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Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (20FH / 20FJ)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (20FH / 20FJ). 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. People are impressed by the design and keyboard. The durability and screen are also appreciated. The sound and price get negative reviews, and there are some mixed reviews about the usability.

performance, screen, durability, keyboard, design

price, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (20FH / 20FJ) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Laptop Mag (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad T560 Review

 

Ideal for productivity users who want a large screen, the ThinkPad T560 offers solid performance, great usability and over 21 hours of endurance.

Epic battery life; Accurate display with wide viewing angles; Durable design; Comfy keyboard

Tinny audio; No USB Type-C or Thunderbolt

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : Till Schönborn (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (Core i7, 940MX, 3K) Notebook Review

 

All of everything! Equipped with a Core i7 processor, 3K display, and dedicated graphics, the T560 aims to take the lead in our business charts. But, is the generous number of features justify a price of almost 2000 Euros (~$2267).

robust, purpose built case ; precise display hinges ; excellent keyboard ; fast Wi-Fi and LTE ; bright, high-resolution IPS display ; high system performance ; various security features ; great battery life ; 3-years warranty

lack of a maintenance hatch ; no USB 3.1 or Type C ; moderate Turbo Boost utilization ; slight throttling under full load ; high price

i7-CPU, SSD, LTE radio, 3K display and dedicated Nvidia graphics - when looking at the specifications of our ThinkPad T560 you might think that you will get a perfect bundle without any flaws. Actually, the premium configuration has eliminated many of...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Till Schönborn (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (Core i5, SSHD) Ultrabook Review

 

Faster, higher, stronger? Lenovo's new ThinkPad T560 convinces with a wide viewing angle IPS display and promises more performance and longer battery runtimes thanks to the Skylake platform. However, the other changes of the 15-inch device are very...

robust, functional chassis design ; precise display hinges ; excellent keyboard ; fast WLAN, optional LTE ; IPS display with wide viewing angles ; good application performance ; low noise and temperature development ; numerous security features ;...

no maintenance hatch ; no USB 3.1 or Type-C ; pretty low luminance ; high price

Boring update or sensible development? We have to admit: Except for the new Skylake platform, the improvements of the T560 are limited to details, but this does not have to be a problem considering the excellent performance of the predecessor. All in...

Mar, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio chip:Realtek ALC3245 / Realtek ALC3245
Audio system:Dolby Home Theater / HD / HD Audio / HD Audio, Realtek® ALC3245 codec / HDA
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in subwoofer:N
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:1 / 2

Battery

Battery Capacity:2800
Battery capacity (Watt hours):44 / 47 / 67 / 92
Battery life (max):10.4 / 13.2 / 13.5 / 18 / 4
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 3+3 / 3+6 / 6

Camera

Auto Focus: No
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Certification:GreenGuard / GREENGUARD, MIL-STD-810G / GreenGuard, MIL-STD-810G / MIL-STD-810G
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver
RoHS compliance:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Glass fiber / Glass fiber, Plastic
Intel segment tagging:Home Office, Small Business
Market positioning:Business
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Notebook
Refurbished:Y

Display

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1 / 400:1 / 600:1
Display brightness:220 / 250 / 2502.4 / 350
Display diagonal:35.6 / 39.4 / 39.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080 / 2880 x 1620
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:2K Ultra HD / Full HD / HD / Wide Quad HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:N / No / Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 2
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available / NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y / Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74 / 32
Maximum Resolution:4096 x 2160
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel Iris Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1926 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 520 / Intel Iris Graphics 540 / Intel® HD Graphics 520
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DVI, HDMI / DVI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Keyboard language:German
Keyboard layout:QWERTY / QWERTZ
Numeric keypad:No / Y / Yes
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y / Yes
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):32
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 16 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE,GPRS / EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G:N / No / Y / Yes
3G standards:HSPA / HSPA, UMTS, WCDMA / HSPA, WCDMA / HSPA,WCDMA / WCDMA
4G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
SIM card support:N / No / Y / Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):867
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a,802.11ac,802.11b,802.11g,802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
WWAN:Y / Yes

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N / No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other features

Audio system:Dolby Home Theater / HD Audio / HDA

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
SmartCard slot:No / Y / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y / Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60 / 56/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:OPI / QPI
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600,1866,2133 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2,1x4,2x2,2x1,4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 3.4
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor frequency:2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I5-6200U / I5-6300U / I7-6500U / I7-6560U / I7-6600U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i5-6300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6600 Mobile series / Intel® Core™ i5-6300 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA1356 / LGA 1356 (Socket B2) / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:D1
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:N / No
Intel FDI Technology:N / No
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics:N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88190 / 88192 / 88193 / 88194 / 91163 / I5-6200U / I7-6600U
Processor code:SR2EY / SR2EZ / SR2F0 / SR2F1
Processor package size:42 / 42 x 24 x 1.3
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

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

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / No / Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Professional
Operating System Language:German
Optional operating system supplied:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe / McAfee LiveSafe, Microsoft Office

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
HDD Capacity:1000 / 500
HDD interface:SATA III
HDD Size:2.5
HDD Speed:5400 / 7200
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500
Hybrid-HDD cache memory:8
Hybrid-HDD cache type:Flash
Hybrid-HDD capacity:500
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 180 / 192 / 240 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
SSD capacity:128 / 180 / 192 / 240 / 256 / 512
SSD form factor:2.5"
SSD interface:Serial ATA III
Storage Media:HDD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 180 / 192 / 240 / 2556 / 256 / 500 / 512

Technical Details

Refurbished:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:232.5 / 25.8 / 258.2 / 258.8
Height :2.25 / 21 / 22.4
Weight:1.73 / 2.22 / 2.23 / 2.25 / 2.3 / 2.35 / 2.42
Width:339 / 38.1 / 380.6