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ThinkPad T430s Laptop

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THIN AND LIGHT 14" LAPTOP FOR DOERS ON THE GO.

Carbon-fiber reinforcement makes it possible to preserve the ThinkPad T430s' legendary durability and performance while keeping its weight down. The T430s weighs in at under 4 lbs and sports advanced wireless technology, making it perfect for frequent business travelers.

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ThinkPad T430s Features

Weighs Less Than 4 lbs
Whether you're travelling around the world or commuting between offices, at just 3.96 lbs, the T430s won't weigh you down.
Precision Keyboard
The new precision island keyboard with improved ergonomic design and backlight is the best ThinkPad keyboard yet.
Enhanced Graphics
Whether you choose integrated Intel® HD Graphics or discrete graphics featuring NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology, you'll enjoy stunning visuals on the T430s.
Fast Data Transfer
Move data between the T430s and other devices quickly with USB 3.0 — it's up to 10 times faster than previous USB technologies.
Up to 7.3 Hours' Battery Life
Combine a 6-cell battery with a bay battery to enjoy up to 7.3 hours of productive work between charges.
3G, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth®
Wherever you are you will be able to get connected with a complete suite of wireless technology — and Lenovo Mobile Access means you don't need an expensive contract.
Integrated 720p HD Webcam and Dual Digital Array Microphones
Crystal clear video and audio, face tracking and keystroke noise suppression technology will help you web conference or chat like you're really there.
14-inch HD or HD+ Display
HD and HD+ display options deliver bright, crisp visuals on the T430s — even when looked at from a wide angle.
Dolby® Home Theater® v4
Enjoy an immersive surround sound experience and live-audio quality whether catching up on a presentation or relaxing with a movie.
MIL-SPEC Tested
The T430s meets eight rugged military-spec tests against extreme environmental variables, including temperature, pressure, dust, humidity, and vibration testing. Premium durability standards and the Active Protection System™ provide a rock-solid machine.
Lenovo ThinkVantage® Technologies
With easy to use, practical, and secure software solutions including Password Manager, Rescue and Recovery, and Access Connections™, Lenovo has got you covered.
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ThinkPad T430s Tech Specs



Technical Specifications

T430s Datasheet PDF ThinkPad T430s User Guide
Description ThinkPad T430s Laptop
Processor
  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3520M (3.60 GHz, 4MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3520M (3.60 GHz, 4MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3320M (3.30 GHz, 3MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
Operating System
  • Windows 8 64
  • Windows 8 Pro 64
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64
  • Windows 7 Professional 64
Memory
  • 4GB, 8GB, 16GB (DDR3)
Storage
  • HDD: 500GB (5400rpm)
  • HDD: 320GB, 500GB (7200rpm)
  • SSD: 128GB,160GB, 256GB SATA3
Display
  • 14.0" HD+ (1600 x 900) (250 NITS)
  • 14.0" HD (1366 x 768) (200 NITS)
Battery
  • 6 Cell removable
Webcam
  • 720p HD camera with face-tracking
Battery Life
  • Up to 7.6 hours of battery life
  • Up to 13.2 hours with 6-cell and bay battery
Dimensions (W x D x H)
  • 13.50" x 9.05" x 0.83" - 1.02"
Weight
  • 3.96lbs
I/O (INPUT/OUTPUT) Ports
  • 1 MiniDisplayPort with audio
  • 1 VGA port
  • 2 USB 3.0
  • 1 Express Card 34mm
  • 1 3.5mm Combo Jack Headphone/MIC
  • 1 Always on USB 2.0
  • 4-in-1 SD Card Reader (SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC slot)
  • 1 Smart Card Reader
Optical Drive
  • DVD Recordable
Keyboard
  • Backlit, island-style six-row, spill-resistent keyboard
Communication
  • Ethernet RJ45
  • Bluetooth® 4.0
Audio
  • Dolby® Home Theater® v4
Graphics
  • Intel® HD graphics 4000
  • NVIDIA N13M-NS Optimus Graphics 1GB
WIMAX/WIFI
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 AGN
  • Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN
Wireless WWAN
  • Sierra Wireless MC7750 - Gobi 4000 for Verizon LTE and EV-DO
  • Sierra Wireless MC7700 - Gobi 4000 for AT&T LTE and HSPA+
  • Sierra Wireless MC8355 - Gobi 3000 (TM)
ThinkPad T430s Laptop
THE LENOVO® THINKPAD® T430s LAPTOP
High Performance in an Incredibly Mobile Package
The Lenovo ThinkPad T430s is a no-compromise thin and light machine for demanding high-tech professionals. Carbon fiber reinforced materials deliver ultimate durability while keeping the T430s under 4lbs. This thin and light laptop includes all of the features of larger machines, including the latest 3rd generation Intel® Core™processors; NVIDIA® NVS graphics with Optimus™ longer battery life; optional backlight keyboard; Dolby® Home Theater® v4, and a DVD multi-drive − just to name a few!

The rich performance is enhanced with Lenovo’s Rapid suite of technologies. Recharge the batteries to 80% in 30 minutes with Lenovo RapidCharge. Boot or resume the laptop in no time with Lenovo RapidBoot and RapidResume. Connect to WiFi or WWAN near instantly using Lenovo RapidConnect.

Experience the best audio with full-impact surround sound Dolby® Home Theater® v4, professionally tuned by Dolby technicians. Bring music, movies, games, and voice chats to life, connect your laptop to a home theater, get more volume and better performance from built-in speakers, and customize the audio settings for a more personalized, dynamic listening experience. Travel and work comfortably anywhere, anytime, with no hassle; experience powerful performance with abundant technology; and work with confidence backed by enterprise-level support and services with the ThinkPad T430s.

Best in Performance.
Powerful 3rd generation Intel® Core™i5 and i7 standard voltage processors
Boosted processor performance with Lenovo Turbo Boost+ technology
Up to 100% graphics performance improvement with Intel® HD4000 graphics
NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology on NVS 5200M 1GB VRAM for faster graphics performance and improved battery life

Unparalleled User Comfort.
Improved typing experience with the new precision island-style six-row keyboard
Enhanced comfort and accuracy of typing with the keyboard backlight option
Easy-to-use multimedia keys including microphone and speaker mute buttons with LED Indicators

Lenovo Enhanced Experience 3 for Windows® 7.
Optimizes data security with robust features like:
Self-encrypting drives that protect data on the hard disk drives in case of loss or theft
Hardware Password Manager for central security management of self-encrypting drives
Built-in Fingerprint Reader1 to switch on the laptop and log on in one swipe
BIOS Port Lock to disable all input and output ports remotely without any additional hardware
USB Blocker2 to identify and block different types of USB devices connected to the system
Provides superior web conferencing with:
Keystroke noise suppression, high-quality webcam, and superior dual digital array microphones

Enriched Media and Audio.
14" HD and HD+ display options offer smooth and vivid visuals
720p HD camera with face tracking and dual-array HD microphones with automatic optimization for flawless video and voice chats
Automatic audio optimization adjusts microphone level best suitable for individual chat or group conference
Dolby® Home Theater® v4 with surround sound and live audio quality

Lightning Conectivity.
Faster start up and resume from hibernate with Lenovo RapidBoot and RapidConnect
Wide-range display and data connectivity with USB 3.0, MiniDisplayPort with audio, VGA, 4-in-1 SD card reader, and ExpressCard 34mm

Software offerings

Supported Lenovo Tools Preloaded Applications
  • Access Connections
  • Lenovo Solutions for Small Business
  • Password Manager 4.0
  • Power Manager
  • Adobe® Acrobat® Reader®
  • Intel® Learning Series Software Suite
  • Microsoft Office 2013 (requires purchase of product key for activation)
  • Microsoft Windows® Live™ Essentials
  • Norton™ Internet Security (30-day free trial)

Service offerings

LENOVO SERVICE
Lenovo offers a comprehensive portfolio of award-winning services to support and protect your ThinkPad investment. Succeed with substance, and let Lenovo’s Service support you all the way.
  • Priority Technical Support3
  • Makes your priority, our priority. 24x7 priority call routing to advanced-level technicians, electronic incident tracking, and escalation management services.
  • Warranty Upgrades - Onsite and Next Business Day
  • Maximizes PC uptime and productivity by providing convenient, fast repair service at your place of business.
  • Warranty Extensions (1 to 5 Years Total Duration)
  • This fixed-term, fixed-cost service helps accurately budget for PC expenses, protect your valuable investment, and potentially lower the cost of ownership over time.
  • Accidental Damage Protection
  • Avoid the hassles of unexpected repair costs. Provides coverage for non-warranted damage incurred under normal operating conditions, such as minor spills, drops, or damage to the integrated screen.
  • Keep Your Drive
  • Retain your drive if it should happen to fail, giving you the peace of mind to know that your valuable data is secure.
  • Asset Tagging
  • Systems come equipped with a professional, flexible asset tag based on your exact specifications. PCs are easily identifiable and trackable right out of the box.
Footnotes
  • 1. Fingerprint reader is as an optional feature available on most configurations.
  • 2. Only available on select ThinkPad Classic machines.
  • 3. Not available in all regions.
  • 4. Transaction CPU offering.
  • 5. Select models only.
  • *
    Available on certified models with Intel® Core™i3, i5 or i7 processors. Claim is calculated by taking the average of Lenovo EE3 laptops and desktops, and compares it with averaged data from 49 competitor products of similar configuration (Intel® Core™i3, i5 and i7 PCs only). Testing conducted by CNET Labs, Beijing in December 2011, using the independent VTS tool to measure start-up time and other performance measurements. Performance will vary by model and configuration.

ThinkPad T430s Accessories & Services

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Port Replicator Series 3 with USB 3.0 (0A33970)ThinkPad In-Ear Headphones (57Y4488)ThinkPad 14W Sleeve Case (57Y4294)Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)
Port Replicator Series 3 with USB 3.0 (0A33970)ThinkPad In-Ear Headphones (57Y4488)ThinkPad 14W Sleeve Case (57Y4294)Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)

Everything you need. Nothing you don't. Snap into the ThinkPad Port Replicator Series 3 with USB 3.0 and get connected to your Local Area Network/Internet and workplace accessories such as a VGA monitor, keyboard, mouse, and printer.

Offering exceptional audio performance and comfort, the ThinkPad in-ear headset with in-line microphones lets you switch seamlessly between music and calls. The noise isolating design with integrated microphone also includes small, medium, and large silicone sleeves, as well as a flexible 3.5mm Y cable that allows you to easily connect your headset to your PC.

Carry and protect your ThinkPad notebook computer with the durable ThinkPad Business Topload Case from Lenovo. This functional and professional carrying case has been designed specifically for ThinkPad systems up to 15.4" wide.

The portable, ambidextrous Lenovo Wireless Laser Mouse is perfect for anyone looking for a compact mouse to use every day and while on-the-go. Scroll through documents, spreadsheets, and more with increased accuracy and control — plus, an advanced power management system, a high-efficiency laser sensor, and an off switch help to maximize your battery life.

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Protect Your ThinkPad Laptop With Lenovo Services
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Why Lenovo Services?

  • Comprehensive portfolio of award-winning services to support your PC throughout its lifecycle.
  • Services performed by Lenovo-certified technicians using Lenovo-qualified parts. No one knows our machines like we do!
  • Global delivery network and infrastructure delivering expertise where you need it most.

24/7 Access to Advanced Technicians

  • Priority Technical Support makes your priority, our priority. 24x7 priority call routing to Lenovo’s advanced-level technicians, electronic incident tracking, and escalation management.

On-Site Convenience and Extended Protection

  • Extended Warranties (up to 5 years) offer fixed term, fixed cost protection to help you accurately budget for PC expenses.
  • Warranty Upgrades/On-Site Service can maximize uptime and productivity with convenient, fast repair service at your place of business.

Drops or Spills? No Problem With Accidental Damage Protection

  • Accidents happen, but it’s still possible to protect yourself from expensive, unexpected repairs. Lenovo provides coverage for damage incurred outside of warrantee under normal operating conditions, such as minor spills, drops, electrical surges, or damage to the integrated display.

Ultimate Data Security

  • Keep Your Drive allows you to retain possession of your drive and data for maximum security and protection. (Not available in all regions.)
Standard on the T430s:
Battery Life
Up to 7.3 hours with standard removable 6-cell battery
Weight
Starting at 3.94 lbs
Ports
Mini DP, VGA, 2 USB 3.0, Always-on USB 2.0, Combo jack, 4-in-1 SD card reader, Express Card
Dimensions
13.5 x 9.05 x 0.83-1.02"
Speakers
Stereo speakers with Dolby® Home Theater® V4

KEYBOARDS.

It's the most personal part of your PC. The spacing and height of our keys are specially designed to be comfortable to use and to increase accuracy.

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Warranty: For a copy of applicable warranties, write to: Lenovo Warranty Information, 1009 Think Place, Morrisville, NC, 27560. Lenovo makes no representation or warranty regarding third party products or services. The Lenovo Limited Warranty applies only to Lenovo hardware products purchased for your own use, and does not transfer upon resale.

Battery: These systems do not support batteries that are not genuine Lenovo-made or authorized. Systems will continue to boot, but may not charge unauthorized batteries. Attention: Lenovo has no responsibility for the performance or safety of unauthorized batteries, and provides no warranties for failures or damage arising out of their use. Battery life (and recharge times) will vary based on many factors, including system settings and usage.

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