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Lenovo ThinkPad P52

Lenovo ThinkPad P52
alaScore 94

13 reviews

Mar, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad P52. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo ThinkPad P52 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Benjamin Herzig (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 (i7, P1000, FHD) Workstation Review

 

Traditional powerhouse. Despite the media attention stylish ultrabook workstations such as Dell's XPS 15 receive, traditional portable workstations like the Lenovo ThinkPad P52 are still the backbone of the workstation market. How well does the latest...

robust well-made case ; excellent input devices ; FHD display has been improved significantly over its predecessor ; good selection of connectivity ; variety of security features ; fast PCIe NVMe SSD ; quiet cooling system ; surface temperatures lower...

upgradeability somewhat complicated (special tools needed for keyboard) ; cooling system heavily taxed by the entry-level SKU ; fan is hard to reach ; poor speakers ; minor coil whine ; CPU throttled on battery ; touchpad with plastic surface ; FHD...

For its third-generation ThinkPad P50-series Lenovo opted for a careful evolution instead of a revolutionary redesign. This evolutionary step referred to as ThinkPad P52 turned out very well by and large as it incorporated many of its predecessor’s...

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com.au)

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 adds VR, 400-nit display option to its 15-inch mobile workstations

 

An Nvidia Quadro P3200 GPU and 4K, 100 percent Adobe RGB-gamut display is ready for your VR worldbuilding.

Jun, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:Dolby Atmos
Audio system:Dolby Audio Premium
Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Number of microphones:2
Speaker power:2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):90
Battery life (max):6.1 / 8.9
Battery technology:Lithium / Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Auto Focus:N
Front Camera:Y
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Front camera signal format:720p
Infrared (IR) camera:Y

Certificates

Certification:MIL-STD-810G
Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium, Magnesium
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Mobile workstation

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1 / 700:1
Display brightness:300 / 400
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:IPS
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:N / Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Docking station

Docking station included:Y

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:4 / 6
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA Quadro P1000 / NVIDIA Quadro P2000 / NVIDIA Quadro P3200
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:64
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150 / 1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® UHD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x3E9B
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel UHD Graphics P630 / Intel® UHD Graphics 630
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.5

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard backlit colour:White
Keyboard language:Swiss / UK English / US English
Keyboard layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:105
Numeric keypad:Y
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav
Spill resistant keyboard:Y
Windows keys:Y

Memory

ECC:N / Y
Internal Memory:16 / 32 / 64 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:128 / 64
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):64
Memory clock speed:2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 16 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 16 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:4x SO-DIMM
Memory upgrade note:Additional memory sold separately

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G:N / Y
3G standards:DC-HSDPA,HSPA,HSUPA,UMTS
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Antenna type:2X2
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 5.0
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC):N
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac
WLAN controller model:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 9260 / Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 9560
WWAN:N / Y

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N
Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
AC adapter quantity:1
AC adapters quantity:1
Bag included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

GPS (satellite):Y
Virtual Reality (VR) ready:Y

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:Y
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:2.0
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N / Y
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
SmartCard slot:Y
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:170

Processor

Bus type:DMI
ECC supported by processor:N / Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel® CM246
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:4.1 / 4.10 / 4.3 / 4.30 / 4.4 / 4.40
Processor cache:12 / 9
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Coffee Lake
Processor Cores:6
Processor family:8th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / AMD E / Intel® Xeon®
Processor frequency:2.2 / 2.20 / 2.6 / 2.60 / 2.7 / 2.70
Processor front side bus:2400
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:E-2176M / i7-8750H / i7-8850H
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Socket:BGA 1440 / FCBGA1440
Processor threads:12
Stepping:U0
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Processor ARK ID:134867 / 134899 / 134906
Processor code:SR3YX / SR3YY
Processor package size:42 x 28
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:HDD, Power on, Supervisor / HDD,Power on,Supervisor
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

Drivers included:Y
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:N / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 10 Pro for Workstations

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC / MMC,SD,SDIO,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:7200
HDD Capacity:1000 / 500
HDD interface:SATA III
HDD Size:2.5
HDD Speed:7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:1000 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:M.2 / NVMe 3.0,PCI Express / NVMe 3.0,PCI Express 3.0
SSD capacity:1000 / 256 / 4000 / 512
SSD form factor:M.2
SSD interface:M.2 / NVMe 3.0,PCI Express / NVMe 3.0,PCI Express 3.0
Storage Media:eMMC / HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1012 / 1256 / 1512 / 2000 / 256 / 32 / 4000 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:252.3
Height :24.5
Height (front):2.45 / 2.58
Height (rear):2.94 / 3.07
Weight:2.45 / 2.57 / 2.9
Width:377.4