ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook

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THINKPAD T431s: 14" PREMIUM ULTRABOOK

With carbon fiber reinforcement for durability, a newly enhanced keyboard optimized for Windows 8, and introducing the ThinkPad 5-point TrackPad, the T431s takes the corporate standard to executive level. Available in Graphite Black.

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ThinkPad T431s Features

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, LED status indicators, Function-lock capability, and immediate access to view apps. Plus, a larger, smooth TrackPad with 5-point click integration – indicated by subtle bumps and stripes – can be configured multiple ways through Settings. Available optional backlight makes working in dark environments effortless.
Weighs 3.6 lbs
The ThinkPad T431s is the thinnest and lightest model in our T Series. Weighing in at 3.6 lbs and less than 21 mm at its thickest point, it's smaller than the diameter of a nickel.
Robust Security Features Including Intel® vPro™
Intel® Anti-Theft protection (AT-p) adds an extra layer of security and manageability incorporated with Intel® vPro™ technology. Intel AT-p lets you activate hardware-based, client-side intelligence to secure your PC and data if it's lost or stolen. Plus, select ThinkPad models feature the Trusted Platform Module chip for encrypting data, Client Security Solution software, and an integrated Fingerprint Reader for a seamlessly integrated security package. Additional available security features include 32-byte pre-boot passwords and the ability to disable input/output ports at the BIOS level. Note: Not all models include all features as standard.
Ultradurable Construction & MIL-SPEC Tested
Innovative roll-cage technology adds extra strength and rigidity to the notebook shell and top cover (carbon fiber top with magnesium bottom for maximum strength without adding weight). Military-specification testing validates the ruggedness, durability, and quality of ThinkPad products by testing against eight parameters: high pressure, humidity, vibration, high temperature, temperature shock, low pressure (15,000 ft), low temperature, and dust.
Dolby® Home Theater® v4
Increased audio clarity and maximized volume output without distortion — enjoy a crisp, clear immersive surround sound experience over built-in stereo speakers. All the power and nuance of the cinema, all the immediacy of live performance, now from your ThinkPad.
Superior Web Conferencing / Voice-Over IP (VOIP)-Optimized
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 provide quick and easy access to microphone, speaker, and camera controls.
Shared Docking Station With Other ThinkPad Series
Select T Series laptops share common docking stations with select models with the ThinkPad X, L, and W Series, which can save on equipment costs and make managing parts numbers easy. Plus, all Series 3 docks use the same docking connector and provide ports aplenty. The ThinkPad T431s includes an adaptor for simple, left-corner alignment. See ThinkPad Port Replicator Series 3, ThinkPad Mini Dock, and ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3.
Lenovo Mobile Access
This pay-as-you-go wireless WAN (WWAN) mobile broadband service enables online access anywhere, anytime, with flexible pricing and no contract needed. Perfect for travelers.
Lenovo Solution Center
A simplified dashboard that reflects total system health. This hardware diagnostic tool allows quick and convenient access to frequently-used system management tools, including backup and restore, antivirus and firewall settings, system/software updates, internet connections, and service and support.
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Award-Winning Keyboard Further Enhanced for Windows 8
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ThinkPad T431s Tech Specs

ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook Specs

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DescriptionThinkPad T431s
Processor
  • 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7-3687U (4M Cache, 2.00 GHz)
  • 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i5-3437U (3M Cache, up to 2.70 GHz)
  • 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i5-3337U (3M Cache, up to 2.70 GHz)
Operating System
  • Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
  • Windows 8 64
  • Windows 8 Pro 64
Display
14" HD+ (1600 x 900) (250 NITS)
Graphics
Intel® HD Graphics
Webcam
720p HD face-tracking technology, low light sensitive
Memory
  • 4GB Base – Soldered to the board
  • 6GB (4GB Base / 2GB DIMM)
  • 8GB (4GB Base / 4GB DIMM)
  • 12GB (4GB Base / 8GB DIMM)
Battery / Battery Life
  • 3-cell 47Whr
  • Up to 9.0Hrs
Dimensions (W X D X H)
13.03" x 8.89" x 0.80"
Weight
3.6 lbs
Keyboard
Six-row keyboard (backlight optional)
Audio
Dolby® Home Theater® v4
Ethernet
RJ45
WIFI
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235
Bluetooth®
Bluetooth 4.0
Navigation
TrackPoint and 5-button glass TouchPad
I/O (Input/Output) Ports
  • (1) MiniDisplayPort with audio
  • (1) VGA
  • (1) 3.5mm Combo Jack Headphone/MIC
  • (2) USB 3.0
  • (1) 4-in-1 SD Card Reader (SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC slot)
  • (1) Smart Card Reader8
Storage
  • HDD: 320GB (5400rpm)
  • HDD: 320GB/7200rpm)
  • HDD: 500GB/5400rpm)
  • HDD: 500GB/7200rpm)
  • HDD: 1TB/5400rpm
  • SSD: 24GB SSD mSATA7
  • SSD: 128GB SSD SATA3
  • SSD: 180GB SSD SATA3
  • SSD: 256GB SSD SATA3
  • SSD: Intel 240GB SSD SATA3
  • SSD: 256GB SSD SATA3

ThinkPad T431s Accessories & Services

Shared Docking StationThinkPad In-Ear Headphones (57Y4488)USB 3.0 Portable Secure Hard Drive (0A65616) Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)

T Series laptops share common docking stations with select models from the ThinkPad X, L, and W Series, which can save on equipment costs and make managing parts numbers easy. Plus, benefit from a clutter-free desktop with easily managed cables and additional USB ports, and monitor ports. ThinkPad Mini Dock with USB 3.0, 90W (4337-15U) or ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus with USB 3.0, 90W (4338-15U).

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.

Optimized for safeguarding essential data while on-the-go, the ThinkPad 750GB (1) USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive offers high-level 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) security within a slim, lightweight, self-powered, easy-to-use design.

The compact, ambidextrous Lenovo Wireless Laser Mouse is perfect for 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.

Shared Docking StationThinkPad In-Ear Headphones (57Y4488)USB 3.0 Portable Secure Hard Drive (0A65616) Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)
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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 T431s:
Battery Life
Up to 9 hours with integrated 47Wh
Weight
Starting at 3.6 lbs
Ports
Mini DisplayPort, VGA, 2 USB 3.0, combo jack headphone/mic, 4-in-1 card reader (SD / SDHC / SDXC / MMC slot), smart card reader, Ethernet RJ45
Microphone
Dual noise-cancelling HD microphones
Speakers
Stereo speakers with Dolby® Home Theater® V4

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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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