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Lenovo ThinkPad T490

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad T490. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and durability. The energy efficiency and battery also get good views. Many are negative about the size and usability. Reviews are divided on the screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo ThinkPad T490 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Benjamin Herzig (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 (i7, MX250, Low Power FHD) Laptop Review

 

Notebookcheck reviews the Lenovo ThinkPad T490, the newest 14-inch business laptop from Lenovo. Is the Lenovo ThinkPad T490 laptop with its much more compact case still a good business laptop? Find out in this comprehensive review!

sturdy case;more compact & lighter than the predecessor;various connection options;very comfortable input devices;bright & colorful low-power FHD LCD;above-average CPU performance;utilizes the 25 W version of the MX250;fan is turned off most of the...

display with bad response times;no full-size SD card reader;Thunderbolt 3 with just two PCIe lanes;case is difficult to open;case gets hot under load;throttling during the stress test;coil whine & speaker noise;less flexible without PowerBridge

May, 2019

Expert review by (laptopmedia.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 review – a businessman’s companion

 

While all of the manufacturers are rushing to innovate, changing the design philosophy of their laptops every year, there is one brand that stays true to its legacy. Even though the ThinkPads, in g…

Industrial build quality;The display doesn’t use PWM to adjust its brightness levels (LG Display LP140WF3-SPD2);Pleasant spill-resistant keyboard with long travel and clicky feedback;Great I/O selection;Supports Thunderbolt;Charges with USB Type-C

Warms up under heavy load;Its display covers only 52% of sRGB (LG Display LP140WF3-SPD2);Micro SD instead of a full-sized SD card reader

Jun, 2019

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