laptop
  • The speed of this computer is fast. Has a lots options for connectivity.
  • The keyboard is really good. Great numbers of USB ports.
  • It is very easy to connect through the VGA port to the monitor.
  • No HDMI port. Not a huge deal just an inconvenience.
  • The Wifi is serious problem with this machine.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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