Close

Loading image...
Lenovo T431s
6 Images

Lenovo T431s 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Mar 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Full-sized and spill-resistant, the legendary ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard is renowned for its full array of keys, excellent feel, and TrackPoint pointing device. And now it's optimized for Windows... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

14 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo T431s has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T431s have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB.

Chart Edit

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Lenovo has good average ratings for its ultrabooks as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 350 megahertz, the Lenovo T431s has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the T431s.

Chart Edit

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo T431s has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo T431s has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the T431s also have a front camera.

Chart Edit

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo T431s supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most ultrabooks that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the T431s.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T431s is 360GB. The Lenovo T431s has one of the bigger total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US (512GB), or the DELL XPS 13 (512GB).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Big Screen Size

The Lenovo T431s has a quite big screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the T431s. Across all the ultrabooks that are a similar age to the T431s the screen sizes range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 14".

Chart Edit

L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on ultrabooks that are a similar age to it.

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo T431s has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the T431s. The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T431s is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,200 RPM.

Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many ultrabooks that were released around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago that we have checked, the Lenovo T431s's maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes is one of the biggest. Portable PCs of this age and spec have maximum internal memories of between 16GB and 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 22GB.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the Lenovo T431s has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst ultrabooks of this age. The maximum internal memory of ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the T431s range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB.

Chart Edit

7 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Lenovo T431s is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the T431s have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

Chart Edit

Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the T431s that we have assessed, the internal memory of the Lenovo T431s of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago have internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.9GB.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the T431s, the Lenovo T431s does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

Chart Edit

Only Three Battery Cells

Most ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the T431s have between two and seven battery cells, including the Lenovo T431s which has three battery cells.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 3 megabytes, the Lenovo T431s has one of the smaller processor caches amongst ultrabooks of this age. The processor caches of ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the T431s range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.3MB.

Chart Edit

Quite Small L3 Cache

The L3 caches of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2MB to 6MB. The Lenovo T431s has a fairly small L3 cache (only 3 megabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T431s

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo T431s has a better processor family than most ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to it. This Lenovo portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

Chart Edit

Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the Lenovo T431s has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the T431s.

If this ultrabook battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (9.9h).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo T431s has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo X240 (1.9GHz).

Read more Less Chart Edit

HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo T431s has a better storage medium than most ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it have an SSD storage medium. 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (SSD).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo T431s has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 E7440 (1.6kg).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Data Network
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Optional Operating System Supplied
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 20aa000bus, lenovo t431, lenovo t431s, lenovo 20aa000, lenovo 20aa000b, lenovo 20aa000bu, lenovo 20aa000bus
Barcodes 00071030430020, 00887770584622, 00887770585223, 00887770585285, 00887770585469, 00887770585919, 00887770588637, 08877705859194
Feedback