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Lenovo E555

Lenovo E555 4 Core AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo E555 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the E555.

Other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e ($239.49), or the Asus X553MA ($279.99).

Other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at include the HP ZBook ($729.99).

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo E555 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year also have a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this laptop and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e ($239.49), and the Asus X553MA ($279.99) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at other portable PCs which also have a front camera including the HP ZBook ($729.99).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo E555 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.8 gigahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the E555 range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.8GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e ($239.49) is also worth considering.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of laptops of this age and type is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.7GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo E555 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst laptops of this age.

There are a number of alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the Asus X553MA ($279.99), or the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e ($239.49) which is cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the E555, the Lenovo E555 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to consider include the DELL Latitude 11 3160.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo E555 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the E555 have one USB 2.0 port.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the E555 the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities range from 8GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 840GB. With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E555 has a quite small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Lenovo E555 is a four processor thread notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago have between four and seven processor threads.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E555

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo E555 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the E555.

There are a number of other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the Asus X553MA ($279.99).

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo E555 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E555 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e ($239.49).

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo E555 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e ($239.49) (1.5kg and cheaper), or the Asus X553MA ($279.99) (2.2kg and cheaper).

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Average Battery Life

The Lenovo E555 has a fairly average battery life (6.3 hours) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the E555.

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Expert Reviews

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19 June 2015

Forget the Essentials range, Lenovo has a winner on its hands with the ThinkPad E555, a laptop which bears all the qualities (well, almost) of the legendary ThinkPad family but without the price...

Feels more expensive than it really is
Great keyboard
Matte finish
Decent performance
Very well priced
Relatively heavy for a 15.6, inch model
Battery life is poor
Too much bloatware
Heats up a lot
The touchpad could have been better
18 June 2015

Forget the Essentials range, Lenovo has a winner on its hands with the ThinkPad E555, a laptop which bears all the qualities (well, almost) of the legendary ThinkPad family but without the price...

13 November 2014

Lenovo's ThinkPad E555 is a simple office notebook for private and business users. The performance is sufficient for office and web applications. It does not get very warm in operation and could...

25 December 2014

Lifting. Une fois de plus, Lenovo propose un appareil censé convenir tant aux professionnels qu'au grand-public, en lançant sur le marché le dernier-né de sa série ThinkPad E, des PC... Read more…

3 December 2014

Facelift. Met het nieuwste model uit de ThinkPad E-serie biedt Lenovo weer een systeem aan voor consumenten en zakelijke gebruikers. Er zijn een aantal uiterlijke verschillen met zijn voorgangers,... Read more…

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 13 July 2015 by Big Bear Tom
Big Bear Tom would recommend the Lenovo Thinkpad E555 Series (Verified Purchase)

Excellent computer with a couple of bugs. After about 2 weeks the computer would not charge. I contacted Lenove and they determined via online testing that my BIOS was not up to date and they... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful
Reviewed 14 October 2015 by Mikeb
Mikeb would recommend the Lenovo Thinkpad E555 Series (Verified Purchase)

Looking for a computer with Windows 7 before 10 was available. Great price for a good computer...

Reviewed 7 September 2015 by Gb
Gb would recommend the Lenovo Thinkpad E555 Series (Verified Purchase)

We purchased this computer for our son to go to college with. It was a good performance compromise between the machine that he wanted for gaming and for what I think he needs or studying. So far... Read more…

Reviewed 21 October 2015 by Spaggs
Spaggs would recommend the Lenovo Thinkpad E555 Series (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this computer with the understanding that I was going to use it for PowerPoint presentations and to review video of cheating spouses. It does what I ask of it, plus, I have replaced my... Read more…

Reviewed 12 October 2015 by Poppy199

I am sending this computer in for repair for the second time. We ordered 2 of these for our business and they are horrible. Mouse pad is horrible and the quality is ridiculous. I have never had... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 20dh002q, 20dh002qu, 20dhs00800, 20dh002qus
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