ThinkPad W550s

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  • Ultrabook5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
  • UltrabookWindows 8.1 64-bit Operating System
  • UltrabookInnovative, Highly Mobile Design
  • UltrabookLegendary W Series Horsepower
  • Operating SystemISV Certified with Over 100 Apps
  • DisplayPasses 11 Military Spec Tests
  • processorAvailable 3K, Multitouch, & IPS Displays
  • Business PowerDolby® Advanced Audio™ Speakers

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  • Features

    ThinkPad W550sFeatures

    Developers, designers, and engineers, rejoice! Our most mobile workstation ever has arrived. The W550s have been meticulously crafted to be slimmer and lighter than past models, yet maintain incredible levels of power. With the latest 5th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, high-end discrete graphics, and ISV-certifications for proven performance - you'll have all the power you'll need, without the worry of being tied to your desk.
    Proven, Tested Performance
    W Series ThinkPads exclusively feature ISV-ceritification, because photographers, light CAD/CAM users, digital content creators, and other industry pros require proven performance and software stability. Numerous applications are tested and certified by industry-leading independent software vendors (ISV).
    ThinkPad W550s
    Military-Grade Durability
    Whether you drop it, spill coffee on it, leave it in your car on a blistering day, or dump it out in the snow, the W550s has been tested to withstand a wide variety of calamities through rigorous, military levels of testing. It validates the ruggedness, durability, and quality of ThinkPad products.
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    More Power with Power Bridge
    Stay unplugged for up to 13 hours. Plus, when you need more time, Power Bridge technology lets you hot-swap the removable rear 6-cell battery with an extra travel battery, without powering down. The internal 3-cell battery keeps you up and running.
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    World-Renowned Navigation
    Full-sized and spill-resistant, the legendary ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard is renowned for its full array of keys, excellent feel, and TrackPoint® pointing device. We've enhanced our 2015 TrackPad based on customer feedback, incorporating a larger area with three-button control. The backlit keyboard makes working in dark environments effortless.
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    A Display for Any Need
    W550s features an optional 10-point multitouch panel with up to 3K (2880 x 1620) resolution and IPS technology In-Plane Switching (IPS) technology allows for vivid colors and nearly 180-degree viewing angles.
    Dolby®-Backed Stereo Sound
    A suite of audio technology from Dolby delivers a crisp, clear cinematic surround sound for music, movies, games, and more. Hear every detail clearly and experience the full impact of your entertainment anywhere.
    Integrated HD Webcam & Mic
    Never miss a thing in web conferences: a low-light sensitive 720p HD webcam with wide-angle viewing and face-tracking, along with dual noise-cancelling microphones deliver crystal-clear private and conference mode VOIP meetings.
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  • Tech Specs

    ThinkPad W550sTech Specs

    DescriptionThinkPad® W550s
    • Intel® Core™ i7-5500U Processor
    • Intel® Core™ i7-5600U Processor
    Operating System
    • Windows 8.1 Pro 64
    • Windows 7 Professional 64 preinstalled through downgrade rights in Windows 8.1 Pro 64
    Power Supply
    NVIDIA® K620M 2GB
    2 slots, 2 SODIMM, 32GB max
    Media Card Reader
    Integrated 4-in-1 SD card reader (SD, SD-HC, SDXC, MMC)
    Chip set
    Integrated on SoC
    • (1) VGA
    • (1) mDP v 1.2
    • (3) USB 3.0, 1 Always-on charging
    • (1) Mic / Headphone Combo Jack
    • (1) RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
    • (1) Docking connector
    • (1) Smart Card reader - optional
    Dimensions (W x D x H)
    • Non-Touch: 15" x 10.2" x 0.88"
    • Touch: 15" x 10.2" x 0.92"
    Max Storage Devices - 1
    • 500GB HDD 7200RPM
    • Up to 512GB SSD
    • Intel 7265 BGN + Bluetooth Version 4.0
    • Intel 7265 AC/B/G/N Dual Band Wireless + Bluetooth Version 4.0
    • Integrated Mobile Broadband upgradable
    • LTE Sierra EM7345
    • 3 cell Front (44 Whr)
    • 3 cell Rear (23 Whr)
    • 6 cell Rear (48 Whr)
    • 6 cell Rear High Capacity (72 Whr)
    • 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080), with WWAN
    • 15.5" 3K (2880x1620), IPS, with WWAN
    Non-Touch: 4.92 lbs
    ThinkPad® Precision Keyboard with NumPad & Backlight

    • *Tech specs may not reflect currently available options for all models due to variability in supply.
  • Top Accessories

    ThinkPad W550sTop Accessories

    • ThinkPad Ultra Dock with 170W (40A20170US)

      ThinkPad Ultra Dock with 170W (40A20170US)

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      With the horsepower to drive mobile workstations, the completely re-designed and supercharged ThinkPad Ultra Dock with an included ThinkPad 170W AC Adapter grows capability without growing in size. The ultimate docking solution includes a wide range of video outputs, including HDMI 1.4, and support for multiple external monitors so you can multi-task like never before. 3x USB 2.0, one supports always-on USB charging

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    • ThinkVision Pro2820 28-inch WVA LED Backlit LCD Monitor (60B5RAR6US)

      ThinkVision Pro2820 28-inch WVA LED Backlit LCD Monitor (60B5RAR6US)

      The ThinkVision Pro2820 features a FHD display with WVA (wide viewing angle) technology. With true 8 bit color, 6.5ms response time, 300 nits brightness, 3000:1 native contrast ratio, the latest premium ThinkVision monitor is designed to offer an uncompromised display experience. A wide viewing angle MVA panel with a three million to one dynamic contrast ratio offers vibrant and vivid image from any angle.

      A full function stand allows tilt, swivel and rotate and includes VGA, DisplayPort, HDMI/MHL and multiple USB 3.0 ports. It's all for your flexible and easy use.

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    • Lenovo USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA Monitor Adapter (0B47072)

      Lenovo USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA Monitor Adapter (0B47072)

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      Ships in 1-3 business days

      The Lenovo USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA Monitor Adapter is ideal for increasing the efficiency of everyday tasks. View and extend spreadsheets across multiple monitors, or view financial charts simultaneously. Using multiple USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA Monitor Adapters reduces overlapping of windows when multitasking is required, and increases overall user experience and productivity.

      Up to six monitors can be connected using up to six USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA Monitor adapters when connected to ThinkPad systems.

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    • ThinkPad In-Ear Headphones (57Y4488)

      ThinkPad In-Ear Headphones (57Y4488)

      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 delivers quality voice and audio performance in a comfortable, lightweight form factor. Enjoy well-balanced high and mid range sounds and personalize your fit with the included small, medium and large silicone sleeves. Also included is flexible 3.5mm Y cable that allows you to easily connect your headset to Notebooks and Desktops that utilize separate audio and microphone ports.

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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.

    Learn more about International Warranty Services.

    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 W550s:
Battery Life
Up to 17 hours with internal 3-cell battery, plus hot-swappable 6-cell rear battery
Starting at 4.92 lbs
Stereo with Dolby® Advanced Audio™
Dual noise-cancelling HD microphones
3 USB 3.0 (1 always-on), RJ45, 4-in-1 media card slot, VGA, mini DisplayPort, Combo: headphone/mic
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