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ThinkPad E540

SMB PERFORMANCE WITH STYLISH DESIGN

Optimized for Windows 8, this 15.6" small business laptop features improved graphics support, enhanced multimedia, and robust security. Plus, Lenovo OneLink technology simplifies connectivity and expands power through a single cable. Available in Midnight Black and Heatwave Red.

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£475.19
  • Models

    ThinkPad E540Models

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    1. ThinkPad Edge E540

      P/N: 20C60041UK
      Web Price inc Vat:
      £528.00
    2. ThinkPad Edge E540

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      £626.40
    3. ThinkPad Edge E540

      P/N: 20C6003TUK
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      £626.40
    4. ThinkPad Edge E540

      P/N: 20C60046UK
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      £746.40
    5. ThinkPad Edge E540

      P/N: 20C600JDUK
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      £891.60
    6. ThinkPad Edge E540

      P/N: 20C600JFUK
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      £921.60
    7. ThinkPad Edge E540

      P/N: 20C600JBUK
      Web Price inc Vat:
      £1,006.80
    8. ThinkPad Edge E540

      P/N: 20C600J2UK
      Web Price inc Vat:
      £1,033.20
  • Features

    ThinkPad E540Features

    Lenovo OneLink Technology

    Get more from your power cable! OneLink technology is a unique interface that simplifies connectivity through a single cable to the ThinkPad OneLink Dock. The OneLink dock provides dedicated video, USB 3.0 ports, Gigabit Ethernet, and audio—all while charging your notebook.

    Lenovo Solutions for Small Business

    Built on the Intel® Small Business Advantage platform and includes unique security and productivity features to keep your small-to-mid-sized business up and running: after-hours maintenance, software monitoring, USB blocker, energy savings, and the ability to backup and restore applications.

    Award-Winning Keyboard Further Enhanced for Windows 8

    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 8 with convenient multimedia buttons, function-lock capability, and immediate access to view apps. Plus, a larger, smooth TrackPad with 5-point click integration can be configured multiple ways through Settings.

    Long Battery Life

    Nearly all-day computing with up to **6 hours unplugged lets you get a full day of work in on a single charge.

    HDD Performance Booster

    The performance booster doubles system speed, especially when opening and saving so you spend less time waiting and more time doing.

    Fast Data Transfer

    Move data quickly between the E540 and other devices with SuperSpeed USB 3.0, which enables up to 10 times faster file transfer, allowing for lightning-fast copying of large media files, as well as seamless connections between audio- and video-related peripherals.

    Drop-Down Hinges & Active Protection System

    Enjoy a laptop that lasts, thanks to the durability of drop-down hinges and Active Protection System (APS), which detects when the system is dropped and reacts by stopping the hard drive and protecting your data.

    Integrated 720p HD Webcam & Dual Noise-Cancelling Microphones

    Enjoy superior web conferencing on your E540, which includes a low-light sensitive 720p HD webcam with wide-angle viewing and face-tracking, dual noise-cancelling microphones with configurations for crystal-clear private and conference mode VOIP meetings, plus, convenient multimedia keys for quick and easy access to microphone, speaker, and camera controls.

    Dolby® Speakers With Advanced Audio™

    This suite of audio technologies enables your ThinkPad to deliver a crisp, clear surround sound experience over its built-in stereo speakers. The technology increases audio clarity for VOIP applications, maximizes volume output without distortion, and improves dialogue clarity when watching videos.

    Integrated Fingerprint Reader (Optional)

    Get quick, convenient access and secure login with one swipe.

    Lenovo Cloud Storage

    Protect your critical data, while also making access to information and file-sharing quick and convenient. Automatically back-up and synchronize data across the organization, while enabling access from multiple devices. Data is encrypted on transfer for an extra level of security.

    Lenovo laptop ThinkPad E540 award-winning keyboard
    Full-Sized, Spill-Resistant Keyboard Optimized for Windows 8
    Superior web-conferencing on the ThinkPad E540 with integrated 720p webcam & noise-cancelling mic
    Superior Web Conferencing With Integrated 720p HD Webcam & Noise-Cancelling Mic
  • Tech Specs

    ThinkPad E540Tech Specs

    PDFThinkpad E440-E540 Datasheet

    DescriptionThinkpad E440-E540
    Processor
    4th generation Intel® Core™ i3, i5, i7 processors
    OPERATING SYSTEM
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 8 Pro
    • Windows 8 Pro Downgrade
    • Free DOS
    DISPLAY
    • 14.0 HD Vibrant View and Antiglare Display (1366 x 768) 200 nit
    • 14.0 HD+ Antiglare Display
    • Optional touch screen on HD
    WEIGHT
    • E440- 2.14 kg (4.71 lbs)
    • E540- 2.44 kg (5.37 lbs)
    GRAPHICS
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® 710 M + 1GB VRAM
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GT740 M + 2GB VRAM
    MEMORY
    Up to 16GB Max DDR3 (2 DIMM Slots)
    I/O (INPUT/OUTPUT) PORTS
    • (1) VGA
    • (1) HDMI
    • (2) USB 3.0
    • (1) Always on USB 2.0
    • (1) RJ45
    • (1) 4-in-1 SD Card Reader
    • (1) Lenovo® OneLink
    WEBCAM
    720p HD
    OPTICAL DRIVE
    8x DVD Rewritable
    AUDIO
    Dolby® Advanced Audio™ v2,Built-in dual array microphone (combo jack)
    BATTERY
    • 48 WHr 6 Cell Cylindrical Li-Ion
    • 62 WHr 6 Cell Cylindrical Li-Ion
    BATTERY LIFE
    WIFI
    • 1 x 1 11 bgn + BT 4.0,Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230 (2 x 2) BGN + BT
    • 2 x 2 11 abgn + BT 4.0
    WIRELESS WWAN
    FINGERPRINT READER
    NAVIGATION
    TrackPoint® with trackpad

    Specifications may vary

    Software Offerings

    OfferingsDescription
    PRELOADED APPLICATIONS
    • LSSB powered with Intel® SBA (On Intel® Models)
    • Lenovo® Cloud Storage powered by SugarSync (ROW)
    • Lenovo® Cloud (China)
    • Fortemedia
  • Reviews

    ThinkPad E540Reviews

  • Accessories & Services

    ThinkPad E540Accessories & Services

    • ThinkPad OneLink Dock <c:choose><c:when test="true"> (4X10A06092) </c:when><c:when test="false"> (4X10A06083) </c:when><c:when test="false"> (4X10A06082) </c:when><c:otherwise> (4X10A06077) </c:otherwise></c:choose>

      ThinkPad OneLink Dock (4X10A06092)

      Enables a clutter-free desktop with single cable management, plus OneLink Dock lets you get more from your power cable! Docking provides dedicated video, USB 3.0 ports, Gigabit Ethernet, and audio — all while charging your notebook.

    • ThinkPad Battery 75+ (6 cell) (0A36311)

      ThinkPad Battery 75+ (6 cell) (0A36311)

      Stay unplugged longer with the ThinkPad Battery 75+. This rechargeable six-cell battery uses Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) technology and can be used as a replacement for aging system batteries or as a convenient spare battery.

    • 90W Ultraslim AC/DC Combo Adapter <c:choose><c:when test="true"> (41R4502) </c:when><c:when test="false"> (41R4494) </c:when><c:when test="false"> (41R4494) </c:when><c:otherwise>  (41R4493) </c:otherwise></c:choose>

      90W Ultraslim AC/DC Combo Adapter (41R4502)

      This combo adapter can power your notebook, cellphone, MP3 player or other peripheral devices, when plugged into a standard AC wall outlet or the DC outlets available in automobiles and airplanes. It’s Lenovo's smallest and lightest combo power adapter yet, so it tucks easily into your carrying case for travel.

    • Lenovo Security Cable Lock (57Y4303)

      Lenovo Security Cable Lock (57Y4303)

      The Lenovo Security Cable Lock allows you to help reduce theft and manage physical security access wherever you need it. One piece design for easy use. Lightweight ( 130 g / 0.29 lbs ) design is ideal to carry in a carrying case for extra security when traveling.

    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.)
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Standard on the E540:
Battery Life
**Up to 6 hours with standard 6-cell 48Wh battery
Weight
Starting at 2.44 kg / 5.4 lbs
Speakers
Stereo with Dolby® Advanced Audio™
Microphone
Dual-array with VOIP enhancement
Ports
2 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0 powered, VGA, HDMI, RJ45, 4-in-1 card reader, audio/headphone combo jack, Lenovo OneLink technology
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