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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 Intel Core I5 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

Intel Core I5 4GB 500GB HDD Jul 2014
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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
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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 4,358 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo portable PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its laptops range.

Has a Front Camera

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad Edge E431 which do not have a front camera, the ThinkPad Edge E431 has a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad Edge E431 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 has a better processor family than most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This Lenovo portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an AMD E processor family. Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad Edge E431 processor families range from Intel High End Desktop Processors (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The ThinkPad Edge E431 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops that were released more than two years ago. This portable PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11b WiFi standard. This Lenovo laptop also has an 802.11g WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad Edge E431.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Six Battery Cells

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ThinkPad Edge E431 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Thick

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad Edge E431 the heights range from 16mm to 420mm. With a height of 33.9 millimeters, the ThinkPad Edge E431 is one of the thicker comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago amongst laptops of this age.

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Only L3 Processor Cache

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 has a L3 processor cache which is better than the L2 processor cache found on most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

This laptop's processor cache level (L3) is actually the best processor cache level amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad Edge E431.

The worst processor cache level across similar types of laptop is L2.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The ThinkPad Edge E431 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad Edge E431.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad Edge E431 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad Edge E431.

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Average Weight

The ThinkPad Edge E431 has a pretty standard weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the ThinkPad Edge E431 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of a similar age and type 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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