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ThinkPad T Series laptops are built for business, with features like SSDs and RapidBoot for fast boot-up and program load times.

Intel® Turbo Boost Memory and optional solid-state storage drives on T series laptops expedite boot and application load times. The result? You keep your momentum strong and moving in the
right direction — and your agenda in the front seat, where it belongs.

ThinkPad T Series laptops can be configured with up to 30 hours of battery life.

The business world spins faster than ever, and it certainly won't wait while you charge your laptop's battery. Last all day — up to 30 hours — with a multitude of battery configurations.

ThinkPad T Series notebook PCs are tested to be durable, strong, and stand up to the elements.

Baked, battered and blistered by the elements over and over, the T Series notebook sets the highest standard for core ThinkPad strength. It’s hit the gym the hardest and endured the toughest workouts just so you can keep effortlessly slicing through your waves of work.

Lenovo's ThinkPad T Series has long been known as the gold standard for business notebooks.


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Core technology

Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium

If you use your PC strictly at home and for entertainment, Windows® 7 Home Premium is a good choice. Home Premium lets you easily set up a home network and connect to printers and devices. It’s designed to make your PC sleep and resume quicker, plus connecting to wireless networks is fast and easy. Get the best entertainment experience and watch shows for free with Internet TV on Windows Media Center. Learn more.

Genuine Windows® 7 Professional

If you use your PC for work, you'll want Windows® 7 Professional. It helps you be more productive and protects the critical information you work with. Many routine tasks just take a couple of clicks, so you can spend less time setting up projectors, printers, and networks. Advanced backup options help you protect your hard work with automatic backups to your home or business network. And with Windows XP Mode, you can use virtually all of your Windows XP programs in Windows 7. Learn more.

Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows® 7

This exclusive certification identifies Lenovo PCs that are unmatched in functionality. Using Lenovo’s RapidBoot technology, Enhanced Experience 2.0 PCs have optimized system files, processes, and hardware settings to achieve quicker boot and shutdown times. Start your PC on average 20 seconds faster than a typical Windows 7 computer, and benefit from increased productivity in the office. Learn more.

Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows® 7 with optional RapidDrive SSD

Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows® 7 with optional Lenovo-developed RapidDrive technology is optimized for business. Combined with RapidBoot technology, these models offer even faster boot and shutdown, along with dramatically improved application performance. And with superior web conferencing and robust security features, you’ll benefit from increased productivity at the office. Learn more.

2nd generation Intel® Core™ i series processors

Select T Series models are powered by up to 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, which features smart performance and built-in visuals for a visibly better PC experience. Learn more.

Microsoft Office Starter 2010

Lenovo systems are optimized for Microsoft Office 2010. Purchase a Product Key or DVD to activate the preloaded full-featured Office software or reduced functionality versions of Word and Excel. Learn more.

Solid-state storage drives

Solid-state storage drives (SSDs) use Flash memory rather than traditional magnetic storage. So they are lighter than traditional drives, use less power and offer improved performance (faster boot times, faster access to stored data). And since they have no moving parts, solid state drives are considered less susceptible to damage or breakdown.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 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. Transfer speed also increases when copying from external USB keys, external hard drives, external optical drives, digital cameras, and other peripherals. All USB 3.0 ports are backwards-compatible with USB 2.0 devices. USB 3.0 ports on ThinkPad laptops are identified by a blue tongue.
Displays and graphics

NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology

Select T Series models include Optimus technology, which automatically switches to the built-in NVIDIA graphics card only when it’s needed. Get extended battery life without sacrificing high performance graphics for applications, high-def videos, 3D games, and more.

LED backlit displays

The latest in display backlight technology, LED backlit displays are thinner, lighter and use less power than traditional notebook displays, but still provide the same level of brightness for easy viewing.
Security and protection

Roll-cage technology

ThinkPad® notebooks get their solid feel thanks to innovative ThinkPad roll-cage technology, a collection of durability features that adds extra strength and rigidity to the notebook shell and top cover.

Hard/storage drive impact protection

ThinkPad® notebooks use a rubber isolator and metal cage to protect the hard/storage drive. Our Active Protection System™ (on models with traditional magnetic hard drives) uses an accelerometer to monitor movement of the system and stop the drive, to help protect against damage when a fall or similar event is detected. Learn more.

Shared docking station with other ThinkPad Series

Select T Series laptops share common docking stations with select models within the ThinkPad X, L, W and other T Series, which can save on equipment costs and make managing parts numbers easy. Plus, all Series 3 docks use the same docking connector. See ThinkPad Port Replicator Series 3, ThinkPad Mini Dock, and ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3.

Long battery-life for all-day computing

Get all-day computing on select ThinkPad T Series models — up to 30 hours with external slice battery on the T420, 25 hours on the T520 and up to 9 hours on the T420s.

Combined hardware/software security

Select ThinkPad® models feature the Trusted Platform Module 1.2, Client Security Solution software and the 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.

Integrated Fingerprint Reader

The integrated Fingerprint Reader lets you access your password-protected system with a simple swipe of the finger. And it works with the standard Trusted Platform Module hardware and Client Security Solution software to provide a seamless, top-to-bottom security package.

Password management software

Password Manager lets you store various passwords for safekeeping and easy access, and can be tied into the optional integrated Fingerprint Reader.

Intel® Anti-Theft protection

ThinkPad® T Series notebooks are the first in the industry to offer Intel® Anti-Theft protection (AT-p), an extra layer of security and manageability incorporated with Computrace® Data Protection™ and 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.
Multimedia features

Integrated webcam

ThinkPad® notebooks feature an integrated webcam at the top of the display bezel. Select T Series feature a 720p HD camera with 30 frames-per-second and a low-light sensitivity that provides a great video conference experience.

Multiformat memory card reader

T Series models include an integrated memory card reader, perfect for easily accessing photos and other files stored on a variety of memory card formats.

Voice-over IP (VoIP)-optimized

Our latest T Series models feature an exceptional VoIP-certified experience, incorporating HD audio output with a 720p HD webcam and HD display. Noise-reduction technology suppresses background sounds while on Internet calls, as well as keypad clicks when typing. Plus, convenient multimedia keys provide quick and easy access to microphone, speaker, and camera controls.
Built-in solutions and convenience

Backup and recovery tools

All ThinkPad® systems include ThinkVantage® Rescue and Recovery®, a robust system-backup and recovery tool to help preserve your data and settings. There's even a convenient one-button recovery feature. Learn more.

UltraNav® multi-pointing system

The UltraNav® multi-pointing system, available on select ThinkPad® models, combines the red TrackPoint button with the UltraNav touchpad and mouse/scroll buttons for greater flexibility.

Multitouch touchpad

Use simple two-finger gestures to zoom in and out, rotate images and scroll—right from the touchpad.

Industry-leading connectivity options

ThinkPad® T Series gives you the best wireless performance with a variety of connectivity choices, including mobile broadband readiness, Ultra-Wide Band Bluetooth®, and WiMAX readiness.

Network connection software

ThinkVantage® Access Connections™ software can manage your wired and wireless connection settings so you can easily connect to a network wherever your work takes you. Includes a variety of security and customization options.

Mobile broadband (WWAN)

Mobile broadband lets you stay online through a mobile network connection provided by a third-party mobile phone carrier.

GPS capability

ThinkPad® T Series models feature a wireless WAN option that uses native GPS functionality built into the system.
Environment and energy

Cool and quiet

Third-generation fan and Adaptive Thermal Technology combine to make the ThinkPad® T series the coolest and quietest ever. Owl-wing inspired designed blades push more air at a very low audible level. Advanced thermal design with tuned airflow provides cooler systems and balances temperatures across the system. As a result, ThinkPad base cover temperatures run lower than any previous generation's.

EPEAT® Gold environmental rating

Under the federally funded EPEAT® program in the US, manufacturers declare their products' conformance to a comprehensive set of environmental criteria. EPEAT Gold products must meet all 23 required criteria and at least 75% of the optional criteria. Learn more.

ENERGY STAR-compliant

All of our latest notebooks carry the ENERGY STAR label, attesting to their superior energy efficiency. This translates into lower operating costs, less overall energy use and reduced heat emissions, making a Lenovo notebook a wise choice for the environment. Learn more.
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